The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 114 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.23% 2.07% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £43,250 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+24.27% -2.25%
Foglight
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
124 145 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.84% 8.03% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 92 140 127
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,000 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foglight across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Foglight
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foglight across the Birmingham region.

Foglight Salary Trend in Birmingham

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Foglight also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foglight.

1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Toad
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) CommVault
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) LPAR
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Informix
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) Database Security
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) RDBMS

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Foglight also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foglight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Informix
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) LPAR
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Database Security
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) CommVault
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR