Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 489 599 548
Rank change year-on-year +110 -51 +37
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 799 668 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 616 573 714
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% -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 59,551 72,479 72,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 44.07% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46,291 57,871 58,708
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +126 289 £57,500 +9.52% 37
South East +23 219 £51,000 +13.33% 45
North of England +72 86 £39,000 +4.00% 17
East of England +118 80 £36,000 -20.00% 6
Midlands +36 76 £50,000 +25.00% 19
South West -6 50 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands +24 48 £50,000 +25.00% 14
North West +44 45 £40,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +43 28 £43,750 +21.53% 5
East Midlands +33 28 £52,500 +25.00% 5
North East - 13 £26,500 - 3
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 431 (53.94%) Cisco
2 420 (52.57%) Firewall
3 325 (40.68%) Windows
4 315 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
5 292 (36.55%) WAN
6 251 (31.41%) LAN
7 242 (30.29%) VMware
8 210 (26.28%) CCNP
9 202 (25.28%) OSPF
10 200 (25.03%) CCNA
11 198 (24.78%) Microsoft
12 194 (24.28%) CheckPoint
12 194 (24.28%) Linux
13 190 (23.78%) Wireless
13 190 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
14 188 (23.53%) ITIL
15 172 (21.53%) Nagios
15 172 (21.53%) Windows Server
16 169 (21.15%) TCP/IP
17 166 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
18 164 (20.53%) Data Centre
18 164 (20.53%) BGP
19 150 (18.77%) Network Security
20 149 (18.65%) Active Directory
20 149 (18.65%) Palo Alto
21 145 (18.15%) VoIP
22 143 (17.90%) VPN
22 143 (17.90%) DNS
23 142 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
24 140 (17.52%) Network Monitoring

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 49 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 30 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.13%) IIS
5 17 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.50%) Apache
8 9 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.88%) nginx
11 5 (0.63%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.50%) CMS
13 2 (0.25%) Confluence
13 2 (0.25%) WordPress
14 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.13%) CloudStack
Applications
1 43 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (11.76%) Office 365
4 27 (3.38%) SaaS
5 18 (2.25%) IaaS
6 13 (1.63%) PaaS
7 11 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.38%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.75%) GitHub
10 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.63%) Yammer
11 3 (0.38%) Cloudflare
12 2 (0.25%) Akamai
12 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.25%) G Suite
12 2 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 420 (52.57%) Firewall
2 292 (36.55%) WAN
3 251 (31.41%) LAN
4 202 (25.28%) OSPF
5 190 (23.78%) Cisco ASA
5 190 (23.78%) Wireless
6 169 (21.15%) TCP/IP
7 166 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 164 (20.53%) BGP
9 150 (18.77%) Network Security
10 145 (18.15%) VoIP
11 143 (17.90%) DNS
11 143 (17.90%) VPN
12 138 (17.27%) MPLS
13 128 (16.02%) Wireshark
14 123 (15.39%) SAN
15 108 (13.52%) DHCP
16 102 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
17 85 (10.64%) HSRP
18 72 (9.01%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.00%) MongoDB
3 22 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 20 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (2.38%) Big Data
7 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 26 (3.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.75%) JIRA
3 21 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.13%) Redmine
5 8 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.00%) Rational Quality Manager
6 7 (0.88%) Bugzilla
7 6 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.50%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.13%) Ant
11 1 (0.13%) GitLab
11 1 (0.13%) PEAR
11 1 (0.13%) Subversion
11 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 131 (16.40%) Finance
2 98 (12.27%) Retail
3 70 (8.76%) Banking
4 49 (6.13%) Front Office
5 33 (4.13%) Investment Banking
6 30 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.38%) Legal
8 14 (1.75%) Advertising
9 13 (1.63%) Games
10 11 (1.38%) Law
11 8 (1.00%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Marketing
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 243 (30.41%) Network Engineer
2 113 (14.14%) Analyst
3 89 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 67 (8.39%) Network Analyst
6 58 (7.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 56 (7.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 51 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
9 49 (6.13%) IT Engineer
9 49 (6.13%) Security Analyst
10 44 (5.51%) Network Security Analyst
11 39 (4.88%) Administrator
12 37 (4.63%) Voice Engineer
13 35 (4.38%) Security Engineer
13 35 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
13 35 (4.38%) Voice Network Engineer
14 33 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
15 31 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
16 30 (3.75%) Applications Engineer
16 30 (3.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
2 24 (3.00%) .NET
3 18 (2.25%) Middleware
4 13 (1.63%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.63%) XMPP
5 12 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 12 (1.50%) Web Services
6 10 (1.25%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.63%) Kafka
7 5 (0.63%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.50%) JSON
8 4 (0.50%) LAMP
8 4 (0.50%) Node.js
8 4 (0.50%) React
8 4 (0.50%) WSH
9 3 (0.38%) LDAP
9 3 (0.38%) OpenVZ
9 3 (0.38%) SAML
9 3 (0.38%) YAML
10 2 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 164 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (7.01%) Clustering
4 48 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.13%) Hedge funds
6 31 (3.88%) Derivative
7 30 (3.75%) Replication
8 28 (3.50%) Fintech
9 26 (3.25%) Equities
9 26 (3.25%) Fixed Income
9 26 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.63%) SCADA
13 12 (1.50%) Reinsurance
14 10 (1.25%) e-Learning
15 9 (1.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 325 (40.68%) Windows
2 194 (24.28%) Linux
3 172 (21.53%) Windows Server
4 86 (10.76%) Unix
5 78 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (8.64%) Windows 10
8 53 (6.63%) Windows 7
8 53 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (3.63%) CentOS
11 22 (2.75%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.63%) Solaris
13 12 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 11 (1.38%) Debian
14 11 (1.38%) Fedora
15 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.75%) Android
17 5 (0.63%) AIX
17 5 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (23.53%) ITIL
2 140 (17.52%) Network Monitoring
3 111 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 106 (13.27%) Network Management
5 97 (12.14%) High Availability
6 85 (10.64%) Load Balancing
7 78 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (8.76%) Kalman Filter
9 68 (8.51%) Change Control
10 63 (7.88%) Mentoring
10 63 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 62 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 61 (7.63%) Web Filtering
13 55 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
14 53 (6.63%) Information Security
15 52 (6.51%) DevOps
16 46 (5.76%) Service Management
17 43 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (5.13%) Configuration Management
18 41 (5.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (13.27%) SQL
2 79 (9.89%) PowerShell
3 67 (8.39%) Bash Shell
4 46 (5.76%) Python
5 28 (3.50%) VBScript
6 25 (3.13%) C
7 19 (2.38%) Perl
7 19 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.25%) Korn
9 16 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.25%) Ruby
10 10 (1.25%) Tcl
11 8 (1.00%) Java
12 4 (0.50%) Scala
13 3 (0.38%) PHP
14 2 (0.25%) VB
15 1 (0.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 315 (39.42%) Cisco Certification
2 210 (26.28%) CCNP
3 200 (25.03%) CCNA
4 84 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (9.39%) Security Cleared
6 62 (7.76%) MCSE
7 55 (6.88%) CCIE
8 50 (6.26%) CCSA
9 43 (5.38%) Degree
10 39 (4.88%) SC Cleared
11 31 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
12 30 (3.75%) MCSA
13 29 (3.63%) DV Cleared
14 24 (3.00%) CISSP
15 23 (2.88%) CCVP
15 23 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (2.88%) Linux+ Certification
16 21 (2.63%) GIAC
16 21 (2.63%) SANS
16 21 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.01%) SLA
2 56 (7.01%) GDPR
3 26 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.63%) QA
7 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.38%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 149 (18.65%) Active Directory
2 142 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (10.01%) Hyper-V
4 70 (8.76%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (6.01%) XenApp
6 46 (5.76%) VMware NSX
7 31 (3.88%) NFS
8 23 (2.88%) vSphere
9 22 (2.75%) Samba
10 21 (2.63%) Docker
11 16 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (1.75%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.38%) VirtualBox
13 11 (1.38%) Xen
14 10 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (1.00%) Postfix
16 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
17 5 (0.63%) KVM
17 5 (0.63%) VMFS
18 4 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 172 (21.53%) Nagios
2 82 (10.26%) SCCM
3 77 (9.64%) Cisco Prime
4 56 (7.01%) Stealthwatch
4 56 (7.01%) ZABBIX
5 51 (6.38%) Puppet
6 49 (6.13%) Ansible
6 49 (6.13%) SCOM
7 42 (5.26%) vCenter Server
8 39 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 34 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
10 30 (3.75%) Netcool
11 28 (3.50%) Icinga
12 24 (3.00%) WSUS
13 21 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
14 20 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 16 (2.00%) Perfmon
17 15 (1.88%) Kubernetes
18 13 (1.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 431 (53.94%) Cisco
2 242 (30.29%) VMware
3 198 (24.78%) Microsoft
4 194 (24.28%) CheckPoint
5 149 (18.65%) Palo Alto
6 112 (14.02%) F5
7 104 (13.02%) Symantec
8 102 (12.77%) Citrix
9 91 (11.39%) Juniper
9 91 (11.39%) NetApp
10 59 (7.38%) HP
11 52 (6.51%) Fortinet
11 52 (6.51%) Riverbed
12 48 (6.01%) Red Hat
13 43 (5.38%) EMC
14 42 (5.26%) Meraki
15 39 (4.88%) Veeam
16 36 (4.51%) ServiceNow
17 31 (3.88%) Ivanti
17 31 (3.88%) Mitel