The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 79 91 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -39
Permanent jobs citing IBM 42 24 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.25% 1.54% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.91% 3.58% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 83
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
IBM
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
855 671 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.72% 42.93% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 691 510 675
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Cheshire

IBM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wilmslow - 9 £45,000 - 2
Knutsford -4 8 £47,500 +2.15%
Warrington +1 4 £40,000 -39.62%
Crewe - 1 £45,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £72,500 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 44 (45.36%) Finance
2 41 (42.27%) UNIX
3 38 (39.18%) Windows
4 32 (32.99%) Mainframe
5 29 (29.90%) Middleware
5 29 (29.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 28 (28.87%) Problem Management
6 28 (28.87%) Oracle
7 27 (27.84%) DB2
8 24 (24.74%) Tandem
9 23 (23.71%) SQL
10 20 (20.62%) SLA
10 20 (20.62%) Internet
11 18 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (18.56%) Linux
11 18 (18.56%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
13 16 (16.49%) EMC
14 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
15 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (13.40%) ITIL
17 12 (12.37%) AIX
17 12 (12.37%) Cisco
17 12 (12.37%) SAN
18 11 (11.34%) Financial Institution
18 11 (11.34%) Java
19 10 (10.31%) HP
19 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
19 10 (10.31%) iSeries
19 10 (10.31%) NAS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.28%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.15%) CICS
5 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
5 3 (3.09%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.06%) Documentum
7 1 (1.03%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) PaaS
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
1 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) Internet
2 12 (12.37%) SAN
3 10 (10.31%) NAS
4 3 (3.09%) VPN
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) ADSL
6 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.03%) VDSL
6 1 (1.03%) VLAN
6 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) DB2
2 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.25%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) QlikView
5 1 (1.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.03%) BODI
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (45.36%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Financial Institution
3 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Designer
2 20 (20.62%) Infrastructure Designer
3 19 (19.59%) Architect
4 18 (18.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (12.37%) Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.25%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Storage Specialist
7 7 (7.22%) Storage Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Lead Designer
7 7 (7.22%) Lead Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.15%) Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Content Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) Middleware
2 7 (7.22%) J2EE
3 4 (4.12%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) WSDL
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.09%) XSD
4 3 (3.09%) EJB
4 3 (3.09%) JSP
4 3 (3.09%) Servlets
4 3 (3.09%) Struts
5 2 (2.06%) Java EE
6 1 (1.03%) REST
6 1 (1.03%) MEAP
6 1 (1.03%) HTML
6 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Mainframe
2 29 (29.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 24 (24.74%) Tandem
4 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.31%) iSeries
6 7 (7.22%) AS400
7 4 (4.12%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.12%) PKI
8 3 (3.09%) IVR
8 3 (3.09%) VSAM
8 3 (3.09%) IBM XIV
8 3 (3.09%) VUI
9 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.03%) Clustering
10 1 (1.03%) User Experience
10 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
10 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) UNIX
2 38 (39.18%) Windows
3 18 (18.56%) Linux
4 12 (12.37%) AIX
5 3 (3.09%) zOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) CentOS
7 1 (1.03%) HPUX
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Problem Management
2 18 (18.56%) Risk Analysis
2 18 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.40%) ITIL
4 9 (9.28%) Data Management
5 8 (8.25%) Project Management
5 8 (8.25%) Quality Management
5 8 (8.25%) Time Management
6 7 (7.22%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.22%) Benchmarking
7 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.15%) Change Management
8 5 (5.15%) Scrum
8 5 (5.15%) Migration
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.12%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) COBOL
4 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.06%) JCL
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) XPath
6 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) CCNA
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.09%) VCP4
3 2 (2.06%) MCITP
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) RHCE
3 2 (2.06%) MCSE
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.03%) MCTS
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.03%) Cacti
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
1 1 (1.03%) nmon
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) EMC
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco
4 10 (10.31%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.25%) Sybase
6 7 (7.22%) NetApp
6 7 (7.22%) Symantec
6 7 (7.22%) Brocade
7 6 (6.19%) VMware
8 5 (5.15%) SAP
9 4 (4.12%) Dell
10 3 (3.09%) Teradata
11 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.06%) Citrix
12 1 (1.03%) Juniper
12 1 (1.03%) CommVault
12 1 (1.03%) Informatica
12 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 17 days ago