The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 30 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.84% 4.05% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 9.09% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 5
Average salary £47,750 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.50% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.76%
WebSphere MQ
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 66 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 39.26% 44.59% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 60 67
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) OS/400
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) zOS

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) OS/400
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss