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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / West Midlands
Rank 125 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 91 95 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.79% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 4.07% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 81
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -16.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
2191 2337 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.96% 43.92% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1925 2074
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +41 56 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Coventry +10 16 £47,500 +11.11% 2
Warwickshire +6 5 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Solihull -12 3 £34,000 - 2
Shropshire -9 2 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £38,500 -
Walsall +22 1 £32,500 -63.88% 1
Staffordshire -9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 92 (36.08%) VMware
2 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 86 (33.73%) Presales
4 74 (29.02%) SQL
4 74 (29.02%) Finance
5 73 (28.63%) Data Centre
6 71 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (26.67%) Firewall
8 63 (24.71%) ITIL
9 61 (23.92%) MS Excel
9 61 (23.92%) Citrix
10 60 (23.53%) Service Delivery
11 58 (22.75%) Linux
12 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
13 54 (21.18%) Oracle
14 53 (20.78%) CMDB
15 51 (20.00%) Line Management
15 51 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (20.00%) Publishing
16 49 (19.22%) HP
17 47 (18.43%) Retail
18 46 (18.04%) Degree
19 44 (17.25%) EMC
20 43 (16.86%) NetApp
21 42 (16.47%) Cisco
21 42 (16.47%) Security Cleared
22 38 (14.90%) Active Directory
22 38 (14.90%) DB2
22 38 (14.90%) Windows
23 37 (14.51%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (13.73%) IIS
2 26 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.31%) Apache
4 9 (3.53%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.96%) CMS
6 5 (1.96%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.57%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.57%) JBoss
7 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (23.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Maximo
2 6 (2.35%) Sentinel
3 5 (1.96%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (11.37%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (11.37%) IaaS
3 29 (11.37%) PaaS
4 5 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.67%) Firewall
2 36 (14.12%) DNS
3 32 (12.55%) SSL
4 30 (11.76%) SAN
5 14 (5.49%) DHCP
6 13 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.10%) VPN
7 11 (4.31%) HTTP
7 11 (4.31%) Network Security
8 9 (3.53%) ICMP
8 9 (3.53%) LAN
8 9 (3.53%) SMTP
8 9 (3.53%) Telnet
8 9 (3.53%) VLAN
8 9 (3.53%) WAN
9 4 (1.57%) ATM
9 4 (1.57%) Internet
9 4 (1.57%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.90%) DB2
3 35 (13.73%) MySQL
4 13 (5.10%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.96%) Power BI
9 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.18%) Cognos Query Studio
11 3 (1.18%) DataStage
12 2 (0.78%) GIS
12 2 (0.78%) OLAP
12 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.96%) Subversion
5 4 (1.57%) Log4j
5 4 (1.57%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.78%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
7 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.39%) NUnit
7 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
General
1 74 (29.02%) Finance
2 51 (20.00%) Publishing
3 47 (18.43%) Retail
4 10 (3.92%) Marketing
5 7 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (1.57%) Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (15.29%) Architect
2 36 (14.12%) Consultant
3 33 (12.94%) Technical Specialist
4 31 (12.16%) SIEM Consultant
5 29 (11.37%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (9.41%) Developer
7 22 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (8.24%) Analyst
8 21 (8.24%) Storage Engineer
9 18 (7.06%) Backup Engineer
9 18 (7.06%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.31%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Head of Applications
14 9 (3.53%) Middleware Specialist
15 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
15 7 (2.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.84%) Middleware
2 19 (7.45%) XML
3 17 (6.67%) Web Services
4 11 (4.31%) CSS
4 11 (4.31%) HTML
5 10 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (3.53%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (3.14%) .NET
7 8 (3.14%) SOAP
8 7 (2.75%) REST
9 6 (2.35%) XSD
9 6 (2.35%) XSLT
10 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.57%) JMS
11 4 (1.57%) JSP
12 2 (0.78%) RESTful
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.39%) Node.js
13 1 (0.39%) OpenID
13 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 73 (28.63%) Data Centre
2 53 (20.78%) CMDB
3 29 (11.37%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.27%) iSeries
6 10 (3.92%) DataPower
7 9 (3.53%) AS400
8 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.18%) Clustering
9 3 (1.18%) Replication
9 3 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.18%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.39%) Derivative
11 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.75%) Linux
2 38 (14.90%) Windows
3 24 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.96%) Unix
4 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 5 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.73%) Presales
2 63 (24.71%) ITIL
3 60 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 51 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 51 (20.00%) Line Management
5 37 (14.51%) Capacity Planning
5 37 (14.51%) Project Management
6 36 (14.12%) Service Management
6 36 (14.12%) SIEM
7 32 (12.55%) Customer Engagement
8 31 (12.16%) Technical Architecture
9 30 (11.76%) CRM
9 30 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 29 (11.37%) IT Governance
10 29 (11.37%) ITIL V3
10 29 (11.37%) PRINCE2
10 29 (11.37%) Requirements Analysis
10 29 (11.37%) Reverse Engineering
10 29 (11.37%) TOGAF
10 29 (11.37%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.02%) SQL
2 24 (9.41%) Java
3 10 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.75%) C#
5 6 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.57%) Delphi
7 4 (1.57%) RPG
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) Korn
9 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) R
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (18.04%) Degree
2 42 (16.47%) Security Cleared
3 31 (12.16%) ISEB
4 29 (11.37%) PMI Certification
4 29 (11.37%) PMP
5 22 (8.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (8.63%) LPIC
6 19 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) CISSP
9 1 (0.39%) CCDP
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) CISM
9 1 (0.39%) MCSE
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.76%) GPG13
2 22 (8.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (7.84%) SLA
4 13 (5.10%) QA
5 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (14.90%) Active Directory
3 29 (11.37%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (8.63%) Firmware
5 7 (2.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.18%) XenServer
7 2 (0.78%) NFS
7 2 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (13.73%) QRadar
2 29 (11.37%) SCCM
2 29 (11.37%) SCVMM
3 25 (9.80%) SCOM
4 23 (9.02%) Backup Exec
4 23 (9.02%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.31%) Tivoli
6 9 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.18%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.78%) Nagios
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.78%) Simpana
10 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.39%) WSUS
10 1 (0.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 92 (36.08%) VMware
2 90 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 61 (23.92%) Citrix
4 54 (21.18%) Oracle
5 49 (19.22%) HP
6 44 (17.25%) EMC
7 43 (16.86%) NetApp
8 42 (16.47%) Cisco
9 33 (12.94%) Red Hat
9 33 (12.94%) Symantec
10 31 (12.16%) CheckPoint
11 30 (11.76%) Juniper
12 29 (11.37%) BMC
13 12 (4.71%) Cognos
14 11 (4.31%) SAP
15 10 (3.92%) Brocade
16 9 (3.53%) Veeam
17 7 (2.75%) Adobe
18 6 (2.35%) hybris
19 5 (1.96%) LANDesk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £22000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 18 days ago