Period
to 26 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 October 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 > Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 176 249
Rank change year-on-year -91 +73 +43
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 59 34 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.55% 0.83% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.83% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 61
10th Percentile £22,500 " £33,250
25th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.25% -20.00% -2.91%
75th Percentile £51,875 £43,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £53,750 £71,250
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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,730 1,862 5,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.19% 45.63% 46.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,526 1,459 4,273
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,078 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.40% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,139 £56,875 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the Midlands

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 October 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
East Midlands -48 29 £42,500 +30.77% 4
West Midlands -106 29 £35,000 -14.63% 10
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 43 (72.88%) Cisco
2 42 (71.19%) Windows
3 39 (66.10%) Firewall
4 34 (57.63%) VMware
5 33 (55.93%) ITIL
6 30 (50.85%) WAN
7 29 (49.15%) Data Centre
8 28 (47.46%) Windows Server
9 25 (42.37%) DNS
10 24 (40.68%) LAN
10 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
12 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
13 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2016
14 20 (33.90%) CCNP
15 18 (30.51%) Dell
16 17 (28.81%) Microsoft 365
17 16 (27.12%) Azure
17 16 (27.12%) Social Skills
17 16 (27.12%) DHCP
17 16 (27.12%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (27.12%) Telecoms
18 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
19 14 (23.73%) CCDP
19 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2019
19 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (23.73%) SCCM

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (27.12%) Azure
3 7 (11.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.47%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.69%) AWS
5 1 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.69%) GCP
5 1 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (66.10%) Firewall
2 30 (50.85%) WAN
3 25 (42.37%) DNS
4 24 (40.68%) LAN
5 16 (27.12%) DHCP
5 16 (27.12%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
7 10 (16.95%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (13.56%) SAN
9 7 (11.86%) VPN
10 6 (10.17%) Internet
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.78%) SD-WAN
11 4 (6.78%) Skype
12 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (5.08%) TACACS
13 2 (3.39%) BGP
13 2 (3.39%) MPLS
13 2 (3.39%) Network Security
13 2 (3.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (27.12%) Social Skills
1 16 (27.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.56%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (49.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (6.78%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows Server
3 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
7 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Computer Architecture
2 14 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (15.25%) Information Security
5 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.86%) Change Control
7 6 (10.17%) Coaching
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.78%) Data Privacy
9 4 (6.78%) Operations Management
10 3 (5.08%) Network Management
10 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
10 3 (5.08%) Server Management
10 3 (5.08%) Storage Management
10 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.90%) CCNP
3 14 (23.73%) CCDP
4 12 (20.34%) CCIE
5 9 (15.25%) CCIE Security
5 9 (15.25%) CISM
5 9 (15.25%) CISSP
6 7 (11.86%) MCSA
6 7 (11.86%) MCSE
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (10.17%) CCNA
8 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.39%) Degree
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.39%) MCP
10 1 (1.69%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) NIST
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.47%) vSphere
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 11 (18.64%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
4 7 (11.86%) SCOM
5 4 (6.78%) FortiGate
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.39%) WSUS
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.69%) Nessus
8 1 (1.69%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) Cisco
2 34 (57.63%) VMware
3 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.51%) Dell
5 10 (16.95%) HP
5 10 (16.95%) McAfee
6 6 (10.17%) arcserve
6 6 (10.17%) AVG
6 6 (10.17%) Juniper
6 6 (10.17%) LogicMonitor
6 6 (10.17%) SonicWALL
6 6 (10.17%) Sophos
6 6 (10.17%) Trend Micro
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) Dell KACE
8 4 (6.78%) Huawei
8 4 (6.78%) Veeam
9 3 (5.08%) Avaya
9 3 (5.08%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) EMC