Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SolarWinds Orion
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 855 1071 1134
Rank change year-on-year +216 +63 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds Orion 16 26 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 60
Median annual salary £57,500 £44,375 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.58% -15.48% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,625 £31,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £57,125 £63,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.22% +9.09%

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 12,044 17,719 17,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.75% 12.42% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 13,603 13,572
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +209 16 £57,500 +29.58% 3
UK excluding London +169 13 £49,500 +12.50% 3
South East +123 6 £57,500 +21.05%
North of England +109 6 £35,000 -20.45% 1
North East - 5 £35,000 - 1
London +136 3 £75,000 +7.14%
North West +89 1 £49,000 -2.00%
Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Work from Home - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco
4 13 (81.25%) SSL
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (75.00%) Juniper
5 12 (75.00%) BGP
5 12 (75.00%) IPsec
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (68.75%) F5
6 11 (68.75%) SAN
6 11 (68.75%) DNS
6 11 (68.75%) Linux
7 10 (62.50%) ITIL
7 10 (62.50%) LAN
7 10 (62.50%) WAN
7 10 (62.50%) DHCP
7 10 (62.50%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (62.50%) MPLS
7 10 (62.50%) OSPF
7 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
7 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
7 10 (62.50%) Palo Alto
7 10 (62.50%) Degree
7 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
8 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
8 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
8 9 (56.25%) Information Management
8 9 (56.25%) PKI
8 9 (56.25%) 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) SSL
3 12 (75.00%) BGP
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (75.00%) IPsec
4 11 (68.75%) DNS
4 11 (68.75%) SAN
5 10 (62.50%) DHCP
5 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 10 (62.50%) MPLS
5 10 (62.50%) OSPF
5 10 (62.50%) WAN
6 9 (56.25%) 3G
6 9 (56.25%) 4G
6 9 (56.25%) DDNS
6 9 (56.25%) DSL
6 9 (56.25%) Ethernet
6 9 (56.25%) FCoE
6 9 (56.25%) ISDN
6 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (56.25%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Adaptive Security
2 9 (56.25%) Information Management
2 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
2 9 (56.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 9 (56.25%) Web Filtering
3 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
6 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) CISSP
8 1 (6.25%) CCDA
8 1 (6.25%) CCDP
8 1 (6.25%) CCSA
8 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 2 (12.50%) vRealize
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Juniper
4 11 (68.75%) F5
5 10 (62.50%) Palo Alto
6 9 (56.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (56.25%) Forcepoint
7 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) ESET
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Siemens
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) IronPort
8 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (6.25%) Wonderware
8 1 (6.25%) Zscaler