Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 388 269 354
Rank change year-on-year -119 +85 -60
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 46 69 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 1.46% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 146
10th Percentile £34,375 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £46,563 £35,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £52,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.66% +16.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £45,000 £63,125 £50,600
90th Percentile £61,875 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -7.77%

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 6,166 4,727 10,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.43% 39.87% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,336 3,676 8,664
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £26,289
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,855 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% +7.00% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Surrey -31 14 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Thames Valley -50 14 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Hampshire -81 10 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire -38 9 £42,500 -29.17% 1
West Sussex -15 5 £41,250 -20.67%
Buckinghamshire -27 4 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Kent - 3 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 1 £35,000 -28.57% 3
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) VPN
3 19 (41.30%) Azure
4 17 (36.96%) Windows
5 15 (32.61%) WAN
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) VMware
6 14 (30.43%) LAN
6 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (28.26%) CCNP
7 13 (28.26%) CCNA
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
7 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (28.26%) AWS
8 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
8 11 (23.91%) IPsec
8 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 10 (21.74%) DNS
9 10 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (19.57%) Meraki
10 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (19.57%) Splunk
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (19.57%) Social Skills
10 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.39%) Network Security

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Azure
2 13 (28.26%) AWS
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (8.70%) Power Platform
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Sentinel
5 3 (6.52%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) VPN
3 15 (32.61%) WAN
4 14 (30.43%) LAN
5 13 (28.26%) Wireless
6 11 (23.91%) IPsec
7 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) DHCP
8 8 (17.39%) Network Security
8 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (13.04%) BGP
10 6 (13.04%) IPv4
10 6 (13.04%) IPv6
10 6 (13.04%) OSPF
10 6 (13.04%) SAN
10 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Power BI
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) OLTP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.57%) Social Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) SIEM Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.87%) ITSM
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) SIEM
5 4 (8.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Network Management
5 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Availability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (6.52%) Security Operations
6 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.26%) CCNA
2 13 (28.26%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) CISSP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) VMware NSX
4 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.35%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (6.52%) QRadar
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.35%) Pingdom
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) OpenView
4 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.17%) WMI
4 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Meraki
3 9 (19.57%) Splunk
4 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Dynatrace
5 6 (13.04%) F5
5 6 (13.04%) Juniper
6 5 (10.87%) CrowdStrike
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle
8 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
8 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.52%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) HP