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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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 SolarWinds.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 129 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.82% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Median salary £35,000 £36,479 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.05% -8.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%

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
878 849 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.97% 44.99% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 619 719 808
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
3 16 (69.57%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (60.87%) DHCP
4 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 13 (56.52%) Office 365
6 12 (52.17%) SCCM
6 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 12 (52.17%) SQL
6 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (43.48%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (39.13%) Patch Management
9 9 (39.13%) Server Patching
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
11 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (26.09%) WAN
11 6 (26.09%) Firewall
11 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
12 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (21.74%) LAN

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (56.52%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DNS
2 14 (60.87%) DHCP
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 9 (39.13%) Patch Management
2 9 (39.13%) Server Patching
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (43.48%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) SolidFire