Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 334 272 397
Rank change year-on-year -62 +125 +7
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 182 319 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 1.04% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 2.38% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 263 109
South East median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,900
90th Percentile £68,000 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,085 13,380 13,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.68% 43.80% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,749 10,640 11,358
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Surrey -4 57 £37,500 +19.05% 6
Thames Valley -52 50 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Hampshire +30 43 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Berkshire -62 27 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Sussex +7 22 £47,500 -13.24% 4
Oxfordshire +39 16 £73,000 +52.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Kent -33 7 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Middlesex - 2 £43,000 -
East Sussex +19 1 £50,000 +11.11%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 120 (65.93%) Cisco
2 86 (47.25%) Firewall
3 80 (43.96%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (37.36%) ITIL
5 58 (31.87%) Data Centre
6 57 (31.32%) CCNP
7 55 (30.22%) Windows
7 55 (30.22%) WAN
8 52 (28.57%) VMware
9 50 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (27.47%) Wireless
10 49 (26.92%) LAN
11 46 (25.27%) Linux
11 46 (25.27%) Network Monitoring
12 44 (24.18%) CCNA
12 44 (24.18%) BGP
13 40 (21.98%) VoIP
13 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
14 39 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 38 (20.88%) VPN
16 37 (20.33%) TCP/IP
16 37 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (19.78%) SLA
17 36 (19.78%) SAN
18 35 (19.23%) OSPF
19 34 (18.68%) Juniper
19 34 (18.68%) CheckPoint
19 34 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
20 33 (18.13%) Security Cleared

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 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.40%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.75%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (10.99%) Office 365
4 10 (5.49%) Cloudflare
5 6 (3.30%) SaaS
6 2 (1.10%) GitHub
6 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (47.25%) Firewall
2 55 (30.22%) WAN
3 50 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (27.47%) Wireless
4 49 (26.92%) LAN
5 44 (24.18%) BGP
6 40 (21.98%) VoIP
7 38 (20.88%) VPN
8 37 (20.33%) TCP/IP
9 36 (19.78%) SAN
10 35 (19.23%) OSPF
11 34 (18.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (17.03%) HSRP
13 30 (16.48%) Network Security
14 27 (14.84%) IPsec
15 26 (14.29%) NAS
16 24 (13.19%) FCoE
16 24 (13.19%) iSCSI
17 22 (12.09%) DNS
17 22 (12.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.30%) Data Lake
3 6 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.74%) JIRA
2 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.10%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.10%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.10%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Advertising
3 9 (4.95%) Retail
4 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (45.05%) Network Engineer
2 20 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (9.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (9.34%) Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Monitoring Engineer
6 14 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.04%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) Network Operations Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Principal Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.95%) Voice Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.40%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.40%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 7 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) .NET
1 7 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.10%) LDAP
2 2 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services Management
3 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (31.87%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.79%) Public Cloud
4 14 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.30%) e-Learning
6 6 (3.30%) Reinsurance
7 5 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.75%) NHS
8 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.20%) PKI
8 4 (2.20%) Replication
9 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.10%) CMDB
11 1 (0.55%) CCTV
11 1 (0.55%) Handset
11 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.22%) Windows
2 46 (25.27%) Linux
3 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
4 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.95%) Unix
7 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.10%) CentOS
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.10%) VMS
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.36%) ITIL
2 46 (25.27%) Network Monitoring
3 30 (16.48%) Load Balancing
4 25 (13.74%) Change Control
5 24 (13.19%) Service Delivery
6 22 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.99%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (10.44%) Configuration Management
9 18 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (9.34%) Computer Science
11 16 (8.79%) Analytics
11 16 (8.79%) Incident Management
12 15 (8.24%) DevOps
12 15 (8.24%) Network Optimisation
12 15 (8.24%) Service Management
13 12 (6.59%) Problem Management
13 12 (6.59%) Task Automation
14 11 (6.04%) Change Management
14 11 (6.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.04%) Python
2 9 (4.95%) SQL
3 8 (4.40%) Ruby
4 7 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.85%) Perl
5 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.65%) Java
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (43.96%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (31.32%) CCNP
3 44 (24.18%) CCNA
4 33 (18.13%) Security Cleared
5 20 (10.99%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.44%) Degree
7 16 (8.79%) CCIE
8 9 (4.95%) JNCIE
9 7 (3.85%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.85%) MCSE
9 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.75%) CCDP
11 5 (2.75%) CISMP
11 5 (2.75%) CISSP
12 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
12 4 (2.20%) MCP
13 3 (1.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.78%) SLA
2 7 (3.85%) GDPR
2 7 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 34 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.19%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 4 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.65%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.65%) Docker
6 3 (1.65%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.10%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (16.48%) SCOM
2 28 (15.38%) SCCM
3 22 (12.09%) Nagios
4 14 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (6.04%) SCVMM
6 8 (4.40%) SCSM
6 8 (4.40%) WSUS
7 6 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.30%) Puppet
8 5 (2.75%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.75%) Capistrano
8 5 (2.75%) Nessus
8 5 (2.75%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.75%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.75%) Xymon
9 4 (2.20%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.65%) Ansible
10 3 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 120 (65.93%) Cisco
2 52 (28.57%) VMware
3 39 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 34 (18.68%) CheckPoint
4 34 (18.68%) Juniper
5 27 (14.84%) Citrix
6 23 (12.64%) NetApp
7 20 (10.99%) Palo Alto
7 20 (10.99%) ServiceNow
8 17 (9.34%) Dynatrace
9 15 (8.24%) New Relic
10 14 (7.69%) CommVault
11 12 (6.59%) Dell
11 12 (6.59%) F5
11 12 (6.59%) HP
11 12 (6.59%) Sophos
12 11 (6.04%) Meraki
12 11 (6.04%) Remedy
13 10 (5.49%) Freshdesk
13 10 (5.49%) PagerDuty