The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 56 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 61 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.36% 2.24% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.76% 3.78% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 18
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
902 1031 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.72% 59.29% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 777 838 622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
West Midlands

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IBM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region.

IBM Salary Trend in Birmingham

IBM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
4 22 (21.15%) Oracle
4 22 (21.15%) HP
5 21 (20.19%) SQL
5 21 (20.19%) Cognos
6 20 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.27%) Cognos TM1
7 19 (18.27%) Linux
8 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (16.35%) VMware
9 17 (16.35%) UNIX
10 15 (14.42%) Citrix
10 15 (14.42%) Java
10 15 (14.42%) Advertising
10 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (13.46%) iSeries
11 14 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (13.46%) vSphere
12 13 (12.50%) Solvency II
12 13 (12.50%) NetApp
12 13 (12.50%) .NET
12 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 13 (12.50%) AS400
13 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
13 12 (11.54%) ETL
13 12 (11.54%) SAN
14 11 (10.58%) AIX
14 11 (10.58%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.69%) AquaLogic
3 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (7.69%) WebLogic Integration
3 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.69%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 7 (6.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.88%) FileNet
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.92%) CICS
8 1 (0.96%) Lync
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (18.27%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (7.69%) AquaLogic BPM
4 4 (3.85%) Maximo
4 4 (3.85%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) SAN
2 9 (8.65%) NetScaler
3 6 (5.77%) Internet
4 5 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.81%) VPN
4 5 (4.81%) Network Security
4 5 (4.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.88%) LAN
5 3 (2.88%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) NAS
6 2 (1.92%) MPLS
7 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.96%) BGP
7 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.96%) OSPF
7 1 (0.96%) LDAP
7 1 (0.96%) DHCP
7 1 (0.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.96%) PPP
7 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) QlikView
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.88%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) DataStage
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Toad
2 1 (0.96%) Hudson
2 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.96%) Ant
2 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 15 (14.42%) Advertising
2 11 (10.58%) Finance
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Consultant
2 20 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 16 (15.38%) Analyst
4 14 (13.46%) Cognos Consultant
4 14 (13.46%) Architect
5 10 (9.62%) Administrator
5 10 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.65%) Developer
6 9 (8.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.65%) UNIX Administrator
6 9 (8.65%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.73%) AIX Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (4.81%) Information Security Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Information Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.81%) JSP
3 5 (4.81%) Servlets
3 5 (4.81%) J2EE
4 3 (2.88%) J2SE
4 3 (2.88%) HTML
4 3 (2.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.88%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) Dojo
5 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.92%) jQuery
5 2 (1.92%) MooTools
5 2 (1.92%) COM
5 2 (1.92%) EJB
5 2 (1.92%) XML
5 2 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (0.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) iSeries
2 13 (12.50%) AS400
3 10 (9.62%) LPAR
4 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.69%) Open Source
5 5 (4.81%) FlexPod
5 5 (4.81%) PKI
6 3 (2.88%) Social Media
6 3 (2.88%) HACMP
7 2 (1.92%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.96%) Celerra
8 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.96%) VSAM
8 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Linux
2 17 (16.35%) UNIX
3 11 (10.58%) AIX
4 8 (7.69%) Windows
5 4 (3.85%) HPUX
5 4 (3.85%) Solaris
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (11.54%) Data Modelling
2 12 (11.54%) ETL
3 9 (8.65%) Migration
3 9 (8.65%) Workflow
3 9 (8.65%) Release Management
4 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 8 (7.69%) Unified Process
4 8 (7.69%) RUP
4 8 (7.69%) ERP
4 8 (7.69%) SOA
5 7 (6.73%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (6.73%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.81%) Security Architecture
7 5 (4.81%) SIEM
7 5 (4.81%) ITIL
7 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (4.81%) Information Security
7 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) Java
3 5 (4.81%) C
4 4 (3.85%) C++
4 4 (3.85%) VB
5 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.88%) VBA
5 3 (2.88%) C#
5 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.88%) PHP
6 2 (1.92%) COBOL
6 2 (1.92%) JCL
7 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.96%) RPG
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.65%) MCITP
3 8 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (7.69%) CCEA
3 8 (7.69%) CCEE
3 8 (7.69%) CCAA
3 8 (7.69%) CCIA
4 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) CISSP
5 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) GSEC
6 4 (3.85%) VCAP
7 2 (1.92%) MCTS
7 2 (1.92%) NCDA
7 2 (1.92%) NCIE
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CCA
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) Solvency II
2 10 (9.62%) Basel II
3 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.46%) vSphere
3 9 (8.65%) XenApp
3 9 (8.65%) XenServer
3 9 (8.65%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.77%) vCloud
5 5 (4.81%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Nessus
2 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.88%) YUM
3 3 (2.88%) Foglight
4 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.92%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.92%) Legato
5 1 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.96%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.15%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) HP
3 21 (20.19%) Cognos
4 17 (16.35%) VMware
5 15 (14.42%) Citrix
6 13 (12.50%) NetApp
7 9 (8.65%) Cisco
8 8 (7.69%) Veeam
9 7 (6.73%) Dell
9 7 (6.73%) EMC
10 6 (5.77%) Juniper
11 5 (4.81%) ArcSight
11 5 (4.81%) Lumension
11 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.81%) Hitachi
11 5 (4.81%) McAfee
11 5 (4.81%) Sun
11 5 (4.81%) TippingPoint
11 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
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