Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 February 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 319 307
Rank change year-on-year -26 -12 +45
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 26 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.75% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 42
North West median annual salary £38,000 £34,500 £41,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.14% -17.27% +9.74%
10th Percentile £29,469 £29,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,289 £51,250 £43,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6,065 5,453 5,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.52% 44.06% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,826 4,419 4,102
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,093 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.65% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the North West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the North West

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Manchester -10 24 £38,000 +11.76% 6
Cheshire -43 2 £34,000 -32.00%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 North West region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 16 (61.54%) LAN
1 16 (61.54%) WAN
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) VPN
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) WLAN
6 9 (34.62%) Service Management
6 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) SCCM
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
7 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (26.92%) CCNP
8 7 (26.92%) BGP
8 7 (26.92%) Cacti
8 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (26.92%) F5
8 7 (26.92%) SCOM
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) IaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
1 16 (61.54%) WAN
2 13 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) WLAN
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 6 (23.08%) IPsec
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) OpenScape
6 6 (23.08%) SSL
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 5 (19.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
1 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
5 5 (19.23%) People Management
6 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Practice Management
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
7 3 (11.54%) Security Patching
7 3 (11.54%) SIEM
7 3 (11.54%) Swim Lanes
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCNP
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
2 3 (11.54%) MCSE
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Hyper-V
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) Cacti
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) F5
5 6 (23.08%) IronPort
5 6 (23.08%) Polycom
5 6 (23.08%) Siemens
6 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
7 3 (11.54%) Acme Packet
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Sonus
8 2 (7.69%) Capita
8 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Mitel
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Remedy
9 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.85%) Red Hat