Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 302 332
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 54 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.93% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 24
South West median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +19.30% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,525 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £59,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +7.06%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4394 4754 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.50% 43.84% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3630 3942 4318
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the South West

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the South West.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the South West

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the South West

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cornwall +9 18 £32,000 -
Bristol -26 17 £48,500 -4.90% 2
Gloucestershire +26 8 £45,000 -18.18%
Dorset - 8 £33,250 - 1
Somerset +3 3 £30,000 -14.29%
SolarWinds
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (50.00%) CCNA
4 26 (48.15%) Cisco
5 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
6 23 (42.59%) ITIL
6 23 (42.59%) VMware
7 22 (40.74%) CCNP
8 21 (38.89%) Linux
8 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
8 21 (38.89%) Wireless
8 21 (38.89%) F5
8 21 (38.89%) Coaching
9 18 (33.33%) Service Management
9 18 (33.33%) Firewall
9 18 (33.33%) DNS
10 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
10 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (31.48%) TOGAF
10 17 (31.48%) User Experience
10 17 (31.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (29.63%) Change Control
11 16 (29.63%) Infoblox
11 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
11 16 (29.63%) Cisco ISE
11 16 (29.63%) IT Strategy
11 16 (29.63%) Runbook
11 16 (29.63%) ITSM
11 16 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (29.63%) SLA

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) IaaS
3 3 (5.56%) G Suite
3 3 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
2 21 (38.89%) Wireless
3 18 (33.33%) DNS
3 18 (33.33%) Firewall
4 16 (29.63%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (20.37%) DHCP
6 9 (16.67%) VPN
7 7 (12.96%) FCoE
7 7 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (12.96%) SAN
7 7 (12.96%) SNMP
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (11.11%) DDNS
8 6 (11.11%) LAN
8 6 (11.11%) WAN
9 5 (9.26%) NAS
9 5 (9.26%) Unified Communications
10 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
1 7 (12.96%) Redmine
General
1 5 (9.26%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Lead Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Server Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) Java EE
2 2 (3.70%) STL
3 1 (1.85%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) User Experience
2 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 21 (38.89%) Coaching
2 21 (38.89%) Service Delivery
3 18 (33.33%) Service Management
4 17 (31.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (31.48%) TOGAF
5 16 (29.63%) Change Control
5 16 (29.63%) IT Strategy
5 16 (29.63%) ITSM
5 16 (29.63%) Problem Management
5 16 (29.63%) Runbook
6 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (16.67%) High Availability
8 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.96%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Python
2 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) C
3 7 (12.96%) Korn
3 7 (12.96%) Perl
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (50.00%) CCNA
3 22 (40.74%) CCNP
4 16 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.81%) MCSE
8 7 (12.96%) CISSP
8 7 (12.96%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
8 7 (12.96%) GIAC
8 7 (12.96%) Linux+ Certification
8 7 (12.96%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (12.96%) SANS
8 7 (12.96%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (12.96%) SSCP
9 5 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.70%) CCIE
12 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.96%) NFS
3 7 (12.96%) Samba
3 7 (12.96%) VMware NSX
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.85%) RHEV
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Puppet
2 9 (16.67%) Nagios
2 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (14.81%) Ansible
4 7 (12.96%) vCenter Server
5 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.85%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 21 (38.89%) F5
4 16 (29.63%) Infoblox
5 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.67%) Citrix
7 7 (12.96%) EMC
7 7 (12.96%) NetApp
8 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.26%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
9 4 (7.41%) IBM
9 4 (7.41%) IronPort
9 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) Google
10 3 (5.56%) Meraki
10 3 (5.56%) Snow
10 3 (5.56%) Sophos
11 2 (3.70%) Dell
11 2 (3.70%) Siemens