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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 53 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.84% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 1.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
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
190 195 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 58.28% 72.22% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 174 188 106
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 22 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Bedford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
3 5 (38.46%) NFS
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) CA
3 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (38.46%) MOM
3 5 (38.46%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) IPsec
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) MCITP
3 5 (38.46%) PKI
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) LDAP
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) PKI
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) LPAR
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Logistics
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) MOM
1 5 (38.46%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
2 5 (38.46%) CA
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) SAP