Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 742 973 1100
Rank change year-on-year +231 +127 +30
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 21 51 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.041% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 25
Median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% -1.96% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £35,725 £37,550
90th Percentile £74,375 £58,750 £59,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £49,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -21.21% -2.94% -2.86%

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 10,430 16,024 17,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 12.78% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8,584 12,362 13,470
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

SolarWinds Orion
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SolarWinds Orion as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds Orion.

Salary trend for SolarWinds Orion in the UK

SolarWinds Orion
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds Orion over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +220 20 £39,000 -22.00% 2
UK excluding London +180 17 £39,000 -21.21% 2
South West +84 12 £39,000 -37.85% 1
Work from Home - 8 £39,000 -
London +209 4 £87,500 +75.00%
Midlands +88 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +73 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £40,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Sophos
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (38.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (38.10%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (38.10%) GDPR
6 8 (38.10%) Antivirus Management
6 8 (38.10%) Server Management
6 8 (38.10%) Server Patching
6 8 (38.10%) Shibboleth
6 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (38.10%) Google
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (38.10%) G Suite
6 8 (38.10%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (38.10%) Security Hardening
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) MCSE
6 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
6 8 (38.10%) DNS

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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) G Suite
2 6 (28.57%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) IaaS
5 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
1 8 (38.10%) FTP
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) 802.11
2 4 (19.05%) BGP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Server Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Server Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Server Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Antivirus Management
1 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (38.10%) Security Hardening
1 8 (38.10%) Server Management
1 8 (38.10%) Server Patching
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Network Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 4 (19.05%) Network Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) MCSE
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (38.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 8 (38.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Shibboleth
2 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (38.10%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (19.05%) Cacti
2 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 4 (19.05%) HAProxy
2 4 (19.05%) Terraform
3 2 (9.52%) Netcool
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) TeMIP
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) SolarWinds
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Sophos
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) Google
4 8 (38.10%) McAfee
4 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Progress
7 1 (4.76%) Sage
7 1 (4.76%) Synology
7 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard