Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1035 1114 1107
Rank change year-on-year +79 -7 +72
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 44 56 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.034% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.32% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 96
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -9.48% +18.97%
10th Percentile £34,500 £40,600 £38,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £71,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% -6.78%

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 17,707 17,531 15,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.96% 10.64% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13,370 13,854 12,972
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 9 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 23 October 2019. 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 +87 42 £50,000 -4.76% 9
UK excluding London +99 37 £48,750 +8.33% 8
North of England +43 19 £47,000 -10.48% 1
North West +62 16 £47,000 -10.48% 1
South East +37 10 £53,750 +19.44% 5
London +70 7 £67,500 +22.73% 2
South West +19 6 £50,000 +22.70% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £44,750 -
Wales - 2 £48,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 44 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 35 (79.55%) Cisco
3 31 (70.45%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (63.64%) CCNA
4 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 28 (63.64%) LAN
5 26 (59.09%) Firewall
6 25 (56.82%) CCNP
7 24 (54.55%) Network Security
8 22 (50.00%) Unified Communications
8 22 (50.00%) DHCP
9 20 (45.45%) VPN
10 19 (43.18%) DNS
11 17 (38.64%) Wireless
12 16 (36.36%) IPsec
12 16 (36.36%) F5
12 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
13 15 (34.09%) SAN
13 15 (34.09%) BGP
13 15 (34.09%) WLAN
13 15 (34.09%) Windows
14 14 (31.82%) Linux
14 14 (31.82%) ITIL
14 14 (31.82%) OSPF
14 14 (31.82%) Office 365
15 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 13 (29.55%) Juniper
15 13 (29.55%) WAN
15 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
16 12 (27.27%) Network Management

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 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Office 365
2 12 (27.27%) Azure
3 5 (11.36%) AWS
4 3 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) LAN
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 24 (54.55%) Network Security
4 22 (50.00%) DHCP
4 22 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 20 (45.45%) VPN
6 19 (43.18%) DNS
7 17 (38.64%) Wireless
8 16 (36.36%) IPsec
9 15 (34.09%) BGP
9 15 (34.09%) SAN
9 15 (34.09%) WLAN
10 14 (31.82%) OSPF
11 13 (29.55%) WAN
12 11 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 11 (25.00%) MPLS
13 10 (22.73%) 4G
13 10 (22.73%) ISDN
14 8 (18.18%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Network Team Leader
3 10 (22.73%) Team Leader
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Principal Security Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.73%) PKI
3 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.27%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.18%) Unix
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Network Management
4 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 9 (20.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
6 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.91%) Information Management
7 7 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
7 7 (15.91%) Network Design
7 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
7 7 (15.91%) Web Filtering
8 6 (13.64%) Change Control
8 6 (13.64%) Decision-Making
8 6 (13.64%) Operations Management
8 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (63.64%) CCNA
3 25 (56.82%) CCNP
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (9.09%) MCSA
7 3 (6.82%) CCIE
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
9 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 35 (79.55%) Cisco
3 16 (36.36%) F5
3 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 13 (29.55%) Juniper
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
6 9 (20.45%) HP
7 8 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (15.91%) Forcepoint
8 7 (15.91%) NetApp
9 6 (13.64%) Citrix
10 4 (9.09%) Veeam
11 3 (6.82%) Symantec
12 1 (2.27%) AlienVault
12 1 (2.27%) Dell
12 1 (2.27%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
12 1 (2.27%) Rapid7
12 1 (2.27%) Splunk