The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 89 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 43 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.86% 2.17% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 3.93% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 39
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £54,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
IBM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1275 1171 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.08% 55.16% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1067 778
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) Oracle
3 23 (29.87%) ETL
4 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (23.38%) VMware
4 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (22.08%) HP
5 17 (22.08%) SQL
5 17 (22.08%) Finance
5 17 (22.08%) NetApp
5 17 (22.08%) Project Management
6 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
7 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (18.18%) Cisco
7 14 (18.18%) Middleware
8 13 (16.88%) UNIX
8 13 (16.88%) Linux
9 12 (15.58%) Cognos
10 11 (14.29%) SOA
10 11 (14.29%) AIX
10 11 (14.29%) Java
10 11 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (12.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.99%) Solvency II
11 10 (12.99%) .NET
11 10 (12.99%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) CICS
4 3 (3.90%) FileNet
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.30%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.30%) Documentum
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (12.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.30%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (1.30%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.79%) DB2
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Toad
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Hudson
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Consultant
2 11 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
3 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 9 (11.69%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) AIX Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Developer
8 4 (5.19%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Middleware
2 10 (12.99%) .NET
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (9.09%) Java EE
5 3 (3.90%) J2EE
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) XSLT
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
6 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.60%) Spring
6 2 (2.60%) JSF
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.30%) HTML
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.30%) J2SE
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) JSP
7 1 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) LPAR
3 7 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.49%) FlexPod
5 4 (5.19%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.90%) HACMP
6 3 (3.90%) iSeries
6 3 (3.90%) Open Source
7 2 (2.60%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.30%) Social Media
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) UNIX
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) AIX
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
4 5 (6.49%) Solaris
5 4 (5.19%) HPUX
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) ETL
2 18 (23.38%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (22.08%) Project Management
4 14 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (14.29%) SOA
6 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.39%) ERP
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.39%) Data Management
8 7 (9.09%) EAI
8 7 (9.09%) ITIL
8 7 (9.09%) CRM
8 7 (9.09%) Business Development
8 7 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (9.09%) Use Case
8 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.49%) Operations Management
10 4 (5.19%) Migration
11 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) COBOL
3 4 (5.19%) JCL
4 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.90%) VB
5 2 (2.60%) Groovy
5 2 (2.60%) Scala
5 2 (2.60%) Clojure
6 1 (1.30%) VBA
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) VTSP
4 6 (7.79%) MCSE
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.49%) CCNP
5 5 (6.49%) CCDP
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.90%) MCITP
6 3 (3.90%) VCAP
6 3 (3.90%) CCEE
6 3 (3.90%) VCP5
6 3 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.30%) SNIA Certification
7 1 (1.30%) SCSE
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) Solvency II
2 8 (10.39%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCOrch
1 6 (7.79%) XenMobile
2 4 (5.19%) CA Endevor
3 3 (3.90%) Foglight
3 3 (3.90%) YUM
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) Oracle
3 18 (23.38%) VMware
4 17 (22.08%) NetApp
4 17 (22.08%) HP
5 14 (18.18%) Cisco
6 12 (15.58%) Cognos
7 10 (12.99%) EMC
8 8 (10.39%) Citrix
9 7 (9.09%) Informatica
9 7 (9.09%) Hyperion
9 7 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
9 7 (9.09%) Talend
10 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.90%) Open Text
10 3 (3.90%) Adobe
11 2 (2.60%) Unisys
11 2 (2.60%) i2
11 2 (2.60%) webMethods
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