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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 95 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing IBM 122 90 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 2.03% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.04% 4.19% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 83 69
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
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
2421 2147 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.53% 48.31% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 1730 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 72 £42,500 -1.73% 3
Warwickshire -1 20 £36,500 +10.60% 1
Coventry -11 18 £61,250 +22.50% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £48,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (34.09%) Oracle
2 56 (25.45%) HP
3 54 (24.55%) Microsoft
4 52 (23.64%) Linux
5 50 (22.73%) UNIX
6 46 (20.91%) Windows
7 45 (20.45%) VMware
8 43 (19.55%) SAP
9 42 (19.09%) SharePoint
10 36 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (15.91%) Documentum
11 35 (15.91%) Finance
11 35 (15.91%) Content Management
12 33 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 33 (15.00%) SQL
13 32 (14.55%) AIX
14 30 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (13.18%) Mainframe
16 28 (12.73%) ITIL
17 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (12.27%) Cisco
18 26 (11.82%) WebSphere
18 26 (11.82%) Degree
19 25 (11.36%) Project Management
20 24 (10.91%) Teradata
20 24 (10.91%) IBM Notes
20 24 (10.91%) MS Excel
20 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
21 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
21 23 (10.45%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (19.09%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.91%) Documentum
3 26 (11.82%) WebSphere
4 24 (10.91%) IBM Notes
5 16 (7.27%) Alfresco
6 15 (6.82%) SAS
7 10 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (3.18%) JBoss
9 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.73%) FileNet
11 5 (2.27%) CICS
11 5 (2.27%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.27%) SPSS
3 2 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Office 365
2 5 (2.27%) Google Apps
2 5 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.45%) SAN
2 12 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.36%) DNS
4 3 (1.36%) DHCP
4 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) WAN
5 2 (0.91%) VPN
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) VLAN
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.82%) DB2
4 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.18%) Cognos Report Studio
5 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.27%) QlikView
7 5 (2.27%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.82%) Cognos Impromptu
8 4 (1.82%) Cognos Event Studio
8 4 (1.82%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.82%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (1.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (1.36%) Cognos Connection
9 3 (1.36%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.91%) Big Data
10 2 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Toad
2 1 (0.45%) ERwin
2 1 (0.45%) Lombardi
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (15.91%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Retail
3 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.36%) Advertising
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
4 3 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.09%) Analyst
2 41 (18.64%) Architect
3 33 (15.00%) Consultant
4 19 (8.64%) Programme Manager
5 18 (8.18%) Team Leader
6 14 (6.36%) Mainframe Operator
7 13 (5.91%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.45%) AIX Engineer
8 12 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (5.00%) Administrator
10 10 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
11 9 (4.09%) Support Team Leader
11 9 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.09%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.64%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.64%) Computer Operator
12 8 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.18%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.00%) ISPF
2 15 (6.82%) Web Services
3 10 (4.55%) Middleware
4 6 (2.73%) Spring
5 5 (2.27%) Struts
5 5 (2.27%) JMS
5 5 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.27%) XML
5 5 (2.27%) HTML
5 5 (2.27%) CSS
5 5 (2.27%) JSP
5 5 (2.27%) Servlets
6 2 (0.91%) .NET
6 2 (0.91%) COM
7 1 (0.45%) ODBC
7 1 (0.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.45%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.45%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.18%) Mainframe
2 20 (9.09%) iSeries
3 13 (5.91%) EPoS
4 10 (4.55%) Life Science
5 8 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.64%) LPAR
6 6 (2.73%) AS400
6 6 (2.73%) Clustering
7 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.27%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.27%) Open Source
8 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.45%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.64%) Linux
2 50 (22.73%) UNIX
3 46 (20.91%) Windows
4 32 (14.55%) AIX
5 17 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (5.91%) Solaris
6 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.00%) Ubuntu
8 8 (3.64%) MVS
9 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.45%) OS/400
12 1 (0.45%) zOS
12 1 (0.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (15.91%) Content Management
3 30 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (12.73%) ITIL
5 25 (11.36%) Project Management
6 21 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (9.55%) Business Analysis
7 20 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 19 (8.64%) Portfolio Management
8 19 (8.64%) Data Management
8 19 (8.64%) PRINCE
8 19 (8.64%) Master Data Management
9 17 (7.73%) PRINCE2
9 17 (7.73%) Document Management
9 17 (7.73%) Change Control
10 14 (6.36%) Migration
11 12 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (5.00%) Analytics
13 10 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.00%) SQL
2 22 (10.00%) JCL
3 19 (8.64%) Java
4 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.27%) Perl
4 5 (2.27%) Python
4 5 (2.27%) R
5 4 (1.82%) RPG
6 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.91%) Korn
7 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.91%) RPG IV
7 2 (0.91%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (11.82%) Degree
2 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (5.00%) ISEB
6 9 (4.09%) MCSE
6 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.64%) MCITP
8 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.27%) MCSA
9 5 (2.27%) CCNA
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.91%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) ACCA
11 1 (0.45%) CISA
11 1 (0.45%) CISM
11 1 (0.45%) CIMA
11 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) SLA
2 10 (4.55%) QA
3 4 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 18 (8.18%) vSphere
2 16 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.91%) XenApp
6 2 (0.91%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.91%) RHEV
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.09%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (4.09%) OpenView
4 8 (3.64%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.73%) SCCM
7 4 (1.82%) Control-M
7 4 (1.82%) Foglight
8 3 (1.36%) Ansible
8 3 (1.36%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.36%) Puppet
8 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.91%) WSUS
10 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.45%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 75 (34.09%) Oracle
2 56 (25.45%) HP
3 54 (24.55%) Microsoft
4 45 (20.45%) VMware
5 43 (19.55%) SAP
6 27 (12.27%) Cisco
7 24 (10.91%) Teradata
8 23 (10.45%) EMC
8 23 (10.45%) Lotus
9 21 (9.55%) NetApp
10 20 (9.09%) Informatica
11 19 (8.64%) Intel
12 16 (7.27%) Cognos
12 16 (7.27%) OpenText
13 14 (6.36%) hybris
14 11 (5.00%) Business Objects
14 11 (5.00%) Dell
15 10 (4.55%) Citrix
15 10 (4.55%) BT
15 10 (4.55%) ATG
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