Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 371 509 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.63% 5.16% 4.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.05% 14.02% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 226 236 329
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 3,358 3,631 3,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.90% 36.82% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,307 2,615 2,821
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 -8 213 £46,500 +16.25% 31
Coventry +2 45 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Solihull +24 39 £40,750 +13.19% 14
Staffordshire +4 23 £32,500 -22.16% 17
Warwickshire +4 17 £43,750 +2.94% 11
Shropshire -7 8 £18,000 -18.18% 9
Walsall +4 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Herefordshire -13 4 £26,500 -11.67% 4
Worcestershire -33 4 £32,500 +20.37% 6
Dudley +1 2 £22,000 -42.86% 2
Sutton Coldfield -13 2 £42,500 +88.89% 4
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 127 (34.23%) ITIL
2 125 (33.69%) Data Centre
3 115 (31.00%) Microsoft
4 113 (30.46%) VMware
5 95 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
6 92 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 87 (23.45%) Windows
8 85 (22.91%) Cisco
8 85 (22.91%) Data Protection
8 85 (22.91%) GDPR
9 80 (21.56%) Active Directory
10 79 (21.29%) Project Management
11 78 (21.02%) Degree
12 74 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 74 (19.95%) Firewall
13 71 (19.14%) SQL
14 67 (18.06%) Hyper-V
15 66 (17.79%) Service Management
16 63 (16.98%) Presales
17 61 (16.44%) PRINCE2
17 61 (16.44%) HP
17 61 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (16.17%) Service Delivery
19 56 (15.09%) CheckPoint
19 56 (15.09%) Computer Science
19 56 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
20 55 (14.82%) ITIL V3
20 55 (14.82%) Line Management
21 51 (13.75%) SCCM
22 48 (12.94%) ITIL Certification

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 47 (12.67%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.16%) SharePoint Server
3 18 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.54%) CMS
6 2 (0.54%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (8.36%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.08%) SAP IBP
2 4 (1.08%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Primavera
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 74 (19.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.36%) Office 365
4 22 (5.93%) IaaS
4 22 (5.93%) PaaS
5 20 (5.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 20 (5.39%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (5.39%) Amazon S3
5 20 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (5.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (5.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.16%) SaaS
8 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.54%) Force.com
9 2 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.95%) Firewall
2 42 (11.32%) DNS
3 40 (10.78%) DHCP
4 39 (10.51%) Internet
5 24 (6.47%) OSPF
5 24 (6.47%) WAN
6 18 (4.85%) VPN
7 17 (4.58%) BGP
7 17 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (4.31%) LAN
9 14 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (3.77%) FWSM
9 14 (3.77%) IPsec
10 6 (1.62%) SNMP
10 6 (1.62%) VoIP
11 5 (1.35%) MPLS
11 5 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (1.08%) Network Security
12 4 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 24 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.62%) QlikView
7 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.08%) MySQL
8 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.81%) DB2
9 3 (0.81%) Power BI
10 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.81%) JIRA
7 3 (0.81%) Selenium
8 2 (0.54%) JMeter
9 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 44 (11.86%) Finance
2 29 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.58%) Publishing
4 14 (3.77%) Retail
5 9 (2.43%) Games
5 9 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.62%) Marketing
7 3 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (17.52%) Architect
2 43 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
3 40 (10.78%) Analyst
4 34 (9.16%) Developer
5 23 (6.20%) Network Engineer
6 22 (5.93%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (5.66%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 20 (5.39%) Consultant
9 15 (4.04%) SCCM Engineer
9 15 (4.04%) Senior SCCM Engineer
10 14 (3.77%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.77%) Designer
10 14 (3.77%) Technical Leader
10 14 (3.77%) UI Designer
10 14 (3.77%) UI/UX Designer
10 14 (3.77%) UX Designer
11 12 (3.23%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.82%) Web Services
2 27 (7.28%) HTML
3 26 (7.01%) CSS
4 15 (4.04%) .NET
5 12 (3.23%) jQuery
6 11 (2.96%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.70%) HTML5
7 10 (2.70%) Spring
7 10 (2.70%) XML
8 8 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.62%) CSS3
9 6 (1.62%) LDAP
9 6 (1.62%) RESTful
10 5 (1.35%) Angular 2
10 5 (1.35%) JSON
10 5 (1.35%) Laravel
10 5 (1.35%) SOAP
10 5 (1.35%) Software Packaging
10 5 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 125 (33.69%) Data Centre
2 42 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.16%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.47%) Public Cloud
5 23 (6.20%) Private Cloud
5 23 (6.20%) User Experience
6 22 (5.93%) CMDB
6 22 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 22 (5.93%) Internet of Things
7 18 (4.85%) Virtual Team
8 14 (3.77%) PKI
9 12 (3.23%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.08%) Clustering
12 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.81%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.81%) NHS
12 3 (0.81%) Social Media
13 2 (0.54%) EPoS
13 2 (0.54%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 87 (23.45%) Windows
2 35 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (6.20%) Linux
4 19 (5.12%) Windows 10
4 19 (5.12%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.35%) Android
7 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.23%) ITIL
2 95 (25.61%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (22.91%) Data Protection
4 79 (21.29%) Project Management
5 66 (17.79%) Service Management
6 63 (16.98%) Presales
7 61 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (16.44%) PRINCE2
8 60 (16.17%) Service Delivery
9 56 (15.09%) Computer Science
10 55 (14.82%) ITIL V3
10 55 (14.82%) Line Management
11 47 (12.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 43 (11.59%) TOGAF
13 42 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
14 40 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 38 (10.24%) Kalman Filter
16 34 (9.16%) Patch Management
16 34 (9.16%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.14%) SQL
2 24 (6.47%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.39%) C#
3 20 (5.39%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.58%) Java
4 17 (4.58%) VBScript
5 9 (2.43%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.16%) PHP
7 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.08%) ABAP
8 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.08%) VBA
9 3 (0.81%) C
9 3 (0.81%) Python
9 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.54%) F#
10 2 (0.54%) R
10 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (21.02%) Degree
2 48 (12.94%) ITIL Certification
3 46 (12.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (7.55%) CCNP
7 26 (7.01%) MCSE
8 23 (6.20%) PMI Certification
8 23 (6.20%) PMP
9 18 (4.85%) ISEB
10 17 (4.58%) CEH
10 17 (4.58%) CISSP
10 17 (4.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 16 (4.31%) MCP
12 11 (2.96%) CCIE
13 8 (2.16%) MCSA
14 5 (1.35%) CCNA
14 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
15 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (22.91%) GDPR
2 32 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (5.93%) SLA
4 17 (4.58%) GPG13
5 8 (2.16%) QA
6 5 (1.35%) PMO
7 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 92 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (21.56%) Active Directory
3 67 (18.06%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) Docker
6 2 (0.54%) Firmware
6 2 (0.54%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (13.75%) SCCM
2 34 (9.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (4.31%) WSUS
4 10 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.81%) HP NNM
6 3 (0.81%) Netcool
6 3 (0.81%) Netcool/Proviso
6 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.81%) TeMIP
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.27%) Ansible
8 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.27%) Nessus
8 1 (0.27%) Puppet
8 1 (0.27%) QRadar
8 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 115 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 113 (30.46%) VMware
3 85 (22.91%) Cisco
4 61 (16.44%) HP
5 56 (15.09%) CheckPoint
6 42 (11.32%) IBM
7 39 (10.51%) Dell
8 37 (9.97%) McAfee
9 36 (9.70%) Citrix
9 36 (9.70%) Fortinet
10 35 (9.43%) Forcepoint
11 34 (9.16%) Symantec
12 32 (8.63%) Juniper
13 26 (7.01%) F5
14 21 (5.66%) EMC
14 21 (5.66%) NetApp
15 15 (4.04%) SAP
16 14 (3.77%) Adobe
17 13 (3.50%) BMC
18 12 (3.23%) Oracle