Period
to 29 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 May 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 458 587
Rank change year-on-year -30 +129 -84
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 137 319 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.32% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 128 260 234
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +0.92%
10th Percentile £34,325 £33,675 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,125 £93,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 15,177 24,107 29,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.55% 41.49% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11,735 18,638 23,346
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in London

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds in London.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in London

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in London

SolarWinds
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
Central London +54 29 £66,250 +15.22% 2
West London +31 14 £45,000 +2.27% 1
South London +16 10 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East London - 1 £36,000 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 75 (54.74%) Cisco
2 66 (48.18%) VMware
3 64 (46.72%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
5 57 (41.61%) Active Directory
6 52 (37.96%) Firewall
7 50 (36.50%) Azure
8 48 (35.04%) Windows
9 45 (32.85%) Data Centre
10 42 (30.66%) WAN
11 41 (29.93%) CCNA
12 39 (28.47%) CCNP
13 37 (27.01%) VPN
14 36 (26.28%) DNS
14 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
15 35 (25.55%) Office 365
16 34 (24.82%) LAN
17 32 (23.36%) Finance
18 31 (22.63%) DHCP
18 31 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 28 (20.44%) CheckPoint
19 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
20 27 (19.71%) Cybersecurity
21 26 (18.98%) ITIL
21 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
22 24 (17.52%) Network Monitoring
23 23 (16.79%) MPLS
24 22 (16.06%) Python
24 22 (16.06%) Linux

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (8.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.92%) Apache
4 3 (2.19%) nginx
5 2 (1.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (5.84%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.50%) Azure
2 35 (25.55%) Office 365
3 19 (13.87%) AWS
4 11 (8.03%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.92%) Datadog
6 3 (2.19%) G Suite
6 3 (2.19%) IaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.73%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.73%) GCP
8 1 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.73%) SaaS
8 1 (0.73%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 52 (37.96%) Firewall
2 42 (30.66%) WAN
3 37 (27.01%) VPN
4 36 (26.28%) DNS
5 34 (24.82%) LAN
6 31 (22.63%) DHCP
7 28 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
9 23 (16.79%) MPLS
10 21 (15.33%) BGP
11 19 (13.87%) OSPF
11 19 (13.87%) Wireshark
12 18 (13.14%) Wireless
13 17 (12.41%) VoIP
14 16 (11.68%) WLAN
15 15 (10.95%) SAN
16 13 (9.49%) SNMP
16 13 (9.49%) Unified Communications
17 11 (8.03%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (8.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) Big Data
2 4 (2.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.73%) GitLab
3 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Legal
4 7 (5.11%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Network Engineer
2 30 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.49%) Analyst
5 13 (9.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Incident Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Security Incident Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Security Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Voice Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Voice Network Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.19%) LDAP
2 3 (2.19%) XMPP
3 2 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.46%) JSON
3 2 (1.46%) YAML
4 1 (0.73%) Jinja
4 1 (0.73%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.85%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) CCTV
4 5 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.19%) PKI
6 3 (2.19%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) CMDB
8 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.04%) Windows
2 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.06%) Linux
4 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.03%) CentOS
6 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.84%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.11%) Fedora
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (19.71%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (18.98%) ITIL
4 24 (17.52%) Network Monitoring
5 21 (15.33%) Network Management
6 20 (14.60%) Change Management
7 17 (12.41%) SIEM
8 14 (10.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (10.22%) Network Architecture
8 14 (10.22%) Task Automation
9 12 (8.76%) Information Security
9 12 (8.76%) Network Design
9 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.03%) Threat Detection
11 10 (7.30%) Service Management
12 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.06%) Python
2 20 (14.60%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.03%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.84%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (46.72%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (29.93%) CCNA
3 39 (28.47%) CCNP
4 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (8.76%) CCIE
6 11 (8.03%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (7.30%) Degree
7 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.57%) MCSE
9 8 (5.84%) CISSP
9 8 (5.84%) GCFE
10 7 (5.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (5.11%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.11%) GIAC
10 7 (5.11%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (5.11%) SANS
10 7 (5.11%) SSCP
11 6 (4.38%) MCSA
12 5 (3.65%) A+ Certification
12 5 (3.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) SLA
2 12 (8.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 12 (8.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 60 (43.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (41.61%) Active Directory
3 22 (16.06%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.57%) Docker
5 9 (6.57%) VMware NSX
6 7 (5.11%) NFS
6 7 (5.11%) Samba
6 7 (5.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (5.11%) VirtualBox
6 7 (5.11%) Xen
6 7 (5.11%) XenApp
7 5 (3.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) Ansible
2 19 (13.87%) Nagios
3 17 (12.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (8.03%) vCenter Server
5 8 (5.84%) Kubernetes
5 8 (5.84%) Puppet
5 8 (5.84%) SCCM
6 7 (5.11%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (5.11%) OpenNMS
6 7 (5.11%) ZABBIX
7 6 (4.38%) Observium
7 6 (4.38%) Terraform
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco CME
8 5 (3.65%) FortiGate
8 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (3.65%) Packer
8 5 (3.65%) WSUS
9 4 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.92%) SCOM
9 4 (2.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (54.74%) Cisco
2 66 (48.18%) VMware
3 57 (41.61%) Microsoft
4 28 (20.44%) CheckPoint
5 19 (13.87%) NetApp
6 17 (12.41%) HP
6 17 (12.41%) Juniper
6 17 (12.41%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.22%) Meraki
8 13 (9.49%) Dell
9 12 (8.76%) Citrix
10 10 (7.30%) Palo Alto
11 9 (6.57%) Aruba
11 9 (6.57%) EMC
11 9 (6.57%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.57%) Sophos
11 9 (6.57%) Splunk
12 8 (5.84%) F5
12 8 (5.84%) Riverbed
12 8 (5.84%) Speakerbus