Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 708 849 935
Rank change year-on-year +141 +86 +108
Permanent jobs citing SonicWALL 141 156 177
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 139 150 156
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £27,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £46,188
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,625 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% +7.69%

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 31,134 46,417 61,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.73% 40.89% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23,311 36,035 47,928
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,399 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,949 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +3.90% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +5.88%

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 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for SonicWALL in the UK

SonicWALL
Top 16 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 12 April 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 +118 128 £40,000 +14.29% 26
UK excluding London +89 88 £37,500 +8.70% 22
London +124 49 £45,000 +20.81% 8
Work from Home -93 28 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North of England +55 24 £30,500 +1.67% 8
South East +81 18 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Midlands +27 18 £32,500 - 6
Yorkshire +27 16 £37,500 -4.46% 2
East Midlands +28 13 £25,000 -23.08% 1
East of England +40 10 £37,500 -11.76%
South West +1 9 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Wales +35 8 £35,000 -6.67% 3
West Midlands +19 5 £40,000 +18.52% 5
North East +14 5 £29,000 -3.33% 2
North West +36 3 £42,500 +47.83% 4
Scotland - 1 £28,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 125 (88.65%) Firewall
2 104 (73.76%) Windows
3 93 (65.96%) Microsoft 365
4 90 (63.83%) Microsoft
5 82 (58.16%) Azure
6 75 (53.19%) VMware
7 74 (52.48%) Cisco
8 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
9 69 (48.94%) Windows Server
10 60 (42.55%) Hyper-V
11 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (36.17%) LAN
13 47 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 46 (32.62%) HP
15 45 (31.91%) Dell
16 40 (28.37%) VPN
17 39 (27.66%) WAN
17 39 (27.66%) Linux
17 39 (27.66%) VLAN
17 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
18 36 (25.53%) SAN
19 34 (24.11%) vSphere
20 29 (20.57%) DNS
21 27 (19.15%) Citrix
21 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2016
21 27 (19.15%) Windows 10
22 26 (18.44%) VoIP
23 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
23 25 (17.73%) Azure Active Directory
24 24 (17.02%) SharePoint

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 24 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.64%) Apache
2 15 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (10.64%) IIS
2 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.64%) nginx
3 14 (9.93%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.80%) ejabberd
5 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 93 (65.96%) Microsoft 365
2 82 (58.16%) Azure
3 25 (17.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (16.31%) AWS
5 8 (5.67%) SaaS
6 5 (3.55%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.13%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.42%) IaaS
8 2 (1.42%) PaaS
8 2 (1.42%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 125 (88.65%) Firewall
2 51 (36.17%) LAN
3 40 (28.37%) VPN
4 39 (27.66%) VLAN
4 39 (27.66%) WAN
5 36 (25.53%) SAN
6 29 (20.57%) DNS
7 26 (18.44%) VoIP
8 23 (16.31%) DHCP
9 20 (14.18%) TCP/IP
10 18 (12.77%) Internet
11 17 (12.06%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (10.64%) BGP
13 14 (9.93%) Diameter Protocol
13 14 (9.93%) SNMP
14 13 (9.22%) Wireless
15 12 (8.51%) SSL
16 11 (7.80%) Asterisk PBX
16 11 (7.80%) PBX
17 10 (7.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) GitLab
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 20 (14.18%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Back Office
2 11 (7.80%) Games
3 5 (3.55%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
4 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (1.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (19.15%) IT Engineer
2 27 (19.15%) Network Engineer
3 24 (17.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) IT Support
5 15 (10.64%) Analyst
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.80%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Network Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) Escalation Engineer
9 10 (7.09%) IT Analyst
9 10 (7.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.38%) Senior IT Engineer
11 8 (5.67%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) XMPP
2 6 (4.26%) Web Services
3 4 (2.84%) POSIX
4 1 (0.71%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.84%) Clustering
3 4 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (73.76%) Windows
2 69 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 39 (27.66%) Linux
3 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (19.15%) Windows 10
4 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2019
7 14 (9.93%) Debian
8 12 (8.51%) Mac OS
8 12 (8.51%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.67%) CentOS
9 8 (5.67%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (10.64%) High Availability
2 15 (10.64%) ITIL
3 14 (9.93%) Architectural Design
3 14 (9.93%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.93%) Open Source
4 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.22%) Presales
5 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (7.80%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 11 (7.80%) ITSM
6 11 (7.80%) Migration
6 11 (7.80%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.67%) CRM
7 8 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (4.96%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.77%) Bash Shell
3 15 (10.64%) SQL
4 12 (8.51%) C
4 12 (8.51%) Perl
4 12 (8.51%) PHP
5 11 (7.80%) VB
6 4 (2.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (9.93%) Degree
3 12 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (7.80%) CCNA
5 7 (4.96%) CCNP
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.13%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.13%) MCSE
8 2 (1.42%) MCTS
9 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.71%) MCSA
9 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) SLA
2 9 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.84%) GDPR
3 4 (2.84%) PMO
4 2 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 73 (51.77%) Active Directory
2 60 (42.55%) Hyper-V
3 55 (39.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (24.11%) vSphere
5 16 (11.35%) XenDesktop
6 14 (9.93%) iptables
6 14 (9.93%) KVM
6 14 (9.93%) QEMU
7 12 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (7.80%) Kamailio
8 11 (7.80%) Postfix
8 11 (7.80%) XenApp
9 9 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (4.26%) StorNext
10 6 (4.26%) Xsan
11 5 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 14 (9.93%) Galera Cluster
1 14 (9.93%) HAProxy
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Intune
1 14 (9.93%) ZABBIX
2 12 (8.51%) Ansible
2 12 (8.51%) Puppet
3 9 (6.38%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (2.84%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (2.84%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.84%) NetVault Backup
4 4 (2.84%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.42%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 75 (53.19%) VMware
3 74 (52.48%) Cisco
4 46 (32.62%) HP
5 45 (31.91%) Dell
6 27 (19.15%) Citrix
7 24 (17.02%) Juniper
8 20 (14.18%) Meraki
9 18 (12.77%) Veeam
10 16 (11.35%) EMC
10 16 (11.35%) Mitel
11 15 (10.64%) Apple
12 14 (9.93%) GENBAND
12 14 (9.93%) Percona
13 13 (9.22%) Draytek
14 11 (7.80%) Fortinet
14 11 (7.80%) Nortel
14 11 (7.80%) SolarWinds
15 10 (7.09%) CheckPoint
16 9 (6.38%) WatchGuard