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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 84 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 160 80 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.86% 1.47% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.55% 2.87% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 148 65 77
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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
Warwickshire +60 64 £33,000 -20.00% 4
Birmingham -7 44 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Coventry +11 24 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Shropshire +2 8 £23,000 -38.66%
Solihull +6 4 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Staffordshire -15 1 £20,000 -33.33%
West Bromwich - 1 £30,500 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 91 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 69 (27.82%) SQL
2 69 (27.82%) UNIX
3 67 (27.02%) Oracle
4 64 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (23.39%) Windows
5 58 (23.39%) Linux
5 58 (23.39%) ETL
5 58 (23.39%) VMware
6 57 (22.98%) Cognos
7 55 (22.18%) HP
8 50 (20.16%) SQL Server
9 49 (19.76%) NetApp
10 44 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (16.53%) Finance
12 39 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (15.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 38 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (15.32%) .NET
14 37 (14.92%) AIX
15 36 (14.52%) Relational Database
16 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
16 35 (14.11%) Cisco
17 33 (13.31%) SLA
18 30 (12.10%) Solaris
19 29 (11.69%) MS Excel
19 29 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (11.69%) WebSphere
19 29 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 28 (11.29%) Visual Studio

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.06%) IBM Notes
3 10 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.63%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.42%) SAS
7 4 (1.61%) CICS
8 3 (1.21%) FileNet
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.21%) Lync
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.81%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.81%) Confluence
9 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (15.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (6.05%) Cognos TM1
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.81%) Maximo
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.40%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.29%) SAN
2 21 (8.47%) NetScaler
3 18 (7.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.45%) Firewall
4 16 (6.45%) NAS
5 14 (5.65%) iSCSI
5 14 (5.65%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (4.44%) LAN
6 11 (4.44%) WAN
7 7 (2.82%) DHCP
7 7 (2.82%) DNS
8 6 (2.42%) VLAN
8 6 (2.42%) FTP
8 6 (2.42%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.02%) FCoE
9 5 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.02%) SMTP
9 5 (2.02%) VoIP
9 5 (2.02%) SNMP
10 2 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 29 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (10.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 21 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (8.06%) DB2
9 19 (7.66%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 19 (7.66%) Cognos Report Studio
10 10 (4.03%) IBM InfoSphere
11 6 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.02%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.02%) Cognos Query Studio
13 3 (1.21%) ActiveReports
13 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.02%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.21%) Toad
6 2 (0.81%) Subversion
6 2 (0.81%) Maven
6 2 (0.81%) JIRA
6 2 (0.81%) Hudson
6 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 41 (16.53%) Finance
2 19 (7.66%) Retail
3 9 (3.63%) Legal
4 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.21%) Automotive
6 3 (1.21%) Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (22.98%) Consultant
2 47 (18.95%) Analyst
3 36 (14.52%) Systems Administrator
3 36 (14.52%) Administrator
4 23 (9.27%) Architect
5 20 (8.06%) Support Analyst
5 20 (8.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 20 (8.06%) UNIX Administrator
6 16 (6.45%) AIX Administrator
7 15 (6.05%) Cognos Consultant
8 14 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 13 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.84%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 12 (4.84%) Sales Consultant
10 12 (4.84%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.84%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.44%) Mainframe Operator
11 11 (4.44%) IT Support
12 10 (4.03%) Test Analyst
12 10 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.32%) .NET
2 29 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 28 (11.29%) ASP.NET
3 28 (11.29%) CSS
3 28 (11.29%) HTML
4 27 (10.89%) AngularJS
4 27 (10.89%) jQuery
5 18 (7.26%) Middleware
6 14 (5.65%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.84%) Web Services
8 11 (4.44%) ISPF
9 8 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (2.82%) Java EE
11 4 (1.61%) XML
12 3 (1.21%) SOAP
12 3 (1.21%) J2EE
12 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (0.81%) Application Packaging
13 2 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.81%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.89%) Clustering
3 20 (8.06%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (3.63%) LPAR
5 8 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.82%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.42%) iSeries
7 6 (2.42%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.02%) AS400
8 5 (2.02%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) HACMP
10 3 (1.21%) Open Source
10 3 (1.21%) Social Media
10 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.81%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.81%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.82%) UNIX
2 58 (23.39%) Windows
2 58 (23.39%) Linux
3 37 (14.92%) AIX
4 30 (12.10%) Solaris
5 19 (7.66%) SUSE
6 16 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (4.03%) Windows 7
9 10 (4.03%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.03%) HPUX
10 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.42%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.02%) VMS
12 5 (2.02%) MVS
13 2 (0.81%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.81%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (23.39%) ETL
3 27 (10.89%) MVC
3 27 (10.89%) Web Development
4 22 (8.87%) Project Management
5 21 (8.47%) ITIL
6 19 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.05%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.65%) Migration
9 14 (5.65%) CRM
9 14 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (5.24%) Strategic Planning
10 13 (5.24%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.24%) SOA
11 11 (4.44%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (4.03%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (4.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.82%) SQL
2 28 (11.29%) T-SQL
2 28 (11.29%) C#
2 28 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.27%) PHP
4 16 (6.45%) Java
5 15 (6.05%) JCL
6 8 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.42%) C
8 5 (2.02%) Korn
9 4 (1.61%) COBOL
10 3 (1.21%) C++
10 3 (1.21%) VB
11 2 (0.81%) ABAP
11 2 (0.81%) Groovy
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) Clojure
11 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 21 (8.47%) MCSE
2 21 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.05%) CCNA
5 12 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.63%) CCA
7 8 (3.23%) VTSP
8 6 (2.42%) NCDA
8 6 (2.42%) MCSA
9 5 (2.02%) CCNP
9 5 (2.02%) CCDP
9 5 (2.02%) ISEB
9 5 (2.02%) Degree
10 4 (1.61%) MCITP
11 3 (1.21%) VCAP
11 3 (1.21%) CCEE
11 3 (1.21%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.31%) SLA
2 12 (4.84%) Solvency II
3 9 (3.63%) Basel II
4 6 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 38 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.27%) VMware ESX
3 21 (8.47%) XenDesktop
4 18 (7.26%) PowerHA
5 15 (6.05%) XenApp
6 14 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (5.24%) vSphere
7 13 (5.24%) Hyper-V
8 9 (3.63%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.21%) vCloud
10 2 (0.81%) RHEV
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.42%) OpenView
2 6 (2.42%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (2.42%) AppDNA
2 6 (2.42%) SCOrch
2 6 (2.42%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.02%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (2.02%) Control-M
4 4 (1.61%) CA Endevor
5 3 (1.21%) Foglight
5 3 (1.21%) SCCM
5 3 (1.21%) YUM
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.02%) Oracle
3 58 (23.39%) VMware
4 57 (22.98%) Cognos
5 55 (22.18%) HP
6 49 (19.76%) NetApp
7 35 (14.11%) Cisco
8 27 (10.89%) EMC
8 27 (10.89%) Citrix
9 21 (8.47%) Red Hat
10 20 (8.06%) Lotus
11 17 (6.85%) Netezza
12 16 (6.45%) Intel
13 15 (6.05%) hybris
14 10 (4.03%) Venda
14 10 (4.03%) Demandware
14 10 (4.03%) Actinic
14 10 (4.03%) Intershop
14 10 (4.03%) BT
14 10 (4.03%) ATG
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + OTE £80k - £100k plus £6k car allowa
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 5 days ago