The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 123 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.53% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £45,000 £53,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% +31.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £46,800 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £60,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
WebSphere MQ
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
815 751 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.77% 47.32% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 701 672 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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 2 £47,750 -20.41%
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Misys
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
6 2 (18.18%) zOS
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) FlexPod

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Support
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) OS/400
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Misys
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy