The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL over the 3 months to 23 September 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 118 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing SonicWALL 14 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.80% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.45% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 6
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
SonicWALL
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
1275 1171 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.08% 55.16% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1067 778
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SonicWALL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the Birmingham region.

SonicWALL Salary Trend in Birmingham

SonicWALL
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SonicWALL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
3 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
4 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) SAN
4 13 (68.42%) NetApp
5 11 (57.89%) HP
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Citrix
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) SLA
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (42.11%) XenApp
9 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
9 7 (36.84%) Kaseya
9 7 (36.84%) IPsec
10 6 (31.58%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (26.32%) vSphere
11 5 (26.32%) CCNA
11 5 (26.32%) Degree

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) IPv4
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) L2TP
7 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) ADSL
7 1 (5.26%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Installations Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCITP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (42.11%) XenApp
4 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 6 (31.58%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (26.32%) vSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Server
8 3 (15.79%) XenServer
9 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) NetApp
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 7 (36.84%) Kaseya
7 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 3 (15.79%) WatchGuard
9 2 (10.53%) Kaspersky
9 2 (10.53%) AVG
9 2 (10.53%) Sophos
10 1 (5.26%) Symantec
10 1 (5.26%) EMC
10 1 (5.26%) Ruckus Wireless