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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / West Midlands
Rank 153 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -13
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 55 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 0.69% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 16
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,675 £35,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £63,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
2120 2609 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.91% 44.20% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 2118 1979
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire - 25 £35,000 - 3
Birmingham +17 15 £50,000 +19.04% 4
Coventry +27 13 £46,000 -4.16%
West Bromwich - 1 £27,500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 50 (52.63%) Windows
1 50 (52.63%) VMware
2 46 (48.42%) Cisco
3 39 (41.05%) DNS
4 32 (33.68%) Firewall
5 29 (30.53%) ITIL
6 28 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (28.42%) CCNA
7 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
8 26 (27.37%) Active Directory
8 26 (27.37%) Nagios
8 26 (27.37%) Linux
8 26 (27.37%) Wireless
9 25 (26.32%) Data Centre
10 24 (25.26%) SQL
10 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
10 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (24.21%) DHCP
12 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
13 21 (22.11%) CCNP
13 21 (22.11%) Citrix
14 20 (21.05%) WAN
14 20 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (20.00%) VPN
16 18 (18.95%) LAN
16 18 (18.95%) SAN
16 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (17.89%) Unix

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 16 (16.84%) IIS
2 10 (10.53%) Apache
2 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (12.63%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) DNS
2 32 (33.68%) Firewall
3 26 (27.37%) Wireless
4 23 (24.21%) DHCP
5 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
6 20 (21.05%) WAN
7 19 (20.00%) VPN
8 18 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (18.95%) LAN
8 18 (18.95%) SAN
8 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (16.84%) IP Telephony
10 15 (15.79%) BGP
10 15 (15.79%) OSPF
11 13 (13.68%) MPLS
12 12 (12.63%) NAS
13 11 (11.58%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (11.58%) VPLS
14 10 (10.53%) DDNS
15 9 (9.47%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) DB2
2 10 (10.53%) MySQL
3 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Applications Support
9 6 (6.32%) Monitoring Analyst
9 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Network Specialist
10 5 (5.26%) Web Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Web Applications Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
10 5 (5.26%) Web Support Analyst
11 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.26%) .NET
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) XML
3 4 (4.21%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) Clustering
3 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (6.32%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.16%) Online Games
6 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Fintech
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.63%) Windows
2 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
3 26 (27.37%) Linux
4 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.89%) Unix
6 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.37%) VyOS
8 3 (3.16%) CentOS
8 3 (3.16%) Debian
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.42%) Contract Management
3 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 8 (8.42%) Patch Management
3 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.42%) Server Patching
4 6 (6.32%) Operations Management
5 5 (5.26%) Change Management
5 5 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.26%) High Availability
5 5 (5.26%) People Management
5 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (4.21%) Line Management
6 4 (4.21%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (4.21%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (4.21%) Statistics
6 4 (4.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (4.21%) C
4 4 (4.21%) Korn
4 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) Python
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (28.42%) CCNA
3 21 (22.11%) CCNP
4 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (9.47%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (8.42%) CCSP
6 8 (8.42%) CWNA
7 7 (7.37%) RHCE
8 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (6.32%) MCSE
8 6 (6.32%) RHCSA
9 5 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (5.26%) RHCA
10 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.05%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (8.42%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.16%) pfSense
6 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.05%) Docker
7 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) Nagios
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (8.42%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (7.37%) SCOM
4 6 (6.32%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.21%) Netcool
5 4 (4.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.16%) Icinga
6 3 (3.16%) OpenNMS
6 3 (3.16%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (3.16%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.05%) Cacti
7 1 (1.05%) SELinux
7 1 (1.05%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 50 (52.63%) VMware
2 46 (48.42%) Cisco
3 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.11%) Citrix
5 12 (12.63%) Dynatrace
6 11 (11.58%) Brocade
6 11 (11.58%) ProCurve
7 9 (9.47%) Meraki
8 8 (8.42%) Palo Alto
9 7 (7.37%) Aruba
9 7 (7.37%) SonicWALL
9 7 (7.37%) Ubiquiti
10 6 (6.32%) New Relic
10 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.26%) NetApp
11 5 (5.26%) Nimsoft
11 5 (5.26%) ServiceNow
12 4 (4.21%) Northgate
12 4 (4.21%) SAP
13 3 (3.16%) HP
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