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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / West Midlands
Rank 137 140 117
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs citing IBM 72 97 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.65% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 3.72% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 96
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,550 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%

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
2102 2609 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.70% 44.25% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1613 2112 2015
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +28 47 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Solihull -1 9 £34,000 - 2
Warwickshire +11 5 £47,500 +15.85%
Coventry +5 5 £50,000 +23.45% 4
Walsall +15 2 £32,500 -63.88%
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,500 -
Staffordshire +1 1 £45,000 +50.00%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 78 (35.45%) VMware
3 77 (35.00%) Presales
4 66 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 65 (29.55%) SQL
6 59 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (26.36%) MS Excel
8 55 (25.00%) Citrix
8 55 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 54 (24.55%) Firewall
9 54 (24.55%) Finance
10 52 (23.64%) ITIL
10 52 (23.64%) SQL Server
11 48 (21.82%) CMDB
12 46 (20.91%) Line Management
12 46 (20.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (20.45%) Linux
13 45 (20.45%) Publishing
14 43 (19.55%) Oracle
14 43 (19.55%) Degree
15 41 (18.64%) NetApp
16 40 (18.18%) HP
17 38 (17.27%) MySQL
17 38 (17.27%) DB2
17 38 (17.27%) Capacity Planning
18 37 (16.82%) Cisco
19 35 (15.91%) Security Cleared
19 35 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (15.45%) Service Management
20 34 (15.45%) EMC

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 (14.09%) IIS
2 19 (8.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.27%) Apache
3 5 (2.27%) CMS
3 5 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.36%) SAS
5 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 58 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (2.27%) Maximo
3 3 (1.36%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.91%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (13.18%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (12.27%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (11.82%) IaaS
4 26 (11.82%) PaaS
5 5 (2.27%) Office 365
6 2 (0.91%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.45%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.55%) Firewall
2 29 (13.18%) DNS
3 24 (10.91%) SSL
4 15 (6.82%) SAN
5 10 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.09%) DHCP
7 6 (2.73%) Network Security
7 6 (2.73%) VPN
8 5 (2.27%) HTTP
9 4 (1.82%) ATM
9 4 (1.82%) Internet
9 4 (1.82%) LAN
9 4 (1.82%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.82%) VLAN
9 4 (1.82%) WAN
10 3 (1.36%) ICMP
10 3 (1.36%) SMTP
10 3 (1.36%) Telnet
11 2 (0.91%) DSL
11 2 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.27%) DB2
2 38 (17.27%) MySQL
3 11 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.55%) Power BI
4 10 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.36%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (1.36%) OLAP
8 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.27%) git-flow
4 5 (2.27%) Subversion
5 4 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.91%) JIRA
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.45%) Hudson
7 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.45%) Log4j
7 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.45%) NUnit
7 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (24.55%) Finance
2 45 (20.45%) Publishing
3 33 (15.00%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Marketing
5 5 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.91%) Architect
2 30 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
3 29 (13.18%) Consultant
4 27 (12.27%) SIEM Consultant
5 26 (11.82%) Developer
6 25 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (8.18%) Analyst
8 17 (7.73%) Storage Engineer
9 14 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (6.36%) Backup Engineer
9 14 (6.36%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 10 (4.55%) DBA
10 10 (4.55%) SQL DBA
11 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (4.09%) Head of Applications
11 9 (4.09%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.18%) Development Manager
13 7 (3.18%) Middleware Specialist
13 7 (3.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) Middleware
2 13 (5.91%) .NET
2 13 (5.91%) Web Services
3 10 (4.55%) CSS
3 10 (4.55%) HTML
3 10 (4.55%) XML
4 8 (3.64%) SOAP
4 8 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (3.18%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (3.18%) REST
5 7 (3.18%) RESTful
6 6 (2.73%) XSD
6 6 (2.73%) XSLT
7 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.45%) Java EE
9 1 (0.45%) JSON
9 1 (0.45%) OpenID
9 1 (0.45%) WAMP
9 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 48 (21.82%) CMDB
3 26 (11.82%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.00%) iSeries
6 8 (3.64%) DataPower
7 6 (2.73%) Clustering
8 4 (1.82%) AS400
9 3 (1.36%) Replication
9 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.45%) Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.45%) Linux
2 21 (9.55%) Windows
3 11 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.82%) Unix
6 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.00%) Presales
2 55 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 52 (23.64%) ITIL
4 46 (20.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 46 (20.91%) Line Management
5 38 (17.27%) Capacity Planning
6 34 (15.45%) Service Management
7 33 (15.00%) Project Management
8 32 (14.55%) SIEM
9 29 (13.18%) Customer Engagement
10 28 (12.73%) ITIL V3
11 27 (12.27%) PRINCE2
11 27 (12.27%) Software Engineering
11 27 (12.27%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (11.82%) Gantt Chart
12 26 (11.82%) IT Governance
12 26 (11.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 26 (11.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 26 (11.82%) TOGAF
12 26 (11.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.55%) SQL
2 17 (7.73%) Java
3 12 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.18%) C#
6 5 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.82%) Delphi
7 4 (1.82%) RPG
8 3 (1.36%) PHP
9 2 (0.91%) Korn
9 2 (0.91%) Python
9 2 (0.91%) Ruby
9 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) C++
10 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.45%) R
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (19.55%) Degree
2 35 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 28 (12.73%) ISEB
4 27 (12.27%) PMI Certification
4 27 (12.27%) PMP
5 19 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (8.64%) LPIC
6 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.82%) CCNP
7 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.91%) CCDP
8 2 (0.91%) CCNA
8 2 (0.91%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCIE
9 1 (0.45%) CCSE
9 1 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.82%) GPG13
2 19 (8.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (7.73%) SLA
4 13 (5.91%) QA
5 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) ISO22301
System Software
1 59 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.27%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (8.64%) Firmware
5 6 (2.73%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.36%) XenServer
7 2 (0.91%) NFS
7 2 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (14.09%) QRadar
2 29 (13.18%) SCCM
3 27 (12.27%) SCVMM
4 22 (10.00%) SCOM
5 19 (8.64%) Backup Exec
5 19 (8.64%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.82%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.91%) Nagios
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.91%) Simpana
9 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 78 (35.45%) VMware
3 55 (25.00%) Citrix
4 43 (19.55%) Oracle
5 41 (18.64%) NetApp
6 40 (18.18%) HP
7 37 (16.82%) Cisco
8 34 (15.45%) EMC
9 28 (12.73%) CheckPoint
9 28 (12.73%) Juniper
10 27 (12.27%) BMC
11 26 (11.82%) Red Hat
12 22 (10.00%) Symantec
13 14 (6.36%) Cognos
14 9 (4.09%) SAP
15 6 (2.73%) Adobe
16 5 (2.27%) LANDesk
16 5 (2.27%) LogRhythm
16 5 (2.27%) Snow
17 4 (1.82%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Electro-comm
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
E (Gas and Electricity)
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Pension, Health + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 13 days ago
Whitchurch, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42500- £47500
Posted: 17 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago