Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 314 309
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 +59
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 114 225 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 2.02% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 101 177 235
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +15.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £75,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 8,618 11,157 14,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.97% 41.71% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,691 8,917 11,062
Median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +54 59 £53,750 +15.59% 6
Hampshire +19 22 £39,000 -2.50% 5
West Sussex -36 18 £51,000 -2.86% 1
Thames Valley -2 11 £49,000 +3.16% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 5 £32,500 -48.00% 1
Berkshire +5 4 £63,750 +41.67% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £49,000 -35.53%
East Sussex +10 2 £47,500 -15.56%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 90 (78.95%) Cisco
2 86 (75.44%) Firewall
3 59 (51.75%) Azure
4 52 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (45.61%) TCP/IP
5 51 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (42.11%) BGP
7 47 (41.23%) OSPF
8 46 (40.35%) Meraki
9 45 (39.47%) CCNP
10 44 (38.60%) Network Security
11 40 (35.09%) Palo Alto
12 38 (33.33%) Data Centre
13 36 (31.58%) ITIL
13 36 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (30.70%) WAN
15 34 (29.82%) Load Balancing
16 31 (27.19%) LAN
17 30 (26.32%) Wireless
17 30 (26.32%) Finance
18 29 (25.44%) Cybersecurity
19 28 (24.56%) IBM
19 28 (24.56%) CheckPoint
20 27 (23.68%) SAN
20 27 (23.68%) Aruba
21 26 (22.81%) Cisco Nexus
22 25 (21.93%) DataPower
22 25 (21.93%) Juniper
23 24 (21.05%) IPsec
23 24 (21.05%) SSL

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 10 (8.77%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (51.75%) Azure
2 16 (14.04%) Office 365
3 12 (10.53%) AWS
4 8 (7.02%) IaaS
5 7 (6.14%) PaaS
6 3 (2.63%) SaaS
7 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 86 (75.44%) Firewall
2 52 (45.61%) Cisco ASA
2 52 (45.61%) TCP/IP
3 48 (42.11%) BGP
4 47 (41.23%) OSPF
5 44 (38.60%) Network Security
6 36 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 35 (30.70%) WAN
8 31 (27.19%) LAN
9 30 (26.32%) Wireless
10 27 (23.68%) SAN
11 26 (22.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (21.05%) IPsec
12 24 (21.05%) SSL
13 23 (20.18%) VPN
14 22 (19.30%) DNS
15 20 (17.54%) DHCP
16 19 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
16 19 (16.67%) FCoE
17 12 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQLPlus
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Military
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Network Engineer
2 20 (17.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (11.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Network Support
7 7 (6.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) SOC Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) XMPP
2 3 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (1.75%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 25 (21.93%) DataPower
3 10 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (7.89%) Private Cloud
5 8 (7.02%) PKI
6 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.14%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.39%) Handset
8 4 (3.51%) Clustering
8 4 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (2.63%) BYOD
9 3 (2.63%) HACMP
10 2 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 20 (17.54%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) Unix
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.75%) Debian
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) ITIL
2 34 (29.82%) Load Balancing
3 29 (25.44%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (17.54%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 14 (12.28%) Change Control
8 13 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (9.65%) Network Optimisation
10 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.77%) Presales
10 10 (8.77%) Scrum
11 9 (7.89%) WAN Optimisation
12 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
12 8 (7.02%) DevOps
12 8 (7.02%) Information Management
12 8 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
12 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (7.02%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.51%) Python
4 3 (2.63%) C
4 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.75%) Perl
5 2 (1.75%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (39.47%) CCNP
3 21 (18.42%) CCNA
4 16 (14.04%) Degree
4 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.53%) MCSE
6 11 (9.65%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (7.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.51%) CCDP
10 3 (2.63%) IBM Certification
11 2 (1.75%) CCIE
11 2 (1.75%) CISSP
11 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) CCDA
12 1 (0.88%) MCITP
12 1 (0.88%) MCTS
12 1 (0.88%) VCAP
12 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) GDPR
3 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.40%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.39%) vSphere
4 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.63%) Firmware
5 3 (2.63%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (9.65%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (8.77%) SCCM
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (4.39%) SCOM
6 4 (3.51%) FortiGate
6 4 (3.51%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.63%) SCSM
7 3 (2.63%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.75%) Ansible
8 2 (1.75%) Nagios
8 2 (1.75%) OpenView
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.75%) SELinux
8 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.88%) Kibana
9 1 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 90 (78.95%) Cisco
2 46 (40.35%) Meraki
3 40 (35.09%) Palo Alto
4 28 (24.56%) CheckPoint
4 28 (24.56%) IBM
5 27 (23.68%) Aruba
6 25 (21.93%) Juniper
7 23 (20.18%) F5
8 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Citrix
9 19 (16.67%) VMware
10 11 (9.65%) Forcepoint
11 9 (7.89%) NetApp
12 8 (7.02%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (7.02%) HP
13 7 (6.14%) Dell
13 7 (6.14%) ServiceNow
14 5 (4.39%) Dell Compellent
14 5 (4.39%) LogRhythm
14 5 (4.39%) Symantec