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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 44 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs citing IBM 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.15% 1.35% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 2.24% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
140 223 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 53.44% 60.27% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102 220 152
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) LPIC
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) LPIC
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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