The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 126 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £32,604 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -4.11%
SolarWinds
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1272 1196 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.80% 55.65% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1086 760
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec