Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 322 353
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 +46
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 152 220 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.80% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 130 173 174
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £27,488 £27,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,625 £71,250 £73,600
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.65% +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 10,561 12,243 13,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.96% 42.86% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,134 9,754 10,841
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +29 40 £45,000 +24.14% 17
Hampshire +16 40 £38,000 +20.63% 16
Thames Valley -24 28 £46,000 +2.22% 5
West Sussex -10 24 £47,500 -13.24% 5
Berkshire -23 13 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex +17 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Kent -9 7 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +11 5 £52,500 -8.70%
Middlesex - 2 £43,000 -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 111 (73.03%) Cisco
2 90 (59.21%) Firewall
3 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
4 69 (45.39%) CCNP
5 51 (33.55%) WAN
6 48 (31.58%) LAN
7 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
8 45 (29.61%) Windows
9 44 (28.95%) Data Centre
10 42 (27.63%) VPN
10 42 (27.63%) CheckPoint
11 41 (26.97%) Azure
12 40 (26.32%) Wireless
13 36 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (23.68%) F5
14 35 (23.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (23.03%) SAN
15 33 (21.71%) ITIL
15 33 (21.71%) BGP
15 33 (21.71%) Load Balancing
15 33 (21.71%) Windows Server
16 32 (21.05%) IPsec
16 32 (21.05%) Juniper
17 31 (20.39%) TCP/IP
18 30 (19.74%) OSPF
18 30 (19.74%) Network Monitoring
19 29 (19.08%) Office 365
19 29 (19.08%) SSL
19 29 (19.08%) CCNA
20 28 (18.42%) Linux

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 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.29%) Confluence
3 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.97%) Azure
2 29 (19.08%) Office 365
3 12 (7.89%) AWS
4 6 (3.95%) SaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.97%) GCP
7 2 (1.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (59.21%) Firewall
2 51 (33.55%) WAN
3 48 (31.58%) LAN
4 42 (27.63%) VPN
5 40 (26.32%) Wireless
6 36 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (23.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (23.03%) SAN
8 33 (21.71%) BGP
9 32 (21.05%) IPsec
10 31 (20.39%) TCP/IP
11 30 (19.74%) OSPF
12 29 (19.08%) SSL
13 28 (18.42%) DNS
14 25 (16.45%) FCoE
14 25 (16.45%) VoIP
15 24 (15.79%) Cisco ISE
16 23 (15.13%) NAS
17 22 (14.47%) VLAN
18 21 (13.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.87%) JIRA
2 6 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.32%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.87%) Finance
2 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.61%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Police
Job Titles
1 77 (50.66%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (9.87%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (7.89%) Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) IT Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Network Support
8 10 (6.58%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Architect
11 6 (3.95%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Juniper Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) XMPP
2 5 (3.29%) LDAP
3 4 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.26%) PKI
4 7 (4.61%) Handset
5 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.97%) NHS
9 2 (1.32%) BYOD
9 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.66%) DataPower
10 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) Windows
2 33 (21.71%) Windows Server
3 28 (18.42%) Linux
4 13 (8.55%) Unix
4 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.61%) CentOS
7 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.32%) Debian
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.66%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) ITIL
1 33 (21.71%) Load Balancing
2 30 (19.74%) Network Monitoring
3 28 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (15.13%) Change Control
5 17 (11.18%) Network Optimisation
6 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 15 (9.87%) Network Management
8 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.55%) ITSM
10 12 (7.89%) Computer Science
10 12 (7.89%) Network Design
11 11 (7.24%) DevOps
11 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (7.24%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (5.92%) Service Management
13 9 (5.92%) Technical Leadership
14 8 (5.26%) Mathematics
14 8 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
1 14 (9.21%) PowerShell
1 14 (9.21%) Python
2 7 (4.61%) Ruby
3 4 (2.63%) Java
4 3 (1.97%) SQL
5 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (0.66%) C
6 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (49.34%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (45.39%) CCNP
3 29 (19.08%) CCNA
4 20 (13.16%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.21%) Degree
6 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.92%) MCSE
7 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.63%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.63%) CISSP
9 4 (2.63%) MCP
9 4 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.97%) CCIE
10 3 (1.97%) CISMP
10 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.32%) CCDP
11 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.47%) SLA
2 7 (4.61%) GDPR
3 3 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.29%) vSphere
5 4 (2.63%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.97%) Docker
6 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.32%) KVM
7 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.66%) Firmware
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (11.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (11.18%) SCCM
3 16 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (9.21%) SCOM
5 11 (7.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (6.58%) Nagios
7 5 (3.29%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.29%) Perfmon
7 5 (3.29%) SCOrch
7 5 (3.29%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.29%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.29%) Xymon
8 4 (2.63%) Nessus
8 4 (2.63%) WSUS
9 3 (1.97%) Ansible
9 3 (1.97%) Grafana
9 3 (1.97%) Graylog
9 3 (1.97%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 111 (73.03%) Cisco
2 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
3 42 (27.63%) CheckPoint
4 36 (23.68%) F5
5 32 (21.05%) Juniper
6 26 (17.11%) VMware
7 25 (16.45%) Meraki
8 24 (15.79%) Citrix
9 16 (10.53%) Palo Alto
10 15 (9.87%) NetApp
11 12 (7.89%) ServiceNow
12 11 (7.24%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (7.24%) Sophos
13 10 (6.58%) Forcepoint
14 9 (5.92%) Dynatrace
14 9 (5.92%) ZyXEL
15 8 (5.26%) Symantec
16 7 (4.61%) Veeam
17 6 (3.95%) BMC
17 6 (3.95%) Nimsoft