Period
to 27 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 153 155
Rank change year-on-year -34 +2 -45
Permanent jobs citing IBM 122 178 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.82% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 4.19% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 161
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £44,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.20% +6.55% -17.24%
10th Percentile £18,250 £30,750 £28,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £77,500 £60,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,524 4,253 5,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.19% 43.59% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,271 3,287 4,217
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in the West Midlands

IBM
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 IBM within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Birmingham -39 60 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Coventry -8 29 £20,500 -56.84% 4
Warwickshire +6 18 £31,250 -26.47% 7
Solihull +2 5 £32,500 -4.41%
Wolverhampton -18 2 £37,500 -2.60%
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 58 (47.54%) ITIL
2 44 (36.07%) Data Centre
3 34 (27.87%) Presales
4 32 (26.23%) Windows
4 32 (26.23%) Cisco
5 31 (25.41%) CISSP
5 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
6 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
6 29 (23.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (22.13%) DNS
8 26 (21.31%) Linux
8 26 (21.31%) CheckPoint
8 26 (21.31%) Forcepoint
8 26 (21.31%) Incident Management
8 26 (21.31%) ITIL V3
9 25 (20.49%) LAN
9 25 (20.49%) WLAN
10 24 (19.67%) SQL
10 24 (19.67%) VPN
11 23 (18.85%) SSL
11 23 (18.85%) IIS
11 23 (18.85%) E-Commerce
11 23 (18.85%) Finance
11 23 (18.85%) VMware
11 23 (18.85%) IaaS
11 23 (18.85%) Network Security
12 22 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (18.03%) Tufin
12 22 (18.03%) PaaS

IBM
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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (18.85%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.46%) Apache
5 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.64%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.64%) SAS
6 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.77%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (18.85%) IaaS
3 22 (18.03%) PaaS
4 19 (15.57%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (10.66%) Bluemix
6 11 (9.02%) Office 365
7 5 (4.10%) SaaS
7 5 (4.10%) SoftLayer
8 4 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (3.28%) GitHub
8 4 (3.28%) IBM PureFlex
9 3 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.46%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (2.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (2.46%) Serverless
10 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.13%) DNS
2 25 (20.49%) LAN
2 25 (20.49%) WLAN
3 24 (19.67%) VPN
4 23 (18.85%) Network Security
4 23 (18.85%) SSL
5 22 (18.03%) BGP
5 22 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (18.03%) Cisco Firepower
5 22 (18.03%) DHCP
5 22 (18.03%) Ethernet
5 22 (18.03%) FWSM
5 22 (18.03%) MPLS
5 22 (18.03%) OSPF
5 22 (18.03%) SNMP
5 22 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 22 (18.03%) VLAN
5 22 (18.03%) WAN
5 22 (18.03%) Wireshark
6 16 (13.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) Big Data
3 9 (7.38%) CouchDB
3 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 9 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.10%) Power BI
7 4 (3.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.46%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.46%) DB2
8 3 (2.46%) MySQL
8 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.64%) OLAP
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.82%) DataStage
10 1 (0.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) JSUnit
2 5 (4.10%) AppScan
3 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Back Office
2 5 (4.10%) Games
3 4 (3.28%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Architect
2 30 (24.59%) Analyst
3 24 (19.67%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Security Architect
4 22 (18.03%) Security Solutions Architect
5 16 (13.11%) Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Trainee
6 12 (9.84%) Trainee Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Trainee Operations Analyst
7 11 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Information Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Node.js
2 12 (9.84%) CSS
3 11 (9.02%) .NET
4 10 (8.20%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.20%) LESS
5 8 (6.56%) RESTful
6 5 (4.10%) HTML
7 4 (3.28%) Web Services
8 3 (2.46%) Flash
9 2 (1.64%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.64%) jQuery
9 2 (1.64%) MDX
9 2 (1.64%) Middleware
10 1 (0.82%) EDI
10 1 (0.82%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.07%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.03%) Cyberthreat
2 22 (18.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (13.11%) iSeries
4 15 (12.30%) AS400
5 9 (7.38%) User Experience
6 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.92%) CMDB
7 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.92%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.28%) EMC VNX
9 4 (3.28%) Replication
10 3 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (2.46%) PDA
10 3 (2.46%) PKI
11 2 (1.64%) DataPower
11 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Windows Server
3 26 (21.31%) Linux
4 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.84%) Windows Vista
5 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (7.38%) Unix
7 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (6.56%) Android
8 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.92%) AIX
10 3 (2.46%) Debian
10 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.82%) HPUX
11 1 (0.82%) SUSE
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) ITIL
2 34 (27.87%) Presales
3 26 (21.31%) Incident Management
3 26 (21.31%) ITIL V3
4 23 (18.85%) E-Commerce
5 22 (18.03%) Load Balancing
5 22 (18.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 22 (18.03%) Network Design
5 22 (18.03%) SIEM
5 22 (18.03%) Software Optimisation
5 22 (18.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (13.93%) Analytics
7 16 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (13.11%) DevOps
8 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (11.48%) Project Management
10 12 (9.84%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (9.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) SQL
2 15 (12.30%) C#
3 14 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.10%) Java
6 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.46%) U-SQL
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) CISSP
2 22 (18.03%) CCDP
2 22 (18.03%) CCNP
2 22 (18.03%) CCSE
2 22 (18.03%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (18.03%) IISP
2 22 (18.03%) ISSAP
2 22 (18.03%) JNCIP
3 17 (13.93%) Degree
4 9 (7.38%) CISA
5 7 (5.74%) MCSE
5 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.10%) CEH
6 5 (4.10%) CISM
6 5 (4.10%) CRISC
6 5 (4.10%) GIAC
6 5 (4.10%) OSCP
7 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.28%) ISEB
7 4 (3.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) SLA
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.20%) Docker
3 6 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.64%) NFS
6 2 (1.64%) vSphere
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) QRadar
2 7 (5.74%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.92%) WSUS
4 5 (4.10%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.10%) HP Fortify
4 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.10%) WebInspect
5 3 (2.46%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.64%) Nagios
6 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.64%) Puppet
6 2 (1.64%) SCOM
6 2 (1.64%) Terraform
6 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Matomo
7 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (26.23%) Cisco
2 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (21.31%) CheckPoint
3 26 (21.31%) Forcepoint
4 23 (18.85%) VMware
5 22 (18.03%) Fortinet
5 22 (18.03%) HP
5 22 (18.03%) Juniper
5 22 (18.03%) LogRhythm
5 22 (18.03%) Splunk
5 22 (18.03%) Tufin
6 21 (17.21%) NetApp
7 16 (13.11%) Citrix
8 13 (10.66%) Oracle
9 11 (9.02%) Dell
9 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.56%) EMC
10 8 (6.56%) Google
10 8 (6.56%) SolarWinds
11 7 (5.74%) Symantec