The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bolton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 44 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.12% 0.87% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.64% 30.43% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 54
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Manchester

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

IBM
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

IBM Salary Trend in Bolton

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) CCEE
4 1 (25.00%) CCAA
4 1 (25.00%) CCIA
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCEA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) CCEE
1 1 (25.00%) CCAA
1 1 (25.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam