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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 132 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 13 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.80% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
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
1081 880 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.10% 46.63% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 753 742 987
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) DNS
3 20 (52.63%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (44.74%) WAN
6 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 15 (39.47%) DHCP
7 15 (39.47%) Wireless
8 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (34.21%) SCCM
9 13 (34.21%) Office 365
9 13 (34.21%) CCNA
9 13 (34.21%) Windows
10 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) OSPF
10 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
10 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (31.58%) IP Telephony
10 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
11 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (26.32%) 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 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (34.21%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 18 (47.37%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) WAN
4 15 (39.47%) DHCP
4 15 (39.47%) Wireless
5 12 (31.58%) EIGRP
5 12 (31.58%) IP Telephony
5 12 (31.58%) OSPF
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
6 10 (26.32%) VPN
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (13.16%) BGP
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
8 5 (13.16%) SSL
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 5 (13.16%) VPLS
8 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Support
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Network Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Network Support Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Support
5 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall Support
8 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) WAP
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Fintech
5 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
4 9 (23.68%) Server Patching
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
5 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
6 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.89%) Operations Management
9 2 (5.26%) DevOps
10 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) CISSP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.26%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Cacti
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) VMware
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 7 (18.42%) Riverbed
6 6 (15.79%) F5
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) EMC
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Mitel
9 1 (2.63%) SolidFire
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec