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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 194 226 230
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 35 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 4
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £32,604
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +45.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £28,728
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £36,479
UK excluding London median salary £41,313 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.28% -
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
2767 2815 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.93% 48.04% 48.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2301 2186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,469
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 July 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 July 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 - 27 £47,500 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £33,750 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull +11 1 £27,500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 25 (58.14%) Firewall
3 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (51.16%) Wireless
5 20 (46.51%) OSPF
6 19 (44.19%) WAN
7 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
8 17 (39.53%) VMware
9 16 (37.21%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (34.88%) CCNP
11 14 (32.56%) EIGRP
11 14 (32.56%) Service Management
11 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
12 13 (30.23%) CCNA
12 13 (30.23%) VPN
13 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
13 12 (27.91%) BGP
14 11 (25.58%) F5
15 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
15 10 (23.26%) Windows
16 9 (20.93%) LAN
16 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
16 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
17 8 (18.60%) VoIP
17 8 (18.60%) DNS
17 8 (18.60%) CISSP

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 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (11.63%) WordPress
2 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) Wireless
3 20 (46.51%) OSPF
4 19 (44.19%) WAN
5 14 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (32.56%) EIGRP
6 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (30.23%) VPN
7 12 (27.91%) BGP
8 10 (23.26%) IP Telephony
9 9 (20.93%) LAN
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) VoIP
10 8 (18.60%) VPLS
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (16.28%) DHCP
11 7 (16.28%) SAN
11 7 (16.28%) SSL
12 6 (13.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Network Support
2 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Network Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Network Support Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Support Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Support
3 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Firewall Support
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) WAP
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 2 (4.65%) VyOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (32.56%) Service Management
4 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.60%) Supplier Management
5 7 (16.28%) Patch Management
6 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) Operations Management
9 2 (4.65%) Network Management
9 2 (4.65%) Server Patching
9 2 (4.65%) System Testing
10 1 (2.33%) DevOps
10 1 (2.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 1 (2.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.88%) CCNP
3 13 (30.23%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) CISSP
5 4 (9.30%) MCSA
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) MCSE
7 2 (4.65%) CCDP
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.33%) MCDST
8 1 (2.33%) MCTS
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.65%) pfSense
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (13.95%) Nagios
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Cacti
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.58%) F5
6 9 (20.93%) Riverbed
7 6 (13.95%) Juniper
7 6 (13.95%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) Aruba
8 2 (4.65%) Brocade
8 2 (4.65%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago