The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 99 91 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 17 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 1.51% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 3.54% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 6
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,750 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
IBM
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
678 678 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.83% 42.59% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 526 576 642
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

IBM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

IBM Salary Trend in Cambridge

IBM
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Cambridge

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 11 (50.00%) Perl
3 11 (50.00%) MySQL
4 10 (45.45%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Solaris
4 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
5 9 (40.91%) Dell
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) CentOS
5 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
6 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Cognos
8 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) DataPower
9 3 (13.64%) IIS
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) T-SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Documentum
3 1 (4.55%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX Administrator
2 8 (36.36%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (13.64%) EDI
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.64%) DataPower
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) HP Superdome
3 1 (4.55%) HACMP
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
1 10 (45.45%) Solaris
2 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
2 9 (40.91%) CentOS
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (40.91%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Cognos
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Axway
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Informatica
7 2 (9.09%) Intel
8 1 (4.55%) Vertica
8 1 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec