The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 137 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM 48 58 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 1.45% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 3.27% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 53
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,250 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
IBM
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1644 1776 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.55% 44.51% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1442 1580
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Bolton +4 1 £37,500 +50.00%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 56 (44.09%) Oracle
2 54 (42.52%) Windows
3 48 (37.80%) HP
4 45 (35.43%) Middleware
5 44 (34.65%) Finance
6 42 (33.07%) Cisco
6 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
7 41 (32.28%) VMware
7 41 (32.28%) WebSphere
7 41 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (29.92%) Linux
9 33 (25.98%) NetApp
9 33 (25.98%) DB2
9 33 (25.98%) EMC
10 31 (24.41%) zOS
10 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
10 31 (24.41%) Coaching
11 30 (23.62%) Oracle Database
12 29 (22.83%) Symantec
13 28 (22.05%) Retail
13 28 (22.05%) Brocade
14 27 (21.26%) Banking
14 27 (21.26%) Hyper-V
14 27 (21.26%) SAN
15 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Management
16 25 (19.69%) WebSphere MQ
17 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
17 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
17 24 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (18.90%) Stakeholder Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 41 (32.28%) WebSphere
2 22 (17.32%) WebLogic
3 11 (8.66%) IBM Notes
4 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.09%) CICS
5 7 (5.51%) MS Exchange
6 6 (4.72%) Lync
7 3 (2.36%) CMS
7 3 (2.36%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.36%) Apache
8 2 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.79%) IIS
9 1 (0.79%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.94%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (3.15%) Sage 50
4 2 (1.57%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.79%) Maximo
5 1 (0.79%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.26%) SAN
2 13 (10.24%) Internet
3 10 (7.87%) WAN
4 8 (6.30%) ATM
4 8 (6.30%) LAN
4 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.51%) Firewall
6 4 (3.15%) Wireless
6 4 (3.15%) DNS
6 4 (3.15%) Intranet
7 3 (2.36%) WLAN
7 3 (2.36%) VLAN
8 2 (1.57%) NAS
8 2 (1.57%) DHCP
8 2 (1.57%) HTTP
8 2 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.98%) DB2
2 30 (23.62%) Oracle Database
3 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
4 22 (17.32%) RDBMS
4 22 (17.32%) Relational Database
4 22 (17.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.94%) Essbase
6 5 (3.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.57%) DataStage
8 2 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.15%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) AppScan
3 2 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 44 (34.65%) Finance
2 28 (22.05%) Retail
3 27 (21.26%) Banking
4 7 (5.51%) Advertising
5 6 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Architect
2 35 (27.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (17.32%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 13 (10.24%) Designer
4 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Designer
5 12 (9.45%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (9.45%) Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) Content Manager
7 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 6 (4.72%) Storage Specialist
9 5 (3.94%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.94%) Messaging Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Software Manager
9 5 (3.94%) Software Asset Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.15%) Performance Test Leader
10 4 (3.15%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.43%) Middleware
2 25 (19.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.51%) XML
4 4 (3.15%) SOAP
5 3 (2.36%) Web Services
6 2 (1.57%) XSLT
7 1 (0.79%) XACML
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) MEAP
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Mainframe
1 23 (18.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 23 (18.11%) FlexPod
2 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.45%) Tandem
4 5 (3.94%) Replication
5 4 (3.15%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.52%) Windows
2 38 (29.92%) Linux
3 31 (24.41%) zOS
4 24 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (18.11%) AIX
5 23 (18.11%) HPUX
5 23 (18.11%) Solaris
6 22 (17.32%) OS/400
6 22 (17.32%) SUSE
7 19 (14.96%) UNIX
8 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Mentoring
1 31 (24.41%) Coaching
2 26 (20.47%) Infrastructure Management
3 24 (18.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.32%) Business Continuity
5 15 (11.81%) Project Management
5 15 (11.81%) ITIL
6 12 (9.45%) Problem Management
6 12 (9.45%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (7.09%) SOA
7 9 (7.09%) Benchmarking
7 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (6.30%) Software Delivery
9 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.51%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.51%) Data Management
10 6 (4.72%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.72%) Change Management
10 6 (4.72%) ERP
11 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) SQL
2 13 (10.24%) PL/SQL
2 13 (10.24%) Java
3 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.94%) VBA
5 4 (3.15%) COBOL
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.94%) MCSE
3 5 (3.94%) CCNA
3 5 (3.94%) ISEB
3 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) RHCE
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.79%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 9 (7.09%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (32.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (21.26%) Hyper-V
3 22 (17.32%) KVM
4 14 (11.02%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.94%) RACF
5 5 (3.94%) ACF2
6 2 (1.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.57%) Nessus
3 2 (1.57%) Nmap
3 2 (1.57%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 56 (44.09%) Oracle
2 48 (37.80%) HP
3 42 (33.07%) Cisco
3 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
4 41 (32.28%) VMware
5 33 (25.98%) NetApp
5 33 (25.98%) EMC
6 29 (22.83%) Symantec
7 28 (22.05%) Brocade
8 24 (18.90%) Red Hat
9 22 (17.32%) CheckPoint
9 22 (17.32%) Juniper
9 22 (17.32%) BMC
9 22 (17.32%) CA
10 15 (11.81%) Dell
11 12 (9.45%) SAP
12 8 (6.30%) Lotus
12 8 (6.30%) Actimize
13 7 (5.51%) Citrix
14 5 (3.94%) Hyperion
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