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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 93 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 148 112 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.60% 2.14% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 4.26% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 91 75
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2780 2630 2290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.84% 50.33% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2230 1971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +1.95%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Birmingham -10 65 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Warwickshire +41 46 £33,000 -20.00% 1
Coventry +4 20 £50,000 +42.74% 3
Solihull 0 5 £47,500 +26.66%
West Bromwich +8 2 £30,500 -
Wolverhampton -1 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Shropshire -2 1 £23,000 -26.98%
Staffordshire -3 1 £20,000 -55.55%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 92 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 83 (31.20%) Oracle
3 78 (29.32%) UNIX
4 73 (27.44%) HP
5 61 (22.93%) Windows
6 60 (22.56%) VMware
7 58 (21.80%) Linux
8 54 (20.30%) SQL
9 53 (19.92%) NetApp
10 50 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (18.42%) ETL
12 46 (17.29%) Finance
13 45 (16.92%) SQL Server
13 45 (16.92%) Security Cleared
14 42 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (14.66%) SLA
15 39 (14.66%) Cisco
16 37 (13.91%) EMC
16 37 (13.91%) .NET
16 37 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (13.53%) Relational Database
17 36 (13.53%) Cognos
18 34 (12.78%) IBM Notes
18 34 (12.78%) Lotus
19 32 (12.03%) HTML
19 32 (12.03%) JavaScript
19 32 (12.03%) CSS
19 32 (12.03%) Clustering
19 32 (12.03%) SC Cleared
20 31 (11.65%) MVC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 34 (12.78%) IBM Notes
2 29 (10.90%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.77%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.02%) Documentum
5 14 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.89%) Alfresco
7 12 (4.51%) SAS
8 9 (3.38%) FileNet
9 5 (1.88%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.50%) CICS
10 4 (1.50%) JBoss
11 3 (1.13%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.13%) Lync
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Integration
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.38%) AquaLogic
12 1 (0.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 30 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
4 1 (0.38%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (9.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (3.01%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.13%) Maximo
5 2 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Servitor
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.38%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Office 365
2 6 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.26%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.02%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.65%) SAN
3 20 (7.52%) NetScaler
4 13 (4.89%) Firewall
5 11 (4.14%) WAN
6 10 (3.76%) LAN
6 10 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (3.38%) iSCSI
7 9 (3.38%) NAS
8 6 (2.26%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.75%) MPLS
9 2 (0.75%) VLAN
9 2 (0.75%) DHCP
9 2 (0.75%) VPN
9 2 (0.75%) DNS
10 1 (0.38%) SSL
10 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.38%) PPP
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.53%) Relational Database
3 29 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (9.77%) DB2
6 19 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 18 (6.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 18 (6.77%) Cognos Report Studio
8 16 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.51%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.88%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.13%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.75%) Cognos Impromptu
13 2 (0.75%) QlikView
13 2 (0.75%) Cognos Event Studio
13 2 (0.75%) Cognos Transformer
13 2 (0.75%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (10.15%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.88%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) Hudson
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (17.29%) Finance
2 24 (9.02%) Retail
3 11 (4.14%) Legal
4 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.88%) Automotive
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Banking
8 3 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (21.05%) Consultant
2 51 (19.17%) Analyst
3 43 (16.17%) Architect
4 27 (10.15%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (10.15%) Administrator
5 24 (9.02%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.77%) Team Leader
6 18 (6.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 18 (6.77%) Mainframe Operator
7 15 (5.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 15 (5.64%) UNIX Administrator
7 15 (5.64%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.51%) Applications Support
9 12 (4.51%) Sales Consultant
9 12 (4.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 12 (4.51%) AIX Administrator
10 10 (3.76%) Computer Operator
10 10 (3.76%) Support Consultant
11 9 (3.38%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.91%) .NET
2 32 (12.03%) CSS
2 32 (12.03%) HTML
3 28 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (10.15%) AngularJS
4 27 (10.15%) jQuery
4 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET
5 23 (8.65%) Middleware
6 20 (7.52%) ISPF
6 20 (7.52%) Web Services
7 14 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.01%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (2.63%) Java EE
10 5 (1.88%) Spring
10 5 (1.88%) XML
10 5 (1.88%) JSP
10 5 (1.88%) Servlets
11 4 (1.50%) Struts
11 4 (1.50%) JMS
12 3 (1.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.03%) Clustering
3 30 (11.28%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.14%) iSeries
5 10 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (2.63%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.63%) Life Science
8 6 (2.26%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.50%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.13%) AS400
11 2 (0.75%) LPAR
11 2 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.75%) Open Source
11 2 (0.75%) Social Media
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (29.32%) UNIX
2 61 (22.93%) Windows
3 58 (21.80%) Linux
4 30 (11.28%) AIX
5 28 (10.53%) Solaris
6 16 (6.02%) SUSE
7 15 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.63%) MVS
11 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.88%) VMS
13 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.75%) HPUX
15 1 (0.38%) OS/400
15 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.38%) i5/OS
15 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.80%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (18.42%) ETL
3 31 (11.65%) MVC
4 29 (10.90%) ITIL
5 28 (10.53%) Project Management
6 27 (10.15%) Web Development
7 25 (9.40%) Migration
8 22 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 19 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (6.77%) CRM
11 17 (6.39%) Content Management
12 16 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (5.64%) Document Management
14 13 (4.89%) Strategic Planning
14 13 (4.89%) Release Management
14 13 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (4.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.30%) SQL
2 32 (12.03%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.53%) C#
4 27 (10.15%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.02%) JCL
6 23 (8.65%) PHP
7 18 (6.77%) Java
8 10 (3.76%) C
9 9 (3.38%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.38%) Korn
10 4 (1.50%) COBOL
11 3 (1.13%) ABAP
12 2 (0.75%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.38%) VBA
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) Clojure
13 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (9.02%) MCSE
4 20 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (5.26%) CCNA
6 14 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.14%) VTSP
9 10 (3.76%) MCITP
10 9 (3.38%) CCA
11 8 (3.01%) Degree
12 6 (2.26%) CCNP
12 6 (2.26%) CCDP
12 6 (2.26%) NCDA
13 5 (1.88%) VCAP
13 5 (1.88%) CCEE
13 5 (1.88%) VCP5
13 5 (1.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.66%) SLA
2 12 (4.51%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.77%) VMware ESX
3 22 (8.27%) PowerHA
4 20 (7.52%) vSphere
4 20 (7.52%) XenDesktop
5 19 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.39%) XenApp
7 12 (4.51%) Active Directory
8 9 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.88%) vCloud
10 4 (1.50%) RHEV
10 4 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (5.64%) Backup Exec
2 12 (4.51%) OpenView
2 12 (4.51%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (3.01%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.63%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.26%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.88%) Control-M
7 4 (1.50%) CA Endevor
8 3 (1.13%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 92 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 83 (31.20%) Oracle
3 73 (27.44%) HP
4 60 (22.56%) VMware
5 53 (19.92%) NetApp
6 39 (14.66%) Cisco
7 37 (13.91%) EMC
8 36 (13.53%) Cognos
9 34 (12.78%) Lotus
10 29 (10.90%) Citrix
11 25 (9.40%) Intel
12 21 (7.89%) Red Hat
13 19 (7.14%) Netezza
14 16 (6.02%) hybris
15 15 (5.64%) SAP
16 14 (5.26%) CommVault
17 13 (4.89%) Veritas
17 13 (4.89%) Open Text
18 11 (4.14%) ATG
18 11 (4.14%) Venda
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +attractive benefits, 30 days holida
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £6K Car, 25 Days, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago