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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
839 868 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.10% 48.38% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 665 748 817
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) F5

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Broadband
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Websense