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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 49 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.34% 1.60% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 3.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
157 189 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 52.51% 50.53% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 132 162 96
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
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