Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1001 680 1039
Rank change year-on-year -321 +359 +97
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 31 5 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.064% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 40
10th Percentile £28,500 £48,125 £34,500
25th Percentile £34,625 £50,938 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £56,250 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.44% +12.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £63,125 £60,938 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,375 £70,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -25.26% -2.56% +8.33%

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 21,009 7,839 18,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.86% 16.34% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,419 6,561 13,790
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 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 -290 31 £42,500 -24.44% 4
UK excluding London -227 24 £35,500 -25.26% 5
South East - 17 £42,500 - 3
East of England -106 5 £27,500 -42.11%
London -243 3 £68,500 +5.38%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Work from Home - 2 £53,750 -
North of England - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 25 (80.65%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) Firewall
5 15 (48.39%) DHCP
5 15 (48.39%) DNS
6 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
7 13 (41.94%) Dynatrace
7 13 (41.94%) Social Skills
7 13 (41.94%) WAN
7 13 (41.94%) LAN
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 11 (35.48%) Azure
9 10 (32.26%) AWS
9 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (29.03%) CCNP
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (25.81%) SLA
11 8 (25.81%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
11 8 (25.81%) Retail
11 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (25.81%) Tech Ops
12 7 (22.58%) Azure Sentinel
12 7 (22.58%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
12 7 (22.58%) Meraki
12 7 (22.58%) Pingdom
12 7 (22.58%) AppDynamics
12 7 (22.58%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Azure
2 10 (32.26%) AWS
3 7 (22.58%) Azure Sentinel
4 6 (19.35%) Power Platform
5 4 (12.90%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 15 (48.39%) DHCP
2 15 (48.39%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 7 (22.58%) BGP
5 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
5 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.90%) HSRP
6 4 (12.90%) IPsec
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) SNMP
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Power BI
General
1 13 (41.94%) Social Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
2 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
2 8 (25.81%) Tech Ops
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Leadership
4 6 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) Security Patching
5 5 (16.13%) Time Management
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Network Design
6 4 (12.90%) Project Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.68%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (9.68%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) CCNP
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 6 (19.35%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Pingdom
2 5 (16.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 25 (80.65%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
4 13 (41.94%) Dynatrace
5 7 (22.58%) AppDynamics
5 7 (22.58%) CheckPoint
5 7 (22.58%) Meraki
5 7 (22.58%) Sophos
5 7 (22.58%) Splunk
6 5 (16.13%) Carbon Black
6 5 (16.13%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) CrowdStrike
7 4 (12.90%) Aruba
7 4 (12.90%) LexisNexis
7 4 (12.90%) Siemens
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Tufin
9 2 (6.45%) Ivanti
9 2 (6.45%) VMware