The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 21 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.73% 4.35% 5.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 8.02% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 14
Average salary £27,500 £104,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-73.55% +131.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 162 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.31% 54.18% 73.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 127 153
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
England

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

IBM Salary Trend in the Midlands

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) FCoE
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VB Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) StorageTek
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle