The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 87 128 89
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Permanent jobs citing IBM 165 96 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.85% 1.79% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 3.86% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 150
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,200 £45,245 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +0.54%
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2702 2486 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.74% 46.41% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1994 2076 2398
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IBM
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 IBM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 91 £62,500 -16.66% 6
Coventry +13 33 £40,500 -14.73% 6
Staffordshire +9 15 £35,000 -9.09%
Warwickshire -17 13 £42,500 +30.76%
Solihull +14 1 £50,000 +9.89%
West Bromwich +6 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Dudley - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing IBM 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 IBM.

1 96 (35.96%) VMware
2 89 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 72 (26.97%) Data Centre
4 70 (26.22%) ITIL
5 69 (25.84%) SQL
5 69 (25.84%) Finance
6 67 (25.09%) Active Directory
7 66 (24.72%) Citrix
7 66 (24.72%) Oracle
7 66 (24.72%) Presales
8 64 (23.97%) HP
8 64 (23.97%) Retail
9 62 (23.22%) Windows
9 62 (23.22%) Degree
10 60 (22.47%) SAN
11 59 (22.10%) Linux
12 58 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (20.97%) Service Delivery
14 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
15 51 (19.10%) Cisco
15 51 (19.10%) Line Management
16 49 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (17.98%) CMDB
17 48 (17.98%) DNS
17 48 (17.98%) Publishing
18 46 (17.23%) Windows Server
19 45 (16.85%) Security Cleared
20 42 (15.73%) EMC
20 42 (15.73%) MS Excel
21 41 (15.36%) Firewall

IBM
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 27 (10.11%) IIS
2 26 (9.74%) IBM Notes
3 25 (9.36%) IBM Domino
4 24 (8.99%) WebSphere
5 20 (7.49%) Apache
6 10 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.37%) MS Exchange
8 8 (3.00%) CMS
9 5 (1.87%) JBoss
9 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.75%) SAS
12 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.37%) Confluence
13 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 42 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 13 (4.87%) Sentinel
2 10 (3.75%) Maximo
3 5 (1.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.24%) IaaS
2 29 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (9.74%) PaaS
4 24 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.47%) SAN
2 48 (17.98%) DNS
3 41 (15.36%) Firewall
4 28 (10.49%) SSL
5 25 (9.36%) DHCP
5 25 (9.36%) VPN
6 23 (8.61%) LAN
6 23 (8.61%) WAN
7 14 (5.24%) VLAN
8 12 (4.49%) HTTP
9 10 (3.75%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.37%) ICMP
10 9 (3.37%) Network Security
10 9 (3.37%) SMTP
10 9 (3.37%) Telnet
11 6 (2.25%) Internet
12 5 (1.87%) ADSL
12 5 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.87%) Wireless
13 4 (1.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.86%) DB2
3 31 (11.61%) MySQL
4 16 (5.99%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.62%) DataStage
6 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Log4j
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.12%) JIRA
3 2 (0.75%) AppScan
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.37%) Hudson
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Maven
4 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.37%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (25.84%) Finance
2 64 (23.97%) Retail
3 48 (17.98%) Publishing
4 14 (5.24%) Legal
5 12 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.75%) Marketing
7 5 (1.87%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (16.85%) Architect
2 29 (10.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 29 (10.86%) Technical Specialist
3 27 (10.11%) Developer
3 27 (10.11%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) Analyst
5 23 (8.61%) Backup Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) Storage Engineer
6 21 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (6.74%) Consultant
7 18 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.49%) SIEM Consultant
9 11 (4.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Administrator
11 9 (3.37%) Head of Applications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.11%) Web Services
2 21 (7.87%) XML
3 16 (5.99%) Middleware
4 13 (4.87%) HTML
5 12 (4.49%) SOAP
6 11 (4.12%) CSS
6 11 (4.12%) JSP
7 10 (3.75%) REST
8 8 (3.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (3.00%) JMS
9 7 (2.62%) LAMP
10 6 (2.25%) Spring
10 6 (2.25%) XSD
10 6 (2.25%) XSLT
11 5 (1.87%) .NET
12 4 (1.50%) Apache Sling
12 4 (1.50%) OSGi
12 4 (1.50%) Struts
12 4 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.75%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.97%) Data Centre
2 48 (17.98%) CMDB
3 30 (11.24%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.37%) iSeries
5 14 (5.24%) AS400
6 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.62%) Clustering
9 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.87%) DataPower
11 4 (1.50%) Social Media
12 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.12%) Life Science
13 2 (0.75%) FMCG
14 1 (0.37%) Derivative
14 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
14 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.37%) VHDL
14 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.22%) Windows
2 59 (22.10%) Linux
3 46 (17.23%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.62%) Unix
6 12 (4.49%) Solaris
7 11 (4.12%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.12%) Windows Vista
7 11 (4.12%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.62%) SUSE
10 6 (2.25%) AIX
11 2 (0.75%) Android
11 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.22%) ITIL
2 66 (24.72%) Presales
3 56 (20.97%) Service Delivery
4 51 (19.10%) Line Management
5 49 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (13.48%) TOGAF
7 34 (12.73%) Technical Architecture
8 31 (11.61%) Project Management
8 31 (11.61%) Software Engineering
9 30 (11.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 30 (11.24%) Zachman Framework
10 29 (10.86%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (10.49%) CRM
12 26 (9.74%) Service Management
13 24 (8.99%) Customer Engagement
13 24 (8.99%) Gantt Chart
13 24 (8.99%) IT Governance
13 24 (8.99%) ITIL V3
13 24 (8.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.84%) SQL
2 31 (11.61%) Java
3 10 (3.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.62%) Perl
5 5 (1.87%) Korn
5 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.12%) C
7 2 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) RPG
8 1 (0.37%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (23.22%) Degree
2 45 (16.85%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.61%) ISEB
4 28 (10.49%) SC Cleared
5 24 (8.99%) PMI Certification
5 24 (8.99%) PMP
6 18 (6.74%) LPIC
7 17 (6.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (3.75%) CCNA
8 10 (3.75%) CCNP
8 10 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.87%) CCDA
9 5 (1.87%) CCDP
10 3 (1.12%) CISM
10 3 (1.12%) CISSP
11 2 (0.75%) CEH
11 2 (0.75%) CRISC
11 2 (0.75%) GIAC
11 2 (0.75%) MCSE
11 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.61%) SLA
2 17 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (4.49%) GPG13
4 11 (4.12%) QA
5 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 58 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.36%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.99%) Firmware
4 24 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.87%) NFS
5 5 (1.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (9.36%) NetBackup
2 24 (8.99%) SCVMM
3 23 (8.61%) WSUS
4 22 (8.24%) SCCM
5 19 (7.12%) Backup Exec
6 18 (6.74%) SCOM
7 13 (4.87%) QRadar
8 12 (4.49%) Tivoli
9 11 (4.12%) Oracle ZFS
10 9 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (2.25%) Unicenter
13 5 (1.87%) Simpana
14 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 2 (0.75%) HP Fortify
15 2 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
15 2 (0.75%) WebInspect
16 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 96 (35.96%) VMware
2 89 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 66 (24.72%) Citrix
3 66 (24.72%) Oracle
4 64 (23.97%) HP
5 51 (19.10%) Cisco
6 42 (15.73%) EMC
7 37 (13.86%) NetApp
7 37 (13.86%) Symantec
8 34 (12.73%) Juniper
9 29 (10.86%) Red Hat
10 25 (9.36%) CheckPoint
11 24 (8.99%) Acronis
11 24 (8.99%) BMC
12 13 (4.87%) Cognos
13 11 (4.12%) Sun
13 11 (4.12%) Veritas
14 10 (3.75%) Brocade
15 9 (3.37%) SAP
15 9 (3.37%) Veeam
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Salary: BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
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