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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 101 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 117 83 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 1.52% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 2.99% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 113 68 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £52,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
2800 2774 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.35% 50.83% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2374 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +58 46 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Coventry +18 23 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Birmingham -18 22 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Shropshire -2 9 £23,000 -38.66%
Solihull -1 3 £52,000 +38.66%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.30%) SQL
3 58 (27.36%) UNIX
4 54 (25.47%) Oracle
4 54 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (24.53%) Cognos
6 50 (23.58%) Linux
6 50 (23.58%) HP
7 48 (22.64%) VMware
8 47 (22.17%) Windows
9 43 (20.28%) SQL Server
9 43 (20.28%) ETL
9 43 (20.28%) NetApp
10 42 (19.81%) Finance
11 35 (16.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 34 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (15.57%) AIX
14 31 (14.62%) SAN
15 29 (13.68%) Solaris
16 27 (12.74%) Cisco
17 26 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (12.26%) Relational Database
18 25 (11.79%) .NET
19 23 (10.85%) Security Cleared
19 23 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (10.85%) WebSphere
20 22 (10.38%) ITIL
20 22 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
20 22 (10.38%) SLA
20 22 (10.38%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (10.85%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.13%) IBM Notes
4 11 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 9 (4.25%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.36%) CICS
8 4 (1.89%) SAS
9 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.42%) FileNet
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.42%) Lync
9 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.94%) Confluence
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.94%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.89%) MS Office
4 2 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (16.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 20 (9.43%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.47%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.62%) SAN
2 20 (9.43%) NAS
3 18 (8.49%) Fibre Channel
4 17 (8.02%) iSCSI
5 16 (7.55%) NetScaler
5 16 (7.55%) Firewall
6 15 (7.08%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.66%) LAN
7 12 (5.66%) WAN
8 9 (4.25%) DHCP
8 9 (4.25%) FTP
8 9 (4.25%) DNS
8 9 (4.25%) VLAN
9 8 (3.77%) SNMP
9 8 (3.77%) SMTP
9 8 (3.77%) FCoE
10 6 (2.83%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.36%) VoIP
12 2 (0.94%) Internet
12 2 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.28%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (12.26%) Relational Database
4 23 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (8.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 13 (6.13%) DB2
8 11 (5.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 11 (5.19%) Cognos Report Studio
9 10 (4.72%) IBM InfoSphere
9 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.36%) Data Mining
12 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.36%) Cognos Query Studio
13 3 (1.42%) ActiveReports
14 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (8.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.36%) Rational Rose
4 4 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.42%) Toad
5 3 (1.42%) Maven
6 2 (0.94%) JIRA
6 2 (0.94%) Subversion
6 2 (0.94%) Hudson
6 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) Ant
7 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 42 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (6.13%) Retail
3 7 (3.30%) Legal
4 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (22.17%) Consultant
2 38 (17.92%) Analyst
3 30 (14.15%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (14.15%) Administrator
4 19 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 18 (8.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.49%) UNIX Administrator
6 16 (7.55%) Cognos Consultant
7 13 (6.13%) Architect
7 13 (6.13%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.66%) AIX Administrator
9 11 (5.19%) IT Support
9 11 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.72%) Developer
11 9 (4.25%) Support Consultant
11 9 (4.25%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.79%) .NET
2 19 (8.96%) HTML
2 19 (8.96%) CSS
2 19 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (8.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (8.49%) jQuery
4 17 (8.02%) AngularJS
5 12 (5.66%) Middleware
5 12 (5.66%) Web Services
6 7 (3.30%) ISPF
7 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.83%) XML
8 5 (2.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.89%) Java EE
9 4 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.89%) J2EE
10 3 (1.42%) COM
10 3 (1.42%) SOAP
10 3 (1.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) Clustering
2 17 (8.02%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.72%) CLARiiON
3 10 (4.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (4.25%) LPAR
5 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.77%) AS400
6 6 (2.83%) iSeries
7 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.89%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.42%) HACMP
8 3 (1.42%) Replication
8 3 (1.42%) Social Media
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.94%) DTV
9 2 (0.94%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.94%) Open Source
10 1 (0.47%) Celerra
10 1 (0.47%) VSAM
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.36%) UNIX
2 50 (23.58%) Linux
3 47 (22.17%) Windows
4 33 (15.57%) AIX
5 29 (13.68%) Solaris
6 17 (8.02%) SUSE
7 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.13%) HPUX
9 11 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.25%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.83%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.36%) VMS
12 5 (2.36%) MVS
13 2 (0.94%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.94%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.47%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (20.28%) ETL
3 22 (10.38%) ITIL
4 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 18 (8.49%) MVC
5 18 (8.49%) Web Development
6 17 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (7.08%) Kimball Methodology
8 14 (6.60%) Data Modelling
9 13 (6.13%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.66%) Project Management
10 12 (5.66%) Migration
11 11 (5.19%) SOA
11 11 (5.19%) CRM
11 11 (5.19%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (4.25%) Business Continuity
13 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (3.77%) Data Protection
14 7 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.30%) SQL
2 19 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.49%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.49%) C#
4 14 (6.60%) PHP
4 14 (6.60%) Java
5 12 (5.66%) JCL
6 6 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.36%) COBOL
8 4 (1.89%) C
9 3 (1.42%) C++
9 3 (1.42%) VB
9 3 (1.42%) Korn
10 2 (0.94%) Groovy
10 2 (0.94%) Scala
10 2 (0.94%) Clojure
10 2 (0.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.08%) MCSE
3 15 (7.08%) CCNA
4 13 (6.13%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.25%) CCA
7 6 (2.83%) MCSA
7 6 (2.83%) Degree
7 6 (2.83%) NCDA
8 5 (2.36%) ISEB
9 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.94%) SNIA Certification
10 2 (0.94%) SCSE
10 2 (0.94%) MCITP
10 2 (0.94%) PhD
11 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.38%) SLA
2 13 (6.13%) Solvency II
3 10 (4.72%) Basel II
4 5 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 26 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.91%) VMware ESX
3 16 (7.55%) XenDesktop
4 14 (6.60%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.66%) PowerHA
6 11 (5.19%) vSphere
7 10 (4.72%) XenApp
8 8 (3.77%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.83%) AppDNA
3 5 (2.36%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.36%) CA Endevor
3 5 (2.36%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (2.36%) Control-M
4 4 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.89%) OpenView
5 3 (1.42%) SCCM
5 3 (1.42%) SCOM
5 3 (1.42%) YUM
5 3 (1.42%) Foglight
6 2 (0.94%) Tivoli NetView
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.47%) Oracle
3 52 (24.53%) Cognos
4 50 (23.58%) HP
5 48 (22.64%) VMware
6 43 (20.28%) NetApp
7 27 (12.74%) Cisco
8 22 (10.38%) EMC
8 22 (10.38%) Citrix
9 17 (8.02%) Red Hat
10 15 (7.08%) Netezza
11 13 (6.13%) hybris
11 13 (6.13%) Lotus
12 12 (5.66%) Sun
12 12 (5.66%) Intel
13 11 (5.19%) Fujitsu
14 9 (4.25%) Mitel
14 9 (4.25%) Siemens
14 9 (4.25%) StorageTek
15 8 (3.77%) Dell
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
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: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £170000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + OTE £80k - £100k plus car allowance
Posted: 12 days ago