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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 98 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 24 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 2.13% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 3.78% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
985 1138 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.51% 56.25% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 847 997 749
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 25 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
3 22 (27.16%) Cognos
4 21 (25.93%) Finance
5 20 (24.69%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (24.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 19 (23.46%) Oracle
7 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (20.99%) Linux
9 16 (19.75%) SAN
10 15 (18.52%) HP
10 15 (18.52%) ETL
10 15 (18.52%) UNIX
11 13 (16.05%) NetApp
11 13 (16.05%) AIX
11 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
11 13 (16.05%) Solvency II
12 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
13 11 (13.58%) VMware
13 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (12.35%) LPAR
14 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.35%) Basel II
15 9 (11.11%) AS400
15 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (11.11%) Windows
15 9 (11.11%) ITIL
15 9 (11.11%) iSeries

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.17%) CICS
4 4 (4.94%) FileNet
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.47%) Confluence
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
7 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Cognos TM1
1 20 (24.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
2 5 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.47%) MPLS
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) VLAN
4 2 (2.47%) NAS
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) PPP
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (8.64%) DB2
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Toad
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Maven
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Hudson
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Consultant
2 20 (24.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 15 (18.52%) Cognos Consultant
4 14 (17.28%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) AIX Administrator
7 7 (8.64%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) COBOL Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) COBOL Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) SAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) J2EE
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) JSP
4 3 (3.70%) Servlets
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.47%) COM
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) XSLT
5 2 (2.47%) J2SE
5 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) JSF
6 1 (1.23%) Java EE
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) LPAR
2 9 (11.11%) iSeries
2 9 (11.11%) AS400
3 5 (6.17%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.70%) HACMP
5 2 (2.47%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.47%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) VSAM
6 1 (1.23%) Celerra
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) UNIX
3 13 (16.05%) AIX
4 9 (11.11%) Windows
5 6 (7.41%) Solaris
6 5 (6.17%) HPUX
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.52%) ETL
3 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (8.64%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (8.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) SOA
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.47%) DevOps
9 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) COBOL
3 5 (6.17%) JCL
4 4 (4.94%) VB
4 4 (4.94%) C
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 2 (2.47%) Groovy
6 2 (2.47%) Scala
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 2 (2.47%) Clojure
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) CCEE
2 3 (3.70%) CCAA
2 3 (3.70%) CCIA
2 3 (3.70%) MCITP
2 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (3.70%) CCEA
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) SNIA Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SCSE
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) NCDA
4 1 (1.23%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) Solvency II
2 10 (12.35%) Basel II
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) XenServer
4 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) CA Endevor
2 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.70%) Foglight
3 3 (3.70%) YUM
4 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.47%) Legato
4 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.23%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.16%) Cognos
3 19 (23.46%) Oracle
4 15 (18.52%) HP
5 13 (16.05%) NetApp
6 11 (13.58%) VMware
7 8 (9.88%) EMC
7 8 (9.88%) Cisco
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix
9 5 (6.17%) Dell
9 5 (6.17%) Sun
9 5 (6.17%) Hitachi
10 4 (4.94%) Brocade
11 3 (3.70%) Veeam
11 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.47%) i2
12 2 (2.47%) Twitter
12 2 (2.47%) Veritas
12 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
12 2 (2.47%) webMethods
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