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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 101 134 109
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Permanent jobs citing IBM 135 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 1.78% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.31% 3.91% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 110
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,100 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
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
2540 2325 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.17% 45.49% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1906 1949 2391
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +47 84 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Coventry +14 30 £49,250 -1.50% 3
Warwickshire -8 6 £58,750 +46.87% 2
Solihull -13 3 £34,000 -
Shropshire -9 2 £40,000 +60.00%
Staffordshire -18 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £72,500 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 93 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 91 (34.08%) VMware
3 79 (29.59%) Finance
3 79 (29.59%) Presales
4 75 (28.09%) Data Centre
5 73 (27.34%) SQL
6 69 (25.84%) ITIL
7 67 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 66 (24.72%) Oracle
9 63 (23.60%) Citrix
10 59 (22.10%) Linux
10 59 (22.10%) Service Delivery
11 58 (21.72%) Retail
12 57 (21.35%) Firewall
12 57 (21.35%) MS Excel
13 56 (20.97%) SQL Server
14 53 (19.85%) Line Management
15 52 (19.48%) CMDB
16 51 (19.10%) Degree
17 50 (18.73%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (18.73%) HP
17 50 (18.73%) Publishing
18 46 (17.23%) NetApp
19 45 (16.85%) Windows
20 44 (16.48%) EMC
20 44 (16.48%) Active Directory
21 42 (15.73%) SAN
22 41 (15.36%) Cisco
23 40 (14.98%) Security Cleared
24 38 (14.23%) DNS

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 31 (11.61%) IIS
2 26 (9.74%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.99%) Apache
4 11 (4.12%) IBM Notes
5 10 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.37%) IBM Domino
6 9 (3.37%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.87%) CMS
7 5 (1.87%) JBoss
7 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.12%) SAS
8 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 57 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Maximo
2 9 (3.37%) Sentinel
3 5 (1.87%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.24%) IaaS
3 29 (10.86%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (10.11%) PaaS
5 6 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.12%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.35%) Firewall
2 42 (15.73%) SAN
3 38 (14.23%) DNS
4 31 (11.61%) SSL
5 17 (6.37%) DHCP
6 16 (5.99%) VPN
7 13 (4.87%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.12%) HTTP
8 11 (4.12%) LAN
8 11 (4.12%) Network Security
8 11 (4.12%) WAN
9 9 (3.37%) ICMP
9 9 (3.37%) SMTP
9 9 (3.37%) Telnet
9 9 (3.37%) VLAN
10 7 (2.62%) Internet
11 5 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.50%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.12%) ATM
14 2 (0.75%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.48%) DB2
3 31 (11.61%) MySQL
4 16 (5.99%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.25%) DataStage
9 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
11 2 (0.75%) GIS
11 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.37%) OLAP
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.87%) Log4j
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.50%) Subversion
3 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.75%) JIRA
5 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.37%) Hudson
6 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.37%) NUnit
6 1 (0.37%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (29.59%) Finance
2 58 (21.72%) Retail
3 50 (18.73%) Publishing
4 10 (3.75%) Marketing
5 8 (3.00%) Legal
6 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.87%) Banking
7 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (15.73%) Architect
2 33 (12.36%) Technical Specialist
3 29 (10.86%) Developer
4 28 (10.49%) Consultant
4 28 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (9.74%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (8.61%) SIEM Consultant
7 22 (8.24%) Storage Engineer
8 19 (7.12%) Analyst
8 19 (7.12%) Backup Engineer
8 19 (7.12%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 16 (5.99%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (3.75%) Head of Applications
14 9 (3.37%) Administrator
14 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (2.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.24%) Web Services
2 21 (7.87%) XML
3 18 (6.74%) Middleware
4 12 (4.49%) HTML
5 11 (4.12%) CSS
6 9 (3.37%) SOAP
7 8 (3.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (3.00%) REST
8 7 (2.62%) .NET
8 7 (2.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (2.25%) JMS
9 6 (2.25%) JSP
9 6 (2.25%) XSD
9 6 (2.25%) XSLT
10 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.12%) LAMP
11 2 (0.75%) Java EE
11 2 (0.75%) RESTful
12 1 (0.37%) Java SE
12 1 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (28.09%) Data Centre
2 52 (19.48%) CMDB
3 29 (10.86%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.24%) iSeries
5 14 (5.24%) AS400
6 13 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.00%) DataPower
8 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.12%) Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.10%) Linux
2 45 (16.85%) Windows
3 31 (11.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.12%) Unix
5 10 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.37%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.37%) Windows Vista
6 9 (3.37%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.00%) Solaris
8 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.12%) SUSE
10 2 (0.75%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.59%) Presales
2 69 (25.84%) ITIL
3 59 (22.10%) Service Delivery
4 53 (19.85%) Line Management
5 50 (18.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (13.48%) Project Management
7 34 (12.73%) Service Management
8 33 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
9 32 (11.99%) TOGAF
10 31 (11.61%) Technical Architecture
11 30 (11.24%) Customer Engagement
11 30 (11.24%) Software Engineering
12 29 (10.86%) Requirements Analysis
12 29 (10.86%) Zachman Framework
13 28 (10.49%) CRM
14 27 (10.11%) Gantt Chart
14 27 (10.11%) IT Governance
14 27 (10.11%) ITIL V3
14 27 (10.11%) PRINCE2
15 25 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.34%) SQL
2 25 (9.36%) Java
3 10 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.25%) C#
4 6 (2.25%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.87%) Korn
5 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.50%) RPG
7 3 (1.12%) Delphi
8 2 (0.75%) C
8 2 (0.75%) Perl
8 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 51 (19.10%) Degree
2 40 (14.98%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.61%) ISEB
4 27 (10.11%) PMI Certification
4 27 (10.11%) PMP
5 21 (7.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (7.87%) LPIC
6 19 (7.12%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.61%) GPG13
2 22 (8.24%) SLA
3 21 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (4.49%) QA
5 5 (1.87%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (16.48%) Active Directory
3 27 (10.11%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (8.61%) Firmware
5 12 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.87%) NFS
6 5 (1.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.12%) XenServer
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (11.61%) SCCM
2 27 (10.11%) SCVMM
3 24 (8.99%) NetBackup
3 24 (8.99%) QRadar
4 23 (8.61%) SCOM
5 22 (8.24%) Backup Exec
6 11 (4.12%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.62%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.25%) WSUS
10 5 (1.87%) Simpana
11 3 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.12%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.75%) Nagios
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.75%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
13 1 (0.37%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 91 (34.08%) VMware
3 66 (24.72%) Oracle
4 63 (23.60%) Citrix
5 50 (18.73%) HP
6 46 (17.23%) NetApp
7 44 (16.48%) EMC
8 41 (15.36%) Cisco
9 33 (12.36%) Symantec
10 32 (11.99%) Red Hat
11 28 (10.49%) CheckPoint
12 27 (10.11%) BMC
12 27 (10.11%) Juniper
13 17 (6.37%) Cognos
14 12 (4.49%) SAP
15 10 (3.75%) Brocade
16 9 (3.37%) Acronis
16 9 (3.37%) Veeam
17 8 (3.00%) Netezza
18 7 (2.62%) Veritas
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