The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 36 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing IBM 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.42% 1.29% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 2.48% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
IBM
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
140 161 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 61.95% 51.77% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 138 122 169
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

IBM
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedford region.

IBM Salary Trend in Bedford

IBM
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in Bedford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) iSeries
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) OS/400
4 4 (30.77%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) AS400
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Intel
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) CMDB
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Presales
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) CCSE
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) VMware

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iSeries
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) AS400
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) OS/400
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Intel
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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