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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 3 July 2022 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.

SolarWinds
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 704 664 540
Rank change year-on-year -40 -124 +12
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 637 331 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.81% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 477 272 276
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,650 £50,000 £52,250
Median % change year-on-year +3.30% -4.31% +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,313
90th Percentile £93,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 70,477 41,112 31,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.98% 38.15% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34,201 28,018 24,817
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,486 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,606 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +0.20% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -1.08% +3.33%

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 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the UK

SolarWinds
Top 17 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 3 July 2022. 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 -17 576 £51,575 +3.15% 63
UK excluding London +30 404 £42,500 - 44
Work from Home -58 297 £55,000 +29.41% 20
London -163 186 £80,000 +33.33% 19
North of England -14 127 £40,000 -19.19% 10
Midlands +8 104 £42,500 +23.19% 6
West Midlands +13 87 £39,200 +12.01% 5
South East -27 87 £47,500 +11.76% 13
North East +22 53 £40,000 -51.52% 2
South West -8 48 £43,750 +2.94% 7
North West -58 39 £56,500 +13.00% 4
Yorkshire -34 35 £26,450 -46.57% 4
East of England -80 28 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -39 17 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Scotland -56 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Wales -39 2 £57,500 +64.29%
Northern Ireland - 2 £46,750 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT jobs citing SolarWinds 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.

1 343 (53.85%) Cisco
2 327 (51.33%) Firewall
3 234 (36.73%) Windows
4 230 (36.11%) Azure
5 210 (32.97%) Microsoft
6 189 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
7 187 (29.36%) ITIL
8 179 (28.10%) VMware
9 169 (26.53%) WAN
10 155 (24.33%) LAN
11 153 (24.02%) Finance
12 150 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 146 (22.92%) Palo Alto
14 141 (22.14%) Social Skills
15 138 (21.66%) PowerShell
16 137 (21.51%) Active Directory
17 136 (21.35%) TCP/IP
18 131 (20.57%) Linux
19 129 (20.25%) DNS
20 123 (19.31%) CCNP
21 119 (18.68%) Security Cleared
22 114 (17.90%) Windows Server
23 110 (17.27%) VPN
24 106 (16.64%) CCNA
24 106 (16.64%) DHCP
25 105 (16.48%) Microsoft 365
25 105 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
26 104 (16.33%) Data Centre
26 104 (16.33%) SLA
27 101 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure

SolarWinds
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 29 (4.55%) Apache
2 26 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.10%) IIS
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.16%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 75 (11.77%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 230 (36.11%) Azure
2 105 (16.48%) Microsoft 365
3 97 (15.23%) AWS
4 50 (7.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (6.12%) SaaS
6 38 (5.97%) Datadog
7 35 (5.49%) IaaS
8 33 (5.18%) Azure DevOps
8 33 (5.18%) GitHub
9 24 (3.77%) Apigee
9 24 (3.77%) Azure Monitor
9 24 (3.77%) GitHub Actions
10 18 (2.83%) Azure Sentinel
11 17 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (2.35%) PaaS
13 9 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 9 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.26%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 327 (51.33%) Firewall
2 169 (26.53%) WAN
3 155 (24.33%) LAN
4 136 (21.35%) TCP/IP
5 129 (20.25%) DNS
6 110 (17.27%) VPN
7 106 (16.64%) DHCP
8 98 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (15.23%) OSPF
10 91 (14.29%) BGP
11 78 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
12 75 (11.77%) Wireless
13 74 (11.62%) Network Security
14 72 (11.30%) SAN
15 66 (10.36%) MPLS
15 66 (10.36%) SD-WAN
16 62 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 55 (8.63%) SNMP
18 48 (7.54%) IPsec
19 40 (6.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.63%) Power BI
6 3 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.47%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.31%) DB2
7 2 (0.31%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.16%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.16%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (4.08%) JIRA
4 14 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.26%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.16%) GitLab
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 153 (24.02%) Finance
2 141 (22.14%) Social Skills
3 76 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.92%) Banking
5 23 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
6 22 (3.45%) Law
7 21 (3.30%) Retail
8 17 (2.67%) Public Sector
9 14 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.26%) Legal
11 7 (1.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.94%) Advertising
12 6 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.94%) Games
12 6 (0.94%) Private Banking
12 6 (0.94%) Retail Finance
13 5 (0.78%) Automotive
13 5 (0.78%) Publishing
14 4 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 193 (30.30%) Network Engineer
2 102 (16.01%) Analyst
3 97 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (7.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (6.44%) Administrator
6 36 (5.65%) Financial Analyst
6 36 (5.65%) Incident Analyst
6 36 (5.65%) SIEM Analyst
6 36 (5.65%) Splunk Analyst
7 35 (5.49%) Architect
7 35 (5.49%) Network Architect
8 29 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 26 (4.08%) Lead Network Engineer
10 24 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (3.77%) Unix Scripter
11 21 (3.30%) Network Manager
11 21 (3.30%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (2.98%) Network Security Engineer
12 19 (2.98%) Support Engineer
13 18 (2.83%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.77%) Kafka
2 14 (2.20%) Web Services
3 8 (1.26%) JSON
3 8 (1.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.31%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.31%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.16%) J2EE
5 1 (0.16%) LDAP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.67%) CMDB
5 16 (2.51%) PKI
6 11 (1.73%) User Experience
7 10 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (1.57%) IVR
7 10 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.41%) Replication
9 8 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
10 7 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.78%) Cyberattack
12 5 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.63%) Fibre Optics
13 4 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (0.47%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 234 (36.73%) Windows
2 131 (20.57%) Linux
3 114 (17.90%) Windows Server
4 61 (9.58%) Unix
5 43 (6.75%) Windows 10
6 30 (4.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 29 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.92%) AIX
9 21 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 19 (2.98%) Windows 7
11 18 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (2.51%) Ubuntu
13 14 (2.20%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.88%) VMS
15 11 (1.73%) CentOS
16 7 (1.10%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.63%) HPUX
18 4 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (29.36%) ITIL
2 150 (23.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 105 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (12.87%) DevOps
5 79 (12.40%) Network Monitoring
6 72 (11.30%) Change Management
7 71 (11.15%) Agile
7 71 (11.15%) SIEM
8 64 (10.05%) Analytics
9 63 (9.89%) Information Security
10 59 (9.26%) Network Management
11 58 (9.11%) Migration
12 56 (8.79%) Project Delivery
13 55 (8.63%) Systems Engineering
14 51 (8.01%) Computer Science
15 50 (7.85%) High Availability
15 50 (7.85%) Service Delivery
16 48 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
17 46 (7.22%) Mathematics
17 46 (7.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 138 (21.66%) PowerShell
2 72 (11.30%) Python
3 71 (11.15%) SQL
4 67 (10.52%) Bash
5 24 (3.77%) SAPscript
6 9 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.10%) C
9 6 (0.94%) C#
10 5 (0.78%) Perl
11 3 (0.47%) Java
11 3 (0.47%) VBA
12 2 (0.31%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) Go
13 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.16%) PHP
13 1 (0.16%) R
13 1 (0.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 189 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (19.31%) CCNP
3 119 (18.68%) Security Cleared
4 106 (16.64%) CCNA
5 89 (13.97%) Degree
6 70 (10.99%) DV Cleared
7 61 (9.58%) SC Cleared
8 40 (6.28%) CCIE
9 36 (5.65%) GCFA
9 36 (5.65%) GCIH
9 36 (5.65%) GIAC
9 36 (5.65%) GREM
9 36 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (5.65%) SANS
10 11 (1.73%) CISSP
10 11 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (1.41%) CCDP
11 9 (1.41%) JNCIP
11 9 (1.41%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (16.33%) SLA
2 54 (8.48%) JSP 440
3 25 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.78%) NIST
8 3 (0.47%) GxP
8 3 (0.47%) NCSC
9 2 (0.31%) GDPR
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 137 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 101 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 33 (5.18%) Docker
6 32 (5.02%) vSphere
7 24 (3.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (2.35%) VMware NSX
9 14 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.73%) XenApp
11 10 (1.57%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.41%) Snort
12 9 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.63%) NFS
15 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.31%) iptables
16 2 (0.31%) Veritas File System
17 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 87 (13.66%) SCCM
2 81 (12.72%) Ansible
3 68 (10.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 61 (9.58%) Nagios
5 46 (7.22%) SCOM
6 42 (6.59%) Terraform
7 41 (6.44%) Kubernetes
8 36 (5.65%) WSUS
9 30 (4.71%) ZABBIX
10 25 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
11 22 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
11 22 (3.45%) vCenter Server
12 17 (2.67%) Pingdom
13 13 (2.04%) Backup Exec
13 13 (2.04%) SCSM
14 12 (1.88%) FortiGate
14 12 (1.88%) Icinga
14 12 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (1.73%) Nessus
16 10 (1.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 343 (53.85%) Cisco
2 210 (32.97%) Microsoft
3 179 (28.10%) VMware
4 146 (22.92%) Palo Alto
5 69 (10.83%) F5
6 67 (10.52%) Citrix
7 60 (9.42%) Splunk
8 59 (9.26%) CheckPoint
8 59 (9.26%) Meraki
9 58 (9.11%) HP
10 50 (7.85%) Juniper
11 44 (6.91%) McAfee
11 44 (6.91%) Sun
12 40 (6.28%) Oracle
13 36 (5.65%) Fortinet
14 33 (5.18%) SAP
15 31 (4.87%) ServiceNow
16 28 (4.40%) Aruba
17 27 (4.24%) Veeam
18 26 (4.08%) Riverbed