The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 84 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 22 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 2.47% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 6.30% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 11
Average salary £44,250 £54,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +66.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,400 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,200 £56,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
584 476 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.09% 39.24% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 403 327 326
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Scotland

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (33.93%) Banking
2 18 (32.14%) UNIX
3 16 (28.57%) zOS
3 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 14 (25.00%) AIX
5 13 (23.21%) Linux
6 12 (21.43%) DB2
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
6 12 (21.43%) QA
7 11 (19.64%) VMware
7 11 (19.64%) Mainframe
8 9 (16.07%) Windows
8 9 (16.07%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (14.29%) Retail
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (14.29%) Oracle
9 8 (14.29%) Citrix
9 8 (14.29%) HP
9 8 (14.29%) CICS
9 8 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.50%) SAS
10 7 (12.50%) SQL
10 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
11 6 (10.71%) Java
11 6 (10.71%) MQSeries
11 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
11 6 (10.71%) Shell Script

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.29%) CICS
3 7 (12.50%) SAS
4 6 (10.71%) MQSeries
5 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.93%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) VLAN
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) DB2
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) OLAP
4 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) DataStage
5 2 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.57%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) ERwin
General
1 19 (33.93%) Banking
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.14%) Server Support
5 4 (7.14%) Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (8.93%) Middleware
3 4 (7.14%) ISPF
4 3 (5.36%) Java EE
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
4 3 (5.36%) JDBC
4 3 (5.36%) JSP
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.79%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.07%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.14%) VSAM
4 3 (5.36%) Online Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) UNIX
2 16 (28.57%) zOS
3 14 (25.00%) AIX
4 13 (23.21%) Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Windows
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.36%) Solaris
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Change Management
1 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.14%) Release Management
3 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.36%) ETL
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.57%) SOA
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) RAD
5 2 (3.57%) RUP
5 2 (3.57%) Information Management
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.93%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) JCL
4 4 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 4 (7.14%) REXX
4 4 (7.14%) COBOL
5 3 (5.36%) Jython
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) ABAP
6 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) RACF
5 1 (1.79%) Gluster
5 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) CA Endevor
1 4 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) VMware
2 8 (14.29%) Citrix
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (8.93%) BMC
3 5 (8.93%) CA
3 5 (8.93%) Compuware
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) Informatica
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) Teradata
7 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp