Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 53 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 591 462 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.24% 4.80% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.07% 12.18% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 286 313 349
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,105 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.88% -0.93% +3.22%

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 3,677 3,793 4,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.85% 39.40% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,585 2,957 3,436
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +6 351 £43,500 +15.23% 34
Coventry +7 87 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Warwickshire +15 37 £42,500 -2.86% 22
Staffordshire +8 34 £38,750 +6.90% 12
Solihull +14 14 £35,250 +10.16% 3
Worcestershire -3 14 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Wolverhampton -14 11 £34,000 +9.68% 4
Shropshire +20 8 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Herefordshire - 5 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +3 4 £22,500 - 2
Walsall -5 1 £25,000 -18.03% 2
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 205 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
2 204 (34.52%) Degree
3 193 (32.66%) Data Centre
4 179 (30.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 178 (30.12%) Microsoft
6 177 (29.95%) ITIL
7 153 (25.89%) Finance
8 148 (25.04%) Analytical Skills
9 143 (24.20%) Service Delivery
10 136 (23.01%) Windows
11 133 (22.50%) VMware
12 126 (21.32%) Computer Science
12 126 (21.32%) Software Engineering
13 123 (20.81%) Computer Science Degree
14 111 (18.78%) Firewall
14 111 (18.78%) SAP
15 96 (16.24%) Presales
15 96 (16.24%) Root Cause Analysis
16 94 (15.91%) CheckPoint
17 93 (15.74%) Cisco
17 93 (15.74%) Retail
18 90 (15.23%) Publishing
19 87 (14.72%) Project Management
20 86 (14.55%) Service Management
20 86 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 82 (13.87%) Manufacturing
21 82 (13.87%) Line Management
22 79 (13.37%) Active Directory
22 79 (13.37%) Citrix
23 78 (13.20%) Fortinet

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 46 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.69%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.51%) CMS
5 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.51%) SAS
5 3 (0.51%) WordPress
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 63 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.34%) Simulink
7 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.34%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) InDesign
8 1 (0.17%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
1 20 (3.38%) SAP SCM
2 19 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (2.88%) SAP APO
4 13 (2.20%) NetSuite
5 10 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (1.52%) SAP CO
6 9 (1.52%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (1.02%) SAP QM
9 5 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.34%) Lawson
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.08%) IaaS
4 29 (4.91%) PaaS
5 22 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (2.88%) Office 365
7 14 (2.37%) Google Analytics
8 13 (2.20%) SaaS
9 12 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.86%) AdWords
10 11 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.68%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (18.78%) Firewall
2 46 (7.78%) OSPF
3 41 (6.94%) VPN
4 40 (6.77%) BGP
5 37 (6.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (6.09%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (5.92%) FWSM
7 35 (5.92%) IPsec
8 33 (5.58%) Internet
9 30 (5.08%) DNS
9 30 (5.08%) NetScaler
9 30 (5.08%) WAN
10 25 (4.23%) DHCP
11 20 (3.38%) SNMP
11 20 (3.38%) Software-Defined Networking
12 18 (3.05%) LAN
13 9 (1.52%) Wireless
14 8 (1.35%) Broadband
15 7 (1.18%) SAN
16 5 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (2.37%) MySQL
5 11 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.85%) Power BI
7 5 (0.85%) QlikView
7 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.17%) GIS
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (5.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (2.54%) eCATT
2 15 (2.54%) LSMW
3 13 (2.20%) MSI
3 13 (2.20%) WiX
4 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.34%) CANoe
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) Gradle
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) YouTrack
General
1 153 (25.89%) Finance
2 93 (15.74%) Retail
3 90 (15.23%) Publishing
4 82 (13.87%) Manufacturing
5 38 (6.43%) Marketing
6 26 (4.40%) Legal
7 17 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.54%) Billing
9 10 (1.69%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.02%) Back Office
11 5 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.68%) Automotive
12 4 (0.68%) Local Government
13 3 (0.51%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (15.57%) Consultant
2 65 (11.00%) Developer
3 63 (10.66%) SAP Consultant
4 56 (9.48%) Analyst
5 54 (9.14%) Technical Specialist
6 49 (8.29%) Architect
7 44 (7.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 33 (5.58%) SCCM Engineer
9 29 (4.91%) Network Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (4.06%) Business Analyst
12 22 (3.72%) Citrix Specialist
12 22 (3.72%) Citrix Technical Specialist
12 22 (3.72%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 22 (3.72%) Virtualisation Specialist
13 20 (3.38%) Network Specialist
13 20 (3.38%) SAP SCM Consultant
13 20 (3.38%) Senior Network Specialist
14 18 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.63%) .NET
2 49 (8.29%) HTML
3 36 (6.09%) CSS
4 30 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 25 (4.23%) jQuery
6 23 (3.89%) ASP.NET
7 22 (3.72%) Web Services
8 20 (3.38%) AngularJS
8 20 (3.38%) LDAP
8 20 (3.38%) SAP Core Interface
9 18 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (2.88%) WPF
11 16 (2.71%) WCF
12 15 (2.54%) EDI
12 15 (2.54%) Entity Framework
12 15 (2.54%) IDoc
13 13 (2.20%) Dapper ORM
13 13 (2.20%) MFC
13 13 (2.20%) NHibernate
14 10 (1.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 193 (32.66%) Data Centre
2 148 (25.04%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (21.32%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.77%) CMDB
5 37 (6.26%) Management Information System
6 35 (5.92%) PKI
7 34 (5.75%) Public Cloud
8 15 (2.54%) LIMS
9 13 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.20%) User Experience
10 12 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.69%) Tandem
12 9 (1.52%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.52%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.02%) Clustering
14 6 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
15 5 (0.85%) Social Media
16 4 (0.68%) Internet of Things
17 2 (0.34%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.01%) Windows
2 49 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 34 (5.75%) Windows 10
3 34 (5.75%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.21%) Linux
5 10 (1.69%) Unix
6 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) SUSE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
2 179 (30.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 177 (29.95%) ITIL
4 143 (24.20%) Service Delivery
5 126 (21.32%) Software Engineering
6 96 (16.24%) Presales
6 96 (16.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 87 (14.72%) Project Management
8 86 (14.55%) Service Management
9 82 (13.87%) Line Management
10 71 (12.01%) Due Diligence
11 69 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (10.66%) PRINCE2
13 61 (10.32%) CRM
14 59 (9.98%) Requirements Analysis
15 58 (9.81%) ITIL V3
16 43 (7.28%) Customer Requirements
17 41 (6.94%) Integration Testing
18 36 (6.09%) Analytics
18 36 (6.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (12.35%) SQL
2 50 (8.46%) ABAP
3 49 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 42 (7.11%) PowerShell
5 41 (6.94%) C#
6 35 (5.92%) VBScript
7 31 (5.25%) Java
8 21 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.20%) PHP
9 13 (2.20%) Python
10 8 (1.35%) C++
10 8 (1.35%) Ruby
11 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.02%) R
12 5 (0.85%) C
12 5 (0.85%) SAPscript
13 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) VB
14 3 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 204 (34.52%) Degree
2 123 (20.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (11.00%) ITIL Certification
4 58 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (9.64%) MCP
6 47 (7.95%) CCNP
7 38 (6.43%) PMI Certification
7 38 (6.43%) PMP
8 33 (5.58%) MCSE
8 33 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 24 (4.06%) SAP Certification
11 22 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (3.38%) ISEB
13 14 (2.37%) CISSP
13 14 (2.37%) SC Cleared
14 13 (2.20%) CCNA
15 12 (2.03%) CEH
15 12 (2.03%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (1.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.43%) SLA
2 23 (3.89%) QA
3 20 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.03%) GPG13
5 10 (1.69%) GDPR
6 6 (1.02%) PMO
7 5 (0.85%) IEC 61131
8 4 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) IFRS
11 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 86 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (13.37%) Active Directory
3 58 (9.81%) Hyper-V
4 43 (7.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 43 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (5.92%) vSphere
6 33 (5.58%) XenDesktop
7 30 (5.08%) XenApp
8 23 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.68%) Firmware
10 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 60 (10.15%) SCVMM
2 51 (8.63%) SCCM
3 43 (7.28%) vCenter Server
4 30 (5.08%) vMotion
5 11 (1.86%) WSUS
6 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Cacti
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) SELinux
9 1 (0.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 178 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.50%) VMware
3 111 (18.78%) SAP
4 94 (15.91%) CheckPoint
5 93 (15.74%) Cisco
6 79 (13.37%) Citrix
7 78 (13.20%) Fortinet
8 58 (9.81%) F5
9 56 (9.48%) Juniper
10 50 (8.46%) HP
11 35 (5.92%) BMC
12 32 (5.41%) Ivanti
13 21 (3.55%) NetApp
14 20 (3.38%) CA
15 19 (3.21%) Brocade
16 18 (3.05%) EMC
17 16 (2.71%) Google
17 16 (2.71%) JD Edwards
18 15 (2.54%) Oracle
19 10 (1.69%) Adobe