Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 503 506
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3 +39
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 284 337 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 249 306 351
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £84,375 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 London.

All Vendors
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 29,927 30,869 35,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.75% 43.88% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23,386 24,756 30,003
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in London

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in London

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in London over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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
Central London -20 67 £60,000 - 2
South London -9 11 £46,196 -5.24% 7
West London -10 10 £34,250 -37.73% 4
East London -4 2 £61,000 +67.12% 3
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 197 (69.37%) Cisco
2 172 (60.56%) Firewall
3 153 (53.87%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (48.24%) CCNP
5 134 (47.18%) VMware
6 120 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
7 115 (40.49%) WAN
8 112 (39.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 103 (36.27%) Windows
10 100 (35.21%) VPN
11 95 (33.45%) Wireless
12 91 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 90 (31.69%) MPLS
14 84 (29.58%) BGP
14 84 (29.58%) DNS
15 80 (28.17%) F5
16 77 (27.11%) DHCP
16 77 (27.11%) CCNA
17 76 (26.76%) Finance
18 74 (26.06%) Nagios
18 74 (26.06%) LAN
18 74 (26.06%) Network Management
19 70 (24.65%) Data Centre
20 67 (23.59%) Linux
21 65 (22.89%) OSPF
22 64 (22.54%) CheckPoint
23 62 (21.83%) Microsoft
24 60 (21.13%) Active Directory
25 54 (19.01%) Meraki
26 53 (18.66%) HP

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 28 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 27 (9.51%) Skype for Business
3 23 (8.10%) MS Exchange
4 22 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (7.04%) IIS
6 19 (6.69%) SharePoint
7 17 (5.99%) Confluence
8 16 (5.63%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) MetaTrader
2 9 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (2.11%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.15%) Office 365
4 15 (5.28%) NuGet
5 14 (4.93%) SaaS
6 10 (3.52%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.46%) IaaS
8 5 (1.76%) PaaS
9 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.06%) Serverless
10 1 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 172 (60.56%) Firewall
2 120 (42.25%) Cisco ASA
3 115 (40.49%) WAN
4 112 (39.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 100 (35.21%) VPN
6 95 (33.45%) Wireless
7 90 (31.69%) MPLS
8 84 (29.58%) BGP
8 84 (29.58%) DNS
9 77 (27.11%) DHCP
10 74 (26.06%) LAN
11 65 (22.89%) OSPF
12 52 (18.31%) Network Security
13 50 (17.61%) Cisco ISE
13 50 (17.61%) Cisco Wireless
13 50 (17.61%) TCP/IP
14 46 (16.20%) NetScaler
15 45 (15.85%) VPLS
16 40 (14.08%) Cisco Firepower
17 39 (13.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.34%) JIRA
3 17 (5.99%) TeamCity
4 16 (5.63%) Ant
4 16 (5.63%) CA Release Automation
4 16 (5.63%) Maven
4 16 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.28%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.28%) Fiddler
5 15 (5.28%) IntelliJ
5 15 (5.28%) ReSharper
5 15 (5.28%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) Redmine
7 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (26.76%) Finance
2 22 (7.75%) Banking
3 19 (6.69%) Retail
4 14 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.46%) Legal
6 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.41%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
8 2 (0.70%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (41.20%) Network Engineer
2 58 (20.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 52 (18.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 39 (13.73%) Analyst
4 39 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 36 (12.68%) Project Engineer
6 33 (11.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (8.10%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 19 (6.69%) Network Analyst
11 18 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (6.34%) Network Specialist
12 16 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.63%) Security Specialist
13 15 (5.28%) Network Security Specialist
13 15 (5.28%) Senior Network Security Specialist
13 15 (5.28%) Senior Network Specialist
13 15 (5.28%) Senior Security Specialist
13 15 (5.28%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.39%) 802.1X
2 18 (6.34%) Web Services
3 17 (5.99%) .NET
4 16 (5.63%) REST
4 16 (5.63%) SOAP
5 15 (5.28%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (5.28%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (5.28%) JSON
5 15 (5.28%) TIBCO EMS
5 15 (5.28%) XML
6 10 (3.52%) XMPP
7 9 (3.17%) Middleware
8 7 (2.46%) Flash
9 6 (2.11%) LDAP
10 4 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.06%) CSS
11 3 (1.06%) HTML
12 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (24.65%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 10 (3.52%) DataPower
7 9 (3.17%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.82%) Fintech
8 8 (2.82%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.06%) Clustering
11 3 (1.06%) HP Storage
11 3 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 103 (36.27%) Windows
2 67 (23.59%) Linux
3 51 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (13.38%) CentOS
6 37 (13.03%) Windows Server
7 24 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (7.04%) Windows 10
9 19 (6.69%) Debian
9 19 (6.69%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.52%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.41%) Unix
13 3 (1.06%) Solaris
13 3 (1.06%) SUSE
14 2 (0.70%) Android
14 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.06%) Network Management
2 44 (15.49%) ITIL
3 43 (15.14%) Change Management
3 43 (15.14%) Network Monitoring
4 37 (13.03%) Network Load Balancing
5 36 (12.68%) ITSM
6 32 (11.27%) DevOps
7 30 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (8.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 24 (8.45%) Service Management
9 21 (7.39%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.39%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (7.39%) Load Balancing
10 20 (7.04%) SIEM
11 16 (5.63%) Microservices
11 16 (5.63%) Open Source
11 16 (5.63%) Problem Management
11 16 (5.63%) Release Management
12 15 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.55%) Perl
2 42 (14.79%) Python
3 33 (11.62%) Bash Shell
4 28 (9.86%) PowerShell
5 21 (7.39%) Java
6 19 (6.69%) PHP
7 18 (6.34%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.63%) C#
9 13 (4.58%) SQL
10 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.76%) C
12 2 (0.70%) AWK
12 2 (0.70%) sed
12 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 153 (53.87%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (48.24%) CCNP
3 77 (27.11%) CCNA
4 28 (9.86%) CCSE
5 24 (8.45%) CCIE
6 22 (7.75%) Degree
7 20 (7.04%) CISSP
8 15 (5.28%) CLAS
9 14 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (4.58%) CCSA
11 11 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (3.52%) CCA
12 10 (3.52%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (2.82%) CCDA
15 7 (2.46%) CCDP
15 7 (2.46%) JNCIP
16 5 (1.76%) JNCIA
16 5 (1.76%) JNCIS
16 5 (1.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.99%) SLA
2 15 (5.28%) QA
3 7 (2.46%) PMO
4 6 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (21.13%) Active Directory
3 30 (10.56%) VMware Server
4 16 (5.63%) iptables
4 16 (5.63%) VMware NSX
5 15 (5.28%) XenServer
6 12 (4.23%) DFS Replication
6 12 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.17%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.41%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) Docker
10 1 (0.35%) GPFS
10 1 (0.35%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) Samba
10 1 (0.35%) Snort
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (26.06%) Nagios
2 43 (15.14%) Cisco Prime
3 30 (10.56%) Ansible
4 28 (9.86%) Puppet
5 26 (9.15%) ZABBIX
6 24 (8.45%) Cacti
6 24 (8.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 18 (6.34%) SCCM
8 16 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
8 16 (5.63%) Stealthwatch
9 15 (5.28%) Kibana
9 15 (5.28%) logstash
9 15 (5.28%) Perfmon
10 11 (3.87%) TrustSec
11 9 (3.17%) SCOM
12 8 (2.82%) FortiGate
13 6 (2.11%) vCenter Server
14 5 (1.76%) Cisco UCCX
15 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
15 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 197 (69.37%) Cisco
2 134 (47.18%) VMware
3 80 (28.17%) F5
4 64 (22.54%) CheckPoint
5 62 (21.83%) Microsoft
6 54 (19.01%) Meraki
7 53 (18.66%) HP
8 49 (17.25%) Juniper
9 48 (16.90%) Citrix
10 43 (15.14%) Palo Alto
11 41 (14.44%) NetApp
12 30 (10.56%) Red Hat
13 27 (9.51%) EMC
14 26 (9.15%) Riverbed
15 23 (8.10%) Infoblox
16 22 (7.75%) Splunk
17 19 (6.69%) SaltStack
17 19 (6.69%) ServiceNow
18 18 (6.34%) Barracuda Networks
18 18 (6.34%) Dell