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 3 months to 28 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.

IBM
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 132 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 -33  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 72 123 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.99% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 4.44% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 95
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £72,500
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 the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2057 2773 2421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.13% 44.91% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 2166 2041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
Birmingham -5 41 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Coventry +12 10 £46,750 +15.43% 1
Solihull - 9 £34,000 -
Warwickshire +11 6 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Walsall +17 2 £32,500 -63.88%
Staffordshire +8 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 64 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 56 (31.46%) SQL
3 53 (29.78%) Presales
4 49 (27.53%) VMware
5 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
5 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
6 46 (25.84%) Data Centre
7 44 (24.72%) Finance
8 41 (23.03%) Service Delivery
9 39 (21.91%) Firewall
9 39 (21.91%) Citrix
9 39 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (20.22%) CMDB
10 36 (20.22%) Oracle
10 36 (20.22%) ITIL
11 35 (19.66%) Degree
11 35 (19.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (19.10%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (19.10%) Line Management
13 33 (18.54%) IT Strategy
13 33 (18.54%) Linux
13 33 (18.54%) Publishing
14 32 (17.98%) DB2
14 32 (17.98%) MySQL
14 32 (17.98%) NetApp
15 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (15.17%) Service Management
16 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
17 25 (14.04%) IIS
17 25 (14.04%) SCCM

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 25 (14.04%) IIS
2 18 (10.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.81%) CMS
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.69%) SAS
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (10.11%) IaaS
4 18 (10.11%) PaaS
5 5 (2.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.91%) Firewall
2 20 (11.24%) DNS
3 16 (8.99%) SSL
4 11 (6.18%) SAN
5 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.81%) Internet
7 4 (2.25%) ATM
7 4 (2.25%) DHCP
8 3 (1.69%) Network Security
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.12%) DSL
9 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.12%) Wireless
10 1 (0.56%) BGP
10 1 (0.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) MPLS
10 1 (0.56%) OSPF
10 1 (0.56%) TACACS
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.98%) DB2
2 32 (17.98%) MySQL
3 14 (7.87%) Power BI
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.81%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (2.81%) OLAP
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (1.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.62%) git-flow
5 4 (2.25%) Subversion
5 4 (2.25%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
7 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (24.72%) Finance
2 33 (18.54%) Publishing
3 23 (12.92%) Retail
4 5 (2.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (16.29%) Technical Specialist
2 28 (15.73%) Developer
3 21 (11.80%) Architect
4 20 (11.24%) Consultant
5 19 (10.67%) SIEM Consultant
6 17 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (8.43%) Analyst
8 13 (7.30%) DBA
8 13 (7.30%) SQL DBA
9 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.62%) iOS Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Senior iOS Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Backup Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Head of Applications
11 7 (3.93%) Middleware Specialist
11 7 (3.93%) Software Manager
11 7 (3.93%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) .NET
2 15 (8.43%) Middleware
3 13 (7.30%) CSS
3 13 (7.30%) HTML
4 11 (6.18%) RESTful
5 8 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (3.37%) Web Services
7 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.25%) XML
9 3 (1.69%) Flash
10 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.56%) COM
11 1 (0.56%) Dojo
11 1 (0.56%) DOM
11 1 (0.56%) Java EE
11 1 (0.56%) jQuery
11 1 (0.56%) OAuth
11 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 36 (20.22%) CMDB
3 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.06%) iSeries
6 8 (4.49%) DataPower
7 7 (3.93%) Clustering
8 6 (3.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.69%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.12%) AS400
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.54%) Linux
2 17 (9.55%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.93%) Unix
6 3 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Presales
2 41 (23.03%) Service Delivery
3 36 (20.22%) ITIL
4 35 (19.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (19.10%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (19.10%) Line Management
6 33 (18.54%) IT Strategy
7 27 (15.17%) Service Management
8 24 (13.48%) SIEM
9 23 (12.92%) Project Management
10 22 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (11.80%) Customer Engagement
12 20 (11.24%) ITIL V3
12 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2
13 19 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (10.67%) CRM
13 19 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
14 18 (10.11%) TOGAF
14 18 (10.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.46%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.62%) Java
4 10 (5.62%) Objective-C
5 7 (3.93%) C#
6 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.25%) Delphi
7 4 (2.25%) RPG
8 2 (1.12%) Korn
8 2 (1.12%) PHP
8 2 (1.12%) Python
8 2 (1.12%) R
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (19.66%) Degree
2 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 19 (10.67%) ISEB
3 19 (10.67%) PMI Certification
3 19 (10.67%) PMP
4 15 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (8.43%) LPIC
5 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.25%) CCNP
6 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CCDP
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) NCSA
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) IISP
8 1 (0.56%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) GPG13
2 15 (8.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 15 (8.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (5.06%) SLA
4 4 (2.25%) QA
5 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.80%) Active Directory
3 19 (10.67%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (8.43%) Firmware
5 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.69%) GPFS
6 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.69%) XenServer
7 2 (1.12%) NFS
7 2 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) SCCM
2 23 (12.92%) QRadar
3 19 (10.67%) SCVMM
4 18 (10.11%) SCOM
5 15 (8.43%) Backup Exec
5 15 (8.43%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.69%) NetApp OnCommand
6 3 (1.69%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.12%) Nagios
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.12%) Simpana
8 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.53%) VMware
3 39 (21.91%) Citrix
4 36 (20.22%) Oracle
5 32 (17.98%) NetApp
6 22 (12.36%) Cisco
6 22 (12.36%) HP
7 21 (11.80%) Red Hat
8 20 (11.24%) CheckPoint
8 20 (11.24%) Juniper
9 19 (10.67%) BMC
9 19 (10.67%) EMC
10 11 (6.18%) Cognos
11 8 (4.49%) Symantec
12 6 (3.37%) CommVault
13 5 (2.81%) Adobe
13 5 (2.81%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.81%) LogRhythm
13 5 (2.81%) SAP
13 5 (2.81%) Snow
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