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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 53 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.72% 2.60% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 4.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
128 170 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.88% 55.19% 72.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117 149 208
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) LPAR
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) LPIC
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OS/400
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) AS400 Support
1 2 (40.00%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) LPAR
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OS/400
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) LPIC
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat