Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 63 75
Rank change year-on-year +31 +12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 561 417 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.15% 4.19% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.20% 10.43% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 320 298 296
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%

Self-Motivation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,691 4,000 4,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.44% 40.20% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,622 3,220 3,382
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
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 Self-Motivation within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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 +12 308 £43,429 +15.81% 18
Coventry +14 63 £47,500 +22.58% 12
Warwickshire +44 43 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Staffordshire +17 36 £47,500 +61.02% 14
Shropshire +26 21 £20,000 -50.00% 6
Solihull +9 20 £29,250 -46.82% 7
Wolverhampton +4 16 £34,000 +9.68%
Dudley - 13 £26,000 - 1
Worcestershire -15 12 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Sutton Coldfield -10 6 £40,000 +77.78% 1
West Bromwich +14 1 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 - 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Self-Motivation 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 Self-Motivation.

1 199 (35.47%) Data Centre
2 182 (32.44%) ITIL
2 182 (32.44%) Degree
3 158 (28.16%) Microsoft
4 151 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 150 (26.74%) Windows
6 140 (24.96%) Problem-Solving
7 133 (23.71%) Service Delivery
8 128 (22.82%) VMware
9 127 (22.64%) Computer Science
10 126 (22.46%) Firewall
11 124 (22.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 121 (21.57%) Software Engineering
13 110 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
14 108 (19.25%) Cisco
15 103 (18.36%) CheckPoint
15 103 (18.36%) Finance
16 101 (18.00%) Service Management
17 96 (17.11%) Project Management
18 95 (16.93%) Root Cause Analysis
19 88 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 88 (15.69%) SQL
20 82 (14.62%) Fortinet
21 80 (14.26%) Presales
22 78 (13.90%) Active Directory
23 76 (13.55%) Line Management
24 73 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 73 (13.01%) Citrix
25 71 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
25 71 (12.66%) Agile Software Development

Self-Motivation
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 40 (7.13%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.24%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (0.89%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.71%) WordPress
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) IIS
7 3 (0.53%) SAS
8 2 (0.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.36%) Moodle
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) Maya
7 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.18%) Simulink
7 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.21%) NetSuite
2 17 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (1.60%) SAP APO
4 9 (1.60%) SAP SCM
5 8 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.71%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.36%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.36%) Lawson
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 73 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.06%) IaaS
3 34 (6.06%) PaaS
4 27 (4.81%) Office 365
5 18 (3.21%) Google Analytics
6 17 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (2.85%) SaaS
8 12 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.14%) SuccessFactors
9 10 (1.78%) AdWords
10 7 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.71%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 126 (22.46%) Firewall
2 50 (8.91%) Internet
3 47 (8.38%) OSPF
4 45 (8.02%) VPN
5 41 (7.31%) WAN
6 35 (6.24%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (6.06%) BGP
7 34 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (6.06%) FWSM
7 34 (6.06%) IPsec
8 24 (4.28%) LAN
9 22 (3.92%) DNS
10 17 (3.03%) NetScaler
11 15 (2.67%) VoIP
12 14 (2.50%) DHCP
12 14 (2.50%) SNMP
13 12 (2.14%) DSL
13 12 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (1.78%) SAN
15 6 (1.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.57%) MySQL
4 16 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) Power BI
9 2 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.18%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 34 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 9 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.25%) MSI
5 7 (1.25%) WiX
6 5 (0.89%) JIRA
7 4 (0.71%) eCATT
7 4 (0.71%) LSMW
8 1 (0.18%) CANoe
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (18.36%) Finance
2 67 (11.94%) Publishing
3 56 (9.98%) Manufacturing
4 52 (9.27%) Retail
5 34 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 30 (5.35%) Legal
6 30 (5.35%) Marketing
7 7 (1.25%) Advertising
8 6 (1.07%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.89%) Automotive
9 5 (0.89%) Billing
10 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.53%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (11.59%) Analyst
2 56 (9.98%) Developer
3 55 (9.80%) Architect
4 48 (8.56%) Consultant
5 39 (6.95%) Network Engineer
6 33 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 33 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 31 (5.53%) Technical Specialist
9 25 (4.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 23 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 23 (4.10%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.74%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.57%) Technical Leader
13 18 (3.21%) Senior SCCM Engineer
14 17 (3.03%) Technical Support
15 16 (2.85%) SAP Consultant
16 15 (2.67%) Citrix Specialist
16 15 (2.67%) Project Manager
16 15 (2.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.31%) HTML
2 37 (6.60%) .NET
3 28 (4.99%) CSS
4 25 (4.46%) Web Services
5 21 (3.74%) .NET Framework
6 17 (3.03%) Entity Framework
7 13 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (2.32%) Hibernate
7 13 (2.32%) LDAP
7 13 (2.32%) WCF
8 11 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 11 (1.96%) jQuery
9 10 (1.78%) WinForms
10 9 (1.60%) SAP Core Interface
10 9 (1.60%) WPF
10 9 (1.60%) XML
11 8 (1.43%) Ajax
11 8 (1.43%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.25%) MFC
12 7 (1.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 199 (35.47%) Data Centre
2 127 (22.64%) Computer Science
3 110 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (10.87%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.06%) CMDB
5 34 (6.06%) PKI
6 23 (4.10%) Public Cloud
7 21 (3.74%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.03%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.78%) Tandem
9 10 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.07%) SCADA
12 5 (0.89%) Social Media
13 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.71%) LIMS
14 3 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
14 3 (0.53%) Industry 4.0
14 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 150 (26.74%) Windows
2 42 (7.49%) Windows Server
3 34 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 34 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 20 (3.57%) Linux
5 13 (2.32%) Mac OS X
6 12 (2.14%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.07%) Unix
9 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.71%) AIX
10 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.71%) Solaris
10 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.53%) Android
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.44%) ITIL
2 151 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 140 (24.96%) Problem-Solving
4 133 (23.71%) Service Delivery
5 121 (21.57%) Software Engineering
6 101 (18.00%) Service Management
7 96 (17.11%) Project Management
8 95 (16.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 80 (14.26%) Presales
10 76 (13.55%) Line Management
11 71 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (12.12%) ITIL V3
13 64 (11.41%) Due Diligence
14 63 (11.23%) PRINCE2
15 61 (10.87%) CRM
16 45 (8.02%) Requirements Analysis
17 39 (6.95%) Data Protection
18 36 (6.42%) Analytics
19 34 (6.06%) TOGAF
20 33 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.69%) SQL
2 61 (10.87%) C#
3 51 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 51 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 33 (5.88%) VBScript
5 23 (4.10%) Python
6 17 (3.03%) C++
7 16 (2.85%) ABAP
7 16 (2.85%) Java
8 12 (2.14%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.60%) C
11 8 (1.43%) PHP
12 7 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.89%) XPath
14 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.53%) R
14 3 (0.53%) VB
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 182 (32.44%) Degree
2 124 (22.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (11.23%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (9.98%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (8.91%) CCNP
6 47 (8.38%) MCP
7 43 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (6.77%) MCSE
9 37 (6.60%) PMP
10 36 (6.42%) PMI Certification
11 32 (5.70%) Security Cleared
12 26 (4.63%) ISEB
13 23 (4.10%) CISSP
14 21 (3.74%) CEH
14 21 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
15 17 (3.03%) SC Cleared
16 14 (2.50%) HND
16 14 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (2.32%) Master's Degree
17 13 (2.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.60%) GDPR
2 35 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (5.35%) SLA
4 21 (3.74%) GPG13
5 17 (3.03%) QA
6 10 (1.78%) IEC 61131
7 8 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.89%) PMO
10 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.18%) IFRS
12 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 88 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (13.90%) Active Directory
3 49 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.70%) vSphere
5 29 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 22 (3.92%) XenApp
9 13 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.07%) Firmware
11 4 (0.71%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (7.84%) SCCM
2 38 (6.77%) SCVMM
3 24 (4.28%) vCenter Server
4 17 (3.03%) vMotion
5 14 (2.50%) WSUS
6 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.71%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.36%) Ansible
8 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 158 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 128 (22.82%) VMware
3 108 (19.25%) Cisco
4 103 (18.36%) CheckPoint
5 82 (14.62%) Fortinet
6 73 (13.01%) Citrix
7 69 (12.30%) SAP
8 63 (11.23%) HP
9 52 (9.27%) Juniper
10 51 (9.09%) F5
11 37 (6.60%) NetApp
12 26 (4.63%) BMC
12 26 (4.63%) EMC
13 23 (4.10%) Remedy
14 21 (3.74%) Google
15 20 (3.57%) Oracle
16 19 (3.39%) Brocade
17 18 (3.21%) Ivanti
18 17 (3.03%) JD Edwards
19 15 (2.67%) Xamarin