Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1154 1206
Rank change year-on-year +66 +52 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 89 68 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 0.41% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 108
UK median annual salary £60,000 £46,900 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.93% -13.94% +28.24%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,450 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.26% +9.29% +2.41%

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 15690 16487 16858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.68% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12879 13330 13687
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
England +55 89 £60,000 +14.29%
London +42 48 £60,000 -0.83%
UK excluding London +41 41 £47,500 +2.26%
South East +18 20 £65,000 +23.81%
North of England +9 10 £42,500 +6.25%
South West - 9 £34,003 -
North West -14 7 £42,500 -37.04%
Yorkshire +30 3 £39,750 -0.63%
East of England +7 2 £27,500 -40.22%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds Orion also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SolarWinds Orion.

1 84 (94.38%) SolarWinds
2 69 (77.53%) Cisco
2 69 (77.53%) Firewall
3 55 (61.80%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (53.93%) DNS
5 47 (52.81%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (49.44%) Linux
7 43 (48.31%) BGP
7 43 (48.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (48.31%) Palo Alto
8 41 (46.07%) OSPF
8 41 (46.07%) HP
9 39 (43.82%) Network Design
10 35 (39.33%) CCNP
10 35 (39.33%) Windows
11 34 (38.20%) VPN
11 34 (38.20%) MPLS
12 33 (37.08%) Citrix
12 33 (37.08%) WAN
13 32 (35.96%) DHCP
13 32 (35.96%) LAN
14 31 (34.83%) ITIL
14 31 (34.83%) Wireless
15 30 (33.71%) Juniper
16 29 (32.58%) Data Centre
17 28 (31.46%) Load Balancing
18 27 (30.34%) Network Monitoring
19 26 (29.21%) Degree
19 26 (29.21%) Computer Science
19 26 (29.21%) VMware

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 9 (10.11%) SAS
2 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
3 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.37%) G Suite
3 3 (3.37%) IaaS
3 3 (3.37%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 69 (77.53%) Firewall
2 48 (53.93%) DNS
3 47 (52.81%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (48.31%) BGP
4 43 (48.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 41 (46.07%) OSPF
6 34 (38.20%) MPLS
6 34 (38.20%) VPN
7 33 (37.08%) WAN
8 32 (35.96%) DHCP
8 32 (35.96%) LAN
9 31 (34.83%) Wireless
10 25 (28.09%) SAN
11 24 (26.97%) Ethernet
12 21 (23.60%) Multicast
13 19 (21.35%) Junos
14 17 (19.10%) IPsec
15 16 (17.98%) IPv6
15 16 (17.98%) NetScaler
15 16 (17.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (19.10%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.36%) Finance
3 10 (11.24%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (60.67%) Network Engineer
2 47 (52.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (28.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 20 (22.47%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (16.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Telecoms Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) IP Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Broadcast Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) FIX Protocol
1 10 (11.24%) Web Services
2 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) Data Centre
2 26 (29.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.85%) Management Information System
4 12 (13.48%) PKI
5 4 (4.49%) Eurex
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 35 (39.33%) Windows
3 16 (17.98%) Unix
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.73%) Solaris
5 9 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (6.74%) CentOS
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Network Design
2 31 (34.83%) ITIL
3 28 (31.46%) Load Balancing
4 27 (30.34%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (24.72%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (16.85%) Change Control
7 14 (15.73%) Web Filtering
8 12 (13.48%) Adaptive Security
8 12 (13.48%) Information Management
8 12 (13.48%) Operations Management
9 11 (12.36%) Mathematics
9 11 (12.36%) Network Management
10 9 (10.11%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.99%) High Availability
11 8 (8.99%) Migration
11 8 (8.99%) Statistics
12 7 (7.87%) Network Virtualisation
13 6 (6.74%) Network Optimisation
13 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Perl
1 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.74%) Java
4 5 (5.62%) C
5 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (61.80%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (39.33%) CCNP
3 26 (29.21%) Degree
4 23 (25.84%) CCIE
5 12 (13.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (10.11%) CCSP
8 8 (8.99%) CCNA
8 8 (8.99%) MCSE
9 7 (7.87%) CCDP
10 6 (6.74%) RHCE
11 5 (5.62%) JNCIE
11 5 (5.62%) JNCIP
11 5 (5.62%) MCITP
11 5 (5.62%) MCSA
12 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
13 3 (3.37%) SANS
13 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
14 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.22%) Active Directory
3 15 (16.85%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (10.11%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.49%) Firmware
6 4 (4.49%) vSphere
7 3 (3.37%) Shibboleth
7 3 (3.37%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.25%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.12%) KVM
9 1 (1.12%) vCloud
9 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (28.09%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (24.72%) Cacti
3 14 (15.73%) OpenView
3 14 (15.73%) QRadar
4 9 (10.11%) Ansible
4 9 (10.11%) FortiGate
4 9 (10.11%) SCOM
5 7 (7.87%) Nagios
5 7 (7.87%) Puppet
6 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.37%) SCCM
7 3 (3.37%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.37%) WMI
7 3 (3.37%) XenMobile
8 2 (2.25%) Pingdom
8 2 (2.25%) SCSM
9 1 (1.12%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.12%) RANCID
9 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 84 (94.38%) SolarWinds
2 69 (77.53%) Cisco
3 43 (48.31%) Palo Alto
4 41 (46.07%) HP
5 33 (37.08%) Citrix
6 30 (33.71%) Juniper
7 26 (29.21%) CheckPoint
7 26 (29.21%) VMware
8 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.47%) F5
10 14 (15.73%) Forcepoint
11 13 (14.61%) Dell
12 12 (13.48%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (12.36%) Tufin
14 9 (10.11%) AlgoSec
14 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
15 8 (8.99%) EqualLogic
16 6 (6.74%) BT
16 6 (6.74%) NetApp
16 6 (6.74%) Splunk