Period
to 20 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 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.

IBM
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 95 103
Rank change year-on-year -42 +8 -32
Permanent jobs citing IBM 59 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.58% 2.70% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 6.00% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 59
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -20.93%
10th Percentile £27,950 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% -20.00%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,886 1,684 2,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 50.51% 44.98% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,230 1,581
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Birmingham

IBM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IBM in Birmingham

IBM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for IBM.

1 39 (66.10%) ITIL
2 32 (54.24%) Data Centre
3 31 (52.54%) Presales
4 28 (47.46%) DNS
5 27 (45.76%) Incident Management
5 27 (45.76%) ITIL V3
6 25 (42.37%) Cisco
7 24 (40.68%) VPN
8 23 (38.98%) CCNP
8 23 (38.98%) CCDP
8 23 (38.98%) CISSP
8 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (38.98%) Juniper
8 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
8 23 (38.98%) SSL
8 23 (38.98%) LAN
8 23 (38.98%) WLAN
8 23 (38.98%) WAN
8 23 (38.98%) DHCP
8 23 (38.98%) Ethernet
8 23 (38.98%) SNMP
8 23 (38.98%) TCP/IP
8 23 (38.98%) IIS
8 23 (38.98%) E-Commerce
8 23 (38.98%) MPLS
8 23 (38.98%) OSPF
8 23 (38.98%) BGP
8 23 (38.98%) Forcepoint
8 23 (38.98%) CCSE
8 23 (38.98%) Network Design

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 23 (38.98%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) PaaS
4 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 4 (6.78%) IBM PureFlex
5 2 (3.39%) Bluemix
5 2 (3.39%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.69%) Boomi
6 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) DNS
2 24 (40.68%) VPN
3 23 (38.98%) BGP
3 23 (38.98%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (38.98%) Cisco Firepower
3 23 (38.98%) DHCP
3 23 (38.98%) Ethernet
3 23 (38.98%) FWSM
3 23 (38.98%) LAN
3 23 (38.98%) MPLS
3 23 (38.98%) Network Security
3 23 (38.98%) OSPF
3 23 (38.98%) SNMP
3 23 (38.98%) SSL
3 23 (38.98%) TCP/IP
3 23 (38.98%) VLAN
3 23 (38.98%) WAN
3 23 (38.98%) Wireshark
3 23 (38.98%) WLAN
4 13 (22.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.69%) DataStage
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) DecisionStream
4 1 (1.69%) DTS
4 1 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Architect
2 23 (38.98%) Security Architect
2 23 (38.98%) Security Solutions Architect
2 23 (38.98%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
3 5 (8.47%) Unix Team Leader
4 4 (6.78%) Head of Presales
4 4 (6.78%) Head of Sales
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Storage Architect
4 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) RESTful
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) EDI
3 1 (1.69%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.69%) MDX
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Data Centre
2 23 (38.98%) Cyberthreat
2 23 (38.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.78%) CMDB
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.39%) iSeries
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
7 1 (1.69%) AS400
7 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.69%) FMCG
7 1 (1.69%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
1 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Unix
4 6 (10.17%) AIX
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) Debian
7 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) ITIL
2 31 (52.54%) Presales
3 27 (45.76%) Incident Management
3 27 (45.76%) ITIL V3
4 23 (38.98%) E-Commerce
4 23 (38.98%) Load Balancing
4 23 (38.98%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 23 (38.98%) Network Design
4 23 (38.98%) SIEM
4 23 (38.98%) Software Optimisation
4 23 (38.98%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (16.95%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.56%) Service Management
8 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) Analytics
8 6 (10.17%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (10.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) CCDP
1 23 (38.98%) CCNP
1 23 (38.98%) CCSE
1 23 (38.98%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (38.98%) CISSP
1 23 (38.98%) IISP
1 23 (38.98%) ISSAP
1 23 (38.98%) JNCIP
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.78%) PMP
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Docker
3 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) QRadar
2 7 (11.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.47%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.08%) PowerCLI
4 3 (5.08%) WSUS
5 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.39%) Puppet
5 2 (3.39%) Terraform
5 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.69%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Cisco
2 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
2 23 (38.98%) Forcepoint
2 23 (38.98%) Fortinet
2 23 (38.98%) Juniper
2 23 (38.98%) LogRhythm
2 23 (38.98%) Splunk
2 23 (38.98%) Tufin
3 18 (30.51%) NetApp
4 14 (23.73%) VMware
5 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) Citrix
7 9 (15.25%) HP
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle
8 8 (13.56%) Dell
9 6 (10.17%) EMC
9 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.17%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.47%) SAP
11 4 (6.78%) Veritas