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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
B2B (Business-to-Business)
Rank 49 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing B2B 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.71% 0.35% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.40% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
216 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.87% 87.37% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 147 120
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) PABX
4 3 (33.33%) Brocade
4 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

B2B
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (33.33%) PABX
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Brocade
1 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 3 (33.33%) F5