Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1076 1185 1214
Rank change year-on-year +109 +29 +6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 93 67 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.40% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 84 55 108
UK median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.50% +32.94%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £72,125 £59,500 £66,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +11.11%

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 15492 16838 16730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 13709 13452
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +90 93 £56,250 +7.66% 5
UK excluding London +48 51 £42,500 -10.53% 2
London +44 42 £60,000 +4.35% 3
South East +57 21 £65,000 +23.81% 1
North of England -8 19 £41,250 +3.13% 1
North West -6 12 £42,500 -37.04% 1
South West +17 9 £33,000 -42.61%
Yorkshire +18 7 £39,500 -1.25%
East of England -3 2 £27,500 -40.80%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 86 (92.47%) SolarWinds
2 75 (80.65%) Cisco
3 67 (72.04%) Firewall
4 61 (65.59%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (56.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 50 (53.76%) OSPF
6 50 (53.76%) BGP
7 45 (48.39%) DNS
7 45 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (47.31%) Network Design
9 43 (46.24%) Palo Alto
10 42 (45.16%) Juniper
10 42 (45.16%) LAN
11 41 (44.09%) Linux
11 41 (44.09%) CCNP
12 38 (40.86%) HP
13 36 (38.71%) DHCP
14 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
14 35 (37.63%) MPLS
15 34 (36.56%) Wireless
15 34 (36.56%) VPN
15 34 (36.56%) WAN
16 31 (33.33%) Windows
16 31 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
17 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
18 28 (30.11%) SAN
18 28 (30.11%) VMware
18 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
19 27 (29.03%) ITIL
19 27 (29.03%) Kalman Filter

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 15 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.45%) SAS
4 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Visio
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) G Suite
3 3 (3.23%) IaaS
3 3 (3.23%) SaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.15%) Office 365
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (72.04%) Firewall
2 53 (56.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 50 (53.76%) BGP
3 50 (53.76%) OSPF
4 45 (48.39%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (48.39%) DNS
5 42 (45.16%) LAN
6 36 (38.71%) DHCP
7 35 (37.63%) MPLS
8 34 (36.56%) VPN
8 34 (36.56%) WAN
8 34 (36.56%) Wireless
9 28 (30.11%) SAN
10 25 (26.88%) IPsec
10 25 (26.88%) Multicast
11 23 (24.73%) Ethernet
12 21 (22.58%) Junos
13 19 (20.43%) IPv6
14 17 (18.28%) EIGRP
14 17 (18.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (62.37%) Network Engineer
2 43 (46.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (26.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (19.35%) Juniper Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Operations Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Administrator
8 9 (9.68%) IP Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Telecoms Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Broadcast Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) 802.1X
3 6 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
2 25 (26.88%) Computer Science
3 17 (18.28%) Management Information System
4 13 (13.98%) PKI
5 4 (4.30%) Eurex
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Linux
2 31 (33.33%) Windows
3 20 (21.51%) Unix
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
5 13 (13.98%) Solaris
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Network Design
2 31 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (29.03%) ITIL
3 27 (29.03%) Kalman Filter
3 27 (29.03%) Load Balancing
4 18 (19.35%) Web Filtering
5 13 (13.98%) Adaptive Security
5 13 (13.98%) Information Management
5 13 (13.98%) Operations Management
6 12 (12.90%) Change Control
6 12 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 10 (10.75%) Network Management
7 10 (10.75%) Statistics
7 10 (10.75%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.68%) Migration
9 8 (8.60%) High Availability
9 8 (8.60%) Network Optimisation
10 7 (7.53%) SIEM
11 4 (4.30%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) C
1 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.23%) Perl
3 2 (2.15%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (65.59%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (44.09%) CCNP
3 25 (26.88%) Degree
4 23 (24.73%) CCIE
5 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (10.75%) MCSE
7 9 (9.68%) CCNA
7 9 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (8.60%) CCDP
8 8 (8.60%) JNCIP
9 7 (7.53%) MCITP
9 7 (7.53%) MCSA
10 6 (6.45%) CCSP
11 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.15%) JNCIE
11 2 (2.15%) SANS
11 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.08%) CCIE Service Provider
12 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.08%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.45%) vSphere
5 3 (3.23%) Shibboleth
5 3 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.15%) Firmware
7 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) vCloud
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) Cacti
2 19 (20.43%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (13.98%) OpenView
4 12 (12.90%) SCOM
5 9 (9.68%) FortiGate
6 8 (8.60%) QRadar
7 7 (7.53%) Ansible
7 7 (7.53%) Backup Exec
7 7 (7.53%) Nagios
8 5 (5.38%) SCCM
9 4 (4.30%) SCOrch
10 3 (3.23%) Puppet
11 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (2.15%) SCSM
11 2 (2.15%) WMI
11 2 (2.15%) XenMobile
12 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
12 1 (1.08%) Nessus
12 1 (1.08%) PowerCLI
12 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (92.47%) SolarWinds
2 75 (80.65%) Cisco
3 43 (46.24%) Palo Alto
4 42 (45.16%) Juniper
5 38 (40.86%) HP
6 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
7 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
8 28 (30.11%) VMware
9 25 (26.88%) Citrix
9 25 (26.88%) F5
10 21 (22.58%) Forcepoint
11 16 (17.20%) Dell
12 13 (13.98%) Barracuda Networks
12 13 (13.98%) Tufin
13 9 (9.68%) BT
13 9 (9.68%) EqualLogic
14 7 (7.53%) BMC
14 7 (7.53%) Clearswift
14 7 (7.53%) Mitel
14 7 (7.53%) Symantec