Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 128 89
Rank change year-on-year -10 -39 -12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 57 77 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.47% 1.97% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 4.36% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 51
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +35.29% -19.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £76,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% -4.17% -12.95%

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 1,932 1,766 2,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 49.87% 45.15% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,322 1,332 1,526
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 21 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 20 (35.09%) Presales
4 16 (28.07%) DNS
4 16 (28.07%) SLA
4 16 (28.07%) Cisco
5 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 15 (26.32%) ITIL V3
6 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (24.56%) HP
7 13 (22.81%) DHCP
7 13 (22.81%) Forcepoint
7 13 (22.81%) SSL
7 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
8 12 (21.05%) VLAN
8 12 (21.05%) JNCIP
8 12 (21.05%) Wireshark
8 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 12 (21.05%) CCSE
8 12 (21.05%) Network Design
8 12 (21.05%) ISSAP
8 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (21.05%) Fortinet
8 12 (21.05%) Network Security
8 12 (21.05%) Splunk
8 12 (21.05%) SIEM
8 12 (21.05%) FWSM
8 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (21.05%) Tufin
8 12 (21.05%) Capacity Planning

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 12 (21.05%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.04%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (14.04%) PaaS
4 7 (12.28%) IaaS
5 4 (7.02%) SoftLayer
6 3 (5.26%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (5.26%) Office 365
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.51%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.51%) GitHub
7 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.51%) SaaS
7 2 (3.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 13 (22.81%) DHCP
2 13 (22.81%) SSL
3 12 (21.05%) BGP
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco Firepower
3 12 (21.05%) Ethernet
3 12 (21.05%) FWSM
3 12 (21.05%) LAN
3 12 (21.05%) MPLS
3 12 (21.05%) Network Security
3 12 (21.05%) OSPF
3 12 (21.05%) SNMP
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.05%) VLAN
3 12 (21.05%) VPN
3 12 (21.05%) WAN
3 12 (21.05%) Wireshark
3 12 (21.05%) WLAN
4 8 (14.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) DTS
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) OLAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.75%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Architect
2 16 (28.07%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Unix Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) Account Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Business Development Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Storage Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Account Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Middleware
1 4 (7.02%) Node.js
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (3.51%) RESTful
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) MDX
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) SAML
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Swagger
4 1 (1.75%) WSDL
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (12.28%) Public Cloud
4 6 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
6 3 (5.26%) AS400
6 3 (5.26%) CMDB
6 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.26%) iSeries
6 3 (5.26%) Social Media
7 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.51%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.51%) LPAR
7 2 (3.51%) Replication
8 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.75%) IBM Storwize
8 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) AIX
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) OS/400
6 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 20 (35.09%) Presales
3 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 15 (26.32%) ITIL V3
4 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
5 12 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 12 (21.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 12 (21.05%) Network Design
5 12 (21.05%) SIEM
5 12 (21.05%) Software Optimisation
5 12 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (15.79%) DevOps
6 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.28%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.53%) Coaching
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Service Management
9 5 (8.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Korn
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) CCDP
1 12 (21.05%) CCNP
1 12 (21.05%) CCSE
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (21.05%) CISSP
1 12 (21.05%) IISP
1 12 (21.05%) ISSAP
1 12 (21.05%) JNCIP
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) GCP
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Docker
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.75%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) QRadar
2 6 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.02%) Terraform
5 3 (5.26%) Ansible
5 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.26%) Puppet
6 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.51%) Mesos
6 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.51%) rkt
6 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.75%) SCCM
7 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco
2 14 (24.56%) HP
3 13 (22.81%) Forcepoint
4 12 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 12 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 12 (21.05%) Juniper
4 12 (21.05%) LogRhythm
4 12 (21.05%) Splunk
4 12 (21.05%) Tufin
5 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.30%) NetApp
5 11 (19.30%) VMware
6 9 (15.79%) Dell
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) Citrix
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (5.26%) SAP