Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds Orion over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 1137 1159
Rank change year-on-year +39 +22 +52
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 38 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.043% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 59
UK median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.42% +30.43% -15.60%
10th Percentile £41,025 £40,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £71,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £42,950
% change year-on-year +7.37% +10.59% +1.06%

SolarWinds Orion is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,686 16,100 16,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.02% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,968 13,186 13,523
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SolarWinds Orion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
England 0 37 £55,000 -8.33% 5
UK excluding London +17 19 £51,000 +7.37% 4
London +35 18 £56,250 -7.41% 1
South East +11 13 £49,250 -24.23% 3
East of England +26 3 - -
South West +10 2 £40,750 +19.84% 1
North of England +27 1 £52,500 +16.02%
North West +10 1 £52,500 +16.02%

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 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 with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 34 (89.47%) SolarWinds
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (50.00%) Firewall
4 16 (42.11%) LAN
5 15 (39.47%) WAN
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (36.84%) DNS
7 13 (34.21%) DHCP
7 13 (34.21%) Windows
7 13 (34.21%) CCNA
7 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
8 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 12 (31.58%) CCNP
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.95%) Wireless
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) VPN
11 9 (23.68%) WLAN
11 9 (23.68%) MCSE
11 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (21.05%) Degree
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) OSPF
12 8 (21.05%) BGP

SolarWinds Orion
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (18.42%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) LAN
3 15 (39.47%) WAN
4 14 (36.84%) DNS
5 13 (34.21%) DHCP
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (28.95%) Wireless
7 10 (26.32%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (23.68%) WLAN
9 8 (21.05%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) OSPF
10 7 (18.42%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) VLAN
11 6 (15.79%) VoIP
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (13.16%) NX-OS
12 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
13 4 (10.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) IT Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (2.63%) SAML
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) BYOD
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Eurex
5 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Unix
7 2 (5.26%) Android
7 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Debian
8 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 6 (15.79%) ITSM
4 6 (15.79%) Network Management
4 6 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) DNA
6 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 12 (31.58%) CCNP
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (23.68%) MCSE
6 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (10.53%) CCDA
7 4 (10.53%) CCDP
7 4 (10.53%) CCSA
7 4 (10.53%) CISSP
7 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (7.89%) MCITP
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.26%) MOS
9 2 (5.26%) VCAP
10 1 (2.63%) CCENT
10 1 (2.63%) CCIE
10 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) Cygwin
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (13.16%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
3 4 (10.53%) Cacti
3 4 (10.53%) TrustSec
4 3 (7.89%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (7.89%) SCOrch
4 3 (7.89%) SCSM
5 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.63%) Grafana
6 1 (2.63%) QRadar
6 1 (2.63%) Simpana
6 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) SolarWinds
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
4 7 (18.42%) NetApp
4 7 (18.42%) Riverbed
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.79%) HP
6 5 (13.16%) Symantec
7 4 (10.53%) F5
7 4 (10.53%) Infoblox
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) BMC
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Intel
8 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
8 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.26%) Apple
9 2 (5.26%) CommVault