Period
to 29 November 2020

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 6 months to 29 November 2020 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
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 132 174
Rank change year-on-year +44 +42 -14
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 17 18 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.48% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 1.42% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 23
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.09% +9.52%
10th Percentile £39,500 £33,250 £51,400
90th Percentile £55,250 £71,000 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £48,300 £56,500
% change year-on-year -12.01% -14.51% +29.14%

SolarWinds is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 495 1,269 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.04% 47.42% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 403 1,078 1,184
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,300 £74,125 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SolarWinds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SolarWinds in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SolarWinds in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Birmingham

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing SolarWinds in Birmingham over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT jobs citing SolarWinds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (41.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (41.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 6 (35.29%) CCNP
9 5 (29.41%) VMware
9 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 5 (29.41%) Azure
10 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
10 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (23.53%) Network Security
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) CCDA
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) BGP
10 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
11 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 3 (17.65%) IaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 3 (17.65%) SaaS
3 2 (11.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) BGP
7 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.76%) HSRP
9 2 (11.76%) HTTP
9 2 (11.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2019
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (41.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (11.76%) Availability Management
4 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) R
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNA
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCDA
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) VCP5
4 3 (17.65%) VCP6
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
5 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
1 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Fortinet
4 5 (29.41%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) Mitel
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Motorola
7 1 (5.88%) Tandberg
7 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard