The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 81 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 23 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 2.62% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 6.48% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 21
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,660 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £56,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
IBM
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
621 494 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.43% 40.46% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 413 307 347
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (39.53%) Banking
2 14 (32.56%) zOS
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) Mainframe
4 12 (27.91%) QA
5 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 11 (25.58%) HP
5 11 (25.58%) DB2
5 11 (25.58%) UNIX
5 11 (25.58%) AIX
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
6 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
7 8 (18.60%) Retail
7 8 (18.60%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) Oracle
7 8 (18.60%) CICS
7 8 (18.60%) Citrix
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
9 6 (13.95%) SAS
10 5 (11.63%) Compuware
10 5 (11.63%) BMC
10 5 (11.63%) CA
10 5 (11.63%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
1 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
1 8 (18.60%) CICS
2 6 (13.95%) SAS
3 5 (11.63%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.30%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Force.com
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
1 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) DMZ
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) MPLS
2 3 (6.98%) VLAN
2 3 (6.98%) FCoE
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.65%) DataStage
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) OLAP
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) DecisionStream
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ERwin
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (39.53%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Server Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) Server Support
4 4 (9.30%) Programmer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.30%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (9.30%) ISPF
3 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Mainframe
2 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (9.30%) VSAM
4 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.98%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) zOS
2 11 (25.58%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) AIX
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.98%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (4.65%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Change Management
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.30%) Release Management
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) ETL
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) Information Management
4 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Data Stewardship
5 2 (4.65%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Information Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) JCL
2 4 (9.30%) COBOL
2 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
2 4 (9.30%) REXX
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) ABAP
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) APMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Gluster
4 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Endevor
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) HP
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Compuware
4 5 (11.63%) BMC
4 5 (11.63%) CA
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Avaya
6 3 (6.98%) Nortel
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) BT
6 3 (6.98%) Clearswift
6 3 (6.98%) Brocade
6 3 (6.98%) Fujitsu
7 2 (4.65%) Teradata
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica
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