SolarWinds
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 6 months to 4 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

6 months to
4 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 464 644 694
Rank change year-on-year +180 +50 -210
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 291 471 432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 0.92% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 211 344 392
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,886 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.77% -4.76% +8.25%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,250 £71,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.77% -7.22% +5.88%

All Vendors
UK

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 22,290 50,949 50,259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 41.87% 41.11% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16,314 29,704 33,320
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £39,384
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,934 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +4.40%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in the UK

SolarWinds
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the UK

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds over the 6 months to 4 December 2023.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the UK

SolarWinds
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the UK over the 6 months to 4 December 2023. 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
Jobs
England +191 286 £50,886 +1.77% 71
UK excluding London +134 189 £47,500 +13.77% 51
London +228 94 £56,250 -7.02% 26
Work from Home +115 92 £45,000 - 52
South West +105 53 £50,886 +16.31% 9
Midlands +67 48 £53,750 +29.52% 9
North of England +94 41 £41,125 +1.54% 5
West Midlands +69 37 £62,500 +50.60% 8
South East +141 33 £47,500 -8.65% 16
Yorkshire +91 19 £40,500 +26.56% 4
North West +62 19 £45,000 -7.69% 1
East of England +116 15 £55,000 +57.14% 8
East Midlands +49 11 £52,500 +19.32% 1
North East +31 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland - 1 £55,000 - 6

SolarWinds
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 128 (43.99%) Azure
2 79 (27.15%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (14.43%) AWS
4 21 (7.22%) Entra ID
5 17 (5.84%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (4.81%) IaaS
8 13 (4.47%) Mimecast
9 12 (4.12%) SaaS
10 11 (3.78%) PaaS
11 10 (3.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 9 (3.09%) GCP
12 9 (3.09%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.72%) Azure Monitor
14 4 (1.37%) Azure Sentinel
14 4 (1.37%) Nutanix
14 4 (1.37%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.37%) Rubrik
15 3 (1.03%) Azure Storage
15 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (32.65%) Firewall
2 85 (29.21%) VPN
3 75 (25.77%) WAN
3 75 (25.77%) Wireless
4 72 (24.74%) DHCP
5 68 (23.37%) LAN
6 65 (22.34%) DNS
7 45 (15.46%) Network Security
8 40 (13.75%) BGP
9 34 (11.68%) Cisco ISE
10 33 (11.34%) OSPF
11 31 (10.65%) Cisco Firepower
12 29 (9.97%) TCP/IP
13 27 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (7.56%) SAN
14 22 (7.56%) SD-WAN
15 21 (7.22%) MPLS
15 21 (7.22%) Wireshark
16 20 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.72%) Power BI
4 3 (1.03%) MySQL
4 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) DB2
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.09%) JIRA
2 5 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Git
4 1 (0.34%) GitLab
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 85 (29.21%) Social Skills
2 39 (13.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 37 (12.71%) Finance
4 23 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.19%) Banking
5 18 (6.19%) Law
6 13 (4.47%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.78%) Public Sector
8 10 (3.44%) Local Government
8 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.37%) Retail
11 3 (1.03%) Legal
11 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.03%) Police
12 2 (0.69%) Games
12 2 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.34%) Marketing
13 1 (0.34%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 79 (27.15%) Network Engineer
2 66 (22.68%) Senior
3 44 (15.12%) Analyst
4 34 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (8.25%) Administrator
5 24 (8.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (7.90%) Support Engineer
7 22 (7.56%) Lead
8 19 (6.53%) Architect
9 18 (6.19%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.84%) Network Architect
10 17 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.50%) Service Analyst
12 13 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (4.12%) Security Engineer
13 12 (4.12%) Technical Leader
14 11 (3.78%) Operations Analyst
14 11 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.59%) JSON
2 13 (4.47%) ARM Templates
3 3 (1.03%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.19%) Virtual Team
3 17 (5.84%) PKI
4 14 (4.81%) Onboarding
4 14 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.47%) Credit Risk
6 10 (3.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.72%) Clustering
8 5 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) Replication
9 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.69%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 98 (33.68%) Windows
2 49 (16.84%) Windows Server
3 30 (10.31%) Windows 10
4 24 (8.25%) Linux
5 22 (7.56%) Windows 8
6 15 (5.15%) Unix
7 12 (4.12%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (1.37%) VMS
10 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.69%) Solaris
11 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) SUSE
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (17.87%) ITIL
3 47 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (12.71%) Network Monitoring
5 30 (10.31%) Migration
5 30 (10.31%) Network Management
6 29 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.28%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (8.93%) Data Security
9 25 (8.59%) Customer Requirements
10 24 (8.25%) DevOps
11 23 (7.90%) Service Management
12 22 (7.56%) High Availability
12 22 (7.56%) Process Improvement
13 20 (6.87%) Network Design
14 19 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (6.53%) Thought Leadership
15 18 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (6.19%) Task Automation
16 16 (5.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.90%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.56%) SQL
3 18 (6.19%) Python
4 10 (3.44%) Bash
5 4 (1.37%) Perl
5 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.69%) C#
6 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) Java
7 1 (0.34%) R
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (21.99%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (19.24%) CCNP
3 55 (18.90%) Security Cleared
4 48 (16.49%) Degree
5 40 (13.75%) CCNA
6 38 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (9.97%) SC Cleared
8 20 (6.87%) DV Cleared
9 15 (5.15%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (4.12%) MCITP
11 7 (2.41%) MCSE
12 5 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.72%) MCSA
13 4 (1.37%) Azure Certification
13 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.03%) MCP
15 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
16 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
16 1 (0.34%) Server+ Certification
16 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.78%) SLA
2 12 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.06%) NIST
4 5 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.37%) NCSC
5 4 (1.37%) RMADS
System Software
1 111 (38.14%) Active Directory
2 83 (28.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (4.47%) vSphere
6 12 (4.12%) VMware NSX
7 11 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.75%) Docker
9 6 (2.06%) Firmware
10 4 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.03%) KVM
11 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.03%) vCloud
12 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.34%) NFS
12 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 43 (14.78%) SCCM
2 20 (6.87%) Nessus
3 19 (6.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (6.19%) FortiGate
4 18 (6.19%) SCOM
5 17 (5.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 16 (5.50%) Ansible
7 13 (4.47%) Control-M
7 13 (4.47%) Nagios
7 13 (4.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (4.47%) SafeCom
8 10 (3.44%) Grafana
8 10 (3.44%) Kubernetes
9 9 (3.09%) Icinga
10 8 (2.75%) vCenter Server
11 7 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (2.41%) Puppet
11 7 (2.41%) Terraform
11 7 (2.41%) ZABBIX
12 6 (2.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (42.61%) Cisco
2 103 (35.40%) VMware
3 99 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 42 (14.43%) Juniper
5 41 (14.09%) Citrix
6 36 (12.37%) CheckPoint
7 30 (10.31%) Fortinet
8 25 (8.59%) Aruba
8 25 (8.59%) HP
9 24 (8.25%) Palo Alto
10 23 (7.90%) Meraki
11 22 (7.56%) F5
12 20 (6.87%) Sophos
13 18 (6.19%) Oracle
13 18 (6.19%) ServiceNow
14 17 (5.84%) Dell
15 16 (5.50%) Veritas
16 15 (5.15%) Veeam
17 12 (4.12%) ConnectWise
17 12 (4.12%) N-able