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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 183 202 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 44 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 15 24
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £38,287 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2580 2355 2798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.21% 45.49% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1922 1983 2428
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Solihull - 14 £30,313 - 1
Coventry +13 12 £40,500 -15.62% 3
Birmingham -5 12 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Shropshire -6 3 £32,500 -20.73%
Walsall - 2 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 48 (64.00%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) ITIL
3 30 (40.00%) VMware
4 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (37.33%) SQL
6 26 (34.67%) DNS
6 26 (34.67%) Firewall
7 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 25 (33.33%) Windows
8 23 (30.67%) Wireless
8 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (29.33%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (29.33%) WAN
9 22 (29.33%) CCNA
10 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
10 19 (25.33%) DHCP
11 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
12 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (22.67%) OSPF
12 17 (22.67%) LAN
13 16 (21.33%) Office 365
14 15 (20.00%) SCCM
14 15 (20.00%) CCNP
15 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 13 (17.33%) IP Telephony
17 12 (16.00%) EIGRP
17 12 (16.00%) Nagios
17 12 (16.00%) VPN

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 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (21.33%) Office 365
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.67%) DNS
1 26 (34.67%) Firewall
2 23 (30.67%) Wireless
3 22 (29.33%) WAN
4 19 (25.33%) DHCP
5 17 (22.67%) LAN
5 17 (22.67%) OSPF
6 13 (17.33%) IP Telephony
7 12 (16.00%) EIGRP
7 12 (16.00%) VPN
8 11 (14.67%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (14.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (12.00%) BGP
11 8 (10.67%) VoIP
12 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
13 6 (8.00%) SAN
13 6 (8.00%) SSL
14 5 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
14 5 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) DB2
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 16 (21.33%) Network Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Network Support
5 13 (17.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (17.33%) Network Analyst
5 13 (17.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco Support
10 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (9.33%) Applications Support
12 6 (8.00%) Monitoring Analyst
13 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (6.67%) Web Applications Analyst
13 5 (6.67%) Web Applications Support
13 5 (6.67%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.33%) WAP
5 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.33%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.33%) Statistics
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Fintech
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (4.00%) CentOS
5 3 (4.00%) Debian
6 2 (2.67%) Unix
7 1 (1.33%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) ITIL
2 22 (29.33%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 11 (14.67%) Patch Management
4 11 (14.67%) Server Patching
4 11 (14.67%) Service Management
5 9 (12.00%) Change Management
5 9 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.67%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) High Availability
9 3 (4.00%) Contract Management
9 3 (4.00%) Operations Management
10 2 (2.67%) DevOps
10 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.67%) Service Desk Management
10 2 (2.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) C
3 5 (6.67%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (29.33%) CCNA
3 15 (20.00%) CCNP
4 6 (8.00%) CISSP
5 5 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.00%) CCSP
6 3 (4.00%) CWNA
7 2 (2.67%) CCDP
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) CCIE
8 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) pfSense
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) SCCM
2 12 (16.00%) Nagios
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.00%) Icinga
5 3 (4.00%) OpenNMS
5 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 3 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.00%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.33%) Cacti
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Cisco
2 30 (40.00%) VMware
3 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.00%) Dynatrace
5 11 (14.67%) Palo Alto
6 8 (10.67%) Citrix
7 7 (9.33%) F5
7 7 (9.33%) Riverbed
8 5 (6.67%) NetApp
8 5 (6.67%) Nimsoft
9 4 (5.33%) Meraki
10 2 (2.67%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
11 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.33%) EMC
11 1 (1.33%) Juniper
11 1 (1.33%) Nokia
11 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.33%) Symantec
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent pension + holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago