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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 136 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing IBM 97 103 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.04% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 4.45% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 93 55
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £72,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
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
2507 2317 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.04% 45.79% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2060 2028 1686
Average salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -30 28 £45,000 +4.95% 5
Warwickshire -7 22 £38,500 -0.64%
Coventry -7 19 £40,500 -26.36% 4
Staffordshire +6 8 £30,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 4 - -
Walsall -9 2 £90,000 +9.09%
Shropshire +13 1 £25,000 +8.69%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 57 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.63%) Oracle
2 56 (29.63%) Windows
3 55 (29.10%) VMware
4 40 (21.16%) Analytics
5 39 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (20.63%) Cisco
6 38 (20.11%) WebSphere
7 36 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 34 (17.99%) NetApp
10 31 (16.40%) CSS
11 29 (15.34%) Java
12 28 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 28 (14.81%) LAN
12 28 (14.81%) Retail
12 28 (14.81%) Big Data
13 27 (14.29%) WAN
13 27 (14.29%) HTML
14 26 (13.76%) ITIL
14 26 (13.76%) Linux
14 26 (13.76%) HP
15 25 (13.23%) Juniper
16 24 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (12.70%) Data Centre
17 23 (12.17%) Web Development
17 23 (12.17%) CCNP
18 22 (11.64%) SQL
19 21 (11.11%) CMS
20 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (20.11%) WebSphere
2 21 (11.11%) CMS
3 12 (6.35%) Node.js
4 8 (4.23%) Apache Spark
4 8 (4.23%) Confluence
4 8 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.12%) Apache
6 4 (2.12%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.59%) JBoss
7 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.06%) Liferay
8 2 (1.06%) SAS
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.05%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (3.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (2.65%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.53%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.05%) Google Analytics
2 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.94%) IaaS
4 14 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (6.88%) PaaS
6 12 (6.35%) Bluemix
7 3 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (1.06%) Office 365
9 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.81%) LAN
2 27 (14.29%) WAN
3 16 (8.47%) SAN
4 12 (6.35%) Firewall
5 11 (5.82%) DNS
6 10 (5.29%) Internet
6 10 (5.29%) VLAN
6 10 (5.29%) Wireless
7 9 (4.76%) ADSL
7 9 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (1.06%) 3G
8 2 (1.06%) 4G
8 2 (1.06%) VoIP
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.53%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.53%) MPLS
9 1 (0.53%) OSPF
9 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.81%) Big Data
1 28 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.58%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.88%) NoSQL
3 13 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.35%) CouchDB
5 10 (5.29%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (4.23%) Apache Accumulo
6 8 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.23%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.59%) DB2
8 3 (1.59%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.06%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) JIRA
1 8 (4.23%) JSUnit
2 5 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.12%) Jasmine
3 4 (2.12%) Mocha
3 4 (2.12%) Protractor
4 2 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.53%) jMock
5 1 (0.53%) JUnit
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (14.81%) Retail
2 19 (10.05%) Marketing
3 16 (8.47%) Finance
4 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) Automotive
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (23.28%) Developer
2 37 (19.58%) Analyst
3 28 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 22 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 20 (10.58%) Network Support
6 20 (10.58%) Network Support Analyst
7 19 (10.05%) Consultant
7 19 (10.05%) Online Merchandiser
8 17 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) Network Engineer
10 11 (5.82%) Architect
11 10 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.76%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
12 9 (4.76%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) CSS
2 27 (14.29%) HTML
3 19 (10.05%) .NET
4 12 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 12 (6.35%) LESS
4 12 (6.35%) Middleware
5 11 (5.82%) Web Services
6 8 (4.23%) Kafka
6 8 (4.23%) OpenCL
6 8 (4.23%) ZeroMQ
7 7 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.70%) Classic ASP
8 6 (3.17%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (2.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.65%) JSP
9 5 (2.65%) REST
9 5 (2.65%) RESTful
9 5 (2.65%) SOAP
10 4 (2.12%) HTML5
10 4 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.94%) iSeries
4 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.23%) DataPower
4 8 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 8 (4.23%) User Experience
4 8 (4.23%) VHDL
5 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.59%) AS400
6 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.06%) CMDB
7 2 (1.06%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.53%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.63%) Windows
2 36 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 26 (13.76%) Linux
4 16 (8.47%) Unix
5 8 (4.23%) Android
5 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.23%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.70%) AIX
7 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.06%) Solaris
9 2 (1.06%) VMS
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) SUSE
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.16%) Analytics
2 26 (13.76%) ITIL
3 23 (12.17%) Web Development
4 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (10.05%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.05%) Email Marketing
5 19 (10.05%) Product Management
5 19 (10.05%) SEO
5 19 (10.05%) Tag Management
5 19 (10.05%) Time Management
6 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.82%) Network Design
8 10 (5.29%) ERP
8 10 (5.29%) Open Source
9 9 (4.76%) OO
9 9 (4.76%) Project Management
9 9 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.23%) Mobile Development
10 8 (4.23%) OOP
10 8 (4.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 29 (15.34%) Java
3 22 (11.64%) SQL
4 19 (10.05%) C#
5 16 (8.47%) C++
6 11 (5.82%) C
7 10 (5.29%) Perl
8 8 (4.23%) Ruby
8 8 (4.23%) Scala
9 7 (3.70%) COBOL
9 7 (3.70%) RPG
9 7 (3.70%) VC++
10 2 (1.06%) JCL
10 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) Clojure
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (12.17%) CCNP
3 17 (8.99%) Degree
4 15 (7.94%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.41%) CCNA
5 14 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.35%) CCDA
6 12 (6.35%) CCDP
7 10 (5.29%) CCIE
8 9 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.06%) ISEB
11 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MCSA
11 1 (0.53%) MCSE
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.53%) PMP
11 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.53%) QA
1 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (2.12%) vSphere
5 3 (1.59%) XenApp
6 2 (1.06%) Firmware
6 2 (1.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) KVM
7 1 (0.53%) NFS
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.12%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.53%) Simpana
5 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (29.63%) Oracle
3 55 (29.10%) VMware
4 39 (20.63%) Cisco
5 34 (17.99%) NetApp
6 26 (13.76%) HP
7 25 (13.23%) Juniper
8 19 (10.05%) ATG
8 19 (10.05%) Google
8 19 (10.05%) hybris
9 13 (6.88%) Avaya
9 13 (6.88%) Citrix
9 13 (6.88%) Cognos
9 13 (6.88%) Meraki
10 8 (4.23%) Atlassian
10 8 (4.23%) Symantec
10 8 (4.23%) TIBCO
11 7 (3.70%) JD Edwards
11 7 (3.70%) SAP
12 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
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