The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Manchester 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 130 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 60 69 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 1.68% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 3.58% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 45
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1770 1926 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.31% 46.84% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1612 1501
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
North West

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IBM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Salary Trend in Manchester

IBM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Manchester

IBM
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -1 6 £50,000 +44.92%
Altrincham - 5 £40,000 -
Bolton -10 2 £25,000 -41.17%
Wigan - 1 £35,000 - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 47 (40.17%) Oracle
2 41 (35.04%) Linux
3 38 (32.48%) VMware
3 38 (32.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (30.77%) Cisco
5 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
5 31 (26.50%) EMC
6 29 (24.79%) Finance
7 28 (23.93%) HP
7 28 (23.93%) Mainframe
8 26 (22.22%) ITIL
8 26 (22.22%) Windows
8 26 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 26 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 25 (21.37%) NetApp
10 22 (18.80%) Java
11 20 (17.09%) SQL
11 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.38%) Project Management
12 18 (15.38%) Advertising
12 18 (15.38%) Oracle Database
13 17 (14.53%) Citrix
13 17 (14.53%) Middleware
14 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (12.82%) SAN
14 15 (12.82%) DB2
14 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
15 14 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (11.97%) UNIX
15 14 (11.97%) Business Continuity

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.40%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.69%) Apache Solr
5 8 (6.84%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 8 (6.84%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (6.84%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (6.84%) AquaLogic
6 4 (3.42%) TeamSite
7 3 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.71%) Apache
8 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.71%) CICS
8 2 (1.71%) FileNet
9 1 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) SPSS
3 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (6.84%) AquaLogic BPM
2 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.71%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.85%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) SAN
2 12 (10.26%) NAS
3 6 (5.13%) SDH
4 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
6 3 (2.56%) Internet
6 3 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 15 (12.82%) DB2
4 13 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.84%) DataStage
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.85%) Essbase
8 1 (0.85%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.85%) OLAP
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) Selenium
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.85%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Advertising
3 12 (10.26%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.98%) Retail
6 3 (2.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Architect
2 24 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (13.68%) Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) DBA
7 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Teradata DBA
8 6 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) Middleware
2 12 (10.26%) .NET
3 11 (9.40%) J2EE
3 11 (9.40%) JSP
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 9 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.69%) Spring
4 9 (7.69%) Struts
4 9 (7.69%) HTML
4 9 (7.69%) CSS
5 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
5 8 (6.84%) Web Services
5 8 (6.84%) WCF
6 6 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (5.13%) WF
7 3 (2.56%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) WPF
7 3 (2.56%) XML
7 3 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Mainframe
2 26 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (11.11%) EMC Centera
3 13 (11.11%) Replication
3 13 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (10.26%) Celerra
5 11 (9.40%) Open Source
6 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.13%) FlexPod
7 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.27%) CLARiiON
9 4 (3.42%) CMDB
9 4 (3.42%) Symmetrix
10 3 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.71%) iSeries
12 1 (0.85%) Clustering
12 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Linux
2 26 (22.22%) Windows
3 14 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.97%) UNIX
4 12 (10.26%) Solaris
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.71%) OS/400
7 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.71%) AIX
7 2 (1.71%) HPUX
7 2 (1.71%) zOS
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.71%) SUSE
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.22%) ITIL
2 18 (15.38%) Project Management
3 15 (12.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (11.97%) Business Continuity
5 13 (11.11%) SOA
6 11 (9.40%) Workflow
6 11 (9.40%) Capacity Management
7 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 8 (6.84%) ERP
9 8 (6.84%) RUP
9 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
9 8 (6.84%) Release Management
9 8 (6.84%) Unified Process
10 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.98%) ETL
10 7 (5.98%) Customer Insight
10 7 (5.98%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.80%) Java
2 20 (17.09%) SQL
3 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.40%) C#
4 8 (6.84%) JCL
5 3 (2.56%) XAML
5 3 (2.56%) XPath
5 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.71%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) MCSA
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) MCSE
3 6 (5.13%) SNIA Certification
3 6 (5.13%) Degree
4 5 (4.27%) MCITP
4 5 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (4.27%) CCEA
4 5 (4.27%) CCEE
4 5 (4.27%) CCAA
4 5 (4.27%) CCIA
5 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (32.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.84%) vSphere
3 7 (5.98%) XenApp
4 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.27%) XenServer
4 5 (4.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (3.42%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.85%) RHEV
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.98%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.13%) OpenView
4 4 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Oracle
2 38 (32.48%) VMware
3 36 (30.77%) Cisco
4 31 (26.50%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.50%) EMC
5 28 (23.93%) HP
6 25 (21.37%) NetApp
7 17 (14.53%) Citrix
8 13 (11.11%) Symantec
8 13 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 10 (8.55%) Remedy
10 9 (7.69%) Teradata
10 9 (7.69%) JBoss
11 8 (6.84%) Dell
12 7 (5.98%) SAP
13 6 (5.13%) Nokia
13 6 (5.13%) BMC
14 5 (4.27%) Veeam
15 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
16 3 (2.56%) FatWire
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £28,633 to £35,791 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago