Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 355 388
Rank change year-on-year +32 +33 +86
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 215 210 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.53% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 168 173 222
South East median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £33,050
90th Percentile £70,375 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +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 12,108 13,730 16,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.71% 45.14% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9,618 10,896 13,294
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
Thames Valley +63 83 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire +47 63 £42,500 -24.44% 4
West Sussex +40 45 £54,500 -24.83% 5
Surrey -11 42 £36,250 -23.68% 9
Hampshire -17 33 £31,500 -21.25% 10
Oxfordshire +10 14 £53,000 +24.71% 1
Kent -5 11 £60,000 +22.45%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £45,000 +33.33% 3
East Sussex -1 1 £55,000 - 4
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 105 (48.84%) Cisco
2 104 (48.37%) Firewall
3 83 (38.60%) Windows
4 62 (28.84%) WAN
4 62 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (28.84%) VMware
5 59 (27.44%) Data Centre
6 55 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
6 55 (25.58%) Active Directory
7 54 (25.12%) LAN
7 54 (25.12%) ITIL
8 53 (24.65%) Microsoft
9 52 (24.19%) SCOM
10 48 (22.33%) DNS
10 48 (22.33%) Linux
10 48 (22.33%) Incident Management
11 47 (21.86%) Riverbed
12 46 (21.40%) Windows Server
13 45 (20.93%) VoIP
14 42 (19.53%) CCNP
14 42 (19.53%) Logistics
15 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
16 38 (17.67%) Juniper
17 37 (17.21%) TCP/IP
18 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
18 36 (16.74%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (16.74%) Problem Management
19 35 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (15.81%) SCCM
20 34 (15.81%) DHCP

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 19 (8.84%) IIS
2 10 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.19%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.72%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.86%) Confluence
7 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (13.49%) Office 365
3 8 (3.72%) Akamai
3 8 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.86%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 104 (48.37%) Firewall
2 62 (28.84%) WAN
3 55 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (25.12%) LAN
5 48 (22.33%) DNS
6 45 (20.93%) VoIP
7 37 (17.21%) TCP/IP
8 36 (16.74%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (15.81%) DHCP
10 33 (15.35%) VPN
11 32 (14.88%) Wireless
12 29 (13.49%) BGP
12 29 (13.49%) Internet
13 28 (13.02%) OSPF
14 27 (12.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (11.63%) Network Security
16 20 (9.30%) MPLS
17 18 (8.37%) HSRP
18 16 (7.44%) SAN
19 15 (6.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.93%) Big Data
3 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.93%) Informix
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Redmine
3 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (5.58%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.86%) Advertising
3 4 (1.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (28.84%) Network Engineer
2 48 (22.33%) Analyst
3 22 (10.23%) Monitoring Analyst
4 18 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.44%) Voice Engineer
5 16 (7.44%) Voice Network Engineer
6 13 (6.05%) Architect
7 12 (5.58%) Administrator
7 12 (5.58%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Information Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.19%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 8 (3.72%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.56%) Middleware
2 10 (4.65%) SailPoint
3 5 (2.33%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.86%) .NET
4 4 (1.86%) CSS
5 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.47%) Kafka
6 1 (0.47%) LAMP
6 1 (0.47%) OAuth
6 1 (0.47%) OpenID
6 1 (0.47%) SAML
6 1 (0.47%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.44%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.98%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.79%) Clustering
6 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.79%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.79%) NHS
7 4 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.40%) CMDB
9 2 (0.93%) AS400
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Replication
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.60%) Windows
2 48 (22.33%) Linux
3 46 (21.40%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.23%) Unix
4 22 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.98%) Windows 10
6 15 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.33%) Debian
9 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.12%) ITIL
2 48 (22.33%) Incident Management
3 42 (19.53%) Logistics
4 36 (16.74%) Problem Management
5 33 (15.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 33 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (14.42%) Service Management
8 30 (13.95%) Load Balancing
9 26 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 26 (12.09%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (9.77%) High Availability
11 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (7.91%) ITIL V3
13 16 (7.44%) Remediation Plan
13 16 (7.44%) Runbook
13 16 (7.44%) Security Monitoring
14 15 (6.98%) Configuration Management
15 13 (6.05%) Analytics
15 13 (6.05%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.70%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 12 (5.58%) SQL
4 8 (3.72%) VBScript
5 5 (2.33%) C-shell
5 5 (2.33%) Python
6 4 (1.86%) Ruby
7 3 (1.40%) C
7 3 (1.40%) Java
8 2 (0.93%) C#
8 2 (0.93%) RPG
9 1 (0.47%) Korn
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (28.84%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (19.53%) CCNP
3 33 (15.35%) CCNA
4 25 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (9.77%) MCSE
7 20 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.12%) CCIE
8 11 (5.12%) CISSP
9 9 (4.19%) Degree
9 9 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.72%) CISA
10 8 (3.72%) CISM
11 7 (3.26%) JNCIE
11 7 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.33%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.40%) CCDP
14 3 (1.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.95%) GDPR
2 23 (10.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (8.84%) SLA
4 11 (5.12%) COBIT
4 11 (5.12%) PCI DSS
4 11 (5.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (4.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.86%) ISO 22301
7 3 (1.40%) QA
8 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 55 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
3 35 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (6.51%) VMware NSX
6 11 (5.12%) XenApp
7 6 (2.79%) DFS Replication
8 4 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.40%) vSphere
10 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.93%) NFS
10 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.93%) Samba
11 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (24.19%) SCOM
2 34 (15.81%) SCCM
3 26 (12.09%) Nagios
4 23 (10.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (8.37%) Cisco IPCC
6 17 (7.91%) Nessus
7 16 (7.44%) SCSM
8 14 (6.51%) SCVMM
9 13 (6.05%) SolarWinds Orion
9 13 (6.05%) ZABBIX
10 11 (5.12%) Core Impact
10 11 (5.12%) Nexpose
10 11 (5.12%) OpenVAS
10 11 (5.12%) QRadar
11 10 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (3.72%) vRealize
13 5 (2.33%) NetBackup
13 5 (2.33%) Suricata
14 4 (1.86%) Ansible
14 4 (1.86%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 105 (48.84%) Cisco
2 62 (28.84%) VMware
3 53 (24.65%) Microsoft
4 47 (21.86%) Riverbed
5 38 (17.67%) Juniper
6 30 (13.95%) F5
6 30 (13.95%) HP
7 27 (12.56%) Citrix
7 27 (12.56%) Oracle
8 26 (12.09%) Palo Alto
8 26 (12.09%) ServiceNow
9 25 (11.63%) CheckPoint
10 23 (10.70%) Aruba
11 22 (10.23%) Zscaler
12 17 (7.91%) NetApp
13 16 (7.44%) AlienVault
13 16 (7.44%) Splunk
13 16 (7.44%) Symantec
14 14 (6.51%) Sophos
15 12 (5.58%) CommVault