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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SolarWinds
England / West Midlands
Rank 151 225 205
Rank change year-on-year +74 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SolarWinds 56 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 11
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% +8.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% -5.55%  

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 2021 2753 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.29% 44.79% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 2156 2004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +28 23 £50,000 +26.58% 1
Shropshire - 22 £35,000 -
Coventry - 8 £45,500 - 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £30,000 -58.62% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £27,500 -
SolarWinds
England

SolarWinds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) VMware
3 43 (44.79%) Cisco
4 34 (35.42%) Firewall
5 33 (34.38%) ITIL
6 32 (33.33%) Wireless
7 30 (31.25%) DNS
8 28 (29.17%) CCNA
8 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (28.13%) Nagios
10 26 (27.08%) CCNP
11 24 (25.00%) Linux
11 24 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 23 (23.96%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
13 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
14 21 (21.88%) SQL
14 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (20.83%) VPN
15 20 (20.83%) Citrix
15 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
16 19 (19.79%) MPLS
16 19 (19.79%) Unix
17 18 (18.75%) DHCP
17 18 (18.75%) SAN
18 17 (17.71%) WAN
18 17 (17.71%) IIS
19 16 (16.67%) LAN
19 16 (16.67%) OSPF

SolarWinds
Top Related 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 17 (17.71%) IIS
2 11 (11.46%) Apache
2 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.04%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) Firewall
2 32 (33.33%) Wireless
3 30 (31.25%) DNS
4 23 (23.96%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 20 (20.83%) VPN
7 19 (19.79%) MPLS
8 18 (18.75%) DHCP
8 18 (18.75%) SAN
9 17 (17.71%) WAN
10 16 (16.67%) BGP
10 16 (16.67%) LAN
10 16 (16.67%) OSPF
11 14 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (13.54%) NAS
13 12 (12.50%) IP Telephony
13 12 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (11.46%) DDNS
14 11 (11.46%) VPLS
15 10 (10.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) DB2
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Network Support
5 9 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.25%) Monitoring Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Project Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.21%) Web Applications Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Web Applications Support
9 5 (5.21%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.21%) Middleware
2 5 (5.21%) Web Services
2 5 (5.21%) XML
3 4 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.54%) Clustering
3 6 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Online Games
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 24 (25.00%) Linux
2 24 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.79%) Unix
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.29%) VyOS
7 3 (3.13%) CentOS
7 3 (3.13%) Debian
7 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.33%) Contract Management
3 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (8.33%) Project Management
4 6 (6.25%) Change Management
4 6 (6.25%) Operations Management
4 6 (6.25%) People Management
5 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.21%) High Availability
5 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.21%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 4 (4.17%) Change Control
6 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (4.17%) Line Management
6 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.17%) Server Patching
6 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) Java
3 5 (5.21%) Korn
4 4 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) CCNA
1 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.08%) CCNP
3 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.42%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (8.33%) CCSP
5 8 (8.33%) CWNA
5 8 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.29%) RHCE
7 6 (6.25%) MCSE
7 6 (6.25%) RHCSA
8 5 (5.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.21%) RHCA
9 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.13%) pfSense
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) Nagios
2 12 (12.50%) SCOM
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (6.25%) SCCM
4 6 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 5 (5.21%) Netcool
5 5 (5.21%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 5 (5.21%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.13%) Icinga
6 3 (3.13%) OpenNMS
6 3 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (3.13%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.04%) Cacti
7 1 (1.04%) SELinux
7 1 (1.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) VMware
2 43 (44.79%) Cisco
3 20 (20.83%) Citrix
3 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.50%) Dynatrace
5 11 (11.46%) Brocade
5 11 (11.46%) ProCurve
6 8 (8.33%) Meraki
6 8 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.29%) Aruba
7 7 (7.29%) SonicWALL
7 7 (7.29%) Ubiquiti
8 6 (6.25%) New Relic
8 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.21%) Northgate
9 5 (5.21%) SAP
10 4 (4.17%) NetApp
10 4 (4.17%) Nimsoft
10 4 (4.17%) Oracle
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago