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

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1135 1163
Rank change year-on-year +22 +28 +56
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 63 58 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 91
UK median annual salary £58,500 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.17% -8.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,003 £32,000 £38,082
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.51% -7.78% -

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 15,410 15,004 16,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.53% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12,567 12,152 13,269
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Top 8 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 January 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 +12 63 £58,500 +17.00% 7
UK excluding London -9 36 £52,500 +26.51% 5
London -2 27 £62,500 +4.17% 2
South East +14 22 £52,500 -8.70% 4
South West - 9 £34,003 - 1
North of England 0 3 £43,000 -9.47%
North West -3 3 £43,000 -14.00%
East of England +7 2 £27,500 -40.22%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 58 (92.06%) SolarWinds
2 41 (65.08%) Firewall
3 39 (61.90%) Windows
4 38 (60.32%) Cisco
5 35 (55.56%) DNS
6 33 (52.38%) Linux
7 29 (46.03%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (39.68%) HP
9 25 (39.68%) MPLS
9 25 (39.68%) Windows Server
10 23 (36.51%) WAN
11 22 (34.92%) ITIL
11 22 (34.92%) Palo Alto
12 21 (33.33%) DHCP
12 21 (33.33%) VPN
12 21 (33.33%) BGP
13 20 (31.75%) Citrix
13 20 (31.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
14 19 (30.16%) Wireless
14 19 (30.16%) VMware
14 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
15 18 (28.57%) OSPF
15 18 (28.57%) CCIE
15 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 18 (28.57%) Ethernet
15 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
15 18 (28.57%) Degree

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 6 (9.52%) SAS
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) G Suite
3 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (3.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) Firewall
2 35 (55.56%) DNS
3 29 (46.03%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (39.68%) MPLS
5 23 (36.51%) WAN
6 21 (33.33%) BGP
6 21 (33.33%) DHCP
6 21 (33.33%) VPN
7 20 (31.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (30.16%) Wireless
9 18 (28.57%) Ethernet
9 18 (28.57%) OSPF
10 16 (25.40%) LAN
11 15 (23.81%) NetScaler
12 14 (22.22%) SAN
13 13 (20.63%) Broadband
13 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
14 11 (17.46%) Junos
14 11 (17.46%) Unified Communications
15 10 (15.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 25 (39.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (25.40%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (19.05%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Systems Support
7 8 (12.70%) Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Juniper Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Exchange Support
8 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Exchange Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
2 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.11%) PKI
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) Replication
8 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Linux
3 25 (39.68%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (17.46%) Solaris
5 8 (12.70%) CentOS
5 8 (12.70%) Unix
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Network Design
3 12 (19.05%) Change Control
3 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 12 (19.05%) Migration
4 10 (15.87%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (14.29%) Service Management
6 8 (12.70%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (12.70%) High Availability
6 8 (12.70%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (11.11%) Adaptive Security
7 7 (11.11%) Information Management
7 7 (11.11%) Network Management
7 7 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.52%) Web Filtering
9 4 (6.35%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Java
1 8 (12.70%) Perl
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.52%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) C
6 2 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.57%) CCIE
2 18 (28.57%) Degree
3 16 (25.40%) CCNP
4 8 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.52%) CCSP
5 6 (9.52%) RHCE
6 5 (7.94%) JNCIE
6 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.35%) CCNA
7 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.76%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.59%) CCDP
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.59%) MCITP
10 1 (1.59%) MCSA
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 6 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (4.76%) Shibboleth
8 2 (3.17%) Firmware
8 2 (3.17%) vSphere
9 1 (1.59%) KVM
9 1 (1.59%) vCloud
9 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (25.40%) Cacti
3 11 (17.46%) OpenView
3 11 (17.46%) QRadar
4 9 (14.29%) Puppet
5 7 (11.11%) FortiGate
6 6 (9.52%) Ansible
6 6 (9.52%) Nagios
7 3 (4.76%) SCOM
8 2 (3.17%) Pingdom
8 2 (3.17%) SCCM
8 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.17%) SCSM
9 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.59%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.59%) RANCID
9 1 (1.59%) vRealize
9 1 (1.59%) WMI
9 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) SolarWinds
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 25 (39.68%) HP
4 22 (34.92%) Palo Alto
5 20 (31.75%) Citrix
6 19 (30.16%) VMware
7 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.22%) Juniper
9 11 (17.46%) F5
9 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
10 8 (12.70%) NetApp
10 8 (12.70%) Splunk
11 7 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
12 6 (9.52%) AlgoSec
13 5 (7.94%) Dell
13 5 (7.94%) Forcepoint
14 4 (6.35%) Google
14 4 (6.35%) IBM
14 4 (6.35%) IronPort