The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 54 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing IBM 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% 0.25% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 0.42% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
IBM
Leicestershire

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

Vendors Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 239 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 35.58% 60.20% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 134 211 217
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

IBM
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

IBM Salary Trend in Leicester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 5 (41.67%) COBOL
3 5 (41.67%) CICS
3 5 (41.67%) JCL
3 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) VSAM
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Firmware
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Adabas
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) NATURAL
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 5 (41.67%) CICS
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) VSAM
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) AIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) COBOL
1 5 (41.67%) JCL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) F5