The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 30 April 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 / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.31% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 11.61% - 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  

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 Shropshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 112 171 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 54.37% 48.31% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 136 109
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in Shropshire

SolarWinds
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
Telford - 13 £35,000 -
SolarWinds
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (84.62%) DNS
3 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) Citrix
5 14 (53.85%) SAN
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) IIS
6 12 (46.15%) WAN
6 12 (46.15%) Clustering
6 12 (46.15%) Unix
6 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 12 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (42.31%) NAS
7 11 (42.31%) Brocade
7 11 (42.31%) VPLS
7 11 (42.31%) ProCurve
7 11 (42.31%) Firewall
7 11 (42.31%) IP Telephony
7 11 (42.31%) DHCP
7 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco
7 11 (42.31%) MySQL

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 12 (46.15%) IIS
2 11 (42.31%) Apache
2 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) DNS
2 14 (53.85%) SAN
3 12 (46.15%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) DDNS
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) IP Telephony
4 11 (42.31%) MPLS
4 11 (42.31%) NAS
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) VPLS
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 7 (26.92%) BGP
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 7 (26.92%) Unified Communications
5 7 (26.92%) VLAN
5 7 (26.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (46.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Unix
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (11.54%) Workload Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) pfSense
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Citrix
3 11 (42.31%) Brocade
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) ProCurve
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Aruba
5 7 (26.92%) SonicWALL
5 7 (26.92%) Ubiquiti