Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 547 402 511
Rank change year-on-year -145 +109 -11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 163 84 233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.05% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 154 81 170
10th Percentile £40,750 £40,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,188 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £89,250 £95,000 £103,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -8.65%

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 17,957 8,010 22,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.68% 38.07% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,484 6,372 17,930
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £49,188 £50,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +1.69%
75th Percentile £82,750 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -26 49 £65,000 +4.00% 21
West London -57 10 £51,161 +21.81% 2
South London -15 8 £44,500 -6.32%
East London - 2 £42,500 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 86 (52.76%) Cisco
2 77 (47.24%) Azure
3 73 (44.79%) Firewall
4 54 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (30.06%) Finance
5 49 (30.06%) VPN
6 47 (28.83%) Microsoft
6 47 (28.83%) VMware
7 45 (27.61%) Active Directory
8 44 (26.99%) WAN
9 43 (26.38%) BGP
10 42 (25.77%) PowerShell
10 42 (25.77%) Data Centre
11 41 (25.15%) MPLS
11 41 (25.15%) CCNP
12 40 (24.54%) OSPF
13 38 (23.31%) Windows
13 38 (23.31%) Microsoft 365
14 37 (22.70%) Network Monitoring
15 36 (22.09%) LAN
15 36 (22.09%) Project Management
16 35 (21.47%) TCP/IP
17 33 (20.25%) CCIE
17 33 (20.25%) Social Skills
18 32 (19.63%) Network Design
19 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (19.02%) DNS
19 31 (19.02%) Windows Server
20 29 (17.79%) SAN
20 29 (17.79%) Nagios

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 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 77 (47.24%) Azure
2 38 (23.31%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (14.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (14.11%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.91%) AWS
6 3 (1.84%) IaaS
6 3 (1.84%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.84%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.23%) AWS Direct Connect
7 2 (1.23%) GCP
7 2 (1.23%) Serverless
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.61%) Datadog
8 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (44.79%) Firewall
2 49 (30.06%) VPN
3 44 (26.99%) WAN
4 43 (26.38%) BGP
5 41 (25.15%) MPLS
6 40 (24.54%) OSPF
7 36 (22.09%) LAN
8 35 (21.47%) TCP/IP
9 31 (19.02%) DNS
10 29 (17.79%) SAN
11 26 (15.95%) DHCP
11 26 (15.95%) Multicast
12 25 (15.34%) Network Security
13 20 (12.27%) Broadband
13 20 (12.27%) IPv6
14 19 (11.66%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (9.82%) Ethernet
15 16 (9.82%) HTTP
16 12 (7.36%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (7.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.29%) MySQL
2 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.23%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) JMeter
1 5 (3.07%) LoadRunner
1 5 (3.07%) NeoLoad
1 5 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.84%) JIRA
2 3 (1.84%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) MSI
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 49 (30.06%) Finance
2 33 (20.25%) Social Skills
3 17 (10.43%) Banking
4 8 (4.91%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.91%) Law
5 6 (3.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.07%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.45%) Legal
7 4 (2.45%) Retail
8 3 (1.84%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Police
10 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (31.29%) Network Engineer
2 28 (17.18%) Analyst
3 24 (14.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Azure Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (10.43%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (9.82%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (9.82%) Principal Engineer
7 16 (9.82%) Principal Network Engineer
8 15 (9.20%) Project Manager
9 14 (8.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (7.98%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (7.98%) Banking Project Manager
10 13 (7.98%) Network Manager
11 9 (5.52%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (5.52%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (5.52%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) JSON
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.61%) ARM Templates
2 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.77%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.52%) Fibre Optics
4 6 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.07%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) DataPower
7 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.31%) Windows
2 31 (19.02%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.04%) Linux
4 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (6.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (4.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.84%) CatOS
8 3 (1.84%) Unix
9 2 (1.23%) CentOS
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) SUSE
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.70%) Network Monitoring
2 36 (22.09%) Project Management
3 32 (19.63%) Network Design
4 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 27 (16.56%) Migration
6 26 (15.95%) ITIL
7 21 (12.88%) Service Delivery
8 20 (12.27%) Validation
9 19 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (11.66%) DevOps
10 18 (11.04%) Business Analysis
11 16 (9.82%) Network Management
12 15 (9.20%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (8.59%) Project Delivery
14 13 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (6.75%) Network Architecture
15 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2
16 10 (6.13%) Procure-to-Pay
17 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (5.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.77%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.43%) SQL
3 16 (9.82%) Python
4 8 (4.91%) Perl
5 6 (3.68%) PHP
6 5 (3.07%) Java
7 3 (1.84%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) C
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) Go
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (33.13%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.15%) CCNP
3 33 (20.25%) CCIE
4 26 (15.95%) Degree
5 14 (8.59%) CCNA
6 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.52%) JNCIA
7 9 (5.52%) JNCIP
7 9 (5.52%) JNCIS
8 8 (4.91%) MCSA
9 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
11 5 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (3.07%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.84%) MCP
13 2 (1.23%) CCDA
13 2 (1.23%) CCIP
13 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.23%) MCSE
14 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.04%) SLA
2 6 (3.68%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (27.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.45%) VMware NSX
4 4 (2.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) Docker
6 1 (0.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.61%) NFS
6 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (17.79%) Nagios
2 23 (14.11%) FortiGate
3 13 (7.98%) Ansible
4 10 (6.13%) Terraform
5 8 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (4.91%) Icinga
6 7 (4.29%) SCCM
7 5 (3.07%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (3.07%) SCOM
8 4 (2.45%) Cacti
8 4 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (2.45%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.61%) Grafana
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.61%) Puppet
10 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 86 (52.76%) Cisco
2 47 (28.83%) Microsoft
2 47 (28.83%) VMware
3 25 (15.34%) Fortinet
4 18 (11.04%) CheckPoint
5 16 (9.82%) Juniper
5 16 (9.82%) Palo Alto
6 12 (7.36%) Dell
6 12 (7.36%) Meraki
6 12 (7.36%) Nokia
7 9 (5.52%) Aruba
8 8 (4.91%) HP
9 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.29%) Speakerbus
10 6 (3.68%) Citrix
10 6 (3.68%) F5
10 6 (3.68%) Sophos
11 5 (3.07%) AppDynamics
11 5 (3.07%) Dynatrace
11 5 (3.07%) Tufin