Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 155 86
Rank change year-on-year +37 -69 +21
Permanent jobs citing IBM 76 43 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.10% 1.12% 3.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 2.37% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 59 27 54
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +25.71% -32.69%
10th Percentile £34,900 £39,250 £28,275
90th Percentile £74,000 £75,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +60.71% -17.65% -

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 1,734 1,812 2,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.91% 47.10% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 1,364 1,455
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,625 £63,750
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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 41 (53.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (51.32%) HP
3 35 (46.05%) Windows
4 34 (44.74%) ITIL
4 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 34 (44.74%) Data Centre
5 33 (43.42%) Cisco
6 32 (42.11%) DNS
6 32 (42.11%) DHCP
6 32 (42.11%) Dell
7 30 (39.47%) McAfee
7 30 (39.47%) VMware
7 30 (39.47%) DevOps
7 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (38.16%) SCCM
8 29 (38.16%) Hyper-V
8 29 (38.16%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (38.16%) Patch Management
8 29 (38.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 29 (38.16%) Forcepoint
8 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (38.16%) Symantec
8 29 (38.16%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (38.16%) SharePoint
8 29 (38.16%) Web Filtering
9 25 (32.89%) Service Delivery
10 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (27.63%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (27.63%) Self-Motivation

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 29 (38.16%) SharePoint
2 21 (27.63%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.95%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) Captiva
6 2 (2.63%) Documentum
6 2 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (13.16%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (10.53%) SoftLayer
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (7.89%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (7.89%) CloudFront
5 6 (7.89%) SaaS
5 6 (7.89%) Serverless
6 5 (6.58%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (5.26%) IaaS
8 3 (3.95%) Office 365
8 3 (3.95%) PaaS
9 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.11%) DHCP
1 32 (42.11%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) SSL
3 3 (3.95%) BGP
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.95%) FWSM
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) MPLS
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
3 3 (3.95%) OSPF
3 3 (3.95%) SNMP
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) VLAN
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.95%) WLAN
4 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) DB2
3 4 (5.26%) Power BI
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) Technical Leader
2 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Head of Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (6.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Report Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Azure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Security Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.95%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
1 6 (7.89%) Node.js
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 5 (6.58%) SAML
3 4 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.63%) JSON
4 2 (2.63%) REST
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
4 2 (2.63%) Swagger
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.63%) WSDL
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) JFC
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (27.63%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.89%) AS400
3 6 (7.89%) iSeries
4 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.26%) PDA
4 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.95%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.95%) Social Media
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) LPAR
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) ITIL
2 30 (39.47%) DevOps
3 29 (38.16%) Kalman Filter
3 29 (38.16%) Patch Management
3 29 (38.16%) Web Filtering
4 25 (32.89%) Service Delivery
5 20 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.16%) Logistics
8 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (10.53%) Line Management
10 7 (9.21%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.89%) Break/Fix
11 6 (7.89%) Coaching
11 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
11 6 (7.89%) High Availability
11 6 (7.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 5 (6.58%) C#
4 5 (6.58%) RPG
5 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) Korn
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCDP
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
4 3 (3.95%) CCSE
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
4 3 (3.95%) IISP
4 3 (3.95%) ISSAP
4 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
4 3 (3.95%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 6 (7.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (38.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) Docker
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 29 (38.16%) SCCM
2 8 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 7 (9.21%) Ansible
4 6 (7.89%) Mesos
4 6 (7.89%) rkt
4 6 (7.89%) Terraform
5 5 (6.58%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (5.26%) QRadar
7 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.32%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Microsoft
2 39 (51.32%) HP
3 33 (43.42%) Cisco
4 32 (42.11%) Dell
5 30 (39.47%) McAfee
5 30 (39.47%) VMware
6 29 (38.16%) Forcepoint
6 29 (38.16%) Symantec
7 5 (6.58%) Remedy
8 4 (5.26%) Intel
9 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle
9 3 (3.95%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.95%) Splunk
9 3 (3.95%) Tufin
10 2 (2.63%) Sun
11 1 (1.32%) EMC
11 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com