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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 212 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 18 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.32% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.69% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 3
Average salary £42,000 £37,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -16.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £29,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
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
2487 2328 2091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.22% 46.20% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2047 1662
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Birmingham +6 11 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Shropshire +9 2 £41,000 +34.42%
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £71,250 -
Coventry -1 1 £48,000 +45.45%
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) Windows
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) ITIL
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
6 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
6 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) CCNP
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 8 (24.24%) MCSE
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (24.24%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (24.24%) Veeam
8 8 (24.24%) SIEM
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (21.21%) Patch Management
9 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Replication
9 7 (21.21%) Network Security
10 6 (18.18%) WordPress
10 6 (18.18%) WSUS

SolarWinds
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) WordPress
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
3 8 (24.24%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) Network Security
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) Wireless
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) SNMP
6 5 (15.15%) WLAN
7 4 (12.12%) HTTP
7 4 (12.12%) HTTPS
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
7 4 (12.12%) VPLS
7 4 (12.12%) WAN
7 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) SSDT
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) CMDB
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (9.09%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) SIEM
4 7 (21.21%) Patch Management
5 4 (12.12%) Computer Security
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.12%) KYC
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
5 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNP
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) MCDST
5 5 (15.15%) MCSA
5 5 (15.15%) MCTS
6 4 (12.12%) CCIE
6 4 (12.12%) CEH
6 4 (12.12%) CISA
6 4 (12.12%) CISSP
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) GCIA
6 4 (12.12%) GCIH
7 3 (9.09%) CCDP
7 3 (9.09%) CCNA
7 3 (9.09%) CCSA
7 3 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) WSUS
2 4 (12.12%) AirWatch
2 4 (12.12%) EnCase
2 4 (12.12%) Nessus
2 4 (12.12%) Nmap
2 4 (12.12%) QRadar
3 3 (9.09%) Cacti
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (6.06%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Veeam
4 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 5 (15.15%) Remedy
7 4 (12.12%) ArcSight
7 4 (12.12%) FireEye
7 4 (12.12%) Infoblox
7 4 (12.12%) Intel Security
7 4 (12.12%) IronPort
7 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
7 4 (12.12%) Splunk
7 4 (12.12%) Trustwave
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (9.09%) F5
8 3 (9.09%) Imperva
8 3 (9.09%) Nokia
8 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
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