The table below looks at the statistics for B2B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited B2B over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 38 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing B2B 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.36% 3.33% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 3.90% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
B2B
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 231 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 71.48% 85.56% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 188 186 196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,765
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,265 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

B2B
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

B2B Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

B2B
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing B2B across the Solihull region.

B2B Salary Trend in Solihull

B2B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing B2B 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 B2B.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing B2B 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 B2B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) PABX
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) F5