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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 13 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 16 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.59% 5.28% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 20.25% 8.55% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 2
Median salary £55,000 £53,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £63,800 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
79 152 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 57.25% 61.79% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 150 139
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

IBM Salary Histogram in Bedford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 16 (64.00%) SAN
2 15 (60.00%) ITIL
3 11 (44.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (36.00%) EMC
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) Flash
6 8 (32.00%) Data Management
6 8 (32.00%) Brocade
6 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (28.00%) FCoE
7 7 (28.00%) Dell
8 6 (24.00%) SLA
8 6 (24.00%) NetApp
8 6 (24.00%) Veritas
8 6 (24.00%) CommVault
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre Operations
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) iSeries
8 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
9 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.00%) Hitachi
9 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
9 4 (16.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) Presales

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) SAN
2 7 (28.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Storage Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Management Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Operations Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Data Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) SAN Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) SAN Storage Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) EMC Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) IBM Storage Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) SAN Support
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) XML Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Flash
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (24.00%) iSeries
3 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (12.00%) AS400
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) OS/400
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 8 (32.00%) Data Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Presales
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) RPG
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (24.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) EMC
2 8 (32.00%) Brocade
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Dell
4 6 (24.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (24.00%) CommVault
4 6 (24.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) Veritas
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Hitachi
6 3 (12.00%) Veeam
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) LANDesk
7 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) FalconStor
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle