Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 177 127
Rank change year-on-year -27 -50 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 95 174 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.70% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 3.71% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 76 140 155
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £61,250 £74,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 3,813 4,685 5,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.89% 45.88% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,790 3,638 3,953
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 15 November 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 November 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 +37 76 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Coventry -29 7 £50,000 +19.76% 2
Warwickshire -15 4 £28,500 -9.52% 2
Staffordshire +26 3 £25,500 -27.14% 1
Shropshire -8 2 £39,500 -14.59% 3
Worcestershire +8 1 £70,000 +115.38%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
1 44 (46.32%) HP
2 38 (40.00%) Windows
3 36 (37.89%) ITIL
3 36 (37.89%) Cisco
3 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
4 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
5 34 (35.79%) DNS
5 34 (35.79%) DHCP
6 33 (34.74%) DevOps
7 32 (33.68%) Dell
7 32 (33.68%) Symantec
8 31 (32.63%) Forcepoint
8 31 (32.63%) VMware
8 31 (32.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 30 (31.58%) SCCM
9 30 (31.58%) McAfee
9 30 (31.58%) SharePoint
10 29 (30.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (30.53%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (30.53%) Kalman Filter
10 29 (30.53%) Patch Management
10 29 (30.53%) Web Filtering
11 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (26.32%) Service Delivery
14 23 (24.21%) SQL
15 21 (22.11%) SharePoint Server

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 30 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 21 (22.11%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (6.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) Captiva
5 2 (2.11%) Documentum
5 2 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.63%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (8.42%) SaaS
4 8 (8.42%) SoftLayer
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon S3
5 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.32%) AWS CodePipeline
5 6 (6.32%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (6.32%) CloudFront
5 6 (6.32%) IaaS
5 6 (6.32%) Serverless
6 5 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
6 5 (5.26%) PaaS
7 4 (4.21%) Office 365
8 3 (3.16%) Silverpop
9 2 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) DHCP
1 34 (35.79%) DNS
2 6 (6.32%) Network Security
3 4 (4.21%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) LAN
3 4 (4.21%) SSL
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.21%) VPN
3 4 (4.21%) WAN
4 3 (3.16%) BGP
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.16%) FWSM
4 3 (3.16%) HTTP
4 3 (3.16%) MPLS
4 3 (3.16%) OSPF
4 3 (3.16%) SNMP
4 3 (3.16%) VLAN
4 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (6.32%) Big Data
2 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) Power BI
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) JIRA
3 3 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.16%) Subversion
4 2 (2.11%) JSUnit
4 2 (2.11%) Mocha
4 2 (2.11%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.05%) AppScan
5 1 (1.05%) Concordion
5 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.05%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Retail
3 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (12.63%) Developer
1 12 (12.63%) Technical Leader
2 9 (9.47%) Architect
2 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (9.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.32%) Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.32%) Head of Delivery
5 5 (5.26%) Administrator
5 5 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Report Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.16%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Node.js
2 7 (7.37%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) Web Services
3 5 (5.26%) CSS
3 5 (5.26%) HTML
3 5 (5.26%) LESS
3 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 5 (5.26%) SAML
4 4 (4.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.16%) Ajax
5 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) CSS3
5 3 (3.16%) HTML5
5 3 (3.16%) jQuery
5 3 (3.16%) Laravel
5 3 (3.16%) Sass
6 2 (2.11%) React
6 2 (2.11%) REST
6 2 (2.11%) Swagger
6 2 (2.11%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 21 (22.11%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.37%) iSeries
4 6 (6.32%) AS400
5 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) User Experience
6 4 (4.21%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.21%) PDA
6 4 (4.21%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.21%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.16%) Robotics
7 3 (3.16%) Social Media
7 3 (3.16%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.11%) LPAR
8 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.16%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.05%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) ITIL
2 33 (34.74%) DevOps
3 29 (30.53%) Kalman Filter
3 29 (30.53%) Patch Management
3 29 (30.53%) Web Filtering
4 25 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 20 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (14.74%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (10.53%) Logistics
8 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.47%) Line Management
9 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.42%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (8.42%) High Availability
9 8 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) Python
3 9 (9.47%) Java
4 8 (8.42%) C#
5 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.32%) RPG
6 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) VBA
7 3 (3.16%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) C
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Korn
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (10.53%) Degree
3 6 (6.32%) CISSP
3 6 (6.32%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.16%) CCDP
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 3 (3.16%) CCSE
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) IISP
4 3 (3.16%) ISSAP
4 3 (3.16%) JNCIP
4 3 (3.16%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.11%) CISA
5 2 (2.11%) SANS
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CISM
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.47%) SLA
2 6 (6.32%) GDPR
3 3 (3.16%) ISO 26262
3 3 (3.16%) WAI
4 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) COBIT
5 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.58%) Docker
5 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.05%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) SCCM
2 29 (30.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.42%) Kubernetes
4 7 (7.37%) Ansible
5 6 (6.32%) Mesos
5 6 (6.32%) rkt
5 6 (6.32%) Terraform
6 5 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (4.21%) QRadar
8 3 (3.16%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.05%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.05%) Matomo
9 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.05%) Puppet
9 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) HP
1 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.89%) Cisco
3 32 (33.68%) Dell
3 32 (33.68%) Symantec
4 31 (32.63%) Forcepoint
4 31 (32.63%) VMware
5 30 (31.58%) McAfee
6 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle
6 5 (5.26%) Remedy
7 4 (4.21%) Citrix
7 4 (4.21%) Intel
8 3 (3.16%) Adobe
8 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.16%) Google
8 3 (3.16%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.16%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.16%) Splunk
8 3 (3.16%) Tufin