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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 126 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.048% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.086% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +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
1142 1166 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.44% 56.52% 58.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1040 817
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 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 12 (70.59%) ITIL
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (47.06%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) Websense
3 5 (29.41%) SLA
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 5 (29.41%) Broadband
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
4 4 (23.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) MPLS
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (29.41%) Broadband
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Supplier Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 4 (23.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
2 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
2 5 (29.41%) F5
2 5 (29.41%) Websense
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) HP