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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 138 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.055% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £39,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
1128 846 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.74% 46.23% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 845 669 749
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Veeam
3 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Replication
4 12 (63.16%) SAN
4 12 (63.16%) Patch Management
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (57.89%) MCSE
5 11 (57.89%) WordPress
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
8 8 (42.11%) MCSA
8 8 (42.11%) WSUS
9 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (36.84%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) MCDST
10 6 (31.58%) MCTS
10 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
11 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
11 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
11 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 5 (26.32%) JBoss
11 5 (26.32%) Service Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) WordPress
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (26.32%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SSDT
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Database Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Replication
2 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (10.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Patch Management
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) MCSE
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSA
3 6 (31.58%) MCDST
3 6 (31.58%) MCTS
4 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Veeam
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper