The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 85 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs citing IBM 23 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 3.62% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 8.81% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 20
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £56,000 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
533 454 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.99% 41.12% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 476 399 284
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Maidstone - 6 £37,500 -
West Malling - 3 £45,000 -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) HP
3 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
3 21 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (36.54%) VMware
5 17 (32.69%) Java
6 16 (30.77%) MySQL
6 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (25.00%) Windows
7 13 (25.00%) SAN
7 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco
8 12 (23.08%) XML
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Oracle
9 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
9 11 (21.15%) Project Management
9 11 (21.15%) Finance
9 11 (21.15%) vSphere
10 10 (19.23%) Subversion
10 10 (19.23%) Spring
10 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
10 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (19.23%) Dell
11 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 9 (17.31%) OOD
11 9 (17.31%) RUP
11 9 (17.31%) UML
11 9 (17.31%) OOP
11 9 (17.31%) Ant

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (13.46%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (9.62%) IBM Connections
5 4 (7.69%) Apache
6 2 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) FastStats
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) LDAP
3 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) FTP
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MySQL
2 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Subversion
1 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (17.31%) Ant
2 9 (17.31%) Maven
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) PVCS
4 1 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.38%) Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Build Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Programme Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Marketing Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) XML
2 10 (19.23%) Spring
3 9 (17.31%) JDBC
3 9 (17.31%) JSP
3 9 (17.31%) Servlets
3 9 (17.31%) J2EE
3 9 (17.31%) JSON
4 7 (13.46%) ODBC
4 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 7 (13.46%) XPages
5 2 (3.85%) YAML
5 2 (3.85%) EDI
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) HACMP
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) AS400
5 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Linux
2 21 (40.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) UNIX
5 7 (13.46%) AIX
5 7 (13.46%) Solaris
6 6 (11.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) OOD
2 9 (17.31%) RUP
2 9 (17.31%) UML
2 9 (17.31%) OOP
2 9 (17.31%) AOP
2 9 (17.31%) Scrum
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Contact Management
5 5 (9.62%) ERP
5 5 (9.62%) SOA
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.62%) Operations Management
5 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.62%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) AspectJ
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) Perl
5 5 (9.62%) LotusScript
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) Formula Language
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) RPG/400
8 2 (3.85%) RPG IV
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) RPG
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (21.15%) vSphere
3 7 (13.46%) NFS
3 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
4 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) OpenView
1 7 (13.46%) Control-M
1 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
1 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) HP
2 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 12 (23.08%) Cisco
5 11 (21.15%) Oracle
6 10 (19.23%) Dell
7 9 (17.31%) Citrix
8 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.46%) Sun
9 7 (13.46%) Veritas
10 5 (9.62%) Teradata
10 5 (9.62%) Cognizant
10 5 (9.62%) Informatica
10 5 (9.62%) Cognos
10 5 (9.62%) Guidewire
11 4 (7.69%) Symantec
12 3 (5.77%) Lotus
12 3 (5.77%) NetApp
12 3 (5.77%) Adobe
12 3 (5.77%) Chordiant