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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 88 106 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 150 98 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 1.97% 1.97%
As % of the Vendors category 5.89% 4.17% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 112 89 81
Average salary £48,000 £42,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.60% -5.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,875 £59,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2548 2349 2520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.36% 47.11% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2113 1937 2067
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +13 85 £42,500 -15.00%
Coventry +5 33 £55,000 +7.31% 5
Warwickshire +7 26 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 82 (33.06%) Oracle
2 67 (27.02%) Linux
3 59 (23.79%) UNIX
4 54 (21.77%) Windows
4 54 (21.77%) Microsoft
5 53 (21.37%) SAP
6 49 (19.76%) VMware
7 46 (18.55%) WebSphere
8 45 (18.15%) SQL
8 45 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (17.34%) HP
9 43 (17.34%) AIX
10 40 (16.13%) SharePoint
10 40 (16.13%) Mainframe
11 37 (14.92%) Java
12 34 (13.71%) Content Management
13 33 (13.31%) Documentum
14 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 32 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (12.90%) JCL
14 32 (12.90%) ISPF
15 31 (12.50%) Project Management
16 30 (12.10%) Teradata
16 30 (12.10%) Finance
17 29 (11.69%) Degree
18 28 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (11.29%) MS Excel
18 28 (11.29%) ITIL
18 28 (11.29%) Web Services
19 26 (10.48%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 46 (18.55%) WebSphere
2 40 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 33 (13.31%) Documentum
4 24 (9.68%) IBM Notes
5 21 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (8.06%) SAS
7 13 (5.24%) MQSeries
8 12 (4.84%) CICS
9 11 (4.44%) Alfresco
10 10 (4.03%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (2.42%) JBoss
12 6 (2.42%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.81%) Node.js
15 2 (0.81%) SAP Portal
15 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
16 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.63%) SPSS
3 3 (1.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.21%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.81%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.40%) Magento
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Office 365
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.06%) SAN
2 12 (4.84%) HTTP
3 9 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (2.02%) Internet
6 3 (1.21%) VPN
6 3 (1.21%) DNS
6 3 (1.21%) DHCP
6 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.81%) Firewall
8 1 (0.40%) IPsec
8 1 (0.40%) VLAN
8 1 (0.40%) SSL
8 1 (0.40%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 32 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (7.66%) DB2
3 12 (4.84%) MySQL
4 11 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.63%) QlikView
5 9 (3.63%) Pentaho
6 7 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.82%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (2.02%) Big Data
8 4 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (1.61%) Cognos Impromptu
8 4 (1.61%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 4 (1.61%) Cognos Event Studio
8 4 (1.61%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.21%) Cognos Connection
9 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Ant
1 6 (2.42%) Maven
2 4 (1.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.40%) ERwin
3 1 (0.40%) Log4j
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.40%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (12.10%) Finance
2 26 (10.48%) Retail
3 13 (5.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.02%) Law
5 3 (1.21%) Advertising
5 3 (1.21%) Electronics
5 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (14.11%) Consultant
2 34 (13.71%) Analyst
2 34 (13.71%) Architect
3 23 (9.27%) Developer
4 22 (8.87%) Programme Manager
5 18 (7.26%) Mainframe Operator
6 16 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (6.05%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.24%) Administrator
9 12 (4.84%) AIX Engineer
10 11 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) Computer Operator
11 10 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.03%) Solutions Analyst
12 9 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 9 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.23%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.90%) ISPF
2 28 (11.29%) Web Services
3 14 (5.65%) Spring
4 13 (5.24%) Struts
4 13 (5.24%) HTML
4 13 (5.24%) Servlets
5 12 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (4.84%) Hibernate
6 11 (4.44%) J2EE
6 11 (4.44%) JSON
6 11 (4.44%) jQuery
7 10 (4.03%) CSS
8 7 (2.82%) JSP
8 7 (2.82%) SOAP
9 6 (2.42%) Ajax
9 6 (2.42%) REST
10 5 (2.02%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (2.02%) .NET
10 5 (2.02%) XML
10 5 (2.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.13%) Mainframe
2 21 (8.47%) iSeries
3 14 (5.65%) EPoS
4 10 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.63%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.63%) Open Source
6 8 (3.23%) LPAR
7 7 (2.82%) AS400
8 6 (2.42%) Web 2.0
8 6 (2.42%) Life Science
9 5 (2.02%) W3C
9 5 (2.02%) User Experience
10 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.21%) Clustering
11 3 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.02%) Linux
2 59 (23.79%) UNIX
3 54 (21.77%) Windows
4 43 (17.34%) AIX
5 24 (9.68%) Solaris
6 18 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.05%) Ubuntu
8 14 (5.65%) MVS
8 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.82%) HPUX
10 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.21%) Android
12 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.81%) zOS
14 1 (0.40%) OS/400
14 1 (0.40%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (13.71%) Content Management
3 31 (12.50%) Project Management
4 28 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.29%) ITIL
5 25 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (10.08%) Incident Management
6 24 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 22 (8.87%) PRINCE
7 22 (8.87%) Data Management
7 22 (8.87%) Portfolio Management
7 22 (8.87%) Master Data Management
8 20 (8.06%) Business Analysis
9 17 (6.85%) Change Control
9 17 (6.85%) Analytics
10 15 (6.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.65%) SOA
12 11 (4.44%) Document Management
12 11 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (4.44%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.15%) SQL
2 37 (14.92%) Java
3 32 (12.90%) JCL
4 12 (4.84%) Perl
5 10 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.63%) Python
6 9 (3.63%) R
7 4 (1.61%) COBOL
7 4 (1.61%) RPG
8 3 (1.21%) C++
9 2 (0.81%) VBScript
9 2 (0.81%) ABAP
9 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.81%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (11.69%) Degree
2 25 (10.08%) SC Cleared
2 25 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.03%) ISEB
5 9 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.23%) MCITP
6 8 (3.23%) MCSE
6 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.02%) CCNA
8 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.61%) MCSA
10 2 (0.81%) PMP
11 1 (0.40%) CCA
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.65%) SLA
2 11 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.81%) HL7
5 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.85%) vSphere
3 11 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.03%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.03%) NetBackup
2 10 (4.03%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (4.03%) OpenView
3 8 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (2.42%) SCCM
5 5 (2.02%) Control-M
6 4 (1.61%) Foglight
7 3 (1.21%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.21%) Puppet
7 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.21%) Ansible
8 2 (0.81%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.40%) Salt
9 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 82 (33.06%) Oracle
2 54 (21.77%) Microsoft
3 53 (21.37%) SAP
4 49 (19.76%) VMware
5 43 (17.34%) HP
6 30 (12.10%) Teradata
7 25 (10.08%) Cisco
8 24 (9.68%) Business Objects
9 23 (9.27%) Informatica
9 23 (9.27%) Lotus
10 22 (8.87%) Cognos
10 22 (8.87%) Intel
11 19 (7.66%) NetApp
12 15 (6.05%) EMC
12 15 (6.05%) hybris
13 11 (4.44%) Venda
13 11 (4.44%) Tableau
13 11 (4.44%) Intershop
13 11 (4.44%) Demandware
13 11 (4.44%) Actinic
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