Period
to 15 August 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 154 141
Rank change year-on-year -55 -13 -27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 90 198 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.98% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 4.55% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 63 132 149
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -4.17% -12.95%
10th Percentile £22,100 £27,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,800 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,745 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.24% -3.34% -

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 4,237 4,349 5,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.69% 43.48% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,115 3,397 4,096
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -10 57 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Coventry -11 18 £25,000 -41.86%
Warwickshire -20 6 £31,250 -1.57% 3
Shropshire +9 2 £39,500 -28.18% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £37,500 -
Solihull +2 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £70,000 -
IBM
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM.

1 38 (42.22%) ITIL
2 28 (31.11%) Data Centre
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco
4 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (23.33%) Presales
5 21 (23.33%) HP
5 21 (23.33%) Linux
6 20 (22.22%) CISSP
7 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 18 (20.00%) DNS
9 17 (18.89%) Windows
9 17 (18.89%) Forcepoint
10 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
10 16 (17.78%) SLA
10 16 (17.78%) Finance
10 16 (17.78%) DevOps
11 15 (16.67%) Network Security
11 15 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 15 (16.67%) DHCP
12 14 (15.56%) VPN
12 14 (15.56%) VMware
12 14 (15.56%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
13 13 (14.44%) Incident Management
13 13 (14.44%) Degree
13 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
13 13 (14.44%) SSL
13 13 (14.44%) Citrix

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 13 (14.44%) IIS
2 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.33%) IaaS
3 12 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
3 12 (13.33%) PaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Office 365
5 5 (5.56%) SaaS
5 5 (5.56%) SoftLayer
6 3 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.33%) IBM PureFlex
6 3 (3.33%) Serverless
7 2 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.22%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (2.22%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.22%) GitHub
7 2 (2.22%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) DNS
2 15 (16.67%) DHCP
2 15 (16.67%) Network Security
3 14 (15.56%) VPN
4 13 (14.44%) Ethernet
4 13 (14.44%) LAN
4 13 (14.44%) SSL
4 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.44%) WAN
5 12 (13.33%) BGP
5 12 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
5 12 (13.33%) FWSM
5 12 (13.33%) MPLS
5 12 (13.33%) OSPF
5 12 (13.33%) SNMP
5 12 (13.33%) VLAN
5 12 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 12 (13.33%) WLAN
6 11 (12.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) Big Data
2 6 (6.67%) DB2
3 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.11%) DTS
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) AppScan
2 3 (3.33%) JSUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Architect
2 18 (20.00%) Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.67%) Trainee
6 6 (6.67%) Trainee Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Trainee Operations Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Developer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) Node.js
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
3 5 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (4.44%) Middleware
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
5 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.33%) CSS
5 3 (3.33%) LESS
5 3 (3.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.11%) J2EE
7 1 (1.11%) JSON
7 1 (1.11%) MDX
7 1 (1.11%) REST
7 1 (1.11%) SAML
7 1 (1.11%) SOAP
7 1 (1.11%) Swagger
7 1 (1.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.11%) WSDL
7 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (12.22%) iSeries
4 10 (11.11%) AS400
5 7 (7.78%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.44%) Private Cloud
8 4 (4.44%) User Experience
9 3 (3.33%) CMDB
9 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (3.33%) Social Media
10 2 (2.22%) DataPower
10 2 (2.22%) EMC VNX
10 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
10 2 (2.22%) LPAR
10 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Linux
2 17 (18.89%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.00%) Unix
5 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.67%) AIX
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.22%) Android
8 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) Debian
9 1 (1.11%) OS/400
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Presales
3 18 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (17.78%) DevOps
5 15 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 14 (15.56%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (14.44%) Incident Management
8 12 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 12 (13.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 12 (13.33%) Network Design
8 12 (13.33%) SIEM
8 12 (13.33%) Software Optimisation
8 12 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.00%) Analytics
10 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.89%) Information Security
11 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (8.89%) Project Management
12 7 (7.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) Python
5 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.33%) C
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) Korn
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) RPG
9 1 (1.11%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) CISSP
2 13 (14.44%) Degree
3 12 (13.33%) CCDP
3 12 (13.33%) CCNP
3 12 (13.33%) CCSE
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.33%) IISP
3 12 (13.33%) ISSAP
3 12 (13.33%) JNCIP
4 7 (7.78%) CISA
5 4 (4.44%) CEH
5 4 (4.44%) CISM
5 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.44%) CRISC
5 4 (4.44%) GIAC
5 4 (4.44%) ISEB
5 4 (4.44%) MCSE
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) OSCP
5 4 (4.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) QA
3 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) GCP
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Docker
2 8 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.11%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) QRadar
2 6 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.44%) HP Fortify
4 4 (4.44%) Terraform
4 4 (4.44%) WebInspect
5 3 (3.33%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.33%) Puppet
6 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.22%) Matomo
6 2 (2.22%) Mesos
6 2 (2.22%) Nagios
6 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.22%) rkt
6 2 (2.22%) SCCM
6 2 (2.22%) SCOM
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Cisco
2 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.33%) HP
4 17 (18.89%) Forcepoint
5 16 (17.78%) CheckPoint
6 14 (15.56%) VMware
7 13 (14.44%) Citrix
7 13 (14.44%) NetApp
8 12 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 12 (13.33%) Juniper
8 12 (13.33%) LogRhythm
8 12 (13.33%) Splunk
8 12 (13.33%) Tufin
9 9 (10.00%) Dell
10 8 (8.89%) Oracle
10 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.67%) Adobe
11 6 (6.67%) EMC
11 6 (6.67%) Google
11 6 (6.67%) Symantec