Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 348 278
Rank change year-on-year +82 -70 +118
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 66 172 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.65% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.57% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 138 270
Median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,000 £71,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.09% +10.00%

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 4,450 10,933 13,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.43% 41.54% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,346 8,554 10,391
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.49% +1.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,663 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +60 22 £55,000 +60.58% 1
Hampshire +65 16 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +48 15 £52,000 +9.47% 1
Thames Valley +93 14 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Berkshire +87 9 £62,500 +35.14% 5
Buckinghamshire +62 4 £40,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire +30 1 £50,000 -31.51% 1
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 37 (56.06%) Cisco
2 35 (53.03%) Firewall
3 28 (42.42%) VMware
4 27 (40.91%) Azure
5 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (30.30%) SCCM
7 20 (30.30%) Windows
7 20 (30.30%) Linux
8 19 (28.79%) BGP
9 18 (27.27%) OSPF
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
10 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
10 17 (25.76%) vSphere
11 16 (24.24%) Network Security
11 16 (24.24%) Citrix
11 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
12 15 (22.73%) IBM
13 14 (21.21%) SCOM
13 14 (21.21%) Meraki
14 13 (19.70%) Palo Alto
14 13 (19.70%) Finance
14 13 (19.70%) Wireless
15 12 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (18.18%) CCNP
15 12 (18.18%) DevOps

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 9 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.91%) Azure
2 11 (16.67%) AWS
2 11 (16.67%) IaaS
3 9 (13.64%) Office 365
4 5 (7.58%) PaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.03%) Firewall
2 24 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (28.79%) BGP
5 18 (27.27%) OSPF
6 16 (24.24%) Network Security
7 13 (19.70%) Wireless
8 12 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (16.67%) DHCP
9 11 (16.67%) DNS
10 10 (15.15%) LAN
10 10 (15.15%) WAN
11 9 (13.64%) Cisco Firepower
11 9 (13.64%) SAN
11 9 (13.64%) Skype
12 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (10.61%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (10.61%) VPN
14 6 (9.09%) IPsec
14 6 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.58%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Architect
2 7 (10.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Consultant
4 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Server Support
6 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (16.67%) DataPower
3 10 (15.15%) Public Cloud
4 7 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.09%) PKI
6 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
7 4 (6.06%) CMDB
8 3 (4.55%) Clustering
8 3 (4.55%) HACMP
9 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
9 2 (3.03%) Replication
9 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.52%) BYOD
10 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.52%) NHS
10 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Unix
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) CentOS
5 5 (7.58%) Solaris
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.55%) AIX
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (18.18%) DevOps
3 12 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (15.15%) High Availability
4 10 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 10 (15.15%) Project Delivery
4 10 (15.15%) Runbook
5 8 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (10.61%) Migration
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.61%) Product Roadmap
6 7 (10.61%) Remediation Plan
7 6 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (9.09%) Presales
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.58%) C
2 5 (7.58%) Perl
2 5 (7.58%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) CCNP
2 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (9.09%) CCNA
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) Degree
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
7 3 (4.55%) CCIE
7 3 (4.55%) IBM Certification
7 3 (4.55%) VCAP
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.03%) CISSP
8 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) CCDA
9 1 (1.52%) CISA
9 1 (1.52%) CISM
9 1 (1.52%) GSEC
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) GDPR
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.76%) vSphere
3 15 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.06%) XenApp
7 2 (3.03%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) SCCM
2 14 (21.21%) SCOM
3 9 (13.64%) Ansible
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (7.58%) SCOrch
5 5 (7.58%) SELinux
6 4 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (6.06%) Terraform
6 4 (6.06%) vRealize
6 4 (6.06%) ZABBIX
7 3 (4.55%) SCVMM
7 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.52%) Nagios
9 1 (1.52%) QRadar
9 1 (1.52%) SCSM
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Cisco
2 28 (42.42%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.24%) Citrix
5 15 (22.73%) IBM
6 14 (21.21%) Meraki
7 13 (19.70%) Palo Alto
8 11 (16.67%) Aruba
9 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 9 (13.64%) Symantec
10 8 (12.12%) Juniper
11 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
12 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
12 5 (7.58%) Splunk
12 5 (7.58%) Veritas
13 4 (6.06%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (6.06%) Gemalto
13 4 (6.06%) Ivanti
13 4 (6.06%) McAfee
13 4 (6.06%) NetApp