Period
to 16 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 February 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 332 326 343
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 +26
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 127 217 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.95% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 112 163 199
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,325 £28,250 £28,900
90th Percentile £61,125 £67,050 £67,500
England median annual salary £48,300 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +6.38% +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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 9,383 11,148 14,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.66% 41.75% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,270 8,798 11,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.87%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the South East over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 February 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
Surrey +48 52 £50,000 -1.96% 8
Hampshire +17 30 £40,000 +35.59% 6
West Sussex -44 20 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Thames Valley +4 14 £50,250 +5.79% 5
East Sussex +8 7 £45,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -6 6 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Oxfordshire +22 4 £52,500 -30.92% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £32,500 -48.00% 1
Kent -6 2 £52,500 -12.50%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 99 (77.95%) Cisco
2 91 (71.65%) Firewall
3 63 (49.61%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (45.67%) CCNP
5 57 (44.88%) Azure
6 51 (40.16%) BGP
7 50 (39.37%) OSPF
8 49 (38.58%) TCP/IP
8 49 (38.58%) Cisco ASA
9 48 (37.80%) Data Centre
10 44 (34.65%) WAN
11 43 (33.86%) Meraki
12 42 (33.07%) LAN
13 40 (31.50%) Network Security
14 39 (30.71%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (29.13%) F5
15 37 (29.13%) Palo Alto
15 37 (29.13%) Load Balancing
15 37 (29.13%) Juniper
16 36 (28.35%) Wireless
17 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
17 35 (27.56%) CheckPoint
18 34 (26.77%) SAN
18 34 (26.77%) VPN
18 34 (26.77%) IPsec
19 33 (25.98%) SSL
20 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
20 30 (23.62%) ITIL
21 27 (21.26%) DNS
21 27 (21.26%) Cisco ISE

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.94%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Confluence
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (44.88%) Azure
2 16 (12.60%) Office 365
3 10 (7.87%) AWS
4 5 (3.94%) SaaS
5 4 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.15%) IaaS
5 4 (3.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 91 (71.65%) Firewall
2 51 (40.16%) BGP
3 50 (39.37%) OSPF
4 49 (38.58%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (38.58%) TCP/IP
5 44 (34.65%) WAN
6 42 (33.07%) LAN
7 40 (31.50%) Network Security
8 39 (30.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 36 (28.35%) Wireless
10 35 (27.56%) Wi-Fi
11 34 (26.77%) IPsec
11 34 (26.77%) SAN
11 34 (26.77%) VPN
12 33 (25.98%) SSL
13 27 (21.26%) Cisco ISE
13 27 (21.26%) DNS
14 26 (20.47%) FCoE
15 21 (16.54%) DHCP
16 16 (12.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) JIRA
2 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.57%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Law
3 2 (1.57%) Retail
3 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (59.06%) Network Engineer
2 26 (20.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Juniper Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support
9 7 (5.51%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.15%) Monitoring Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) XMPP
2 2 (1.57%) CSS
2 2 (1.57%) JSON
2 2 (1.57%) LDAP
2 2 (1.57%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 48 (37.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.96%) DataPower
3 16 (12.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.45%) PKI
5 6 (4.72%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.94%) Handset
7 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.57%) BYOD
9 2 (1.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.79%) HACMP
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) Linux
2 24 (18.90%) Windows
3 19 (14.96%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.24%) Unix
5 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.51%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.15%) CentOS
9 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.79%) AIX
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Load Balancing
2 30 (23.62%) ITIL
3 24 (18.90%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (18.90%) Network Monitoring
4 21 (16.54%) Change Control
5 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.02%) Network Optimisation
7 12 (9.45%) Adaptive Security
7 12 (9.45%) Computer Science
7 12 (9.45%) Information Management
7 12 (9.45%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (9.45%) Mathematics
7 12 (9.45%) Network Design
7 12 (9.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 12 (9.45%) Web Filtering
8 11 (8.66%) ITSM
9 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.87%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (6.30%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.30%) Python
4 5 (3.94%) SQL
5 2 (1.57%) C
5 2 (1.57%) Java
5 2 (1.57%) Ruby
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (49.61%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (45.67%) CCNP
3 25 (19.69%) CCNA
4 16 (12.60%) Degree
5 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.87%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.30%) MCSE
8 5 (3.94%) CCDP
9 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.57%) CCIE
10 2 (1.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.57%) CISM
10 2 (1.57%) CISSP
10 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.57%) SSCP
11 1 (0.79%) MCTS
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.57%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Firmware
4 2 (1.57%) KVM
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) Cisco UCCX
2 16 (12.60%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (12.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (10.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (7.87%) SCCM
5 6 (4.72%) SCOM
6 5 (3.94%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.36%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.36%) Nagios
7 3 (2.36%) SCSM
8 2 (1.57%) Ansible
8 2 (1.57%) Grafana
8 2 (1.57%) Graylog
8 2 (1.57%) Nessus
8 2 (1.57%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.57%) OpenView
8 2 (1.57%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.57%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (77.95%) Cisco
2 43 (33.86%) Meraki
3 37 (29.13%) F5
3 37 (29.13%) Juniper
3 37 (29.13%) Palo Alto
4 35 (27.56%) CheckPoint
5 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
6 22 (17.32%) Aruba
7 21 (16.54%) IBM
8 20 (15.75%) Citrix
9 15 (11.81%) VMware
10 14 (11.02%) Barracuda Networks
10 14 (11.02%) Forcepoint
11 13 (10.24%) NetApp
12 11 (8.66%) ServiceNow
13 7 (5.51%) HP
14 6 (4.72%) Dynatrace
15 5 (3.94%) Symantec
16 4 (3.15%) Dell
16 4 (3.15%) Veeam