Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 481 603 593
Rank change year-on-year +122 -10 +66
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 894 701 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 698 598 648
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,675 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +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 64,993 74,929 78,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.68% 44.20% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50,933 58,407 63,926
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +97 349 £55,000 - 18
South East +21 227 £51,750 +21.76% 37
North of England +65 111 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Midlands +23 94 £50,750 +23.03% 12
North West +57 78 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South West +13 64 £45,000 - 7
East of England +82 58 £36,450 -2.80% 6
East Midlands +31 47 £40,500 +102.50% 6
West Midlands +12 47 £54,000 +27.06% 6
Yorkshire +19 30 £45,000 +13.92% 7
North East - 3 £29,500 -
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 503 (56.26%) Cisco
2 431 (48.21%) Firewall
3 365 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
4 362 (40.49%) Windows
5 349 (39.04%) VMware
6 335 (37.47%) WAN
7 293 (32.77%) LAN
8 264 (29.53%) Microsoft
9 256 (28.64%) CCNP
10 245 (27.40%) CCNA
11 218 (24.38%) Data Centre
12 215 (24.05%) Wireless
13 214 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 214 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
14 211 (23.60%) Linux
15 208 (23.27%) Active Directory
16 205 (22.93%) OSPF
17 204 (22.82%) ITIL
17 204 (22.82%) Cisco Nexus
18 197 (22.04%) Windows Server
19 196 (21.92%) Nagios
20 186 (20.81%) CheckPoint
20 186 (20.81%) DNS
21 185 (20.69%) TCP/IP
22 175 (19.57%) VPN
23 166 (18.57%) MPLS
24 165 (18.46%) BGP
25 162 (18.12%) F5
26 145 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
27 144 (16.11%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 60 (6.71%) MS Exchange
2 43 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (4.70%) Skype for Business
4 41 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 38 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (4.14%) IIS
7 32 (3.58%) Apache
8 28 (3.13%) nginx
9 18 (2.01%) OpenStack
10 16 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.68%) JBoss
12 13 (1.45%) CMS
12 13 (1.45%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.23%) Confluence
13 11 (1.23%) WordPress
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
15 7 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.56%) CloudStack
17 5 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 39 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 145 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (14.32%) Office 365
3 113 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.58%) IaaS
5 31 (3.47%) SaaS
6 24 (2.68%) Mimecast
7 15 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.12%) Akamai
9 10 (1.12%) CloudFront
10 9 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.01%) PaaS
11 8 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.67%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.56%) Cloudflare
13 5 (0.56%) Stackdriver
13 5 (0.56%) Yammer
14 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 431 (48.21%) Firewall
2 335 (37.47%) WAN
3 293 (32.77%) LAN
4 215 (24.05%) Wireless
5 214 (23.94%) Cisco ASA
6 205 (22.93%) OSPF
7 204 (22.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 186 (20.81%) DNS
9 185 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 175 (19.57%) VPN
11 166 (18.57%) MPLS
12 165 (18.46%) BGP
13 138 (15.44%) Network Security
14 131 (14.65%) DHCP
15 128 (14.32%) SAN
16 113 (12.64%) Wireshark
17 106 (11.86%) VoIP
18 105 (11.74%) Wi-Fi
19 85 (9.51%) Cisco Wireless
20 73 (8.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.36%) MySQL
3 19 (2.13%) Big Data
4 13 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.23%) DB2
5 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.45%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 33 (3.69%) JIRA
2 22 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.79%) Redmine
4 10 (1.12%) PEAR
5 7 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (0.78%) Rational Quality Manager
6 6 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.56%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.22%) Ant
11 1 (0.11%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (15.21%) Finance
2 97 (10.85%) Retail
3 40 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.69%) Banking
5 24 (2.68%) Legal
6 16 (1.79%) Games
7 13 (1.45%) Law
8 12 (1.34%) Front Office
9 11 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.12%) Publishing
11 9 (1.01%) Marketing
12 7 (0.78%) Advertising
12 7 (0.78%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 279 (31.21%) Network Engineer
2 146 (16.33%) Analyst
3 106 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (9.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 79 (8.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 60 (6.71%) Security Engineer
7 55 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 54 (6.04%) Security Analyst
9 52 (5.82%) Senior Network Engineer
10 51 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
11 50 (5.59%) IT Engineer
12 49 (5.48%) Network Analyst
13 47 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
13 47 (5.26%) Support Engineer
14 41 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
15 40 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 37 (4.14%) Project Engineer
17 35 (3.91%) Administrator
18 33 (3.69%) Network Security Analyst
19 31 (3.47%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.36%) Middleware
2 20 (2.24%) XMPP
3 16 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 14 (1.57%) LAMP
4 14 (1.57%) LDAP
5 13 (1.45%) SailPoint
6 12 (1.34%) Web Services
7 10 (1.12%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (0.89%) .NET
9 6 (0.67%) OpenVZ
10 5 (0.56%) CSS
10 5 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.56%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.45%) COM
11 4 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.22%) JSON
12 2 (0.22%) REST
12 2 (0.22%) SOAP
12 2 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 218 (24.38%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.05%) Clustering
3 62 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.25%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.24%) Private Cloud
8 18 (2.01%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.45%) Replication
13 9 (1.01%) CMDB
13 9 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.89%) NHS
14 8 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 362 (40.49%) Windows
2 211 (23.60%) Linux
3 197 (22.04%) Windows Server
4 102 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (6.60%) Unix
6 59 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 58 (6.49%) CentOS
8 50 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (4.47%) Ubuntu
11 39 (4.36%) Windows 7
12 22 (2.46%) Solaris
13 19 (2.13%) Debian
14 15 (1.68%) Fedora
15 14 (1.57%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.34%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.67%) SUSE
18 5 (0.56%) Android
18 5 (0.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (22.82%) ITIL
2 144 (16.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 141 (15.77%) Network Management
4 106 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
5 103 (11.52%) Load Balancing
6 88 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
7 87 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (9.06%) High Availability
9 79 (8.84%) Service Management
10 75 (8.39%) Incident Management
11 67 (7.49%) Web Filtering
12 64 (7.16%) Information Security
13 62 (6.94%) Network Load Balancing
14 59 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
15 57 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 57 (6.38%) Problem Management
16 56 (6.26%) DevOps
16 56 (6.26%) Migration
17 55 (6.15%) Service Delivery
18 51 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.40%) Bash Shell
2 91 (10.18%) PowerShell
3 88 (9.84%) Python
4 78 (8.72%) SQL
5 49 (5.48%) Perl
6 31 (3.47%) C
7 22 (2.46%) Korn
7 22 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.01%) Java
8 18 (2.01%) Ruby
9 15 (1.68%) PHP
10 9 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.89%) VBScript
12 6 (0.67%) Tcl
13 5 (0.56%) C#
13 5 (0.56%) C-shell
14 4 (0.45%) VB
15 3 (0.34%) RPG
16 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 365 (40.83%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (28.64%) CCNP
3 245 (27.40%) CCNA
4 85 (9.51%) Security Cleared
5 80 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (7.05%) MCSE
7 61 (6.82%) Degree
8 49 (5.48%) SC Cleared
9 44 (4.92%) CISSP
10 39 (4.36%) CCIE
10 39 (4.36%) CCSA
11 34 (3.80%) DV Cleared
12 29 (3.24%) Network+ Certification
13 26 (2.91%) GIAC
13 26 (2.91%) Linux+ Certification
14 25 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
15 24 (2.68%) SANS
15 24 (2.68%) SSCP
16 22 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (2.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.94%) SLA
2 48 (5.37%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (3.69%) GDPR
5 13 (1.45%) COBIT
5 13 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (1.12%) QA
8 6 (0.67%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.22%) TickIT
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 214 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 208 (23.27%) Active Directory
3 102 (11.41%) Hyper-V
4 82 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
5 48 (5.37%) VMware NSX
6 39 (4.36%) NFS
7 26 (2.91%) Samba
8 25 (2.80%) XenApp
9 24 (2.68%) Docker
10 19 (2.13%) VirtualBox
10 19 (2.13%) VMware Server
10 19 (2.13%) vSphere
11 15 (1.68%) Xen
12 14 (1.57%) DFS Replication
13 10 (1.12%) iptables
13 10 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.89%) KVM
14 8 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.78%) ProxySG
16 6 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 196 (21.92%) Nagios
2 117 (13.09%) Cisco Prime
3 102 (11.41%) SCOM
4 88 (9.84%) SCCM
5 67 (7.49%) Puppet
6 65 (7.27%) Ansible
7 55 (6.15%) ZABBIX
8 54 (6.04%) Stealthwatch
9 48 (5.37%) vCenter Server
10 43 (4.81%) SolarWinds Orion
11 36 (4.03%) Cisco CUCM
12 28 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 25 (2.80%) Cacti
13 25 (2.80%) vRealize
14 23 (2.57%) Kubernetes
14 23 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (2.46%) QRadar
16 21 (2.35%) Nessus
16 21 (2.35%) Netcool
17 18 (2.01%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 503 (56.26%) Cisco
2 349 (39.04%) VMware
3 264 (29.53%) Microsoft
4 186 (20.81%) CheckPoint
5 162 (18.12%) F5
6 125 (13.98%) Palo Alto
7 111 (12.42%) HP
8 101 (11.30%) Juniper
9 96 (10.74%) NetApp
10 89 (9.96%) Red Hat
11 88 (9.84%) Meraki
12 87 (9.73%) Citrix
13 81 (9.06%) Riverbed
14 73 (8.17%) Symantec
15 66 (7.38%) EMC
16 65 (7.27%) Dell
17 61 (6.82%) Oracle
18 58 (6.49%) McAfee
19 49 (5.48%) Fortinet
20 43 (4.81%) Zscaler