Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 284 373 404
Rank change year-on-year +89 +31 +26
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 43 91 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.40% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.08% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40 65 73
Median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.26% -10.59%
10th Percentile £33,500 £22,000 £19,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £58,300
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +5.26%

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 4,196 8,418 10,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 39.41% 43.30% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,276 6,188 8,880
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 July 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
Yorkshire +112 25 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +83 10 £47,500 +21.02% 4
North East -2 8 £35,000 +34.62% 1
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 22 (51.16%) Cisco
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) ITSM
2 18 (41.86%) WAN
3 14 (32.56%) SLA
3 14 (32.56%) OSPF
3 14 (32.56%) BGP
3 14 (32.56%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (30.23%) Service Management
4 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
4 13 (30.23%) DHCP
4 13 (30.23%) ITIL
5 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 12 (27.91%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (27.91%) Azure
5 12 (27.91%) Junos
5 12 (27.91%) F5
6 11 (25.58%) ServiceNow
6 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (25.58%) Remedy
6 11 (25.58%) Project Management
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
6 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 11 (25.58%) VPN
7 10 (23.26%) LAN
7 10 (23.26%) MPLS
7 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.26%) Wireless

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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 6 (13.95%) Office 365
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) IaaS
5 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
5 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.33%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.33%) PaaS
6 1 (2.33%) SaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) WAN
3 14 (32.56%) BGP
3 14 (32.56%) OSPF
3 14 (32.56%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (30.23%) DHCP
4 13 (30.23%) DNS
5 12 (27.91%) Junos
6 11 (25.58%) VPN
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.26%) LAN
7 10 (23.26%) MPLS
7 10 (23.26%) Wireless
8 8 (18.60%) IPsec
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (16.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
9 7 (16.28%) SAN
9 7 (16.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) LAN Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) Ajax
2 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.93%) jQuery
2 9 (20.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITSM
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) Service Management
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
5 9 (20.93%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (18.60%) Capacity Management
6 8 (18.60%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Automation
6 8 (18.60%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 8 (18.60%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 7 (16.28%) Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (16.28%) Tech Ops
7 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.28%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) SLA
2 9 (20.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) XenApp
3 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Nagios
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
1 8 (18.60%) SCOM
1 8 (18.60%) Terraform
2 7 (16.28%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (16.28%) OpenView
2 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
2 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (16.28%) vRealize
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.98%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco CME
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Barracuda Networks
3 12 (27.91%) F5
3 12 (27.91%) Juniper
4 11 (25.58%) Remedy
4 11 (25.58%) ServiceNow
5 7 (16.28%) Blue Coat
5 7 (16.28%) BMC
5 7 (16.28%) CA
5 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Google
5 7 (16.28%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) IBM
5 7 (16.28%) Imperva
5 7 (16.28%) Infoblox
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Zscaler
6 6 (13.95%) Palo Alto