Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 377 256 348
Rank change year-on-year -121 +92 -18
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 76 42 152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.24% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 70 23 135
10th Percentile £35,250 £26,500 £25,200
25th Percentile £41,250 £29,625 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £54,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.67% +21.11% -14.29%
75th Percentile £63,750 £59,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -8.65%

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 7,125 3,386 10,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.49% 38.74% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,798 2,674 8,105
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Thames Valley -73 31 £45,000 +66.67% 4
Surrey -51 27 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Oxfordshire - 15 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire -70 12 £42,500 +57.41% 2
Hampshire -114 10 £60,000 +10.09% 4
Kent - 6 £52,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -52 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 50 (65.79%) Cisco
2 48 (63.16%) Firewall
3 37 (48.68%) Azure
4 33 (43.42%) Palo Alto
5 31 (40.79%) WAN
6 30 (39.47%) VPN
7 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (35.53%) LAN
8 27 (35.53%) ITIL
9 25 (32.89%) VMware
10 24 (31.58%) CCNP
10 24 (31.58%) Network Security
11 23 (30.26%) Windows
12 22 (28.95%) Wireless
13 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
14 20 (26.32%) Meraki
14 20 (26.32%) IPsec
14 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.68%) Finance
15 18 (23.68%) DNS
16 17 (22.37%) BGP
16 17 (22.37%) Social Skills
17 16 (21.05%) CCNA
17 16 (21.05%) OSPF
18 15 (19.74%) Linux
18 15 (19.74%) SIEM
18 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.68%) Azure
2 14 (18.42%) AWS
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (10.53%) Azure Sentinel
5 4 (5.26%) Azure Storage
6 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.95%) IaaS
6 3 (3.95%) SaaS
7 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (63.16%) Firewall
2 31 (40.79%) WAN
3 30 (39.47%) VPN
4 27 (35.53%) LAN
5 24 (31.58%) Network Security
6 22 (28.95%) Wireless
7 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (26.32%) IPsec
9 18 (23.68%) DNS
10 17 (22.37%) BGP
11 16 (21.05%) OSPF
12 14 (18.42%) DHCP
13 11 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (11.84%) WLAN
15 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
16 7 (9.21%) IPv4
16 7 (9.21%) IPv6
17 6 (7.89%) SAN
17 6 (7.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.32%) OLAP
2 1 (1.32%) OLTP
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Social Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Publishing
4 4 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Finance
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Network Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Security Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) SIEM Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) WAN Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) LAN Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) LAN/WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) XMPP
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
1 6 (7.89%) PKI
2 5 (6.58%) DataPower
3 4 (5.26%) CMDB
3 4 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.89%) SUSE
5 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.63%) Solaris
7 2 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) ITIL
2 20 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (19.74%) SIEM
4 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
5 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.84%) High Availability
7 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (10.53%) Observability
8 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.89%) Presales
9 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
9 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.58%) Network Management
10 5 (6.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.89%) C
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.58%) CCNP
3 16 (21.05%) CCNA
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) CCIE
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.95%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.95%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) NFS
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (9.21%) Pingdom
3 4 (5.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (5.26%) QRadar
4 3 (3.95%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.63%) Nagios
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.63%) SCCM
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Cisco
2 33 (43.42%) Palo Alto
3 25 (32.89%) VMware
4 20 (26.32%) Meraki
4 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.47%) Splunk
6 10 (13.16%) IBM
6 10 (13.16%) Zscaler
7 9 (11.84%) Citrix
7 9 (11.84%) F5
8 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.53%) CrowdStrike
8 8 (10.53%) Dell
8 8 (10.53%) Fortinet
8 8 (10.53%) New Relic
9 7 (9.21%) AppDynamics
9 7 (9.21%) Dynatrace
9 7 (9.21%) Juniper
9 7 (9.21%) Sophos
10 5 (6.58%) Aruba