Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 176 182
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 37 42 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.97% 0.89% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.88% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 9
Birmingham median annual salary £50,750 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -26.32% +30.21%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,500 £34,083
90th Percentile £56,625 £53,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.42% +25.00%

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 1799 2240 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.18% 47.42% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1467 1605
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 33 (89.19%) ITIL
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco
3 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (67.57%) Data Centre
4 24 (64.86%) Wireless
5 23 (62.16%) Load Balancing
6 21 (56.76%) Migration
7 19 (51.35%) Network Security
8 18 (48.65%) VLAN
8 18 (48.65%) MPLS
8 18 (48.65%) VPN
9 17 (45.95%) HP
9 17 (45.95%) OSPF
9 17 (45.95%) Presales
9 17 (45.95%) Meraki
9 17 (45.95%) F5
10 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
11 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
11 15 (40.54%) Finance
12 14 (37.84%) Project Management
12 14 (37.84%) IPsec
12 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
12 14 (37.84%) SNMP
12 14 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (35.14%) QA
13 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
13 13 (35.14%) Time Management
13 13 (35.14%) Performance Management
13 13 (35.14%) Sourcefire

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 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) IaaS
1 8 (21.62%) Office 365
1 8 (21.62%) PaaS
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) Wireless
2 19 (51.35%) Network Security
3 18 (48.65%) MPLS
3 18 (48.65%) VLAN
3 18 (48.65%) VPN
4 17 (45.95%) OSPF
5 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (37.84%) IPsec
6 14 (37.84%) SNMP
7 13 (35.14%) BGP
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (35.14%) Ethernet
7 13 (35.14%) SSL
8 12 (32.43%) Firewall
9 11 (29.73%) WAN
10 6 (16.22%) LAN
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (13.51%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Junior
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (35.14%) FlexPod
3 8 (21.62%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
5 3 (8.11%) PKI
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) ITIL
2 23 (62.16%) Load Balancing
3 21 (56.76%) Migration
4 17 (45.95%) Presales
5 14 (37.84%) Project Management
6 13 (35.14%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (35.14%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (35.14%) ITIL V3
6 13 (35.14%) Line Management
6 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
6 13 (35.14%) Network Design
6 13 (35.14%) Performance Management
6 13 (35.14%) Security Management
6 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
6 13 (35.14%) SIEM
6 13 (35.14%) Time Management
7 9 (24.32%) Change Management
8 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (21.62%) Change Control
8 8 (21.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CCNP
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.81%) QRadar
2 4 (10.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) F5
2 17 (45.95%) HP
2 17 (45.95%) Meraki
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
5 13 (35.14%) Aruba
5 13 (35.14%) Brocade
5 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
5 13 (35.14%) Sourcefire
6 8 (21.62%) ServiceNow
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
8 4 (10.81%) Tripwire
9 3 (8.11%) Juniper
9 3 (8.11%) Veeam
10 2 (5.41%) Sophos
11 1 (2.70%) Informatica
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle