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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 196 188 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £35,125 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £41,500 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
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
2356 2035 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.11% 49.49% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1598 1936
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Solihull - 6 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire -14 3 £30,500 -35.78% 3
Staffordshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £23,000 - 2
Coventry - 1 £33,000 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) Firewall
3 20 (52.63%) VPN
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
6 13 (34.21%) ITIL
6 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (31.58%) F5
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) Broadband
7 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (31.58%) Wireless
7 12 (31.58%) Websense
7 12 (31.58%) MPLS
7 12 (31.58%) Riverbed
7 12 (31.58%) Service Management
7 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (31.58%) VMware
8 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (26.32%) Nagios
9 10 (26.32%) SLA
9 10 (26.32%) HP
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
10 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 8 (21.05%) Citrix
11 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (18.42%) PBX
11 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (18.42%) Project Management

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) VPN
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (31.58%) Wireless
4 12 (31.58%) MPLS
4 12 (31.58%) Broadband
5 8 (21.05%) WAN
6 7 (18.42%) PBX
7 6 (15.79%) LAN
7 6 (15.79%) IP Telephony
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 4 (10.53%) Network Security
9 4 (10.53%) DNS
10 3 (7.89%) IPv4
10 3 (7.89%) IPv6
10 3 (7.89%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 3 (7.89%) DDNS
10 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Voice Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Data Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Statistics
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
1 13 (34.21%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (31.58%) Service Management
2 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (28.95%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
5 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.89%) Network Management
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.63%) IAG
4 1 (2.63%) UAG
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Nagios
2 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
3 12 (31.58%) Websense
3 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) Riverbed
3 12 (31.58%) F5
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Citrix
6 7 (18.42%) Brocade
7 4 (10.53%) Mitel
7 4 (10.53%) Avaya
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.26%) Nokia
8 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
8 2 (5.26%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago