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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 87 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 161 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.80% 2.03% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 4.01% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 134 90 76
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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
2905 2691 2263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.54% 50.60% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2451 2291 1910
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -15 58 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Warwickshire +50 56 £33,000 -20.00% 3
Coventry +4 21 £52,500 +40.00%
Solihull +5 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Shropshire +1 6 £23,000 -26.40%
West Bromwich +5 2 £30,500 -
Staffordshire -10 1 £20,000 -55.55% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 76 (30.28%) UNIX
3 75 (29.88%) Oracle
4 62 (24.70%) HP
5 57 (22.71%) SQL
5 57 (22.71%) Linux
6 56 (22.31%) VMware
7 53 (21.12%) Windows
8 50 (19.92%) NetApp
9 48 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (19.12%) ETL
10 45 (17.93%) Finance
11 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 41 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 41 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (15.14%) Relational Database
12 38 (15.14%) Cognos
13 37 (14.74%) .NET
14 36 (14.34%) SLA
15 35 (13.94%) Cisco
15 35 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (13.15%) EMC
16 33 (13.15%) AIX
17 32 (12.75%) Clustering
18 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
18 30 (11.95%) HTML
18 30 (11.95%) JavaScript
18 30 (11.95%) CSS
18 30 (11.95%) WebSphere
19 29 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (11.95%) WebSphere
2 26 (10.36%) IBM Notes
3 16 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.18%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.59%) Documentum
6 9 (3.59%) SAS
6 9 (3.59%) Alfresco
7 7 (2.79%) FileNet
8 4 (1.59%) CICS
8 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.20%) Lync
10 2 (0.80%) JBoss
10 2 (0.80%) Confluence
10 2 (0.80%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 30 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.59%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (8.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.20%) Maximo
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.80%) Servitor
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.59%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.76%) TCP/IP
1 22 (8.76%) SAN
2 20 (7.97%) NetScaler
3 14 (5.58%) Firewall
4 11 (4.38%) WAN
5 10 (3.98%) LAN
5 10 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (3.59%) iSCSI
6 9 (3.59%) NAS
7 7 (2.79%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.80%) DHCP
9 2 (0.80%) MPLS
9 2 (0.80%) VoIP
9 2 (0.80%) DNS
10 1 (0.40%) Wireless
10 1 (0.40%) IPsec
10 1 (0.40%) VLAN
10 1 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.14%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (10.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (10.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (8.76%) DB2
4 22 (8.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 19 (7.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 19 (7.57%) Cognos Report Studio
6 17 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.78%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (1.99%) Cognos Query Studio
9 5 (1.99%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.20%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.80%) QlikView
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (11.16%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.99%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.80%) Hudson
5 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Maven
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Retail
3 10 (3.98%) Legal
4 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.39%) Automotive
6 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.59%) Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (21.12%) Consultant
2 48 (19.12%) Analyst
3 36 (14.34%) Architect
4 32 (12.75%) Systems Administrator
4 32 (12.75%) Administrator
5 20 (7.97%) Support Analyst
6 18 (7.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 18 (7.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 17 (6.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (5.58%) AIX Administrator
8 14 (5.58%) Mainframe Operator
9 13 (5.18%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.18%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.78%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.78%) Sales Consultant
10 12 (4.78%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 11 (4.38%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.98%) Support Consultant
12 10 (3.98%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.74%) .NET
2 30 (11.95%) CSS
2 30 (11.95%) HTML
3 29 (11.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 27 (10.76%) jQuery
4 27 (10.76%) AngularJS
4 27 (10.76%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.37%) Middleware
6 19 (7.57%) Web Services
7 15 (5.98%) ISPF
8 14 (5.58%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (2.79%) Java EE
11 4 (1.59%) Spring
11 4 (1.59%) XML
12 3 (1.20%) J2EE
12 3 (1.20%) JSP
12 3 (1.20%) Servlets
12 3 (1.20%) SOAP
12 3 (1.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.75%) Clustering
3 24 (9.56%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.79%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.39%) iSeries
7 6 (2.39%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.99%) LPAR
9 4 (1.59%) Life Science
9 4 (1.59%) AS400
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.20%) Open Source
10 3 (1.20%) Social Media
11 2 (0.80%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.80%) Replication
11 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 76 (30.28%) UNIX
2 57 (22.71%) Linux
3 53 (21.12%) Windows
4 33 (13.15%) AIX
5 29 (11.55%) Solaris
6 18 (7.17%) SUSE
7 16 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.39%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.39%) MVS
11 6 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.99%) VMS
13 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.20%) HPUX
14 2 (0.80%) OS/400
14 2 (0.80%) i5/OS
15 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.12%) ETL
1 48 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (11.55%) MVC
3 27 (10.76%) Web Development
4 25 (9.96%) Project Management
4 25 (9.96%) ITIL
5 21 (8.37%) Migration
6 19 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (6.37%) CRM
9 16 (6.37%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.98%) Incident Management
11 14 (5.58%) Strategic Planning
12 13 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (4.78%) ERP
13 12 (4.78%) SOA
14 11 (4.38%) Release Management
14 11 (4.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.71%) SQL
2 30 (11.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (11.16%) C#
4 27 (10.76%) T-SQL
5 23 (9.16%) PHP
6 19 (7.57%) JCL
7 18 (7.17%) Java
8 10 (3.98%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.98%) C
9 9 (3.59%) Korn
10 4 (1.59%) COBOL
11 3 (1.20%) C++
11 3 (1.20%) ABAP
12 2 (0.80%) Groovy
12 2 (0.80%) Scala
12 2 (0.80%) Clojure
12 2 (0.80%) VB
12 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (8.37%) MCSE
4 18 (7.17%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.58%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (5.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.78%) CCNA
7 11 (4.38%) VTSP
8 9 (3.59%) CCA
9 6 (2.39%) CCNP
9 6 (2.39%) CCDP
9 6 (2.39%) NCDA
10 5 (1.99%) VCAP
10 5 (1.99%) MCITP
10 5 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.99%) ISEB
10 5 (1.99%) CCEE
10 5 (1.99%) VCP5
11 4 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.34%) SLA
2 9 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 41 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.96%) VMware ESX
3 22 (8.76%) PowerHA
4 20 (7.97%) XenDesktop
5 18 (7.17%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.77%) XenApp
7 15 (5.98%) vSphere
8 11 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
10 5 (1.99%) vCloud
11 4 (1.59%) RHEV
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (3.98%) Backup Exec
2 9 (3.59%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (3.59%) OpenView
3 8 (3.19%) XenMobile
4 7 (2.79%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.39%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.99%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.99%) Control-M
7 4 (1.59%) CA Endevor
8 3 (1.20%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.80%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Foglight
10 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.40%) YUM
Vendors
1 87 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 75 (29.88%) Oracle
3 62 (24.70%) HP
4 56 (22.31%) VMware
5 50 (19.92%) NetApp
6 38 (15.14%) Cognos
7 35 (13.94%) Cisco
8 33 (13.15%) EMC
9 27 (10.76%) Citrix
10 26 (10.36%) Lotus
11 23 (9.16%) Netezza
12 22 (8.76%) Red Hat
13 20 (7.97%) Intel
14 16 (6.37%) hybris
15 14 (5.58%) CommVault
16 13 (5.18%) Veritas
17 11 (4.38%) SAP
17 11 (4.38%) Venda
17 11 (4.38%) Demandware
17 11 (4.38%) Actinic
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: From £37k-£48.5 depending on experience + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago