The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 54 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing IBM 14 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.15% 3.29% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 6.60% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 1
Average salary £39,800 £40,783 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
IBM
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 288 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.25% 49.83% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 223 241 273
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

IBM Salary Trend in Cardiff

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 36 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) AS400
2 31 (79.49%) Finance
3 30 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
5 27 (69.23%) VMware
6 21 (53.85%) OS/400
6 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 20 (51.28%) HTTP
7 20 (51.28%) IBM HTTP Server
8 17 (43.59%) Linux
9 16 (41.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (41.03%) VCP5
9 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.64%) iSeries
12 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (23.08%) Advertising
13 9 (23.08%) DHCP
13 9 (23.08%) DNS
14 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
15 5 (12.82%) AIX
15 5 (12.82%) UNIX
15 5 (12.82%) IIS
15 5 (12.82%) COBOL
15 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
15 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
16 3 (7.69%) Ajax

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 36 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 20 (51.28%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.82%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) HTTP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 31 (79.49%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) JDBC
1 3 (7.69%) JSP
1 3 (7.69%) Struts
1 3 (7.69%) XML
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (79.49%) AS400
2 10 (25.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (53.85%) OS/400
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.82%) UNIX
7 5 (12.82%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) COBOL
1 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) RPG
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (41.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Verint
3 2 (5.13%) Avaya
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat