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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SolarWinds
Rank 188 196 187
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2377 2549 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.07% 50.89% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 2097 1930
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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
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 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Coventry - 7 £30,000 - 2
Shropshire +5 1 - -
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England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco PIX
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) SCCM
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (46.67%) Cacti
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
7 6 (40.00%) NetApp
7 6 (40.00%) Nokia
7 6 (40.00%) Symantec
7 6 (40.00%) HP
7 6 (40.00%) EMC
7 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (40.00%) COM
7 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (40.00%) WSUS
7 6 (40.00%) XenApp

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (40.00%) Lync
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco PIX
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) VoIP
4 7 (46.67%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.67%) OSPF
7 1 (6.67%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) COM
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCSA
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (40.00%) IAG
2 6 (40.00%) UAG
3 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 7 (46.67%) Cacti
3 6 (40.00%) WSUS
3 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
4 6 (40.00%) Nokia
4 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
5 5 (33.33%) Riverbed
6 3 (20.00%) IronPort
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 1 (6.67%) OPNET
8 1 (6.67%) BMC
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (6.67%) Nimsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Spiceworks
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £0000 - £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago