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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SolarWinds
Rank 214 200 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.074% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.15% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £47,500 £32,604 £34,360
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.68% -5.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
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
2815 2593 2787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.92% 48.15% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2301 2164 2312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 2 £27,500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) CCNP
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) Remedy
6 3 (20.00%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) CCIP
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) CCIE
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) VPLS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) VPLS
4 3 (20.00%) TACACS
4 3 (20.00%) xDSL
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
2 3 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) BT
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Nimsoft
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
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