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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 195 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 34 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 10
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £35,740
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +67.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,728
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £37,081
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
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
2644 2527 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.39% 46.74% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1953 2096 2387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +8 29 £35,000 -41.66% 3
Solihull +16 2 £28,250 +2.72% 4
Shropshire - 2 £33,750 - 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (56.86%) Firewall
4 26 (50.98%) ITIL
5 24 (47.06%) WAN
6 22 (43.14%) Wireless
7 21 (41.18%) DNS
7 21 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (37.25%) CCNA
8 19 (37.25%) OSPF
8 19 (37.25%) VMware
9 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
10 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (31.37%) VPN
11 16 (31.37%) CCNP
12 15 (29.41%) DHCP
13 14 (27.45%) Windows
13 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
14 13 (25.49%) IP Telephony
14 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (25.49%) LAN
14 13 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (23.53%) Palo Alto
15 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
15 12 (23.53%) SQL
15 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
15 12 (23.53%) SCCM
16 11 (21.57%) Service Management

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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) WAN
3 22 (43.14%) Wireless
4 21 (41.18%) DNS
5 19 (37.25%) OSPF
6 16 (31.37%) VPN
7 15 (29.41%) DHCP
8 14 (27.45%) EIGRP
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (25.49%) IP Telephony
9 13 (25.49%) LAN
10 11 (21.57%) BGP
11 8 (15.69%) MPLS
11 8 (15.69%) SSL
11 8 (15.69%) VPLS
12 7 (13.73%) Cisco Wireless
12 7 (13.73%) VoIP
13 5 (9.80%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (9.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Network Support
3 14 (27.45%) Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Network Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Network Support Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Support Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Support
5 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Firewall Support
9 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 3 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) WAP
2 1 (1.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
6 2 (3.92%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) ITIL
2 21 (41.18%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (21.57%) Service Management
4 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 9 (17.65%) Change Management
6 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
6 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
6 8 (15.69%) Server Patching
6 8 (15.69%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.88%) Operations Management
10 2 (3.92%) DevOps
10 2 (3.92%) Presales
10 2 (3.92%) System Testing
11 1 (1.96%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.96%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) C
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (37.25%) CCNA
3 16 (31.37%) CCNP
4 8 (15.69%) CISSP
5 2 (3.92%) CCDP
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.92%) Docker
4 2 (3.92%) pfSense
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (13.73%) Nagios
3 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.96%) Cacti
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Palo Alto
5 11 (21.57%) F5
6 9 (17.65%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (3.92%) Brocade
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.96%) Aruba
9 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.96%) Huawei
9 1 (1.96%) Meraki
9 1 (1.96%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.96%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.96%) SolidFire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago