Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Benchmarking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 346 311
Rank change year-on-year +56 -35 -45
Permanent jobs citing Benchmarking 30 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.018% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 17
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -55.26%
10th Percentile £37,200 £46,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £87,000 £59,500 £70,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,850 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -30.21% +7.69%

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 8987 10889 9804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.25% 88.26% 86.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7436 8541 8063
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +34 15 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham - 9 £83,000 - 1
Solihull -12 3 £50,000 -
Walsall - 2 - -
Benchmarking
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (33.33%) Linux
1 10 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 10 (33.33%) NAS
2 9 (30.00%) Change Control
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) HP
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (26.67%) Back Office
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (26.67%) Juniper
3 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 8 (26.67%) Firmware
3 8 (26.67%) WLAN
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) High Availability
3 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (26.67%) Riverbed

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 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 10 (33.33%) NAS
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 8 (26.67%) VLAN
2 8 (26.67%) VPN
2 8 (26.67%) WLAN
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) FCoE
4 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 8 (26.67%) Back Office
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Administrator
1 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Network Administrator
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 8 (26.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Quality Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Celerra
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Change Control
1 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) High Availability
2 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (26.67%) Network Management
2 8 (26.67%) Network Security Management
2 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 8 (26.67%) Security Management
2 8 (26.67%) Security Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 7 (23.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) VBA
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CCNA
1 8 (26.67%) CCNP
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Firmware
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) Juniper
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
2 8 (26.67%) ProCurve
2 8 (26.67%) Riverbed
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Isilon
3 2 (6.67%) Pega
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
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