Period
to 21 September 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 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 559 584
Rank change year-on-year +84 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 372 318 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.97% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 309 288 240
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £38,850
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.42% - -

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 29,137 32,827 33,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.36% 43.82% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22,817 24,799 28,285
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
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 21 September 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 21 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
Central London -17 76 £57,500 +4.55% 11
West London +36 29 £52,500 -4.55% 6
South London +9 7 £44,500 -4.30%
North London +8 6 £27,500 -43.30%
East London -1 6 £30,000 -16.08% 2
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 258 (69.35%) Cisco
2 188 (50.54%) Cisco Certification
3 186 (50.00%) Firewall
4 166 (44.62%) WAN
5 151 (40.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 147 (39.52%) VMware
7 144 (38.71%) CCNP
8 140 (37.63%) Wireless
9 136 (36.56%) Cisco ASA
10 129 (34.68%) CCNA
11 128 (34.41%) Windows
12 121 (32.53%) LAN
13 113 (30.38%) Microsoft
14 112 (30.11%) VPN
15 111 (29.84%) MPLS
16 107 (28.76%) Nagios
17 105 (28.23%) F5
18 102 (27.42%) BGP
19 100 (26.88%) Network Management
19 100 (26.88%) Data Centre
20 97 (26.08%) Finance
21 94 (25.27%) OSPF
22 92 (24.73%) DNS
22 92 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
23 86 (23.12%) ITIL
24 84 (22.58%) CheckPoint
25 76 (20.43%) Cisco Prime
25 76 (20.43%) DHCP
26 73 (19.62%) Linux
27 72 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing

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 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (5.65%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.96%) Apache
7 10 (2.69%) CMS
7 10 (2.69%) JBoss
7 10 (2.69%) nginx
7 10 (2.69%) WordPress
8 8 (2.15%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.61%) Confluence
9 6 (1.61%) IIS
10 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 23 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.81%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Elite 3E
2 5 (1.34%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (13.44%) Office 365
3 40 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (6.99%) SaaS
5 17 (4.57%) Mimecast
6 16 (4.30%) IaaS
7 11 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.69%) CloudFront
8 10 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.34%) NuGet
10 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.81%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.27%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 186 (50.00%) Firewall
2 166 (44.62%) WAN
3 151 (40.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 140 (37.63%) Wireless
5 136 (36.56%) Cisco ASA
6 121 (32.53%) LAN
7 112 (30.11%) VPN
8 111 (29.84%) MPLS
9 102 (27.42%) BGP
10 94 (25.27%) OSPF
11 92 (24.73%) DNS
12 76 (20.43%) DHCP
13 69 (18.55%) Cisco Wireless
14 66 (17.74%) VPLS
15 63 (16.94%) Cisco ISE
15 63 (16.94%) TCP/IP
16 59 (15.86%) Network Security
17 48 (12.90%) Cisco Firepower
18 46 (12.37%) SAN
19 42 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (3.23%) MySQL
2 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.08%) DB2
4 4 (1.08%) IDOL
4 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.81%) Big Data
5 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.49%) JIRA
3 12 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.69%) PEAR
5 6 (1.61%) Redmine
5 6 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.34%) Ant
6 5 (1.34%) CA Release Automation
6 5 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.34%) Fiddler
6 5 (1.34%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.34%) Maven
6 5 (1.34%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (26.08%) Finance
2 44 (11.83%) Retail
3 28 (7.53%) Banking
4 19 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.23%) Legal
7 10 (2.69%) Publishing
8 9 (2.42%) Law
9 8 (2.15%) Games
9 8 (2.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.81%) Front Office
11 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (43.28%) Network Engineer
2 72 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 69 (18.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 55 (14.78%) Security Engineer
5 53 (14.25%) Analyst
6 51 (13.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 50 (13.44%) Project Engineer
8 33 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
10 28 (7.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 24 (6.45%) IT Engineer
12 20 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
13 19 (5.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
14 18 (4.84%) Administrator
15 17 (4.57%) VMware Engineer
16 16 (4.30%) Service Analyst
16 16 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
17 14 (3.76%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.38%) 802.1X
2 18 (4.84%) LDAP
2 18 (4.84%) XMPP
3 8 (2.15%) Web Services
4 7 (1.88%) .NET
4 7 (1.88%) Middleware
5 6 (1.61%) JSON
5 6 (1.61%) REST
5 6 (1.61%) SOAP
5 6 (1.61%) XML
6 5 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (1.34%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.81%) Flash
8 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.27%) LAMP
9 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (26.88%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.11%) Private Cloud
3 17 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.30%) Hedge funds
5 15 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.96%) Fintech
6 11 (2.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 10 (2.69%) DataPower
8 9 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.88%) Clustering
10 7 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.61%) PKI
12 4 (1.08%) HP StoreVirtual
12 4 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
13 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (34.41%) Windows
2 73 (19.62%) Linux
3 62 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 49 (13.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (6.99%) CentOS
6 26 (6.99%) Windows 10
7 21 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (5.38%) Unix
9 19 (5.11%) Ubuntu
10 18 (4.84%) Debian
10 18 (4.84%) Windows 7
11 16 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (3.23%) Solaris
13 11 (2.96%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.34%) SUSE
14 5 (1.34%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.81%) AIX
15 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.88%) Network Management
2 86 (23.12%) ITIL
3 72 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 59 (15.86%) Network Monitoring
5 54 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 42 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
7 40 (10.75%) Change Management
8 36 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
9 35 (9.41%) Load Balancing
10 34 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (8.33%) DevOps
11 31 (8.33%) Web Filtering
12 29 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (7.80%) High Availability
13 21 (5.65%) SIEM
14 19 (5.11%) ITSM
14 19 (5.11%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.11%) Open Source
15 18 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
16 17 (4.57%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.90%) Python
2 39 (10.48%) Bash Shell
3 36 (9.68%) Perl
4 35 (9.41%) PowerShell
5 30 (8.06%) SQL
6 17 (4.57%) Java
7 14 (3.76%) PHP
8 12 (3.23%) C
9 9 (2.42%) Korn
10 8 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.61%) C#
11 6 (1.61%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.81%) Ruby
13 2 (0.54%) AWK
13 2 (0.54%) sed
13 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (50.54%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (38.71%) CCNP
3 129 (34.68%) CCNA
4 34 (9.14%) Degree
5 25 (6.72%) CCIE
5 25 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (5.91%) CISSP
7 18 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (4.30%) MCSE
9 15 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (3.76%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.96%) CCDA
11 11 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (2.69%) CCA
13 9 (2.42%) CCDP
13 9 (2.42%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.42%) MCSA
14 8 (2.15%) CCSE
14 8 (2.15%) GIAC
14 8 (2.15%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 24 (6.45%) SLA
2 8 (2.15%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.81%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (18.55%) Active Directory
3 29 (7.80%) VMware Server
4 24 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (5.65%) VMware NSX
6 14 (3.76%) Hyper-V
7 12 (3.23%) iptables
8 9 (2.42%) vSphere
9 8 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 8 (2.15%) XenServer
10 6 (1.61%) NFS
10 6 (1.61%) Samba
11 5 (1.34%) Docker
12 3 (0.81%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.54%) Xen
14 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.27%) XenApp
14 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 107 (28.76%) Nagios
2 76 (20.43%) Cisco Prime
3 43 (11.56%) Ansible
4 36 (9.68%) Puppet
5 30 (8.06%) ZABBIX
6 28 (7.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 27 (7.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 27 (7.26%) SCOM
8 26 (6.99%) Stealthwatch
9 21 (5.65%) SCCM
10 17 (4.57%) Cacti
11 13 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (3.23%) vCenter Server
13 11 (2.96%) vRealize
14 9 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.88%) Perfmon
15 7 (1.88%) WSUS
16 6 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (1.61%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 258 (69.35%) Cisco
2 147 (39.52%) VMware
3 113 (30.38%) Microsoft
4 105 (28.23%) F5
5 84 (22.58%) CheckPoint
6 69 (18.55%) Meraki
7 57 (15.32%) Palo Alto
8 48 (12.90%) HP
9 47 (12.63%) NetApp
10 44 (11.83%) Juniper
11 43 (11.56%) Red Hat
12 39 (10.48%) Citrix
13 37 (9.95%) EMC
14 32 (8.60%) Riverbed
15 26 (6.99%) Dell
16 21 (5.65%) ForeScout
17 20 (5.38%) IBM
18 19 (5.11%) McAfee
19 17 (4.57%) SaltStack
20 15 (4.03%) Splunk