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 3 months to 25 March 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 80 72 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 44 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.40% 2.64% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.40% 6.02% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 52
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -2.17%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 815 1030 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 44.51% 43.81% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 582 798 671
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,620 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Birmingham

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IBM.

1 55 (47.01%) Presales
2 49 (41.88%) VMware
3 47 (40.17%) Data Centre
4 43 (36.75%) Service Delivery
5 41 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (34.19%) Citrix
7 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 39 (33.33%) Firewall
8 38 (32.48%) CMDB
9 37 (31.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (31.62%) SQL
9 37 (31.62%) MS Excel
10 36 (30.77%) Line Management
11 35 (29.91%) Publishing
11 35 (29.91%) IT Strategy
12 33 (28.21%) ITIL
13 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
13 32 (27.35%) Degree
14 27 (23.08%) Finance
15 26 (22.22%) Service Management
15 26 (22.22%) SIEM
16 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
16 25 (21.37%) HP
16 25 (21.37%) QRadar
17 24 (20.51%) NetApp
18 23 (19.66%) Cisco
19 22 (18.80%) DB2
19 22 (18.80%) MySQL
19 22 (18.80%) Linux
19 22 (18.80%) CheckPoint

IBM
Top Related 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 16 (13.68%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (31.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (17.09%) IaaS
3 20 (17.09%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.33%) Firewall
2 17 (14.53%) DNS
3 16 (13.68%) SSL
4 4 (3.42%) ATM
5 3 (2.56%) SAN
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.71%) DSL
7 1 (0.85%) BGP
7 1 (0.85%) FWSM
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.85%) Network Security
7 1 (0.85%) OSPF
7 1 (0.85%) TACACS
7 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.85%) VLAN
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
7 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.80%) DB2
2 22 (18.80%) MySQL
3 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) OLAP
5 1 (0.85%) Power BI
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.55%) git-flow
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (29.91%) Publishing
2 27 (23.08%) Finance
3 20 (17.09%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Architect
2 22 (18.80%) Consultant
3 21 (17.95%) SIEM Consultant
4 19 (16.24%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (15.38%) Developer
6 16 (13.68%) Technical Specialist
7 11 (9.40%) Storage Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) iOS Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Senior iOS Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Backup Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Head of Applications
11 5 (4.27%) Accountant
11 5 (4.27%) Systems Accountant
12 4 (3.42%) Software Licensing Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Software Manager
13 3 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
13 3 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) .NET
1 12 (10.26%) CSS
1 12 (10.26%) HTML
2 10 (8.55%) RESTful
3 4 (3.42%) XML
4 3 (2.56%) Middleware
4 3 (2.56%) REST
4 3 (2.56%) SOAP
4 3 (2.56%) Web Services
4 3 (2.56%) XSD
4 3 (2.56%) XSLT
5 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.85%) Dojo
6 1 (0.85%) DOM
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
6 1 (0.85%) OAuth
6 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.85%) SAML
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (40.17%) Data Centre
2 38 (32.48%) CMDB
3 20 (17.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.27%) iSeries
5 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.71%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Presales
2 43 (36.75%) Service Delivery
3 37 (31.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 36 (30.77%) Line Management
5 35 (29.91%) IT Strategy
6 33 (28.21%) ITIL
7 26 (22.22%) Service Management
7 26 (22.22%) SIEM
8 22 (18.80%) ITIL V3
9 21 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (17.95%) PRINCE2
9 21 (17.95%) Project Management
9 21 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (17.09%) Gantt Chart
10 20 (17.09%) IT Governance
10 20 (17.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 20 (17.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
10 20 (17.09%) TOGAF
10 20 (17.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.55%) Objective-C
4 8 (6.84%) Java
5 4 (3.42%) C#
5 4 (3.42%) Delphi
5 4 (3.42%) RPG
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) Degree
2 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
3 21 (17.95%) PMI Certification
3 21 (17.95%) PMP
4 20 (17.09%) ISEB
5 15 (12.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (12.82%) LPIC
6 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) CCDP
7 2 (1.71%) CCNP
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CCSE
8 1 (0.85%) IISP
8 1 (0.85%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) GPG13
2 16 (13.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (12.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (8.55%) SLA
5 4 (3.42%) QA
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (35.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.95%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (14.53%) Active Directory
4 15 (12.82%) Firmware
5 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) QRadar
2 21 (17.95%) SCCM
2 21 (17.95%) SCVMM
3 16 (13.68%) SCOM
4 15 (12.82%) Backup Exec
4 15 (12.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) VMware
2 40 (34.19%) Citrix
3 39 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.37%) HP
5 24 (20.51%) NetApp
6 23 (19.66%) Cisco
7 22 (18.80%) CheckPoint
7 22 (18.80%) EMC
7 22 (18.80%) Juniper
8 21 (17.95%) BMC
8 21 (17.95%) Oracle
9 18 (15.38%) Red Hat
10 10 (8.55%) Symantec
11 5 (4.27%) Cognos
11 5 (4.27%) LANDesk
11 5 (4.27%) LogRhythm
11 5 (4.27%) Snow
12 2 (1.71%) Splunk
12 2 (1.71%) Tufin
13 1 (0.85%) ArcSight