The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 221 224
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 21 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.27% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.61% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 5
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2201 2809 2730
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.14% 45.39% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 2039 2252
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SolarWinds
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SolarWinds in the West Midlands

SolarWinds
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for SolarWinds in the West Midlands

SolarWinds
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SolarWinds within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham +8 10 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Coventry - 7 £47,500 - 2
Worcestershire 0 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
SolarWinds
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SolarWinds.

1 36 (46.75%) Cisco
2 35 (45.45%) Windows
3 32 (41.56%) ITIL
3 32 (41.56%) Firewall
4 31 (40.26%) Wireless
4 31 (40.26%) VMware
5 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
6 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (31.17%) CCNA
8 23 (29.87%) Nagios
8 23 (29.87%) DNS
9 22 (28.57%) Linux
9 22 (28.57%) MPLS
9 22 (28.57%) CCNP
10 21 (27.27%) VPN
11 20 (25.97%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (24.68%) Unix
12 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
13 18 (23.38%) WAN
13 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (22.08%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (22.08%) SCOM
15 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
15 16 (20.78%) BGP
16 15 (19.48%) OSPF
17 14 (18.18%) SAN
17 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
17 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
19 12 (15.58%) Citrix

SolarWinds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (14.29%) IIS
2 10 (12.99%) Apache
2 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (12.99%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
3 4 (5.19%) PaaS
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (41.56%) Firewall
2 31 (40.26%) Wireless
3 23 (29.87%) DNS
4 22 (28.57%) MPLS
5 21 (27.27%) VPN
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (23.38%) WAN
8 16 (20.78%) BGP
8 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
9 15 (19.48%) OSPF
10 14 (18.18%) SAN
11 12 (15.58%) DHCP
11 12 (15.58%) SNMP
12 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (12.99%) DDNS
13 10 (12.99%) IP Telephony
13 10 (12.99%) NAS
13 10 (12.99%) VPLS
14 9 (11.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Network Support
4 8 (10.39%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Project Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Support
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Middleware
2 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.30%) VXML
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.79%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Online Games
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 19 (24.68%) Unix
3 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
4 18 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.09%) VyOS
7 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) ITIL
2 17 (22.08%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Change Control
4 9 (11.69%) Change Management
5 8 (10.39%) Service Management
6 7 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.79%) Line Management
7 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Management
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) People Management
8 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.49%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.19%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Java
2 5 (6.49%) Korn
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.17%) CCNA
3 22 (28.57%) CCNP
4 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (10.39%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (9.09%) MCSE
7 7 (9.09%) RHCE
8 6 (7.79%) RHCSA
9 5 (6.49%) RHCA
10 3 (3.90%) CCSP
10 3 (3.90%) CWNA
10 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.30%) MCSA
11 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) PMO
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) pfSense
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) Nagios
2 17 (22.08%) SCOM
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (7.79%) ZABBIX
4 5 (6.49%) Netcool
4 5 (6.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (6.49%) SCCM
4 5 (6.49%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.30%) Cacti
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) SELinux
6 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Cisco
2 31 (40.26%) VMware
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) Brocade
4 12 (15.58%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) ProCurve
6 9 (11.69%) Aruba
6 9 (11.69%) ServiceNow
7 7 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 7 (9.09%) Ubiquiti
8 6 (7.79%) New Relic
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle
8 6 (7.79%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.49%) Meraki
9 5 (6.49%) Northgate
9 5 (6.49%) SAP
10 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.90%) F5
10 3 (3.90%) HP
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