Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1092 1173
Rank change year-on-year -9 +81 +48
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 56 104 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.059% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 54
UK median annual salary £52,500 £58,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.48% +18.97% -13.72%
10th Percentile £40,600 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,875 £60,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,200
% change year-on-year +2.27% -6.78% +11.06%

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 17,456 15,833 16,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.59% 9.01% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,813 12,943 13,678
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 10 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 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 -24 49 £52,500 -9.48% 4
London +6 33 £55,000 -8.33% 2
UK excluding London -9 16 £45,000 +2.27% 2
South East -6 10 £45,000 -30.77% 2
East of England +28 2 - -
South West -11 2 £40,750 +21.64%
North of England +12 1 £52,500 +23.53%
North West -8 1 £52,500 +23.53%
East Midlands - 1 £39,821 -
Midlands - 1 £39,821 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (91.07%) SolarWinds
2 50 (89.29%) Cisco
3 43 (76.79%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (75.00%) Firewall
5 41 (73.21%) LAN
6 40 (71.43%) WAN
7 34 (60.71%) CCNP
8 33 (58.93%) Wireless
8 33 (58.93%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (57.14%) VPN
10 29 (51.79%) OSPF
10 29 (51.79%) BGP
11 25 (44.64%) Network Monitoring
11 25 (44.64%) Cisco Wireless
12 24 (42.86%) MPLS
13 23 (41.07%) Cisco ISE
14 20 (35.71%) Meraki
14 20 (35.71%) Barracuda Networks
14 20 (35.71%) EIGRP
15 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
16 16 (28.57%) DNS
16 16 (28.57%) CCNA
17 15 (26.79%) DHCP
18 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (23.21%) WLAN
20 12 (21.43%) Riverbed
20 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 11 (19.64%) Windows
22 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
22 10 (17.86%) Active Directory

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 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (75.00%) Firewall
2 41 (73.21%) LAN
3 40 (71.43%) WAN
4 33 (58.93%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (58.93%) Wireless
5 32 (57.14%) VPN
6 29 (51.79%) BGP
6 29 (51.79%) OSPF
7 25 (44.64%) Cisco Wireless
8 24 (42.86%) MPLS
9 23 (41.07%) Cisco ISE
10 20 (35.71%) EIGRP
11 16 (28.57%) DNS
12 15 (26.79%) DHCP
13 14 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (23.21%) WLAN
15 10 (17.86%) Network Security
16 9 (16.07%) VLAN
17 8 (14.29%) VoIP
18 7 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Network Engineer
2 24 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) CMDB
4 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) BYOD
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) Eurex
6 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) Android
7 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) IT Strategy
3 9 (16.07%) Network Management
3 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.07%) Service Management
4 8 (14.29%) ITSM
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) DNA
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (3.57%) Organisational Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (76.79%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (60.71%) CCNP
3 16 (28.57%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) CCDP
4 7 (12.50%) CCSA
5 6 (10.71%) CCDA
5 6 (10.71%) CISSP
6 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.57%) CCIE
9 2 (3.57%) MCITP
9 2 (3.57%) MCSE
9 2 (3.57%) MOS
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) Cygwin
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (10.71%) Cacti
2 6 (10.71%) TrustSec
3 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.36%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.79%) Grafana
6 1 (1.79%) QRadar
6 1 (1.79%) RANCID
6 1 (1.79%) SCSM
6 1 (1.79%) Simpana
6 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) SolarWinds
2 50 (89.29%) Cisco
3 20 (35.71%) Barracuda Networks
3 20 (35.71%) Meraki
4 12 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
7 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 6 (10.71%) Infoblox
8 6 (10.71%) NetApp
9 5 (8.93%) F5
9 5 (8.93%) HP
9 5 (8.93%) VMware
10 4 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 4 (7.14%) Symantec
11 3 (5.36%) Citrix
11 3 (5.36%) Intel
12 2 (3.57%) Juniper