The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 87 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 5 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.46% 1.80% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 3.38% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 12
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IBM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
525 621 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.08% 53.30% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 419 569 584
Average salary £45,000 £40,958 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.86% -13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Bedfordshire region.

IBM Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

IBM
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +23 3 £37,500 +2.73%
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (31.58%) Finance
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Planning
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) LPIC
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) iSeries
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Windchill
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Cognos Developer
2 6 (31.58%) TM1 Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) TM1 Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.53%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) OpenVMS
3 1 (5.26%) OS/400
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Document Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) UniBasic
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) LPIC
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cognos
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) PTC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint