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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software Foglight
Rank 219 209 204
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Foglight 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.052% 0.056% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 1.04% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
337 288 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.79% 5.33% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 291 241 347
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foglight within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 3 £42,500 -1.73%
Foglight
England

Foglight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Toad
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) LPAR
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Database Security
5 3 (37.50%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Informix
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Foglight
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Informix
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) LPAR
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp