Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 323 313 309
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 -14
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 50 105 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.57% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.41% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 35 87 181
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,313 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +2.04%

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 4,939 7,435 10,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.60% 40.46% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,700 5,816 8,534
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,485 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +2.04%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds in the South East.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the South East

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in the South East over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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
Hampshire +34 19 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Surrey -19 14 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Thames Valley +39 9 £39,000 -30.67%
West Sussex +9 7 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Berkshire +23 6 £41,250 -36.54%
Buckinghamshire +33 3 £39,000 +4.00%
Kent - 1 £35,000 - 4
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 22 (44.00%) Azure
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) Firewall
3 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (38.00%) VMware
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (30.00%) WAN
6 15 (30.00%) VPN
7 14 (28.00%) LAN
7 14 (28.00%) CCNP
7 14 (28.00%) CCNA
7 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (28.00%) AWS
7 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 13 (26.00%) Social Skills
9 12 (24.00%) BGP
9 12 (24.00%) DNS
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 12 (24.00%) Network Security
10 11 (22.00%) SCCM
10 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
10 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (22.00%) OSPF
10 11 (22.00%) SAN

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 (10.00%) Drupal
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Azure
2 14 (28.00%) AWS
3 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (12.00%) IaaS
5 6 (12.00%) PaaS
6 5 (10.00%) Datadog
6 5 (10.00%) Google Analytics
6 5 (10.00%) SaaS
7 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) VPN
2 15 (30.00%) WAN
3 14 (28.00%) LAN
4 12 (24.00%) BGP
4 12 (24.00%) DNS
4 12 (24.00%) Network Security
5 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (22.00%) OSPF
5 11 (22.00%) SAN
5 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 8 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (16.00%) IPsec
7 8 (16.00%) VoIP
7 8 (16.00%) Wireless
8 7 (14.00%) Internet
9 5 (10.00%) HTTPS
10 4 (8.00%) DHCP
10 4 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Power BI
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (26.00%) Social Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Site Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) LAMP
2 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.00%) CCTV
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) ITSM
4 8 (16.00%) Network Design
4 8 (16.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (12.00%) Analytics
5 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Availability Management
7 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 3 (6.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 3 (6.00%) Product Backlog
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) CCNA
2 14 (28.00%) CCNP
2 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (18.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
4 4 (8.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISM
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (20.00%) VMware NSX
4 4 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) SCCM
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.00%) SCOM
4 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Nessus
4 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
5 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Netcool
5 1 (2.00%) OpenView
5 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.00%) SCSM
5 1 (2.00%) WMI
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Cisco
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Palo Alto
4 10 (20.00%) F5
4 10 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 7 (14.00%) Dynatrace
6 6 (12.00%) Splunk
7 5 (10.00%) AppDynamics
7 5 (10.00%) Google
7 5 (10.00%) Juniper
7 5 (10.00%) New Relic
7 5 (10.00%) Veeam
8 4 (8.00%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 3 (6.00%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (6.00%) Sophos
10 2 (4.00%) HP
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle
11 1 (2.00%) Citrix