The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 69 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 82 68 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.51% 3.48% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 7.00% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 71
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £24,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,875
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.26%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1291 971 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.31% 49.72% 50.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 765 1163
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

IBM
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
(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
Watford -7 40 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Hemel Hempstead +3 20 £71,250 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £42,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £45,000 -
Stevenage +8 2 £45,000 -
IBM
East of England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 100 (61.35%) WebSphere
2 93 (57.06%) Oracle
3 84 (51.53%) Java
4 81 (49.69%) Windows
5 80 (49.08%) Finance
6 79 (48.47%) SQL
7 78 (47.85%) Retail
8 76 (46.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 72 (44.17%) J2EE
10 66 (40.49%) E-Commerce
10 66 (40.49%) Microsoft
11 65 (39.88%) UNIX
12 60 (36.81%) Manufacturing
13 57 (34.97%) Solaris
14 51 (31.29%) Middleware
15 50 (30.67%) ITIL
16 49 (30.06%) DB2
16 49 (30.06%) HTTP
17 48 (29.45%) IIS
17 48 (29.45%) Linux
18 47 (28.83%) AIX
19 46 (28.22%) JDBC
20 45 (27.61%) Tomcat
21 44 (26.99%) IBM HTTP Server
22 40 (24.54%) MQSeries
23 39 (23.93%) VMware
24 34 (20.86%) Perl
25 33 (20.25%) MS Office
25 33 (20.25%) Bash Shell
26 31 (19.02%) FTP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 100 (61.35%) WebSphere
2 76 (46.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 48 (29.45%) IIS
4 45 (27.61%) Tomcat
5 44 (26.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 40 (24.54%) MQSeries
7 18 (11.04%) OpenEdge
8 12 (7.36%) MS Exchange
8 12 (7.36%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.68%) Lync
9 6 (3.68%) Apache
9 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.45%) Tuxedo
11 4 (2.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.45%) iPlanet
11 4 (2.45%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.84%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 33 (20.25%) MS Office
2 17 (10.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.68%) Tridion
3 3 (1.84%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.84%) Magento
4 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.23%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.06%) HTTP
2 31 (19.02%) FTP
3 21 (12.88%) Internet
4 15 (9.20%) Firewall
4 15 (9.20%) SAN
5 14 (8.59%) Wireless
6 10 (6.13%) LAN
6 10 (6.13%) VoIP
6 10 (6.13%) WAN
7 8 (4.91%) NAS
7 8 (4.91%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (4.29%) MPLS
9 5 (3.07%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.07%) ATM
10 4 (2.45%) DNS
10 4 (2.45%) SSL
10 4 (2.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.84%) VPN
11 3 (1.84%) VLAN
11 3 (1.84%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.06%) DB2
2 26 (15.95%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (14.11%) SQL Server
4 18 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.98%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.52%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.45%) MySQL
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.84%) Big Data
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Eclipse
2 16 (9.82%) Subversion
2 16 (9.82%) JUnit
3 13 (7.98%) Ant
3 13 (7.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 9 (5.52%) Log4j
5 7 (4.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (4.29%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (3.07%) Maven
7 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.45%) Hudson
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 80 (49.08%) Finance
2 78 (47.85%) Retail
3 60 (36.81%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (28.22%) Analyst
1 46 (28.22%) Consultant
2 36 (22.09%) Support Analyst
3 32 (19.63%) Operations Analyst
4 30 (18.40%) Operations Support Analyst
5 25 (15.34%) Junior
6 21 (12.88%) Developer
7 18 (11.04%) DBA
7 18 (11.04%) Java Developer
7 18 (11.04%) SQL DBA
8 16 (9.82%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (9.20%) Architect
10 13 (7.98%) Junior Analyst
11 12 (7.36%) Junior DBA
12 11 (6.75%) Junior Support Analyst
13 9 (5.52%) Junior SQL Server DBA
13 9 (5.52%) Server Specialist
13 9 (5.52%) Applications Support Specialist
13 9 (5.52%) Project Manager
13 9 (5.52%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.17%) J2EE
2 51 (31.29%) Middleware
3 46 (28.22%) JDBC
4 26 (15.95%) HTML
5 21 (12.88%) JSP
5 21 (12.88%) XHTML
6 18 (11.04%) XML
6 18 (11.04%) CSS
7 17 (10.43%) Servlets
8 16 (9.82%) .NET
8 16 (9.82%) Struts
8 16 (9.82%) JMS
9 14 (8.59%) EJB
10 13 (7.98%) JSTL
11 10 (6.13%) XSLT
12 9 (5.52%) XMLBeans
12 9 (5.52%) Ajax
13 7 (4.29%) Java EE
13 7 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (3.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Web 2.0
3 7 (4.29%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.07%) Open Source
4 5 (3.07%) EFT
4 5 (3.07%) Replication
5 4 (2.45%) Clustering
5 4 (2.45%) PKI
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Tandem
6 2 (1.23%) VSAM
6 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.69%) Windows
2 65 (39.88%) UNIX
3 57 (34.97%) Solaris
4 48 (29.45%) Linux
5 47 (28.83%) AIX
6 14 (8.59%) HPUX
7 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.84%) zOS
9 3 (1.84%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.23%) MVS
10 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.49%) E-Commerce
2 50 (30.67%) ITIL
3 26 (15.95%) Project Management
4 22 (13.50%) Problem Management
5 17 (10.43%) SOA
6 16 (9.82%) Migration
6 16 (9.82%) Content Management
6 16 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (9.20%) Change Control
7 15 (9.20%) MVC
8 14 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.59%) ETL
8 14 (8.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.98%) RAD
10 12 (7.36%) Data Management
10 12 (7.36%) Time Management
10 12 (7.36%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.52%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 84 (51.53%) Java
2 79 (48.47%) SQL
3 34 (20.86%) Perl
4 33 (20.25%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.95%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.52%) XPath
7 4 (2.45%) Jython
8 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.84%) Python
8 3 (1.84%) C++
9 2 (1.23%) COBOL
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) REXX
9 2 (1.23%) VBA
9 2 (1.23%) JCL
9 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) Tcl
10 1 (0.61%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.59%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.13%) Sun Certification
6 9 (5.52%) MCITP
7 8 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.29%) MCSE
9 6 (3.68%) IBM Certification
9 6 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.68%) MCTS
10 5 (3.07%) MCP
10 5 (3.07%) CCNA
11 4 (2.45%) CCNP
12 3 (1.84%) VCAP
12 3 (1.84%) VCP5
12 3 (1.84%) VCP4
13 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.23%) MBCS
14 1 (0.61%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.66%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.04%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.13%) vSphere
5 8 (4.91%) XenApp
6 5 (3.07%) SRDF
6 5 (3.07%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (3.07%) NFS
7 4 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.23%) XenServer
9 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (1.23%) RACF
9 2 (1.23%) ACF2
10 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.61%) Samba
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.61%) Xen
10 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (9.20%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (2.45%) SCOM
4 3 (1.84%) BMC Performance Manager
4 3 (1.84%) SCCM
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.61%) OpenView
6 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.61%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 93 (57.06%) Oracle
2 66 (40.49%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.93%) VMware
4 25 (15.34%) HP
4 25 (15.34%) Cisco
5 20 (12.27%) EMC
6 13 (7.98%) SAP
6 13 (7.98%) NetApp
7 12 (7.36%) Dell
7 12 (7.36%) Sun
8 11 (6.75%) Citrix
9 10 (6.13%) TIBCO
10 9 (5.52%) Interwoven
10 9 (5.52%) Juniper
10 9 (5.52%) BMC
11 8 (4.91%) CA
11 8 (4.91%) JBoss
11 8 (4.91%) Brocade
12 7 (4.29%) Fujitsu
12 7 (4.29%) WatchGuard
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