The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 242 214
Rank change year-on-year +45 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 21 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.016% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.018% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 8
Median salary £46,000 £60,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +21.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £60,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4379 5520 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.17% 88.38% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3632 4349 3771
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £63,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Benchmarking in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Benchmarking in the West Midlands

Benchmarking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +35 9 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham - 9 £83,000 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Benchmarking 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
3 7 (28.00%) NAS
3 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (28.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 7 (28.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Network Management
4 6 (24.00%) High Availability
4 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (24.00%) ProCurve
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) WLAN
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) CCNP

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.00%) PTC Creo
1 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (28.00%) NAS
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) VLAN
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 6 (24.00%) WLAN
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 6 (24.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Military
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 7 (28.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 6 (24.00%) High Availability
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Network Management
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security Management
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Security Management
4 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) VB
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNA
1 6 (24.00%) CCNP
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Juniper
2 6 (24.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (24.00%) ProCurve
2 6 (24.00%) Riverbed
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (8.00%) Pega
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Isilon
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