Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 405 360 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.96% 3.58% 3.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.35% 9.74% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 251 213 273
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,050 £21,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,280 3,695 3,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.16% 36.75% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,351 2,887 2,912
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +10 202 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Coventry +22 51 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Staffordshire +32 32 £50,000 +17.65% 14
Solihull +23 27 £25,000 -54.55% 9
Shropshire +16 27 £18,000 -18.18% 3
Warwickshire +39 26 £40,000 - 12
Dudley -7 14 £41,000 +6.49%
Wolverhampton - 7 £35,000 - 2
Walsall +3 4 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield -28 4 £40,000 +77.78%
Worcestershire -19 3 £33,250 +10.83% 8
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 142 (35.06%) ITIL
2 141 (34.81%) Data Centre
3 115 (28.40%) Microsoft
4 105 (25.93%) Windows
5 95 (23.46%) VMware
6 92 (22.72%) Cisco
7 84 (20.74%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (20.00%) SQL
8 81 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 78 (19.26%) Firewall
10 75 (18.52%) Degree
10 75 (18.52%) Data Protection
10 75 (18.52%) GDPR
11 74 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 70 (17.28%) Service Management
12 70 (17.28%) Project Management
13 66 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 65 (16.05%) Computer Science
15 63 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
16 60 (14.81%) Service Delivery
16 60 (14.81%) PRINCE2
16 60 (14.81%) Active Directory
17 59 (14.57%) HP
18 58 (14.32%) CheckPoint
18 58 (14.32%) Hyper-V
18 58 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (14.07%) Finance
20 55 (13.58%) Root Cause Analysis
20 55 (13.58%) ITIL V3
20 55 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree

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 49 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.93%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.99%) WordPress
5 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 2 (0.49%) Confluence
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) Moodle
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) NetSuite
1 7 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.23%) SAP Business One
3 4 (0.99%) SAP IBP
3 4 (0.99%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.74%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) Primavera
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 23 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (5.68%) Amazon S3
3 23 (5.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 23 (5.68%) Office 365
3 23 (5.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 22 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (4.44%) IaaS
5 18 (4.44%) PaaS
6 7 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.23%) SaaS
9 2 (0.49%) AdWords
9 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (19.26%) Firewall
2 41 (10.12%) Internet
3 31 (7.65%) WAN
4 30 (7.41%) DNS
5 29 (7.16%) OSPF
6 28 (6.91%) DHCP
7 23 (5.68%) VoIP
7 23 (5.68%) VPN
8 22 (5.43%) LAN
9 18 (4.44%) BGP
9 18 (4.44%) DSL
10 17 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (3.95%) FWSM
11 16 (3.95%) IPsec
12 9 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (1.98%) Wireless
14 4 (0.99%) MPLS
14 4 (0.99%) Network Security
15 3 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 28 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 18 (4.44%) MySQL
6 13 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.23%) DB2
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.98%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.99%) JIRA
7 3 (0.74%) eCATT
7 3 (0.74%) LSMW
7 3 (0.74%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 57 (14.07%) Finance
2 37 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 36 (8.89%) Publishing
4 32 (7.90%) Manufacturing
5 27 (6.67%) Retail
6 13 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (1.98%) Marketing
8 6 (1.48%) Advertising
9 4 (0.99%) Billing
10 3 (0.74%) Automotive
11 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Banking
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (14.57%) Architect
2 48 (11.85%) Analyst
3 46 (11.36%) Developer
4 37 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (8.15%) Network Engineer
6 27 (6.67%) Consultant
7 18 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
7 18 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 18 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 17 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (3.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.46%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.46%) SCCM Engineer
11 14 (3.46%) Senior SCCM Engineer
12 13 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.21%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.47%) SAP Consultant
13 10 (2.47%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.89%) Web Services
2 26 (6.42%) HTML
3 23 (5.68%) CSS
4 20 (4.94%) .NET
5 12 (2.96%) jQuery
6 10 (2.47%) XML
7 9 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.98%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.48%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.48%) HTML5
10 6 (1.48%) RESTful
10 6 (1.48%) WinForms
11 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.23%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.23%) SOAP
11 5 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.99%) Ajax
12 4 (0.99%) Laravel
12 4 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 141 (34.81%) Data Centre
2 58 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (9.63%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.93%) Private Cloud
4 24 (5.93%) Public Cloud
5 21 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (4.44%) Virtual Team
7 16 (3.95%) PKI
8 15 (3.70%) CMDB
9 12 (2.96%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.47%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.48%) SCADA
12 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.99%) Industry 4.0
13 4 (0.99%) Social Media
14 3 (0.74%) LIMS
14 3 (0.74%) NHS
15 2 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 105 (25.93%) Windows
2 31 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (4.94%) Linux
4 18 (4.44%) Mac OS
5 16 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 15 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.73%) Android
9 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.74%) AIX
10 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.74%) Solaris
11 2 (0.49%) Unix
11 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (35.06%) ITIL
2 84 (20.74%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (18.52%) Data Protection
4 70 (17.28%) Project Management
4 70 (17.28%) Service Management
5 66 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 65 (16.05%) Computer Science
7 60 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 60 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 55 (13.58%) ITIL V3
8 55 (13.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 54 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 53 (13.09%) Presales
11 48 (11.85%) Line Management
12 46 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (10.37%) TOGAF
14 39 (9.63%) Technical Architecture
15 38 (9.38%) Load Balancing
16 33 (8.15%) Migration
17 32 (7.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.00%) SQL
2 40 (9.88%) C#
3 29 (7.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 24 (5.93%) Python
6 16 (3.95%) Java
6 16 (3.95%) VBScript
7 14 (3.46%) C++
8 11 (2.72%) PHP
9 10 (2.47%) ABAP
10 9 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.98%) C
12 7 (1.73%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.48%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.49%) VB
15 2 (0.49%) VBA
15 2 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (18.52%) Degree
2 55 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (12.10%) ITIL Certification
4 35 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (7.90%) CCNP
6 21 (5.19%) CCIE
6 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 18 (4.44%) MCSE
9 17 (4.20%) MCP
10 15 (3.70%) PMP
10 15 (3.70%) SC Cleared
11 14 (3.46%) CISSP
12 13 (3.21%) CEH
12 13 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (3.21%) ISEB
12 13 (3.21%) PMI Certification
13 10 (2.47%) HND
14 5 (1.23%) HNC
14 5 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (18.52%) GDPR
2 27 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.46%) SLA
4 13 (3.21%) GPG13
5 8 (1.98%) IEC 61131
5 8 (1.98%) PMO
6 7 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.23%) QA
8 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 58 (14.32%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.73%) vSphere
6 3 (0.74%) Firmware
6 3 (0.74%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (10.62%) SCCM
2 28 (6.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (3.46%) WSUS
4 10 (2.47%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.73%) Ansible
5 7 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.73%) Puppet
6 5 (1.23%) Terraform
7 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.49%) Nessus
7 2 (0.49%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.49%) QRadar
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 115 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 95 (23.46%) VMware
3 92 (22.72%) Cisco
4 59 (14.57%) HP
5 58 (14.32%) CheckPoint
6 43 (10.62%) Fortinet
7 32 (7.90%) McAfee
8 31 (7.65%) SAP
9 30 (7.41%) Dell
9 30 (7.41%) Forcepoint
9 30 (7.41%) Juniper
10 29 (7.16%) Symantec
11 28 (6.91%) Citrix
11 28 (6.91%) F5
11 28 (6.91%) IBM
12 18 (4.44%) NetApp
13 15 (3.70%) Oracle
14 13 (3.21%) EMC
14 13 (3.21%) Remedy
15 10 (2.47%) BMC