The table below looks at the statistics for Foglight skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foglight over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell Software Foglight
Rank - 202 180
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category - 3.61% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 7
Average salary - £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +19.44%
Foglight
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
324 277 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.80% 5.60% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 239 221 221
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Foglight
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foglight across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Foglight Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Foglight
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Foglight Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Foglight
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Foglight 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 Foglight.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Informix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) LPAR
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Foglight 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 Foglight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Informix
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle