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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 134 109 132
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs citing IBM 103 137 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.33% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.73% 4.84% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 110 84
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,750 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,377 £43,375
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.91%
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
2762 2831 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.68% 48.11% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2314 2133
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -16 55 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Coventry 0 22 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Warwickshire -14 13 £41,250 +22.53% 3
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 84 (37.00%) Microsoft
2 82 (36.12%) VMware
3 65 (28.63%) HP
4 61 (26.87%) Oracle
5 60 (26.43%) Active Directory
5 60 (26.43%) Data Centre
6 56 (24.67%) SAN
7 55 (24.23%) Cisco
8 51 (22.47%) Citrix
8 51 (22.47%) Degree
9 49 (21.59%) SQL
10 48 (21.15%) Windows
11 46 (20.26%) Linux
12 45 (19.82%) ITIL
13 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
13 44 (19.38%) Line Management
14 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
14 41 (18.06%) Juniper
15 40 (17.62%) Presales
15 40 (17.62%) Security Cleared
16 39 (17.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (17.18%) Service Delivery
17 38 (16.74%) Publishing
17 38 (16.74%) Retail
17 38 (16.74%) CMDB
18 37 (16.30%) TOGAF
19 36 (15.86%) Finance
20 34 (14.98%) DNS
20 34 (14.98%) DB2
20 34 (14.98%) Technical Architecture

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 22 (9.69%) Apache
1 22 (9.69%) IBM Notes
2 21 (9.25%) IBM Domino
3 18 (7.93%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.49%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.96%) IIS
6 6 (2.64%) CMS
7 5 (2.20%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.88%) Confluence
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 26 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.76%) Maximo
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.57%) IaaS
2 23 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.37%) PaaS
4 17 (7.49%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.88%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (0.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.67%) SAN
2 34 (14.98%) DNS
3 29 (12.78%) LAN
3 29 (12.78%) WAN
4 12 (5.29%) DHCP
4 12 (5.29%) Internet
4 12 (5.29%) VPN
5 11 (4.85%) ADSL
5 11 (4.85%) Firewall
5 11 (4.85%) VLAN
5 11 (4.85%) Wireless
6 8 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (3.52%) SSL
7 3 (1.32%) HTTP
8 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.44%) ATM
9 1 (0.44%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.44%) Intranet
9 1 (0.44%) NAS
9 1 (0.44%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.98%) DB2
3 30 (13.22%) MySQL
4 9 (3.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.08%) DataStage
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) Big Data
8 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.88%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.32%) AppScan
3 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 2 (0.88%) Log4j
4 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.44%) JUnit
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 38 (16.74%) Publishing
1 38 (16.74%) Retail
2 36 (15.86%) Finance
3 19 (8.37%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.41%) Legal
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (14.98%) Architect
2 33 (14.54%) Analyst
3 27 (11.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (11.89%) Backup Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (11.89%) Storage Engineer
4 24 (10.57%) Technical Specialist
5 23 (10.13%) Developer
6 20 (8.81%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (6.61%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.61%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 13 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Network Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Server Support
11 11 (4.85%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.49%) Web Services
2 13 (5.73%) LAMP
3 8 (3.52%) JSP
4 6 (2.64%) Middleware
4 6 (2.64%) Spring
4 6 (2.64%) XML
5 5 (2.20%) HTML
5 5 (2.20%) JMS
6 4 (1.76%) .NET
6 4 (1.76%) Apache Sling
6 4 (1.76%) OSGi
6 4 (1.76%) SOAP
6 4 (1.76%) Struts
7 3 (1.32%) CSS
7 3 (1.32%) REST
8 2 (0.88%) EJB
8 2 (0.88%) J2EE
8 2 (0.88%) JAXP
8 2 (0.88%) JDBC
8 2 (0.88%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 60 (26.43%) Data Centre
2 38 (16.74%) CMDB
3 30 (13.22%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.05%) iSeries
5 13 (5.73%) Clustering
6 12 (5.29%) AS400
7 9 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.76%) Social Media
11 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.32%) Life Science
11 3 (1.32%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.88%) FMCG
12 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.88%) VHDL
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.15%) Windows
2 46 (20.26%) Linux
3 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
4 28 (12.33%) Unix
5 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (8.81%) Solaris
7 15 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.17%) SUSE
9 13 (5.73%) AIX
10 12 (5.29%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.85%) Windows Vista
11 11 (4.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.88%) Android
12 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.82%) ITIL
2 44 (19.38%) Line Management
3 40 (17.62%) Presales
4 39 (17.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 39 (17.18%) Service Delivery
5 37 (16.30%) TOGAF
6 34 (14.98%) Technical Architecture
7 30 (13.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.22%) Zachman Framework
8 23 (10.13%) Project Management
9 22 (9.69%) Capacity Planning
9 22 (9.69%) CRM
9 22 (9.69%) Network Design
10 20 (8.81%) Service Management
11 18 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.49%) Business Development
12 17 (7.49%) IT Governance
12 17 (7.49%) ITIL V3
12 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.59%) SQL
2 22 (9.69%) Java
3 16 (7.05%) Perl
4 14 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.08%) Korn
6 4 (1.76%) C
7 3 (1.32%) C++
7 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 2 (0.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.44%) RPG
9 1 (0.44%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 51 (22.47%) Degree
2 40 (17.62%) Security Cleared
3 33 (14.54%) SC Cleared
4 30 (13.22%) ISEB
5 24 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (10.13%) CCNA
7 22 (9.69%) CCNP
8 17 (7.49%) PMI Certification
8 17 (7.49%) PMP
9 11 (4.85%) CCDA
9 11 (4.85%) CCDP
10 8 (3.52%) LPIC
11 7 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.76%) CEH
12 4 (1.76%) CISSP
12 4 (1.76%) GIAC
13 3 (1.32%) CISM
13 3 (1.32%) CRISC
13 3 (1.32%) MCSE
13 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) SLA
2 7 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 60 (26.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.25%) Firmware
3 21 (9.25%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.49%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.08%) NFS
5 7 (3.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (10.13%) WSUS
2 21 (9.25%) NetBackup
3 20 (8.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 17 (7.49%) SCVMM
5 14 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (6.17%) SCCM
6 13 (5.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (5.73%) Unicenter
7 8 (3.52%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.52%) SCOM
8 7 (3.08%) Simpana
9 5 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.76%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.32%) HP Fortify
11 3 (1.32%) WebInspect
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 84 (37.00%) Microsoft
2 82 (36.12%) VMware
3 65 (28.63%) HP
4 61 (26.87%) Oracle
5 55 (24.23%) Cisco
6 51 (22.47%) Citrix
7 41 (18.06%) Juniper
8 29 (12.78%) NetApp
9 27 (11.89%) Symantec
10 24 (10.57%) EMC
11 21 (9.25%) Sun
12 20 (8.81%) Acronis
12 20 (8.81%) Veritas
13 17 (7.49%) BMC
13 17 (7.49%) CheckPoint
13 17 (7.49%) Red Hat
14 13 (5.73%) CA
15 11 (4.85%) Avaya
15 11 (4.85%) Meraki
16 9 (3.96%) Netezza
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