The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing IBM 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
IBM
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 81 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.03% 41.54% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 70 64
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

IBM
Salary Trend in Chester

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

IBM Salary Trend in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware