Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 November 2017 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 97 149
Rank change year-on-year +22 +52 -8
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 36 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.71% 1.62% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 3.45% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 5
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -14.44%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,075 £35,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £73,750 £55,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +28.57%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 560 812 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.17% 46.96% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 483 689 873
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Kent

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Kent

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in Kent

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
West Malling +12 23 £49,000 -2.00%
Chatham +6 3 £50,000 +36.99%
SolarWinds
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 32 (88.89%) ITIL
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 27 (75.00%) WAN
3 23 (63.89%) VPN
3 23 (63.89%) Change Management
3 23 (63.89%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) VLAN
4 22 (61.11%) Load Balancing
4 22 (61.11%) CCIE
4 22 (61.11%) CCNP
4 22 (61.11%) CCNA
4 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 22 (61.11%) MPLS
4 22 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (61.11%) F5
4 22 (61.11%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (25.00%) Advertising
6 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 8 (22.22%) vCenter Server
7 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) Network Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) SCCM
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) LAN

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) WAN
2 23 (63.89%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) VPN
3 22 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (61.11%) MPLS
3 22 (61.11%) VLAN
4 20 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) BGP
7 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.33%) HSRP
7 3 (8.33%) IPsec
7 3 (8.33%) OSPF
7 3 (8.33%) VRRP
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
8 1 (2.78%) DNS
General
1 9 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Deployment Engineer
2 19 (52.78%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 16 (44.44%) WAN Engineer
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Monitoring Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
1 3 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) ITIL
2 23 (63.89%) Change Management
3 22 (61.11%) Load Balancing
3 22 (61.11%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Customer-Centricity
8 1 (2.78%) Fault Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.78%) People Management
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) CCIE
1 22 (61.11%) CCNA
1 22 (61.11%) CCNP
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) vCenter Server
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.78%) Xymon
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Cisco
2 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
2 22 (61.11%) F5
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.78%) Nimsoft