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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.97% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
159 187 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 51.46% 48.95% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 122 169 122
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 1 (20.00%) Altiris
5 1 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) CCSA
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Storage Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
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