Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 332 367
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 +119
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 203 230 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.66% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 151 199 243
South East median annual salary £52,500 £42,714 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.91% +0.50% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £33,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% -5.56%

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 11,121 13,815 15,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.71% 44.83% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,732 10,837 12,121
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.95%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,150 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,924
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.23% +4.28%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
West Sussex +58 72 £52,500 -27.59% 3
Thames Valley +40 48 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Berkshire +21 42 £42,500 -29.17% 4
Surrey -28 42 £51,000 +13.33% 11
Hampshire +21 37 £29,500 -26.25% 3
Oxfordshire +26 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £51,500 +52.59% 1
East Sussex +8 2 £56,250 - 1
Kent -6 1 £60,000 +22.45% 4
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 115 (56.65%) Firewall
2 107 (52.71%) Cisco
3 91 (44.83%) Windows
4 85 (41.87%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (35.47%) WAN
6 67 (33.00%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (32.02%) Linux
8 60 (29.56%) CCNP
9 59 (29.06%) DNS
9 59 (29.06%) VoIP
10 56 (27.59%) LAN
11 55 (27.09%) DHCP
12 53 (26.11%) VMware
12 53 (26.11%) Data Centre
13 52 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 51 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 50 (24.63%) Active Directory
15 50 (24.63%) Wireless
15 50 (24.63%) GDPR
16 49 (24.14%) High Availability
17 48 (23.65%) ITIL
18 46 (22.66%) CCNA
18 46 (22.66%) Network Monitoring
19 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
19 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
20 43 (21.18%) VPN
20 43 (21.18%) Citrix
21 40 (19.70%) Network Security
22 38 (18.72%) Unix
22 38 (18.72%) Remediation Plan

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 12 (5.91%) IIS
2 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (10.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 115 (56.65%) Firewall
2 72 (35.47%) WAN
3 67 (33.00%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (29.06%) DNS
4 59 (29.06%) VoIP
5 56 (27.59%) LAN
6 55 (27.09%) DHCP
7 50 (24.63%) Wireless
8 44 (21.67%) TCP/IP
9 43 (21.18%) VPN
10 40 (19.70%) Network Security
11 37 (18.23%) Wi-Fi
12 36 (17.73%) BGP
13 35 (17.24%) OSPF
14 34 (16.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (15.27%) HSRP
16 26 (12.81%) SAN
17 25 (12.32%) IPsec
18 23 (11.33%) MPLS
19 22 (10.84%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.96%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.46%) Big Data
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.99%) Informix
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) JIRA
1 6 (2.96%) Redmine
2 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (3.94%) Advertising
2 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.99%) Finance
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (33.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (11.82%) IT Engineer
3 20 (9.85%) Analyst
4 18 (8.87%) Senior IT Engineer
5 16 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.39%) Architect
7 14 (6.90%) Administrator
7 14 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.40%) Voice Engineer
8 13 (6.40%) Voice Network Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Lead Architect
11 9 (4.43%) Monitoring Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) Network Manager
11 9 (4.43%) Network Operations Manager
11 9 (4.43%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) Operations Manager
12 8 (3.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.34%) Middleware
2 9 (4.43%) .NET
3 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.96%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) Kafka
4 1 (0.49%) OAuth
4 1 (0.49%) OpenID
4 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
4 1 (0.49%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.42%) Clustering
3 11 (5.42%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.45%) e-Learning
5 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.96%) NHS
6 6 (2.96%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.99%) AS400
8 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (44.83%) Windows
2 65 (32.02%) Linux
3 38 (18.72%) Unix
4 37 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (17.73%) Windows Server
6 31 (15.27%) Windows 10
7 30 (14.78%) Windows 7
8 26 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.96%) Debian
11 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) CentOS
13 1 (0.49%) SUSE
13 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 51 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (24.14%) High Availability
4 48 (23.65%) ITIL
5 46 (22.66%) Network Monitoring
6 38 (18.72%) Remediation Plan
6 38 (18.72%) Runbook
7 33 (16.26%) Load Balancing
8 30 (14.78%) Incident Management
9 29 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (13.79%) Service Management
11 27 (13.30%) Logistics
12 22 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (10.84%) Problem Management
13 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.87%) Technical Leadership
13 18 (8.87%) WAN Optimisation
14 16 (7.88%) ITIL V3
14 16 (7.88%) Server Management
15 14 (6.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.27%) PowerShell
2 24 (11.82%) VBScript
3 14 (6.90%) SQL
4 13 (6.40%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.45%) C
6 2 (0.99%) C-shell
6 2 (0.99%) Korn
7 1 (0.49%) Java
7 1 (0.49%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (41.87%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (29.56%) CCNP
3 46 (22.66%) CCNA
4 35 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (16.26%) MCSE
6 32 (15.76%) Security Cleared
7 24 (11.82%) SC Cleared
8 14 (6.90%) CCIE
8 14 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (4.93%) JNCIE
10 7 (3.45%) CISSP
10 7 (3.45%) Degree
10 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.96%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.96%) GIAC
11 6 (2.96%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (2.96%) SANS
11 6 (2.96%) SSCP
12 5 (2.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.63%) GDPR
2 25 (12.32%) SLA
3 16 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (24.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.27%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (13.30%) XenApp
4 17 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (8.37%) VMware NSX
5 11 (5.42%) DFS Replication
5 11 (5.42%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.96%) NFS
6 6 (2.96%) Samba
7 3 (1.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.99%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (16.26%) Nagios
2 32 (15.76%) SCCM
3 29 (14.29%) SCOM
4 16 (7.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (7.88%) SCVMM
5 14 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 12 (5.91%) SCSM
7 10 (4.93%) Cisco IPCC
8 8 (3.94%) Ansible
8 8 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (3.94%) ZABBIX
9 7 (3.45%) Nessus
9 7 (3.45%) vCenter Server
10 6 (2.96%) Puppet
10 6 (2.96%) Suricata
11 5 (2.46%) NetBackup
11 5 (2.46%) vRealize
12 3 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (1.48%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (52.71%) Cisco
2 53 (26.11%) VMware
3 44 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (21.18%) Citrix
5 37 (18.23%) Juniper
6 30 (14.78%) Symantec
7 28 (13.79%) F5
7 28 (13.79%) Riverbed
8 27 (13.30%) NetApp
9 26 (12.81%) Ivanti
10 25 (12.32%) CheckPoint
11 22 (10.84%) ServiceNow
12 20 (9.85%) Palo Alto
13 18 (8.87%) Oracle
14 17 (8.37%) HP
15 13 (6.40%) Aruba
15 13 (6.40%) Remedy
16 11 (5.42%) Dynatrace
16 11 (5.42%) EMC
17 10 (4.93%) Zscaler