Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 593 597
Rank change year-on-year +104 +4 -24
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 325 253 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.79% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 264 228 224
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% -0.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,875 £68,375
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.64% +4.44% -

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 27,659 32,063 31,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.93% 43.34% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21,702 24,504 26,331
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.57%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +14 62 £57,500 -4.17% 5
West London +37 25 £52,500 -4.55% 4
East London +14 8 £63,500 +36.56%
North London - 7 £37,500 - 1
South London -1 5 £48,750 +4.84% 2
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 (60.62%) Cisco
2 140 (43.08%) Firewall
3 137 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
4 125 (38.46%) Windows
5 115 (35.38%) Microsoft
6 114 (35.08%) CCNA
7 112 (34.46%) WAN
8 106 (32.62%) Wireless
9 99 (30.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 96 (29.54%) Finance
10 96 (29.54%) VMware
11 93 (28.62%) LAN
12 87 (26.77%) Nagios
13 84 (25.85%) Data Centre
14 83 (25.54%) ITIL
15 81 (24.92%) DNS
16 80 (24.62%) OSPF
17 79 (24.31%) BGP
17 79 (24.31%) CheckPoint
18 76 (23.38%) CCNP
18 76 (23.38%) Windows Server
19 71 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
20 69 (21.23%) Active Directory
20 69 (21.23%) MPLS
21 65 (20.00%) TCP/IP
21 65 (20.00%) F5
22 61 (18.77%) DHCP
22 61 (18.77%) Linux
23 58 (17.85%) VPN
24 54 (16.62%) Network Management

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 24 (7.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.92%) Apache
5 15 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.69%) CMS
7 10 (3.08%) JBoss
7 10 (3.08%) nginx
7 10 (3.08%) WordPress
8 9 (2.77%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.85%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.00%) Office 365
2 46 (14.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (8.00%) SaaS
5 15 (4.62%) IaaS
5 15 (4.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (4.31%) Mimecast
7 11 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (3.08%) CloudFront
9 7 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.54%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.62%) PaaS
13 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 140 (43.08%) Firewall
2 112 (34.46%) WAN
3 106 (32.62%) Wireless
4 99 (30.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 93 (28.62%) LAN
6 81 (24.92%) DNS
7 80 (24.62%) OSPF
8 79 (24.31%) BGP
9 71 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
10 69 (21.23%) MPLS
11 65 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 61 (18.77%) DHCP
13 58 (17.85%) VPN
14 49 (15.08%) VoIP
15 48 (14.77%) Cisco Wireless
16 43 (13.23%) SAN
17 42 (12.92%) Network Security
18 32 (9.85%) BIG-IP
19 30 (9.23%) WLAN
20 29 (8.92%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (4.31%) MySQL
3 9 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (2.46%) DB2
5 6 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.23%) Big Data
7 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.23%) IDOL
7 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.31%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.08%) PEAR
4 8 (2.46%) JIRA
5 7 (2.15%) Redmine
6 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 96 (29.54%) Finance
2 44 (13.54%) Banking
3 35 (10.77%) Retail
4 25 (7.69%) Front Office
5 17 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.92%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.08%) Law
7 10 (3.08%) Publishing
8 9 (2.77%) Games
9 8 (2.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 112 (34.46%) Network Engineer
2 47 (14.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (13.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 38 (11.69%) Analyst
4 38 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (11.38%) Systems Engineer
6 36 (11.08%) Security Engineer
7 33 (10.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 29 (8.92%) IT Engineer
8 29 (8.92%) Support Engineer
9 22 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (6.46%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (6.15%) Voice Engineer
12 18 (5.54%) Project Engineer
12 18 (5.54%) Voice Network Engineer
13 17 (5.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 17 (5.23%) Monitoring Engineer
14 16 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
15 15 (4.62%) Service Analyst
15 15 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.92%) XMPP
2 14 (4.31%) LDAP
3 11 (3.38%) 802.1X
4 10 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (2.15%) Web Services
6 3 (0.92%) LAMP
6 3 (0.92%) Middleware
7 2 (0.62%) .NET
7 2 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.62%) JSON
8 1 (0.31%) CSS
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.31%) REST
8 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.31%) SOAP
8 1 (0.31%) WCF
8 1 (0.31%) XML
8 1 (0.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (25.85%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.85%) Hedge funds
3 17 (5.23%) Private Cloud
4 15 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.31%) Fintech
6 13 (4.00%) Derivative
7 11 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.38%) Clustering
7 11 (3.38%) SCADA
8 9 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.77%) Replication
9 8 (2.46%) Equities
9 8 (2.46%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.85%) PKI
12 4 (1.23%) IPTV
12 4 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (38.46%) Windows
2 76 (23.38%) Windows Server
3 61 (18.77%) Linux
4 43 (13.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (10.15%) Unix
7 24 (7.38%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.54%) CentOS
9 16 (4.92%) Windows 7
10 15 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 13 (4.00%) Solaris
12 12 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.77%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.46%) Debian
15 5 (1.54%) AIX
15 5 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.92%) SUSE
16 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.54%) ITIL
2 54 (16.62%) Network Management
3 47 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 46 (14.15%) Network Monitoring
5 43 (13.23%) Kalman Filter
5 43 (13.23%) Network Load Balancing
6 30 (9.23%) High Availability
6 30 (9.23%) Web Filtering
7 29 (8.92%) DevOps
8 27 (8.31%) Load Balancing
9 26 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (5.85%) Change Management
11 18 (5.54%) Patch Management
12 17 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (5.23%) Server Virtualisation
13 16 (4.92%) Algorithmic Trading
13 16 (4.92%) Asset Management
13 16 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 16 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 42 (12.92%) SQL
2 32 (9.85%) Python
3 28 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 26 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.92%) Perl
6 12 (3.69%) Korn
6 12 (3.69%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.38%) C
8 10 (3.08%) Java
9 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 137 (42.15%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (35.08%) CCNA
3 76 (23.38%) CCNP
4 24 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.77%) CCIE
6 20 (6.15%) Degree
7 18 (5.54%) MCSE
8 17 (5.23%) CCVP
9 13 (4.00%) CISSP
9 13 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (3.69%) MCSA
11 11 (3.38%) HND
12 9 (2.77%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.77%) Linux+ Certification
13 8 (2.46%) GIAC
13 8 (2.46%) RHCE
13 8 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (2.15%) SANS
14 7 (2.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.31%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.92%) SLA
3 6 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.92%) GDPR
4 3 (0.92%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (21.23%) Active Directory
2 54 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.92%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.31%) NFS
5 11 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.38%) VMware NSX
6 9 (2.77%) Samba
6 9 (2.77%) VMware Server
7 8 (2.46%) vSphere
8 6 (1.85%) DFS Replication
9 5 (1.54%) Docker
9 5 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.54%) VMFS
10 4 (1.23%) XenApp
11 3 (0.92%) Postfix
11 3 (0.92%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.62%) KVM
12 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (26.77%) Nagios
2 39 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
3 34 (10.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 32 (9.85%) Ansible
5 30 (9.23%) ZABBIX
6 28 (8.62%) Puppet
7 24 (7.38%) SCOM
8 21 (6.46%) SCCM
9 20 (6.15%) vCenter Server
10 16 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
12 12 (3.69%) Stealthwatch
12 12 (3.69%) vRealize
13 10 (3.08%) Icinga
14 9 (2.77%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (2.77%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (2.46%) WSUS
16 6 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
17 5 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 197 (60.62%) Cisco
2 115 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 96 (29.54%) VMware
4 79 (24.31%) CheckPoint
5 65 (20.00%) F5
6 53 (16.31%) Palo Alto
7 38 (11.69%) Red Hat
8 37 (11.38%) HP
9 36 (11.08%) NetApp
10 31 (9.54%) Juniper
11 28 (8.62%) Meraki
11 28 (8.62%) Riverbed
12 27 (8.31%) EMC
13 26 (8.00%) Mitel
14 23 (7.08%) Dell
15 22 (6.77%) McAfee
15 22 (6.77%) Speakerbus
16 18 (5.54%) BT
16 18 (5.54%) Oracle
17 17 (5.23%) Citrix