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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 214 219 218
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 23 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 4
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
UK excluding London median salary £41,313 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +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
2825 2747 2556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.71% 47.69% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2256 2151
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,699
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +1 16 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Shropshire - 4 £33,750 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 25 (62.50%) Cisco
2 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (55.00%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) ITIL
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 17 (42.50%) Wireless
6 16 (40.00%) OSPF
7 15 (37.50%) CCNP
7 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 14 (35.00%) WAN
9 13 (32.50%) VPN
9 13 (32.50%) Windows
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (32.50%) Veeam
9 13 (32.50%) Palo Alto
10 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.00%) BGP
11 11 (27.50%) Service Management
11 11 (27.50%) CCNA
11 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
11 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
12 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (25.00%) F5
12 10 (25.00%) SAN
12 10 (25.00%) WordPress
13 9 (22.50%) Replication
13 9 (22.50%) EIGRP
13 9 (22.50%) LAN

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 10 (25.00%) WordPress
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) Wireless
3 16 (40.00%) OSPF
4 14 (35.00%) WAN
5 13 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (32.50%) VPN
6 12 (30.00%) BGP
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (25.00%) SAN
8 9 (22.50%) EIGRP
8 9 (22.50%) LAN
9 8 (20.00%) Network Security
10 7 (17.50%) MPLS
10 7 (17.50%) VoIP
10 7 (17.50%) VPLS
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (15.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (15.00%) SSL
12 5 (12.50%) Skype
12 5 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Network Support
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Network Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Support
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WAP
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (27.50%) Patch Management
3 11 (27.50%) Service Management
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) Network Management
6 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) System Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (2.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.50%) CISSP
5 7 (17.50%) MCSA
5 7 (17.50%) MCSE
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) MCDST
6 5 (12.50%) MCTS
7 3 (7.50%) CCDP
7 3 (7.50%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) pfSense
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
1 7 (17.50%) WSUS
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.00%) Cacti
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Palo Alto
3 13 (32.50%) Veeam
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) F5
6 8 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 7 (17.50%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Aruba
8 2 (5.00%) Brocade
8 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.50%) Avaya
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Mitel
9 1 (2.50%) Nokia
9 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Convergence Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago