The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 11 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 Kent 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 73 68 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 27 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.43% 2.32% 5.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 4.88% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 38
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £80,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
599 512 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.87% 47.50% 49.68%
Number of salaries quoted 528 434 357
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
South East

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IBM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IBM Salary Trend in Kent

IBM
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Kent

IBM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Stansted -10 3 - -
Folkestone - 3 £34,500 -
West Malling -4 2 £42,500 -12.82%
Dartford - 2 £70,000 -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (36.21%) Management Information System
2 18 (31.03%) Websense
3 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) Firewall
5 15 (25.86%) Project Management
5 15 (25.86%) Tripwire
5 15 (25.86%) SIEM
6 14 (24.14%) Information Security
6 14 (24.14%) PCI DSS
6 14 (24.14%) Proofpoint
6 14 (24.14%) Internet
6 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
7 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (20.69%) Degree
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle
9 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (18.97%) Java
9 11 (18.97%) Pega
10 10 (17.24%) Cognos
11 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (15.52%) Linux
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
12 8 (13.79%) Open Text
12 8 (13.79%) FileNet
12 8 (13.79%) Workflow
12 8 (13.79%) Metastorm
12 8 (13.79%) Process Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (13.79%) Lotus Domino
1 8 (13.79%) FileNet
2 6 (10.34%) IBM Connections
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) Internet
3 11 (18.97%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
5 2 (3.45%) VLAN
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) PPP
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.79%) OLAP
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) SAP BW
3 5 (8.62%) DataStage
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
6 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Consultant
2 14 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (10.34%) Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) Data Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Quality Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (8.62%) SAP Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Data Quality Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Senior DBA
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.90%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) ODBC
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) XPages
3 2 (3.45%) YAML
4 1 (1.72%) EDI
4 1 (1.72%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.62%) FMCG
5 4 (6.90%) HACMP
5 4 (6.90%) Replication
6 3 (5.17%) AS400
7 1 (1.72%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) AIX
3 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Project Management
1 15 (25.86%) SIEM
2 14 (24.14%) Information Security
3 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.79%) OO
4 8 (13.79%) SOA
4 8 (13.79%) Process Management
4 8 (13.79%) Workflow
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (12.07%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) Quality Management
7 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.97%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.34%) LotusScript
6 6 (10.34%) Formula Language
7 5 (8.62%) PHP
8 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.45%) Python
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) VBScript
9 2 (3.45%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) C
10 1 (1.72%) RPG
10 1 (1.72%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.72%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (6.90%) SSCP
4 4 (6.90%) CISA
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) IBM Certification
5 3 (5.17%) MCITP
5 3 (5.17%) OCP
6 2 (3.45%) MCP
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) NCDA
7 1 (1.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.62%) SLA
3 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) SRDF
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.90%) Data Guard
3 3 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (5.17%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) OpenView
4 2 (3.45%) Control-M
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Websense
2 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.86%) Tripwire
4 14 (24.14%) Proofpoint
5 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.69%) Oracle
7 11 (18.97%) Pega
8 10 (17.24%) Cognos
9 8 (13.79%) Lotus
9 8 (13.79%) Metastorm
9 8 (13.79%) Open Text
10 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
11 5 (8.62%) SAP
11 5 (8.62%) HP
11 5 (8.62%) VMware
12 4 (6.90%) McAfee
12 4 (6.90%) Cisco
12 4 (6.90%) EMC
13 3 (5.17%) Juniper
13 3 (5.17%) Dell