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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 114 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 109 105 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.00% 2.12% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 4.14% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 73
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2613 2534 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.98% 51.08% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2097 2052
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 56 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Warwickshire +16 23 £33,000 -13.72%
Coventry -7 17 £50,000 +21.21% 4
Wolverhampton 0 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Solihull - 3 £47,500 -
West Bromwich +6 1 £30,500 -
Staffordshire 0 1 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire -8 1 £23,000 -29.23%
Walsall - 1 £82,500 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 93 (34.57%) Oracle
1 93 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 77 (28.62%) UNIX
3 71 (26.39%) HP
4 61 (22.68%) Windows
5 60 (22.30%) VMware
6 59 (21.93%) Linux
7 53 (19.70%) SQL
7 53 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (18.59%) NetApp
9 48 (17.84%) ETL
9 48 (17.84%) Finance
10 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
11 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
12 40 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (14.50%) SLA
14 38 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (13.75%) Cisco
16 36 (13.38%) .NET
17 35 (13.01%) EMC
18 34 (12.64%) Relational Database
18 34 (12.64%) IBM Notes
19 33 (12.27%) Project Management
19 33 (12.27%) Cognos
19 33 (12.27%) Lotus
19 33 (12.27%) HTML
19 33 (12.27%) CSS
19 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
19 33 (12.27%) AIX
20 32 (11.90%) MVC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 34 (12.64%) IBM Notes
2 26 (9.67%) WebSphere
3 24 (8.92%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.43%) Documentum
5 19 (7.06%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.20%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.83%) SAS
7 13 (4.83%) Alfresco
8 9 (3.35%) FileNet
9 5 (1.86%) JBoss
9 5 (1.86%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.12%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.12%) Lync
11 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.74%) CICS
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
12 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.37%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 31 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 25 (9.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.97%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.12%) Maximo
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.74%) Servitor
5 1 (0.37%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.09%) Office 365
2 7 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.60%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) TCP/IP
1 24 (8.92%) SAN
2 18 (6.69%) NetScaler
3 10 (3.72%) Firewall
3 10 (3.72%) WAN
4 9 (3.35%) LAN
5 8 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.60%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.60%) NAS
7 6 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.86%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.12%) VPN
10 2 (0.74%) DNS
10 2 (0.74%) DHCP
11 1 (0.37%) Packet Switching
11 1 (0.37%) SSL
11 1 (0.37%) MPLS
11 1 (0.37%) Wireless
11 1 (0.37%) IPsec
11 1 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (10.04%) DB2
4 27 (10.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (6.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 17 (6.32%) Cognos Report Studio
7 16 (5.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 12 (4.46%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (1.12%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos Event Studio
10 3 (1.12%) Cognos Transformer
10 3 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.74%) QlikView
11 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Hudson
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.37%) Toad
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Maven
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 48 (17.84%) Finance
2 27 (10.04%) Retail
3 11 (4.09%) Legal
4 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.49%) Banking
6 4 (1.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (21.19%) Consultant
2 51 (18.96%) Analyst
3 44 (16.36%) Architect
4 28 (10.41%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (10.41%) Support Analyst
4 28 (10.41%) Administrator
5 21 (7.81%) Team Leader
6 19 (7.06%) Mainframe Operator
7 18 (6.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (5.95%) UNIX Administrator
8 16 (5.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.46%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 12 (4.46%) Applications Support
9 12 (4.46%) Sales Consultant
9 12 (4.46%) AIX Administrator
10 11 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.72%) Support Consultant
11 10 (3.72%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.72%) Computer Operator
11 10 (3.72%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.38%) .NET
2 33 (12.27%) CSS
2 33 (12.27%) HTML
3 28 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (10.04%) jQuery
4 27 (10.04%) AngularJS
4 27 (10.04%) ASP.NET
5 25 (9.29%) Middleware
6 21 (7.81%) ISPF
6 21 (7.81%) Web Services
7 14 (5.20%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (2.60%) Java EE
10 6 (2.23%) Spring
10 6 (2.23%) XML
10 6 (2.23%) JSP
10 6 (2.23%) Servlets
11 5 (1.86%) Struts
11 5 (1.86%) JMS
12 3 (1.12%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.90%) Clustering
3 28 (10.41%) Mainframe
4 16 (5.95%) iSeries
5 9 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.97%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.60%) Life Science
8 6 (2.23%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.86%) EPoS
10 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.12%) AS400
11 3 (1.12%) LPAR
12 2 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.74%) Open Source
12 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.62%) UNIX
2 61 (22.68%) Windows
3 59 (21.93%) Linux
4 33 (12.27%) AIX
5 29 (10.78%) Solaris
6 16 (5.95%) SUSE
6 16 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.23%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.86%) VMS
11 4 (1.49%) MVS
11 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (17.84%) ETL
3 33 (12.27%) Project Management
4 32 (11.90%) MVC
5 27 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (10.04%) ITIL
5 27 (10.04%) Web Development
6 23 (8.55%) Migration
7 21 (7.81%) Content Management
8 20 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (7.06%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.58%) Document Management
10 15 (5.58%) Data Management
10 15 (5.58%) CRM
11 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.83%) Release Management
12 13 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
13 12 (4.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.70%) SQL
2 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.41%) C#
4 27 (10.04%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.55%) PHP
5 23 (8.55%) JCL
6 20 (7.43%) Java
7 10 (3.72%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.72%) C
8 9 (3.35%) Korn
9 4 (1.49%) RPG
10 3 (1.12%) ABAP
11 2 (0.74%) COBOL
11 2 (0.74%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) VB
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) Scala
12 1 (0.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.18%) MCSE
3 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (4.46%) CCNA
6 12 (4.46%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (4.46%) Degree
7 11 (4.09%) VTSP
8 10 (3.72%) MCITP
9 7 (2.60%) ISEB
9 7 (2.60%) CCA
10 6 (2.23%) CCDP
10 6 (2.23%) CCNP
10 6 (2.23%) NCDA
11 5 (1.86%) VCAP
11 5 (1.86%) CCEE
11 5 (1.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.50%) SLA
2 12 (4.46%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.92%) VMware ESX
3 22 (8.18%) PowerHA
4 20 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 18 (6.69%) XenDesktop
5 18 (6.69%) vSphere
6 15 (5.58%) XenApp
7 14 (5.20%) Active Directory
8 7 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.86%) vCloud
10 4 (1.49%) RHEV
10 4 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (4.83%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.46%) ServiceCenter
2 12 (4.46%) OpenView
3 8 (2.97%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.60%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.12%) AppDNA
5 3 (1.12%) Control-M
5 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.74%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.37%) yum
7 1 (0.37%) WSUS
7 1 (0.37%) Foglight
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (34.57%) Oracle
1 93 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 71 (26.39%) HP
3 60 (22.30%) VMware
4 50 (18.59%) NetApp
5 37 (13.75%) Cisco
6 35 (13.01%) EMC
7 33 (12.27%) Cognos
7 33 (12.27%) Lotus
8 27 (10.04%) Citrix
9 26 (9.67%) SAP
10 23 (8.55%) Intel
11 22 (8.18%) Red Hat
12 16 (5.95%) Netezza
13 15 (5.58%) Informatica
14 14 (5.20%) CommVault
15 13 (4.83%) Veritas
15 13 (4.83%) Open Text
16 12 (4.46%) hybris
17 11 (4.09%) Venda
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Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
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Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
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