Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1155 1125 1166
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 +62
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 40 56 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.033% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.23% 0.37% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +15.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,000 £27,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -14.29%

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 17,433 15,087 17,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.83% 8.77% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13,854 12,215 13,997
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £84,925 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 7 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 19 April 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 +4 40 £47,500 -20.83% 3
UK excluding London -30 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West +7 15 £33,250 -
South East -32 15 £50,000 -14.89%
London +4 9 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North of England +3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -21 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 39 (97.50%) SolarWinds
2 34 (85.00%) Windows
3 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
5 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 19 (47.50%) Linux
7 18 (45.00%) DNS
8 17 (42.50%) Firewall
8 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 14 (35.00%) DHCP
11 13 (32.50%) VPN
12 12 (30.00%) Cisco
12 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (30.00%) Broadband
12 12 (30.00%) Web Services
12 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
12 12 (30.00%) MPLS
12 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (27.50%) G Suite
13 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
13 11 (27.50%) Google
14 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (25.00%) WAN
15 9 (22.50%) ITIL
15 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
15 9 (22.50%) Terminal Services
15 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (27.50%) G Suite
4 5 (12.50%) IaaS
4 5 (12.50%) SaaS
5 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) DNS
2 17 (42.50%) Firewall
3 14 (35.00%) DHCP
4 13 (32.50%) VPN
5 12 (30.00%) Broadband
5 12 (30.00%) MPLS
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (25.00%) WAN
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (17.50%) VoIP
8 6 (15.00%) BGP
8 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
8 6 (15.00%) Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 5 (12.50%) FabricPath
9 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (12.50%) iSCSI
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Systems Support
2 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Exchange Support
5 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.50%) CentOS
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
1 9 (22.50%) Service Management
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.50%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CCSP
5 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.50%) RHCE
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) Terminal Services
5 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (17.50%) Shibboleth
7 2 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Cacti
1 5 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.00%) OpenView
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) SolarWinds
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco
4 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (27.50%) Google
6 9 (22.50%) Splunk
7 8 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (20.00%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Snow
8 7 (17.50%) Sophos
9 6 (15.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (12.50%) McAfee
10 5 (12.50%) NetApp
11 4 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
12 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
12 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (7.50%) F5
12 3 (7.50%) IronPort
12 3 (7.50%) Juniper