The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SolarWinds products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SolarWinds over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

SolarWinds
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 134 135
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 10 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.52% 0.42% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.90% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

SolarWinds is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 897 1112 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.36% 46.72% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 770 808
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SolarWinds in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) CCNP
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (42.42%) Wireless
5 12 (36.36%) CCNA
6 11 (33.33%) MPLS
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) VPN
8 9 (27.27%) Windows
8 9 (27.27%) TACACS
8 9 (27.27%) Nagios
8 9 (27.27%) Change Management
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) SCOM
9 8 (24.24%) Unix
9 8 (24.24%) WAAS
9 8 (24.24%) ServiceNow
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) Network Security
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
11 6 (18.18%) WAN
11 6 (18.18%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) RHCE

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) IaaS
2 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) Wireless
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (33.33%) MPLS
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (30.30%) VPN
5 9 (27.27%) TACACS
6 8 (24.24%) WAAS
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) FTP
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) BGP
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (6.06%) DNS
11 2 (6.06%) IPsec
11 2 (6.06%) OSPF
11 2 (6.06%) SNMP
11 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Network Support
3 8 (24.24%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Project Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Support
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) VXML
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Online Games
3 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) Change Control
4 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 5 (15.15%) Line Management
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Management
5 5 (15.15%) People Management
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Korn
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CCNP
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) RHCE
4 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.15%) RHCSA
5 4 (12.12%) RHCA
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) PMO
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Nagios
2 8 (24.24%) SCOM
3 5 (15.15%) Netcool
3 5 (15.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (15.15%) Tivoli
3 5 (15.15%) ZABBIX
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.03%) Cacti
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) SELinux
5 1 (3.03%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) ServiceNow
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) New Relic
4 5 (15.15%) Northgate
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.15%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) F5
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.06%) Aruba
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Meraki
7 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
Birmingham
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