The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 119 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.049% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.087% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £32,604 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1150 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.76% 56.18% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1013 745
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
West Midlands

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

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) HP