The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 208 195 203
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.22% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.42% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £32,604 £34,360 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% +24.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -16.47%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2630 2825 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.97% 50.85% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 2342 2084
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SolarWinds
England

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
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 25 July 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 +3 4 £32,604 +0.31% 2
Coventry -2 2 - - 1
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England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) DHCP
3 10 (62.50%) DNS
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Symantec
5 8 (50.00%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Cacti
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
7 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (37.50%) IAG
7 6 (37.50%) UAG
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (37.50%) Lync
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (37.50%) Lync
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) SAN
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) COM
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
3 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
3 6 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (37.50%) IAG
3 6 (37.50%) UAG
4 5 (31.25%) ISA Server
5 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) Cacti
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (37.50%) WSUS
4 4 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (6.25%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Symantec
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 6 (37.50%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Nimsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Spiceworks
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
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