The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 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 Knutsford 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 19 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 8 20 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.11% 11.43% 29.91%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% 29.85% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 64
Average salary £43,250 £50,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.50% +5.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £41,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £53,500 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 67 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 38.17% 38.29% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 121
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £22,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
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IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

IBM Salary Trend in Knutsford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (25.00%) LDAP
4 3 (25.00%) MBA
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) PMI
4 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) CSQA
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) AIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) OS/400
3 2 (16.67%) zOS
3 2 (16.67%) SUSE
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) AWK
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) sed
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MBA
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (16.67%) KVM
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Wincor Nixdorf