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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 102 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -30
Permanent jobs citing IBM 22 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 3.05% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 7.09% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 75
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -3.33%
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
733 776 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.62% 43.06% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 570 604 653
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Knutsford -5 5 £38,500 -10.98%
Warrington +11 4 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Runcorn -6 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Wilmslow +3 1 £30,250 -24.37%
Chester -18 1 £50,000 +49.25%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (41.94%) Windows
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Mainframe
3 17 (27.42%) ITIL
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
4 16 (25.81%) Change Management
4 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (24.19%) NAS
5 15 (24.19%) SAN
5 15 (24.19%) UNIX
6 14 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
6 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
7 13 (20.97%) HP
7 13 (20.97%) VMware
8 12 (19.35%) CCNA
8 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.35%) Dell
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (19.35%) MCSE
8 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
8 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 12 (19.35%) VPN
8 12 (19.35%) DNS
8 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (19.35%) MCITP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.06%) Documentum
5 4 (6.45%) CICS
5 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Pig
7 2 (3.23%) iPlanet
7 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.61%) Lync
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.61%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SAN
1 15 (24.19%) NAS
2 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.35%) VPN
2 12 (19.35%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) ADSL
3 11 (17.74%) VDSL
3 11 (17.74%) VLAN
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) QlikView
2 4 (6.45%) Pentaho
2 4 (6.45%) DataStage
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) HBase
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) JUnit
3 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) SilkTest
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
1 12 (19.35%) IT Manager
2 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.06%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Content Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) J2EE
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) JSON
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.61%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) POJO
4 1 (1.61%) Spring Batch
4 1 (1.61%) JDBC
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) WSDL
4 1 (1.61%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Mainframe
2 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (22.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (11.29%) Tandem
4 7 (11.29%) Cryptography
4 7 (11.29%) PKI
5 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) iSeries
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) UNIX
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 11 (17.74%) Windows 8
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) MVS
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Change Management
3 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.74%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) Data Management
7 6 (9.68%) Service Management
8 5 (8.06%) ETL
8 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) Information Management
8 5 (8.06%) Document Management
8 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.45%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
10 3 (4.84%) Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.13%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) COBOL
4 4 (6.45%) JCL
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) REXX
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (19.35%) MCSE
1 12 (19.35%) CCNA
1 12 (19.35%) MCITP
2 11 (17.74%) JNCIA
2 11 (17.74%) MCTS
2 11 (17.74%) MCP
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Oozie
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Cisco
2 13 (20.97%) HP
2 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 12 (19.35%) Dell
4 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 11 (17.74%) Juniper
5 5 (8.06%) Teradata
5 5 (8.06%) SAP
6 4 (6.45%) Ab Initio
6 4 (6.45%) Talend
6 4 (6.45%) Informatica
6 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.84%) Sun
7 3 (4.84%) Netezza
7 3 (4.84%) RainStor
8 2 (3.23%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.61%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 16 days ago