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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 102 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 140 97 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.40% 1.80% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 3.71% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 112 94 70
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
2804 2614 2786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.97% 48.51% 50.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2177 2324
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +31 62 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Warwickshire -11 35 £34,330 -1.91%
Coventry -7 28 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Solihull - 4 £30,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £38,500 -
Walsall - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Shropshire -10 1 £37,500 +63.04%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 88 (31.10%) Oracle
2 81 (28.62%) UNIX
3 66 (23.32%) Microsoft
4 63 (22.26%) Linux
5 61 (21.55%) Windows
6 55 (19.43%) VMware
7 53 (18.73%) WebSphere
8 52 (18.37%) SQL
9 51 (18.02%) Mainframe
10 49 (17.31%) Java
10 49 (17.31%) AIX
11 47 (16.61%) JCL
11 47 (16.61%) ISPF
12 43 (15.19%) Web Services
13 41 (14.49%) HP
14 39 (13.78%) Solaris
15 38 (13.43%) SAP
15 38 (13.43%) BusinessObjects
16 36 (12.72%) Incident Management
17 35 (12.37%) SAS
18 34 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (10.95%) Intel
20 30 (10.60%) Lotus
20 30 (10.60%) IBM Notes
20 30 (10.60%) ITIL
20 30 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
20 30 (10.60%) Time Sharing Option
20 30 (10.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
21 29 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (10.25%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (18.73%) WebSphere
2 35 (12.37%) SAS
3 30 (10.60%) IBM Notes
4 25 (8.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (8.83%) SharePoint
5 23 (8.13%) Documentum
6 18 (6.36%) MQSeries
7 17 (6.01%) CICS
8 13 (4.59%) Alfresco
9 10 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 10 (3.53%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.47%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.12%) JBoss
12 5 (1.77%) IIS
12 5 (1.77%) Node.js
13 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (1.41%) Apache
14 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.07%) SPSS
3 4 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.71%) MS Office
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.35%) Lawson
3 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.41%) IaaS
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.06%) SoftLayer
3 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.59%) SAN
2 12 (4.24%) HTTP
3 10 (3.53%) Internet
4 9 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.83%) Firewall
6 5 (1.77%) LAN
6 5 (1.77%) WAN
7 4 (1.41%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.06%) DNS
8 3 (1.06%) DHCP
8 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.71%) IPsec
9 2 (0.71%) VPN
10 1 (0.35%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.43%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.71%) DB2
3 19 (6.71%) MySQL
4 18 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (5.65%) QlikView
6 15 (5.30%) Pentaho
7 14 (4.95%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.89%) Big Data
9 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (2.47%) Base SAS
10 6 (2.12%) OLAP
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.47%) Ant
1 7 (2.47%) Maven
2 5 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.41%) Toad
4 2 (0.71%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) Log4j
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (10.25%) Retail
2 22 (7.77%) Finance
3 15 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.47%) Law
5 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.41%) Electronics
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (16.96%) Consultant
2 40 (14.13%) Architect
3 29 (10.25%) Developer
3 29 (10.25%) Mainframe Operator
4 26 (9.19%) Technical Consultant
5 23 (8.13%) Analyst
6 14 (4.95%) Computer Operator
7 13 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 11 (3.89%) Administrator
9 10 (3.53%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.53%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.18%) AIX Engineer
11 8 (2.83%) SAS BI Consultant
11 8 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.83%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.47%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.61%) ISPF
2 43 (15.19%) Web Services
3 29 (10.25%) HTML
4 21 (7.42%) J2EE
5 17 (6.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (6.01%) Spring
5 17 (6.01%) jQuery
6 16 (5.65%) Servlets
6 16 (5.65%) Struts
7 15 (5.30%) JSP
7 15 (5.30%) Hibernate
8 14 (4.95%) CSS
8 14 (4.95%) JSON
9 9 (3.18%) .NET
9 9 (3.18%) Middleware
10 8 (2.83%) SOAP
11 7 (2.47%) Ext JS
11 7 (2.47%) REST
11 7 (2.47%) Ajax
12 6 (2.12%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.02%) Mainframe
2 22 (7.77%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.30%) Visualisation
5 14 (4.95%) iSeries
6 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.53%) AS400
8 9 (3.18%) EPoS
9 8 (2.83%) User Experience
10 7 (2.47%) LPAR
10 7 (2.47%) Web 2.0
11 6 (2.12%) W3C
12 5 (1.77%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.06%) Clustering
14 3 (1.06%) Life Science
14 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.71%) DataPower
15 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 81 (28.62%) UNIX
2 63 (22.26%) Linux
3 61 (21.55%) Windows
4 49 (17.31%) AIX
5 39 (13.78%) Solaris
6 21 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (6.36%) MVS
8 12 (4.24%) Ubuntu
8 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.47%) HPUX
10 6 (2.12%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.77%) Android
11 5 (1.77%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.71%) zOS
13 2 (0.71%) OS/400
14 1 (0.35%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.72%) Incident Management
2 34 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (10.60%) ITIL
3 30 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.25%) Project Management
5 26 (9.19%) Analytics
6 24 (8.48%) Content Management
7 23 (8.13%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.07%) Business Analysis
9 18 (6.36%) Migration
10 17 (6.01%) SOA
11 15 (5.30%) Release Management
11 15 (5.30%) Business Analytics
11 15 (5.30%) Open Source
12 14 (4.95%) Change Control
13 13 (4.59%) Document Management
14 11 (3.89%) Data Management
14 11 (3.89%) Master Data Management
15 10 (3.53%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.37%) SQL
2 49 (17.31%) Java
3 47 (16.61%) JCL
4 21 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.07%) R
6 19 (6.71%) Perl
7 15 (5.30%) Python
8 10 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.18%) COBOL
10 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.77%) VB
12 4 (1.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.71%) C#
13 2 (0.71%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) ABAP
14 1 (0.35%) VBA
14 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) SC Cleared
1 26 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.83%) Degree
3 13 (4.59%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.41%) MCITP
6 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.41%) ISEB
6 4 (1.41%) MCSE
6 4 (1.41%) CCIE
6 4 (1.41%) CCNP
7 3 (1.06%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.71%) PMP
9 1 (0.35%) CCA
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) SLA
2 16 (5.65%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 30 (10.60%) Time Sharing Option
1 30 (10.60%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 23 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.53%) vSphere
5 8 (2.83%) Firmware
5 8 (2.83%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.77%) XenApp
8 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) Tivoli
2 15 (5.30%) OpenView
2 15 (5.30%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.77%) SCCM
4 5 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.41%) Foglight
5 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.71%) Netcool
6 2 (0.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.71%) Control-M
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 88 (31.10%) Oracle
2 66 (23.32%) Microsoft
3 55 (19.43%) VMware
4 41 (14.49%) HP
5 38 (13.43%) SAP
6 31 (10.95%) Intel
7 30 (10.60%) Lotus
8 23 (8.13%) Cognos
9 21 (7.42%) Cisco
10 18 (6.36%) NetApp
10 18 (6.36%) Teradata
11 17 (6.01%) EMC
12 15 (5.30%) Tableau
13 13 (4.59%) OpenText
13 13 (4.59%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.89%) BT
15 10 (3.53%) Informatica
15 10 (3.53%) Dell
16 9 (3.18%) BEA
17 8 (2.83%) Symantec
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