Period
to 18 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 381 466
Rank change year-on-year +29 +85 -26
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 210 214 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.30% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 173 222 140
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,050 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13787 16508 21462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.36% 46.92% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10945 13291 17506
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +56 86 £47,500 - 5
Thames Valley -16 46 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +40 40 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Kent +30 35 £49,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +48 26 £56,250 +7.14%
Oxfordshire -8 14 £42,500 -29.17%
Buckinghamshire -31 6 £33,750 -20.59% 1
West Sussex -10 5 £72,500 +38.10%
East Sussex -9 1 - -
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 137 (65.24%) Cisco
2 121 (57.62%) ITIL
3 107 (50.95%) Firewall
4 94 (44.76%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (37.14%) VPN
6 76 (36.19%) CCNP
7 70 (33.33%) WAN
8 67 (31.90%) Wireless
9 66 (31.43%) Network Monitoring
10 65 (30.95%) F5
10 65 (30.95%) Microsoft
11 64 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
11 64 (30.48%) Palo Alto
12 61 (29.05%) MPLS
12 61 (29.05%) BGP
13 60 (28.57%) Data Centre
14 56 (26.67%) Load Balancing
15 52 (24.76%) SSL
15 52 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (24.29%) CheckPoint
17 50 (23.81%) OSPF
17 50 (23.81%) VLAN
18 48 (22.86%) IPsec
19 47 (22.38%) Ethernet
19 47 (22.38%) VMware
20 46 (21.90%) Juniper
20 46 (21.90%) Change Management
21 42 (20.00%) Windows
22 41 (19.52%) CCNA
22 41 (19.52%) HP

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 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.38%) IIS
3 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.95%) Apache
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Office 365
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (50.95%) Firewall
2 78 (37.14%) VPN
3 70 (33.33%) WAN
4 67 (31.90%) Wireless
5 64 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
6 61 (29.05%) BGP
6 61 (29.05%) MPLS
7 52 (24.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 52 (24.76%) SSL
8 50 (23.81%) OSPF
8 50 (23.81%) VLAN
9 48 (22.86%) IPsec
10 47 (22.38%) Ethernet
11 39 (18.57%) LAN
12 38 (18.10%) TCP/IP
13 37 (17.62%) DNS
14 34 (16.19%) SNMP
15 32 (15.24%) Network Security
16 28 (13.33%) VoIP
17 26 (12.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.10%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (10.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.95%) Redmine
2 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (10.95%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Billing
3 8 (3.81%) Advertising
4 2 (0.95%) Banking
4 2 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 38 (18.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 27 (12.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (11.90%) Analyst
6 23 (10.95%) Network Manager
6 23 (10.95%) WAN Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) Network Deployment Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 18 (8.57%) Operational Support Analyst
8 18 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
8 18 (8.57%) Operations Support Analyst
9 17 (8.10%) DBA
9 17 (8.10%) SQL DBA
10 16 (7.62%) Administrator
10 16 (7.62%) Juniper Engineer
11 11 (5.24%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (5.24%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.57%) .NET
2 17 (8.10%) Middleware
3 12 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.95%) Computer Science
3 22 (10.48%) Clustering
4 17 (8.10%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 15 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (6.19%) FlexPod
6 13 (6.19%) PKI
7 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.38%) Wiki
9 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.90%) Replication
10 3 (1.43%) Fintech
11 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.48%) CMDB
12 1 (0.48%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.00%) Windows
2 33 (15.71%) Windows Server
3 30 (14.29%) Linux
4 18 (8.57%) Unix
5 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 2 (0.95%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (57.62%) ITIL
2 66 (31.43%) Network Monitoring
3 56 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 46 (21.90%) Change Management
5 38 (18.10%) Service Delivery
6 34 (16.19%) Performance Management
6 34 (16.19%) Problem Management
7 30 (14.29%) Network Management
8 29 (13.81%) Time Management
9 28 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 28 (13.33%) Network Design
10 22 (10.48%) ITIL V3
11 21 (10.00%) Change Control
11 21 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (10.00%) Project Management
12 20 (9.52%) Web Filtering
13 19 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (8.57%) Software Delivery
14 18 (8.57%) Statistics
14 18 (8.57%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.43%) Java
2 23 (10.95%) SQL
3 18 (8.57%) C#
3 18 (8.57%) RPG
4 17 (8.10%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.19%) Perl
6 13 (6.19%) Python
7 10 (4.76%) C
8 9 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.86%) C++
9 6 (2.86%) Ruby
10 2 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 94 (44.76%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (36.19%) CCNP
3 41 (19.52%) CCNA
4 33 (15.71%) CCIE
5 22 (10.48%) Degree
6 15 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (5.24%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.86%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.43%) MCSE
13 2 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.95%) SANS
13 2 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.29%) SLA
2 28 (13.33%) QA
3 15 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 12 (5.71%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (12.38%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.05%) Hyper-V
2 19 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.95%) NFS
5 2 (0.95%) Samba
5 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.95%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.48%) KVM
6 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.48%) vCloud
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (15.71%) Cisco Prime
2 27 (12.86%) SCOM
3 25 (11.90%) Nagios
4 23 (10.95%) SCCM
5 20 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (4.76%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.38%) Puppet
7 5 (2.38%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.90%) Ansible
8 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.43%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.43%) Cacti
9 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.43%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.95%) Control-M
10 2 (0.95%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.95%) Nessus
10 2 (0.95%) Nmap
10 2 (0.95%) SCSM
10 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 137 (65.24%) Cisco
2 65 (30.95%) F5
2 65 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 64 (30.48%) Palo Alto
4 51 (24.29%) CheckPoint
5 47 (22.38%) VMware
6 46 (21.90%) Juniper
7 41 (19.52%) HP
8 28 (13.33%) Aruba
9 20 (9.52%) Dell
10 19 (9.05%) Fortinet
11 18 (8.57%) Dynatrace
12 17 (8.10%) MuleSoft
12 17 (8.10%) Oracle
13 16 (7.62%) Meraki
14 15 (7.14%) Brocade
15 14 (6.67%) Atlassian
15 14 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
16 13 (6.19%) 3Com
16 13 (6.19%) Sourcefire