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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SolarWinds
Rank 234 219 198
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 10 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
2871 2545 2348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.42% 47.27% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2159 2108 1937
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £63,750
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -9 6 £39,500 +75.55%
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 - 1
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
3 14 (46.67%) Veeam
4 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Replication
5 12 (40.00%) Patch Management
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (36.67%) MCSE
6 11 (36.67%) WordPress
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) Firewall
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (26.67%) WSUS
9 8 (26.67%) VPN
9 8 (26.67%) MCSA
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) Juniper
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared

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 11 (36.67%) WordPress
2 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) VLAN
6 5 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (13.33%) NX-OS
7 4 (13.33%) WLAN
8 3 (10.00%) Intranet
8 3 (10.00%) Kerberos
8 3 (10.00%) SNMP
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (6.67%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Database Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Replication
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Network Management
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
8 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (3.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) MCSE
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 6 (20.00%) MCDST
5 6 (20.00%) MCTS
6 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) MCITP
7 2 (6.67%) CCSA
7 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) WSUS
2 5 (16.67%) Nagios
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 2 (6.67%) Cacti
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Veeam
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Imperva
7 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago