Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 594 602
Rank change year-on-year +117 +8 +69
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 906 696 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.94% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 741 596 588
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% - -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,625 £30,350
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £51,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% -5.26%

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 66,811 73,857 80,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.03% 44.51% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52,211 57,575 65,876
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +69 370 £55,000 - 32
South East +80 268 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Midlands +53 97 £52,500 +50.00% 12
North of England +45 89 £43,000 +1.18% 25
South West +53 66 £45,000 +28.57% 5
North West +43 65 £45,000 +5.88% 11
West Midlands +35 54 £54,500 +28.24% 7
East Midlands +25 43 £40,500 +102.50% 5
East of England +20 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire +23 22 £36,000 -10.00% 12
North East -14 2 - - 2
SolarWinds
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 522 (57.62%) Cisco
2 426 (47.02%) Firewall
3 380 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
4 363 (40.07%) VMware
5 331 (36.53%) Windows
6 330 (36.42%) WAN
7 288 (31.79%) CCNP
8 281 (31.02%) Microsoft
9 274 (30.24%) LAN
10 249 (27.48%) CCNA
11 248 (27.37%) ITIL
12 239 (26.38%) Cisco ASA
13 232 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 228 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 224 (24.72%) Wireless
16 217 (23.95%) Active Directory
16 217 (23.95%) Data Centre
17 201 (22.19%) VPN
18 190 (20.97%) Nagios
18 190 (20.97%) Windows Server
19 187 (20.64%) Linux
20 185 (20.42%) DNS
20 185 (20.42%) OSPF
21 178 (19.65%) F5
22 172 (18.98%) MPLS
23 162 (17.88%) CheckPoint
23 162 (17.88%) TCP/IP
23 162 (17.88%) Network Management
24 152 (16.78%) BGP
25 150 (16.56%) Finance

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 63 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 47 (5.19%) IIS
3 46 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (4.75%) SharePoint
5 38 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (3.97%) Apache
6 36 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 26 (2.87%) nginx
8 20 (2.21%) JBoss
9 16 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.66%) Confluence
11 14 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.10%) CMS
13 10 (1.10%) WordPress
14 9 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.55%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 150 (16.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (12.58%) Office 365
3 36 (3.97%) IaaS
4 34 (3.75%) SaaS
5 23 (2.54%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.10%) Akamai
7 10 (1.10%) CloudFront
7 10 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (0.88%) PaaS
9 7 (0.77%) Cloudflare
9 7 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.55%) NuGet
10 5 (0.55%) Stackdriver
11 4 (0.44%) G Suite
12 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.22%) Yammer
14 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 426 (47.02%) Firewall
2 330 (36.42%) WAN
3 274 (30.24%) LAN
4 239 (26.38%) Cisco ASA
5 228 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 224 (24.72%) Wireless
7 201 (22.19%) VPN
8 185 (20.42%) DNS
8 185 (20.42%) OSPF
9 172 (18.98%) MPLS
10 162 (17.88%) TCP/IP
11 152 (16.78%) BGP
12 135 (14.90%) Network Security
13 129 (14.24%) DHCP
14 114 (12.58%) SAN
15 105 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
16 102 (11.26%) Wireshark
17 98 (10.82%) Cisco Wireless
18 92 (10.15%) VoIP
19 91 (10.04%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.53%) MySQL
3 17 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (1.66%) Big Data
5 13 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.88%) DB2
10 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.66%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.44%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.44%) IDOL
13 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (4.19%) JIRA
2 16 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (1.66%) Redmine
4 14 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.10%) PEAR
6 9 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.77%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.55%) Ant
8 5 (0.55%) CA Release Automation
8 5 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.55%) Fiddler
8 5 (0.55%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.55%) Maven
8 5 (0.55%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.44%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 150 (16.56%) Finance
2 91 (10.04%) Retail
3 37 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.20%) Banking
5 28 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.32%) Games
7 15 (1.66%) Legal
8 13 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.21%) Law
10 10 (1.10%) Publishing
11 9 (0.99%) Marketing
12 7 (0.77%) Electronics
13 5 (0.55%) Advertising
14 3 (0.33%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.11%) Back Office
16 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.11%) Local Government
16 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 313 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 172 (18.98%) Analyst
3 100 (11.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 93 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 92 (10.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 84 (9.27%) Security Engineer
7 78 (8.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 65 (7.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 55 (6.07%) Project Engineer
10 49 (5.41%) Security Analyst
11 43 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 43 (4.75%) IT Engineer
11 43 (4.75%) Windows Engineer
12 39 (4.30%) Administrator
12 39 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
12 39 (4.30%) Support Engineer
13 36 (3.97%) Consultant
13 36 (3.97%) Support Analyst
14 35 (3.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 35 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.53%) Middleware
2 29 (3.20%) .NET
3 21 (2.32%) 802.1X
3 21 (2.32%) SailPoint
4 19 (2.10%) XMPP
5 18 (1.99%) LDAP
6 15 (1.66%) Web Services
7 12 (1.32%) CSS
8 11 (1.21%) LAMP
9 9 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.66%) HTML
11 6 (0.66%) JSON
11 6 (0.66%) REST
11 6 (0.66%) SOAP
11 6 (0.66%) XML
12 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 217 (23.95%) Data Centre
2 68 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (6.07%) Clustering
4 45 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 38 (4.19%) Computer Science
7 34 (3.75%) Private Cloud
8 22 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.99%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.77%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.43%) FlexPod
12 12 (1.32%) CMDB
12 12 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (1.21%) Cyberattack
13 11 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
13 11 (1.21%) Fintech
13 11 (1.21%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (1.10%) DataPower
14 10 (1.10%) NHS
15 9 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 331 (36.53%) Windows
2 190 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 187 (20.64%) Linux
4 105 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (5.96%) CentOS
7 48 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (4.64%) Windows 10
9 38 (4.19%) Ubuntu
10 36 (3.97%) Unix
11 33 (3.64%) Windows 7
12 27 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (2.21%) Debian
14 17 (1.88%) Solaris
15 13 (1.43%) Windows 8
16 12 (1.32%) Fedora
17 11 (1.21%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.66%) SUSE
19 5 (0.55%) FreeBSD
19 5 (0.55%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (27.37%) ITIL
2 162 (17.88%) Network Management
3 138 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 107 (11.81%) Network Monitoring
5 102 (11.26%) Load Balancing
6 97 (10.71%) Service Management
7 94 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (9.16%) Network Load Balancing
9 81 (8.94%) Kalman Filter
10 77 (8.50%) Incident Management
11 71 (7.84%) Problem Management
12 69 (7.62%) Migration
13 66 (7.28%) Service Delivery
14 62 (6.84%) High Availability
15 59 (6.51%) Cybersecurity
16 57 (6.29%) Configuration Management
17 56 (6.18%) Change Management
18 55 (6.07%) DevOps
19 54 (5.96%) Information Security
20 50 (5.52%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 87 (9.60%) Python
2 83 (9.16%) Bash Shell
2 83 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 74 (8.17%) SQL
4 60 (6.62%) Perl
5 29 (3.20%) C
5 29 (3.20%) Java
6 20 (2.21%) Korn
6 20 (2.21%) PHP
7 18 (1.99%) Ruby
8 17 (1.88%) C#
9 13 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.21%) RPG
11 9 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.55%) C-shell
13 4 (0.44%) VB
14 2 (0.22%) AWK
14 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 380 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 288 (31.79%) CCNP
3 249 (27.48%) CCNA
4 77 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (7.95%) Security Cleared
6 58 (6.40%) Degree
7 56 (6.18%) CISSP
8 54 (5.96%) CCIE
9 53 (5.85%) MCSE
10 39 (4.30%) SC Cleared
11 31 (3.42%) DV Cleared
12 27 (2.98%) Network+ Certification
12 27 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (2.65%) CCSA
13 24 (2.65%) GIAC
13 24 (2.65%) Linux+ Certification
14 23 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
15 22 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
15 22 (2.43%) SANS
15 22 (2.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.51%) SLA
2 56 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (5.85%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.76%) COBIT
5 22 (2.43%) GDPR
5 22 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (2.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 18 (1.99%) QA
8 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 3 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
9 3 (0.33%) GPG13
9 3 (0.33%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.33%) PMO
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.22%) TickIT
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 232 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (23.95%) Active Directory
3 107 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 71 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (5.74%) VMware NSX
6 29 (3.20%) VMware Server
7 28 (3.09%) NFS
8 24 (2.65%) vSphere
9 22 (2.43%) Samba
10 20 (2.21%) Docker
11 16 (1.77%) iptables
11 16 (1.77%) VirtualBox
12 12 (1.32%) Xen
13 11 (1.21%) ProxySG
14 10 (1.10%) DFS Replication
14 10 (1.10%) XenServer
15 8 (0.88%) Firmware
15 8 (0.88%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.88%) XenApp
16 5 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 190 (20.97%) Nagios
2 147 (16.23%) Cisco Prime
3 116 (12.80%) SCOM
4 94 (10.38%) SCCM
5 69 (7.62%) Puppet
6 68 (7.51%) Ansible
7 50 (5.52%) ZABBIX
8 47 (5.19%) Stealthwatch
9 46 (5.08%) SolarWinds Orion
10 45 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
11 37 (4.08%) vCenter Server
12 36 (3.97%) QRadar
13 32 (3.53%) Cacti
14 30 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 28 (3.09%) Nessus
16 25 (2.76%) Cisco IPCC
17 22 (2.43%) OpenVAS
18 21 (2.32%) Core Impact
18 21 (2.32%) Nexpose
18 21 (2.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 522 (57.62%) Cisco
2 363 (40.07%) VMware
3 281 (31.02%) Microsoft
4 178 (19.65%) F5
5 162 (17.88%) CheckPoint
6 128 (14.13%) HP
7 119 (13.13%) Meraki
7 119 (13.13%) Palo Alto
8 108 (11.92%) Juniper
9 104 (11.48%) Riverbed
10 87 (9.60%) NetApp
11 85 (9.38%) Citrix
12 79 (8.72%) Red Hat
13 71 (7.84%) EMC
14 61 (6.73%) Dell
14 61 (6.73%) McAfee
15 60 (6.62%) Oracle
16 54 (5.96%) Fortinet
16 54 (5.96%) ServiceNow
16 54 (5.96%) Zscaler