The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 65 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing IBM 36 65 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.05% 5.20% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.70% 9.98% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 11
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -23.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,050 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
IBM
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
537 651 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.51% 52.04% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 388 521 428
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IBM
Salary Trend in Essex

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

IBM Salary Trend in Essex

IBM
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in Essex

IBM
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Basildon +2 17 - -
Brentwood -16 10 - -
Colchester -15 4 £35,000 +58.73%
Harlow - 1 £32,500 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Patch Management
4 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 13 (27.66%) Asset Management
5 12 (25.53%) VMware
5 12 (25.53%) SLA
5 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
5 12 (25.53%) NetApp
5 12 (25.53%) Tivoli
5 12 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (25.53%) Unix
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
5 12 (25.53%) Data ONTAP
6 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (23.40%) Java
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco
6 11 (23.40%) Use Case
7 10 (21.28%) JBoss
8 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) IBM Certification
8 9 (19.15%) SAN
8 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
8 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (19.15%) Brocade
8 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
8 9 (19.15%) NCDA
8 9 (19.15%) SnapMirror
8 9 (19.15%) Data Centre

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 10 (21.28%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
4 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.26%) Liferay
5 2 (4.26%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) IaaS
1 8 (17.02%) PaaS
1 8 (17.02%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) MS Access
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) VisualVM
2 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 4 (8.51%) Cactus
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.51%) DbUnit
2 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (8.51%) JMeter
2 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) NUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.26%) PROIV
4 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.13%) Redmine
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Backup Engineer
1 9 (19.15%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Software Asset Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Software Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) NetBackup Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Transfer Agency Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) AS400 Support
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) COM+
2 4 (8.51%) Java EE
2 4 (8.51%) Swing
3 3 (6.38%) Flash
3 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) Replication
3 6 (12.77%) iSeries
4 5 (10.64%) AS400
4 5 (10.64%) DataPower
5 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.38%) IBM XIV
7 2 (4.26%) IVR
7 2 (4.26%) Wiki
8 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Data ONTAP
1 12 (25.53%) Unix
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Patch Management
2 13 (27.66%) Asset Management
3 11 (23.40%) Use Case
4 9 (19.15%) Capacity Management
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
4 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (17.02%) Issue Tracking
5 8 (17.02%) Software Asset Management
5 8 (17.02%) Software Deployment
5 8 (17.02%) Software Licensing
5 8 (17.02%) Time Management
6 7 (14.89%) Change Control
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
8 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.38%) Fault Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) High Availability
9 3 (6.38%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) ABAP
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) COBOL
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Korn
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) IBM Certification
1 9 (19.15%) NCDA
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
2 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Firmware
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Tivoli
1 12 (25.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (19.15%) NetBackup
2 9 (19.15%) SnapMirror
3 5 (10.64%) Opsview
4 3 (6.38%) Nagios
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 12 (25.53%) NetApp
4 12 (25.53%) VMware
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco
6 9 (19.15%) Brocade
7 5 (10.64%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) Splunk
8 3 (6.38%) BMC
8 3 (6.38%) SAP
9 2 (4.26%) webMethods
10 1 (2.13%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) Lotus
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.13%) Software AG