Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 84 74
Rank change year-on-year +46 -10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 483 337 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.60% 3.40% 3.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.76% 8.66% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 308 210 293
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £46,056 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.92% +5.29% +1.19%

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 3,511 3,892 4,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.72% 39.27% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 3,097 3,343
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +31 244 £43,500 +8.75% 31
Coventry +17 60 £46,250 +2.78% 9
Warwickshire +60 40 £40,000 - 10
Staffordshire +23 29 £47,500 +46.15% 19
Shropshire +30 28 £19,000 -36.67% 6
Solihull +9 21 £25,000 -54.55% 10
Dudley - 17 £41,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +15 11 £34,000 -32.67%
Worcestershire -6 8 £29,000 -30.12% 4
Sutton Coldfield -26 6 £40,000 +77.78%
Walsall -2 4 £32,500 +17.12% 1
West Bromwich +20 1 £50,000 - 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 164 (33.95%) ITIL
2 159 (32.92%) Data Centre
3 142 (29.40%) Windows
4 136 (28.16%) Microsoft
5 127 (26.29%) Degree
6 113 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 110 (22.77%) Problem-Solving
8 103 (21.33%) VMware
9 99 (20.50%) Firewall
10 95 (19.67%) Cisco
11 94 (19.46%) SQL
12 93 (19.25%) Service Management
12 93 (19.25%) Computer Science
12 93 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
13 90 (18.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 86 (17.81%) Service Delivery
15 83 (17.18%) Software Engineering
16 80 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 80 (16.56%) Project Management
17 76 (15.73%) Finance
18 75 (15.53%) CheckPoint
19 71 (14.70%) Root Cause Analysis
20 70 (14.49%) Active Directory
21 68 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
22 65 (13.46%) ITIL V3
23 63 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
24 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
25 60 (12.42%) PRINCE2
26 59 (12.22%) Internet
27 58 (12.01%) Management Information System

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 50 (10.35%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.04%) WordPress
7 4 (0.83%) IIS
8 3 (0.62%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) Moodle
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.21%) InDesign
6 1 (0.21%) Maya
6 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
6 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.69%) NetSuite
2 10 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.04%) SAP Business One
5 5 (1.04%) SAP IBP
5 5 (1.04%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.83%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.41%) Infor LN
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.21%) Lawson
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.00%) Office 365
4 24 (4.97%) IaaS
4 24 (4.97%) PaaS
5 20 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (3.11%) Amazon S3
6 15 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (2.69%) SuccessFactors
8 11 (2.28%) Google Analytics
8 11 (2.28%) SaaS
9 7 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.04%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.83%) AdWords
12 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 99 (20.50%) Firewall
2 59 (12.22%) Internet
3 41 (8.49%) OSPF
4 37 (7.66%) VPN
5 30 (6.21%) WAN
6 29 (6.00%) BGP
6 29 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (6.00%) FWSM
6 29 (6.00%) IPsec
7 23 (4.76%) VoIP
8 22 (4.55%) DNS
8 22 (4.55%) LAN
9 18 (3.73%) DHCP
9 18 (3.73%) DSL
10 9 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.86%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.66%) SAN
12 7 (1.45%) SNMP
13 6 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.76%) MySQL
2 23 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.04%) DB2
7 4 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.41%) Power BI
9 2 (0.41%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.21%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 29 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 24 (4.97%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.73%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.07%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.04%) JIRA
5 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.83%) eCATT
6 4 (0.83%) LSMW
7 3 (0.62%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) CANoe
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 76 (15.73%) Finance
2 54 (11.18%) Publishing
3 48 (9.94%) Manufacturing
4 45 (9.32%) Retail
5 41 (8.49%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.35%) Legal
6 21 (4.35%) Marketing
7 6 (1.24%) Advertising
7 6 (1.24%) Automotive
8 5 (1.04%) Billing
8 5 (1.04%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 53 (10.97%) Analyst
2 52 (10.77%) Architect
2 52 (10.77%) Developer
3 39 (8.07%) Network Engineer
4 38 (7.87%) Consultant
5 35 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
8 21 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.35%) Technical Support
9 19 (3.93%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.73%) Senior SCCM Engineer
11 17 (3.52%) Project Manager
12 16 (3.31%) Technical Leader
13 15 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (2.90%) Help Desk Support
14 14 (2.90%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.69%) Applications Engineer
16 12 (2.48%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 12 (2.48%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.04%) .NET
2 33 (6.83%) HTML
3 27 (5.59%) CSS
4 26 (5.38%) Web Services
5 15 (3.11%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.69%) XML
7 12 (2.48%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.48%) Hibernate
8 11 (2.28%) Entity Framework
9 10 (2.07%) jQuery
9 10 (2.07%) WinForms
10 9 (1.86%) HTML5
11 7 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.24%) Ajax
12 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.24%) LDAP
12 6 (1.24%) WCF
13 5 (1.04%) RESTful
13 5 (1.04%) SOAP
13 5 (1.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 159 (32.92%) Data Centre
2 93 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (19.25%) Computer Science
3 58 (12.01%) Management Information System
4 29 (6.00%) PKI
5 24 (4.97%) Public Cloud
6 20 (4.14%) CMDB
6 20 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.31%) Driving Licence
8 15 (3.11%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.28%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.24%) SCADA
11 6 (1.24%) Social Media
12 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.04%) Tandem
13 4 (0.83%) LIMS
14 3 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.62%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 142 (29.40%) Windows
2 33 (6.83%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.18%) Windows 7
4 24 (4.97%) Windows 10
5 19 (3.93%) Linux
6 18 (3.73%) Mac OS
6 18 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.48%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.24%) Unix
9 5 (1.04%) Android
9 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.41%) AIX
11 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (33.95%) ITIL
2 113 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
3 110 (22.77%) Problem-Solving
4 93 (19.25%) Service Management
5 86 (17.81%) Service Delivery
6 83 (17.18%) Software Engineering
7 80 (16.56%) Project Management
8 71 (14.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 65 (13.46%) ITIL V3
10 62 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (12.42%) PRINCE2
12 53 (10.97%) Presales
13 52 (10.77%) Line Management
14 48 (9.94%) Data Protection
15 42 (8.70%) CRM
16 40 (8.28%) TOGAF
17 36 (7.45%) Due Diligence
17 36 (7.45%) Web Development
18 35 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
19 33 (6.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (19.46%) SQL
2 56 (11.59%) C#
3 45 (9.32%) PowerShell
4 44 (9.11%) JavaScript
5 28 (5.80%) Python
6 23 (4.76%) VBScript
7 16 (3.31%) C++
8 13 (2.69%) Java
9 11 (2.28%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.07%) PHP
10 10 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.86%) ABAP
11 9 (1.86%) C
12 8 (1.66%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.83%) VB
13 4 (0.83%) XPath
14 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.21%) Perl
15 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (26.29%) Degree
2 90 (18.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (10.97%) ITIL Certification
4 42 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (8.49%) CCNP
6 32 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 27 (5.59%) MCP
8 27 (5.59%) MCSE
9 25 (5.18%) PMP
10 23 (4.76%) PMI Certification
11 20 (4.14%) ISEB
12 19 (3.93%) CISSP
13 18 (3.73%) CEH
13 18 (3.73%) CompTIA Security+
14 17 (3.52%) SC Cleared
15 14 (2.90%) CCIE
15 14 (2.90%) HND
16 12 (2.48%) Master's Degree
17 10 (2.07%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.52%) GDPR
2 34 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (5.18%) SLA
4 18 (3.73%) GPG13
5 12 (2.48%) QA
6 9 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.86%) IEC 61131
7 6 (1.24%) PMO
8 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 80 (16.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (14.49%) Active Directory
3 50 (10.35%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.76%) vSphere
5 16 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.11%) XenDesktop
7 14 (2.90%) XenApp
8 10 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.83%) Firmware
10 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.21%) Docker
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (7.66%) SCCM
2 17 (3.52%) SCVMM
3 14 (2.90%) WSUS
4 13 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.07%) vCenter Server
6 9 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.86%) vMotion
7 7 (1.45%) Ansible
7 7 (1.45%) Puppet
8 5 (1.04%) Terraform
9 3 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.62%) NetVault Backup
10 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.41%) Nessus
10 2 (0.41%) QRadar
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.21%) SCOM
11 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 136 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 103 (21.33%) VMware
3 95 (19.67%) Cisco
4 75 (15.53%) CheckPoint
5 57 (11.80%) Fortinet
6 51 (10.56%) HP
7 46 (9.52%) Citrix
8 44 (9.11%) SAP
9 38 (7.87%) Juniper
10 37 (7.66%) F5
11 29 (6.00%) NetApp
12 23 (4.76%) Remedy
13 19 (3.93%) Dell
14 18 (3.73%) EMC
15 17 (3.52%) McAfee
16 16 (3.31%) Oracle
17 15 (3.11%) Forcepoint
18 14 (2.90%) Symantec
18 14 (2.90%) Xamarin
19 13 (2.69%) Google