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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within SolarWinds.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / West Midlands
Rank 176 208 197
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 39 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 0.61% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 19
Median salary £34,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,263 £31,700 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%

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
2239 2287 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.86% 43.82% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 1892 2065
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SolarWinds
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +29 20 £46,000 -4.16% 3
Shropshire -4 9 £32,500 -20.73% 4
Solihull - 8 £30,313 - 1
Birmingham -15 2 £35,000 -4.05%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 34 (47.22%) VMware
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 29 (40.28%) DNS
5 28 (38.89%) SQL
6 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (31.94%) CCNA
8 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.56%) ITIL
8 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
9 20 (27.78%) DHCP
10 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (25.00%) Firewall
11 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (23.61%) Office 365
12 17 (23.61%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (23.61%) Wireless
13 16 (22.22%) CCNP
13 16 (22.22%) LAN
14 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
15 14 (19.44%) SCCM
16 13 (18.06%) Citrix
16 13 (18.06%) Nagios
16 13 (18.06%) Network Monitoring
16 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
16 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 12 (16.67%) Dynatrace

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.61%) Office 365
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.28%) DNS
2 20 (27.78%) DHCP
3 18 (25.00%) Firewall
4 17 (23.61%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (23.61%) Wireless
5 16 (22.22%) LAN
6 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.28%) WAN
8 9 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 9 (12.50%) SAN
8 9 (12.50%) VPN
9 8 (11.11%) 802.11
9 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (11.11%) OSPF
9 8 (11.11%) VoIP
9 8 (11.11%) WLAN
10 7 (9.72%) BGP
10 7 (9.72%) FWSM
10 7 (9.72%) Network Security
11 6 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (18.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
7 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (6.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Network Specialist
9 5 (6.94%) Web Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Web Applications Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Web Applications Support
9 5 (6.94%) Web Support Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) XML
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
3 4 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.28%) Linux
5 4 (5.56%) Unix
6 3 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (4.17%) Debian
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 13 (18.06%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (15.28%) Patch Management
3 11 (15.28%) Server Patching
4 7 (9.72%) Contract Management
4 7 (9.72%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.94%) High Availability
5 5 (6.94%) Service Management
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) DevOps
8 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.78%) Presales
8 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.39%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) C#
4 4 (5.56%) C
4 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (31.94%) CCNA
3 16 (22.22%) CCNP
4 8 (11.11%) CWNA
5 7 (9.72%) CCSP
6 5 (6.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.39%) CCDP
10 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Docker
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) SCCM
2 13 (18.06%) Nagios
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (9.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.17%) Icinga
5 3 (4.17%) OpenNMS
5 3 (4.17%) SCOM
5 3 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Cisco
2 34 (47.22%) VMware
3 22 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.06%) Citrix
5 12 (16.67%) Dynatrace
6 9 (12.50%) Meraki
7 7 (9.72%) Palo Alto
8 5 (6.94%) NetApp
8 5 (6.94%) Nimsoft
9 3 (4.17%) Brocade
9 3 (4.17%) HP
9 3 (4.17%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.78%) Dell
10 2 (2.78%) IBM
11 1 (1.39%) Draytek
11 1 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.39%) Huawei
11 1 (1.39%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.39%) SolidFire
West Midlands
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent pension + holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Bonuses/Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 26 days ago