The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 19 December 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 SolarWinds.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 187 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 28 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 7
Average salary £38,000 £46,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.83% +36.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £41,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
SolarWinds
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2613 2534 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 51.08% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2097 2052
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SolarWinds Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SolarWinds Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SolarWinds across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SolarWinds Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SolarWinds
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 SolarWinds within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +1 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Solihull - 8 £38,000 -
Shropshire -3 7 £30,000 -35.13%
Coventry -9 2 £38,750 -
West Bromwich - 1 £29,500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds.

1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 23 (58.97%) ITIL
3 20 (51.28%) Firewall
4 19 (48.72%) VMware
4 19 (48.72%) Windows
5 17 (43.59%) VPN
6 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.77%) Wireless
9 12 (30.77%) MPLS
9 12 (30.77%) Broadband
9 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (30.77%) HP
9 12 (30.77%) Service Management
9 12 (30.77%) Riverbed
9 12 (30.77%) F5
9 12 (30.77%) Websense
10 11 (28.21%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (28.21%) DNS
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (28.21%) SCCM
11 10 (25.64%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.08%) DHCP
12 9 (23.08%) Nagios
13 8 (20.51%) SLA
13 8 (20.51%) Windows 7

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SolarWinds 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 SolarWinds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) VPN
3 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (30.77%) Wireless
4 12 (30.77%) Broadband
4 12 (30.77%) MPLS
5 11 (28.21%) DNS
6 9 (23.08%) DHCP
7 7 (17.95%) PBX
8 5 (12.82%) SAN
9 4 (10.26%) IP Telephony
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.69%) Network Security
10 3 (7.69%) WAN
10 3 (7.69%) OSPF
10 3 (7.69%) BGP
10 3 (7.69%) LAN
11 2 (5.13%) VoIP
11 2 (5.13%) IPv4
11 2 (5.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Server Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) Network Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Service Management
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (28.21%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (25.64%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.26%) Network Design
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
7 4 (10.26%) ERP
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) MCSA
3 4 (10.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) CCDP
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.56%) IAG
5 1 (2.56%) UAG
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 9 (23.08%) Nagios
3 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.69%) SCOM
5 2 (5.13%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (5.13%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 12 (30.77%) Websense
4 12 (30.77%) HP
4 12 (30.77%) Riverbed
4 12 (30.77%) F5
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) Brocade
8 3 (7.69%) Mitel
8 3 (7.69%) Avaya
8 3 (7.69%) Juniper
9 2 (5.13%) Nokia
9 2 (5.13%) Nimsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Spiceworks
9 2 (5.13%) Kaseya
10 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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