The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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 SonicWALL, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SonicWALL
Rank 192 188 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SonicWALL 20 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 7
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +9.37%
SonicWALL
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
2835 2791 2502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.71% 51.03% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2380 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

SonicWALL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SonicWALL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SonicWALL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the West Midlands region.

SonicWALL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SonicWALL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SonicWALL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SonicWALL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SonicWALL
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 SonicWALL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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 -4 15 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
SonicWALL
England

SonicWALL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL.

1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 27 (93.10%) VMware
4 23 (79.31%) Cisco
5 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
6 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
7 20 (68.97%) HP
8 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (62.07%) SAN
9 18 (62.07%) NetApp
9 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (55.17%) Citrix
10 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
11 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
12 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
15 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (34.48%) SQL
17 9 (31.03%) MCSE
17 9 (31.03%) CCNA
17 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (31.03%) XenApp
18 8 (27.59%) SLA
18 8 (27.59%) IPsec
18 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
18 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
18 8 (27.59%) vSphere

SonicWALL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SonicWALL 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 SonicWALL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) IPsec
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) VLAN
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) IPv4
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
8 1 (3.45%) ADSL
8 1 (3.45%) SMTP
8 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) L2TP
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Support
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Client/Server
1 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
1 4 (13.79%) EqualLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) VMS
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (31.03%) MCSE
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) MCITP
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.34%) CCA
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (6.90%) MCSA
7 2 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
4 9 (31.03%) XenApp
5 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
5 8 (27.59%) vSphere
6 7 (24.14%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (24.14%) XenServer
7 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Server
8 3 (10.34%) vCloud
9 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 20 (68.97%) HP
4 18 (62.07%) NetApp
5 16 (55.17%) Citrix
6 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) WatchGuard
9 7 (24.14%) Kaseya
9 7 (24.14%) Dell
10 4 (13.79%) Symantec
11 2 (6.90%) Sophos
11 2 (6.90%) AVG
11 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
12 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (3.45%) Draytek
12 1 (3.45%) NETGEAR
12 1 (3.45%) EMC