Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SonicWALL over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

SonicWALL
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 884 652 925
Rank change year-on-year -232 +273 +82
Permanent jobs citing SonicWALL 144 37 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 132 29 163
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,100 £25,550
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,250 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +19.57% -13.75%
75th Percentile £52,813 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £50,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year +1.99% +11.03% -4.23%

SonicWALL 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 47,784 19,357 59,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 39.62% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,668 15,371 45,529
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -

SonicWALL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SonicWALL over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SonicWALL within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 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 -207 126 £47,500 +11.76% 31
London -163 70 £50,000 - 9
UK excluding London -202 66 £38,500 +1.99% 23
North of England -104 20 £37,500 -9.64% 9
South East -148 17 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Yorkshire -81 16 £37,500 +1.35% 5
Work from Home -275 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands -107 14 £40,000 +0.63% 3
Wales -31 10 £35,000 +12.00% 1
West Midlands -93 7 £30,500 -23.27% 3
East Midlands - 6 £41,250 -
North West -105 4 £33,750 -25.00% 3
South West -90 3 £39,000 -8.24% 4
East of England -103 2 £38,750 -7.74% 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL.

1 129 (89.58%) Firewall
2 115 (79.86%) Windows
3 110 (76.39%) Microsoft 365
4 105 (72.92%) Microsoft
5 95 (65.97%) Azure
6 88 (61.11%) Windows Server
7 86 (59.72%) Active Directory
8 84 (58.33%) Hyper-V
9 73 (50.69%) VMware
10 63 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (43.06%) Cisco
12 52 (36.11%) LAN
13 44 (30.56%) WAN
14 43 (29.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (27.78%) VPN
16 39 (27.08%) SAN
17 38 (26.39%) Disaster Recovery
18 37 (25.69%) HP
19 34 (23.61%) DNS
19 34 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
21 31 (21.53%) PowerShell
22 29 (20.14%) Aruba
23 27 (18.75%) Social Skills
24 26 (18.06%) Remote Desktop
24 26 (18.06%) VoIP
25 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
26 24 (16.67%) IIS
26 24 (16.67%) VLAN
26 24 (16.67%) Windows 10

SonicWALL
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 33 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.67%) IIS
3 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.94%) Apache
6 10 (6.94%) nginx
7 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.78%) ejabberd
9 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 110 (76.39%) Microsoft 365
2 95 (65.97%) Azure
3 23 (15.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (10.42%) Azure Storage
5 12 (8.33%) IaaS
6 11 (7.64%) Mimecast
7 10 (6.94%) AWS
7 10 (6.94%) Cloudflare
8 5 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.08%) PaaS
9 3 (2.08%) SaaS
10 2 (1.39%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.69%) Route 53
11 1 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (89.58%) Firewall
2 52 (36.11%) LAN
3 44 (30.56%) WAN
4 40 (27.78%) VPN
5 39 (27.08%) SAN
6 34 (23.61%) DNS
7 26 (18.06%) Remote Desktop
7 26 (18.06%) VoIP
8 24 (16.67%) VLAN
9 22 (15.28%) DHCP
9 22 (15.28%) SSL
10 18 (12.50%) Network Security
11 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
12 10 (6.94%) BGP
13 9 (6.25%) SNMP
14 8 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
14 8 (5.56%) Internet
14 8 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (4.86%) NAS
16 4 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) JIRA
General
1 27 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 17 (11.81%) Finance
3 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 9 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (4.86%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (4.17%) Law
8 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.78%) Games
10 2 (1.39%) Advertising
10 2 (1.39%) Banking
10 2 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.06%) Administrator
3 22 (15.28%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (14.58%) Project Engineer
5 19 (13.19%) Azure Administrator
6 17 (11.81%) IT Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) Hyper-V Administrator
7 15 (10.42%) Storage Administrator
7 15 (10.42%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 14 (9.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (9.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (7.64%) IT Manager
11 11 (7.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 9 (6.25%) Network Engineer
13 8 (5.56%) Analyst
13 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce Manager
13 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
13 8 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) XMPP
2 2 (1.39%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.69%) ARM Templates
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.39%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) iPad
4 2 (1.39%) User Experience
5 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Storwize
5 1 (0.69%) iPhone
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (79.86%) Windows
2 88 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 43 (29.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 19 (13.19%) Linux
5 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2019
6 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.56%) Debian
9 8 (5.56%) Mac OS
10 7 (4.86%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.69%) Android
14 1 (0.69%) CentOS
14 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (15.97%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (9.72%) Migration
5 12 (8.33%) CRM
5 12 (8.33%) Patch Management
6 11 (7.64%) High Availability
7 9 (6.25%) ERP
7 9 (6.25%) ITIL
8 8 (5.56%) Architectural Design
8 8 (5.56%) Cost Reduction
8 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.56%) ITSM
8 8 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.56%) Open Source
8 8 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.94%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.17%) SQL
4 5 (3.47%) C
4 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 5 (3.47%) PHP
4 5 (3.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.64%) CCNP
3 10 (6.94%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.39%) CCA
6 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.69%) CEH
7 1 (0.69%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) GCIA
7 1 (0.69%) GCIH
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.25%) GDPR
3 7 (4.86%) SLA
4 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 84 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 63 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.42%) XenApp
5 12 (8.33%) vSphere
6 8 (5.56%) iptables
6 8 (5.56%) KVM
6 8 (5.56%) QEMU
7 5 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.78%) Kamailio
8 4 (2.78%) Postfix
9 3 (2.08%) StorNext
9 3 (2.08%) Xsan
10 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 8 (5.56%) Galera Cluster
3 8 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.47%) Ansible
5 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 3 (2.08%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.08%) WSUS
7 2 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.69%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.69%) SCCM
8 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 105 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 73 (50.69%) VMware
3 62 (43.06%) Cisco
4 37 (25.69%) HP
5 29 (20.14%) Aruba
6 23 (15.97%) Citrix
6 23 (15.97%) Palo Alto
7 22 (15.28%) Dell
8 20 (13.89%) NetApp
9 15 (10.42%) Veeam
10 13 (9.03%) Sophos
11 12 (8.33%) Intel
12 11 (7.64%) Juniper
13 10 (6.94%) Draytek
13 10 (6.94%) Splunk
14 9 (6.25%) Meraki
15 8 (5.56%) Fortinet
15 8 (5.56%) GENBAND
15 8 (5.56%) Mitel
15 8 (5.56%) Percona