Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

SolarWinds
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 585 549
Rank change year-on-year +85 -36 +99
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 915 736 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.99% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 769 621 715
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £73,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 72,456 74,084 85,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.07% 44.34% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 56,915 58,979 70,881
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds in England.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in England

SolarWinds
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the England region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 333 £55,000 - 31
South East +110 321 £47,500 +4.40% 18
Midlands +9 100 £50,000 +25.00% 19
South West +56 86 £45,000 +28.23% 6
North of England +39 84 £43,000 +1.18% 7
West Midlands +17 73 £52,500 +23.53% 7
North West +23 56 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +3 27 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Yorkshire +19 26 £36,000 -10.00% 3
East of England -23 17 £45,000 -12.20% 4
North East -15 2 - - 1
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 505 (55.19%) Cisco
2 423 (46.23%) Firewall
3 387 (42.30%) VMware
4 378 (41.31%) Cisco Certification
5 337 (36.83%) Windows
6 330 (36.07%) WAN
7 318 (34.75%) CCNP
8 299 (32.68%) Microsoft
9 269 (29.40%) ITIL
10 267 (29.18%) LAN
11 250 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 248 (27.10%) Active Directory
13 232 (25.36%) Wireless
14 227 (24.81%) VPN
15 224 (24.48%) CCNA
16 223 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
17 208 (22.73%) Data Centre
17 208 (22.73%) DNS
18 202 (22.08%) F5
19 199 (21.75%) Cisco Nexus
20 195 (21.31%) Windows Server
21 180 (19.67%) MPLS
22 175 (19.13%) Linux
23 172 (18.80%) Finance
24 164 (17.92%) CheckPoint
25 163 (17.81%) HP
25 163 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
26 161 (17.60%) OSPF
27 152 (16.61%) DHCP
28 148 (16.17%) TCP/IP

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 64 (6.99%) IIS
3 58 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 52 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 37 (4.04%) Apache
8 26 (2.84%) WebLogic
9 23 (2.51%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.30%) Confluence
10 21 (2.30%) JBoss
10 21 (2.30%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (1.20%) nginx
14 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.77%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
18 5 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) MetaTrader
2 9 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.77%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 163 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (13.55%) Office 365
4 27 (2.95%) IaaS
5 23 (2.51%) SaaS
6 20 (2.19%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.64%) Akamai
8 12 (1.31%) NuGet
9 11 (1.20%) G Suite
10 7 (0.77%) Cloudflare
10 7 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.66%) PaaS
12 4 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
13 3 (0.33%) Serverless
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 423 (46.23%) Firewall
2 330 (36.07%) WAN
3 267 (29.18%) LAN
4 232 (25.36%) Wireless
5 227 (24.81%) VPN
6 223 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
7 208 (22.73%) DNS
8 199 (21.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 180 (19.67%) MPLS
10 161 (17.60%) OSPF
11 152 (16.61%) DHCP
12 148 (16.17%) TCP/IP
13 146 (15.96%) BGP
14 119 (13.01%) Network Security
15 104 (11.37%) SAN
16 94 (10.27%) Cisco ISE
17 92 (10.05%) Cisco Wireless
18 90 (9.84%) VLAN
19 89 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
20 87 (9.51%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (2.51%) MySQL
4 15 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (0.87%) Couchbase
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.66%) Big Data
11 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.44%) DB2
13 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (4.15%) JIRA
2 21 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.42%) Ant
5 13 (1.42%) CA Release Automation
5 13 (1.42%) Maven
6 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
6 12 (1.31%) Fiddler
6 12 (1.31%) IntelliJ
6 12 (1.31%) ReSharper
6 12 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.98%) Redmine
8 7 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.11%) PEAR
General
1 172 (18.80%) Finance
2 80 (8.74%) Retail
3 32 (3.50%) Manufacturing
3 32 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 27 (2.95%) Banking
5 17 (1.86%) Games
6 13 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.09%) Legal
8 9 (0.98%) Marketing
9 8 (0.87%) Law
10 7 (0.77%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 291 (31.80%) Network Engineer
2 183 (20.00%) Analyst
3 86 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (8.74%) Cisco Engineer
5 73 (7.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 72 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 70 (7.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 65 (7.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 57 (6.23%) Support Analyst
10 44 (4.81%) Administrator
11 43 (4.70%) Project Engineer
12 42 (4.59%) Consultant
13 37 (4.04%) Network Specialist
14 36 (3.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 36 (3.93%) IT Analyst
14 36 (3.93%) Support Engineer
15 35 (3.83%) Security Analyst
16 32 (3.50%) Architect
16 32 (3.50%) IT Engineer
16 32 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.89%) .NET
2 34 (3.72%) Middleware
3 32 (3.50%) Web Services
4 29 (3.17%) CSS
5 23 (2.51%) SailPoint
6 21 (2.30%) 802.1X
7 18 (1.97%) .NET Framework
7 18 (1.97%) HTML
8 15 (1.64%) Ajax
9 13 (1.42%) REST
9 13 (1.42%) SOAP
10 12 (1.31%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (1.31%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (1.31%) JSON
10 12 (1.31%) TIBCO EMS
10 12 (1.31%) XML
11 11 (1.20%) XMPP
12 8 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 208 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.68%) Clustering
4 48 (5.25%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (4.15%) Private Cloud
6 31 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 28 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.95%) Driving Licence
9 18 (1.97%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.86%) FlexPod
11 16 (1.75%) Cyberattack
11 16 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.31%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.31%) Replication
13 11 (1.20%) Fintech
13 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (1.09%) DataPower
14 10 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 337 (36.83%) Windows
2 195 (21.31%) Windows Server
3 175 (19.13%) Linux
4 130 (14.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (5.57%) CentOS
6 51 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (4.70%) Windows 10
8 34 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 34 (3.72%) Windows 7
9 22 (2.40%) Debian
10 21 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.08%) Unix
12 16 (1.75%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.66%) Solaris
15 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.44%) Android
17 3 (0.33%) AIX
17 3 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (29.40%) ITIL
2 143 (15.63%) Network Management
3 119 (13.01%) Network Monitoring
4 115 (12.57%) Load Balancing
5 109 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
5 109 (11.91%) Service Management
6 104 (11.37%) Problem Management
7 93 (10.16%) Change Management
8 79 (8.63%) Service Delivery
9 72 (7.87%) Incident Management
10 68 (7.43%) ITSM
10 68 (7.43%) Kalman Filter
11 64 (6.99%) Network Load Balancing
12 62 (6.78%) Migration
13 61 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
14 59 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 58 (6.34%) Network Architecture
16 54 (5.90%) DevOps
17 52 (5.68%) Cybersecurity
18 51 (5.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (8.63%) PowerShell
2 77 (8.42%) SQL
3 75 (8.20%) Python
4 67 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 63 (6.89%) Perl
6 41 (4.48%) Java
7 33 (3.61%) C#
8 30 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 23 (2.51%) PHP
10 20 (2.19%) RPG
11 16 (1.75%) C
12 15 (1.64%) Ruby
13 12 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.20%) Korn
14 11 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.44%) VB
16 3 (0.33%) C-shell
17 2 (0.22%) AWK
17 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 378 (41.31%) Cisco Certification
2 318 (34.75%) CCNP
3 224 (24.48%) CCNA
4 81 (8.85%) CCIE
5 73 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (6.34%) CISSP
7 51 (5.57%) Security Cleared
8 40 (4.37%) Degree
9 39 (4.26%) MCSE
10 31 (3.39%) CCSE
11 27 (2.95%) SC Cleared
12 24 (2.62%) CCDP
12 24 (2.62%) MCSA
13 21 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
13 21 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (2.19%) CISA
14 20 (2.19%) CISM
14 20 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (1.97%) CLAS
16 17 (1.86%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.98%) SLA
2 58 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (5.46%) PCI DSS
4 28 (3.06%) COBIT
5 24 (2.62%) QA
5 24 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (1.75%) GDPR
8 7 (0.77%) PMO
9 5 (0.55%) GPG13
9 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 3 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
11 3 (0.33%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.22%) TickIT
13 1 (0.11%) GCP
System Software
1 250 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 248 (27.10%) Active Directory
3 134 (14.64%) Hyper-V
4 51 (5.57%) VMware NSX
5 47 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (3.72%) VMware Server
7 28 (3.06%) vSphere
8 22 (2.40%) XenServer
9 19 (2.08%) iptables
10 17 (1.86%) ProxySG
11 15 (1.64%) DFS Replication
12 14 (1.53%) NFS
13 12 (1.31%) Firmware
13 12 (1.31%) Samba
13 12 (1.31%) XenApp
14 11 (1.20%) Docker
15 9 (0.98%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 134 (14.64%) SCOM
2 133 (14.54%) Cisco Prime
3 132 (14.43%) Nagios
4 127 (13.88%) SCCM
5 52 (5.68%) SolarWinds Orion
6 50 (5.46%) Puppet
7 49 (5.36%) Ansible
8 43 (4.70%) QRadar
9 42 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
10 40 (4.37%) ZABBIX
11 36 (3.93%) Cacti
12 31 (3.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 26 (2.84%) Nessus
14 24 (2.62%) OpenVAS
15 23 (2.51%) vCenter Server
15 23 (2.51%) WhatsUp Gold
16 21 (2.30%) Core Impact
16 21 (2.30%) Nexpose
17 20 (2.19%) Cisco IPCC
18 19 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 505 (55.19%) Cisco
2 387 (42.30%) VMware
3 299 (32.68%) Microsoft
4 202 (22.08%) F5
5 164 (17.92%) CheckPoint
6 163 (17.81%) HP
7 127 (13.88%) Citrix
8 114 (12.46%) Meraki
9 113 (12.35%) Riverbed
10 111 (12.13%) Juniper
11 101 (11.04%) Palo Alto
12 83 (9.07%) NetApp
13 65 (7.10%) Blue Coat
14 64 (6.99%) Zscaler
15 63 (6.89%) Red Hat
16 60 (6.56%) ServiceNow
17 59 (6.45%) Splunk
18 58 (6.34%) Dell
19 55 (6.01%) EMC
20 54 (5.90%) McAfee