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 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 144 115 93
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Permanent jobs citing IBM 37 76 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.85% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 4.18% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 67 68
Average salary £44,000 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £32,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1757 1820 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.76% 44.20% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1539 1627
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
Altrincham +6 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Stockport -4 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) HP
3 30 (31.25%) Windows
3 30 (31.25%) Linux
4 29 (30.21%) VMware
5 28 (29.17%) SQL
5 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (20.83%) Mainframe
7 20 (20.83%) Finance
7 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (19.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 19 (19.79%) Cisco
8 19 (19.79%) EMC
9 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
10 17 (17.71%) NetApp
10 17 (17.71%) Project Management
10 17 (17.71%) Java
10 17 (17.71%) UNIX
11 16 (16.67%) ITIL
12 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (14.58%) Citrix
13 14 (14.58%) Web Services
14 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
15 12 (12.50%) Customer Insight
15 12 (12.50%) Analytics

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.21%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (4.17%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
8 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.08%) AquaLogic
8 2 (2.08%) CICS
8 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (2.08%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (1.04%) Confluence
9 1 (1.04%) FileNet
9 1 (1.04%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) SPSS
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.08%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) NAS
4 3 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) SDH
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 24 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.21%) DataStage
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) DB2
7 2 (2.08%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) Infinispan
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) JIRA
2 5 (5.21%) Maven
3 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.17%) ERwin
3 4 (4.17%) Log4j
3 4 (4.17%) Ant
3 4 (4.17%) Toad
4 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Advertising
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Architect
3 15 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (11.46%) Business Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) DBA
10 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Principle Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) Web Services
2 12 (12.50%) Middleware
3 11 (11.46%) .NET
3 11 (11.46%) J2EE
4 10 (10.42%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.33%) WCF
5 8 (8.33%) WF
5 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (7.29%) XML
7 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.21%) Spring
8 5 (5.21%) EJB
8 5 (5.21%) CSS
8 5 (5.21%) Servlets
8 5 (5.21%) SOAP
8 5 (5.21%) JMS
8 5 (5.21%) JAX-RPC
8 5 (5.21%) HTML
9 4 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Mainframe
2 19 (19.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (8.33%) FlexPod
4 6 (6.25%) Replication
4 6 (6.25%) CLARiiON
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.21%) Open Source
6 4 (4.17%) Tandem
6 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.17%) Symmetrix
6 4 (4.17%) EMC Centera
6 4 (4.17%) Celerra
6 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) Clustering
8 2 (2.08%) CMDB
8 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.08%) iSeries
9 1 (1.04%) HP Superdome
9 1 (1.04%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
1 30 (31.25%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) UNIX
3 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.50%) Solaris
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (4.17%) HPUX
7 4 (4.17%) SUSE
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.08%) OS/400
9 2 (2.08%) zOS
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.04%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Project Management
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 12 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 12 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
4 12 (12.50%) Analytics
5 11 (11.46%) Capacity Management
5 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.21%) Data Management
9 5 (5.21%) ETL
9 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.17%) SOA
10 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) SQL
2 17 (17.71%) Java
3 11 (11.46%) C#
4 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) JCL
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) COBOL
7 2 (2.08%) XAML
7 2 (2.08%) XPath
8 1 (1.04%) Groovy
8 1 (1.04%) Scala
8 1 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.17%) MCSE
2 4 (4.17%) MCSA
2 4 (4.17%) SNIA Certification
2 4 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.13%) MCITP
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) CCEE
3 3 (3.13%) CCAA
3 3 (3.13%) CCIA
3 3 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCEA
4 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) CSQA
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
3 4 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) XenServer
4 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (2.08%) KVM
6 1 (1.04%) RHEV
6 1 (1.04%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 8 (8.33%) OpenView
3 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.08%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) HP
3 29 (30.21%) VMware
4 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.79%) EMC
5 19 (19.79%) Cisco
6 17 (17.71%) NetApp
7 14 (14.58%) Citrix
8 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 11 (11.46%) Symantec
10 10 (10.42%) Remedy
10 10 (10.42%) Dell
11 7 (7.29%) Teradata
12 6 (6.25%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.21%) JBoss
14 4 (4.17%) SAP
14 4 (4.17%) BMC
14 4 (4.17%) CA
14 4 (4.17%) Actimize
15 3 (3.13%) Veeam