Period
to 21 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 January 2020 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 > North of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 340 363 437
Rank change year-on-year +23 +74 -4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 51 83 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.31% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.99% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 50
North of England median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,747
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% +5.97% +7.85%
10th Percentile £23,350 £22,240 £29,906
90th Percentile £49,500 £57,500 £53,827
England median annual salary £47,500 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.77% +14.44% +5.88%

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 North of England.

All Vendors
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,739 8,418 10,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.53% 43.77% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,025 6,834 8,789
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +6.17% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.23%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the North of England

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the North of England

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the North of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the North of England

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
North West +26 36 £35,000 -12.50% 6
North East +5 8 £22,500 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £54,000 +15.02% 5
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 34 (66.67%) LAN
2 30 (58.82%) Cisco
3 27 (52.94%) VPN
4 26 (50.98%) Windows
5 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
5 25 (49.02%) Firewall
6 23 (45.10%) ITIL
7 22 (43.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 21 (41.18%) Azure
9 19 (37.25%) Data Centre
9 19 (37.25%) WAN
10 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (35.29%) Network Security
11 17 (33.33%) SCCM
12 16 (31.37%) SolarWinds Orion
12 16 (31.37%) WLAN
12 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
13 15 (29.41%) CCNP
13 15 (29.41%) CCNA
13 15 (29.41%) SCOM
14 14 (27.45%) Degree
15 13 (25.49%) Migration
15 13 (25.49%) VMware
15 13 (25.49%) Palo Alto
16 12 (23.53%) Unified Communications
16 12 (23.53%) Office 365
16 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
16 12 (23.53%) DNS
16 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (19.61%) DMZ

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
1 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Azure
2 12 (23.53%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.92%) Yammer
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) LAN
2 27 (52.94%) VPN
3 25 (49.02%) Firewall
4 19 (37.25%) WAN
5 18 (35.29%) Network Security
6 16 (31.37%) WLAN
7 12 (23.53%) DNS
7 12 (23.53%) Unified Communications
8 10 (19.61%) DMZ
8 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
8 10 (19.61%) Wireless
9 6 (11.76%) BGP
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.84%) OSPF
11 3 (5.88%) DHCP
11 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 3 (5.88%) VLAN
11 3 (5.88%) VPLS
12 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (19.61%) Fire and Rescue
1 10 (19.61%) Police
1 10 (19.61%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.76%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Compliance Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Data Centre
2 10 (19.61%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.69%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
5 3 (5.88%) HPUX
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 22 (43.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
4 10 (19.61%) Data Security
4 10 (19.61%) Identity Management
4 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) Network Management
5 7 (13.73%) Supplier Management
6 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.80%) SIEM
7 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
9 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Perl
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) CCNA
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
3 14 (27.45%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CASP
6 1 (1.96%) CEH
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.96%) GCIA
6 1 (1.96%) GIAC
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) SCCM
2 16 (31.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 15 (29.41%) SCOM
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Nexpose
6 4 (7.84%) WSUS
7 2 (3.92%) PaperCut
7 2 (3.92%) Puppet
7 2 (3.92%) Terraform
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) Palo Alto
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) F5
6 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 3 (5.88%) Imperva
6 3 (5.88%) Meraki
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 3 (5.88%) Splunk
7 2 (3.92%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.92%) FireEye
7 2 (3.92%) ForeScout
7 2 (3.92%) Google
7 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) MobileIron