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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 154 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 35 77 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 1.87% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 4.25% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 64
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,300
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 1810 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.91% 44.03% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1530 1597
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.94%
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 25 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 25 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 +2 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Stockport -8 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 35 (36.46%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) HP
3 30 (31.25%) Windows
3 30 (31.25%) VMware
4 29 (30.21%) SQL
4 29 (30.21%) Linux
4 29 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
8 21 (21.88%) Cisco
9 20 (20.83%) EMC
9 20 (20.83%) Mainframe
9 20 (20.83%) Finance
9 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
10 19 (19.79%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (17.71%) Project Management
11 17 (17.71%) NetApp
11 17 (17.71%) Java
12 16 (16.67%) UNIX
12 16 (16.67%) ITIL
13 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (14.58%) Citrix
14 14 (14.58%) Web Services
15 13 (13.54%) Middleware
15 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (13.54%) Business Continuity
16 12 (12.50%) Advertising
16 12 (12.50%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 19 (19.79%) 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
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
8 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.08%) Apache
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 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.08%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (1.04%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) SAN
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) SDH
3 4 (4.17%) NAS
4 3 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.96%) Oracle Database
3 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.42%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (5.21%) DataStage
7 4 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.04%) Infinispan
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
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
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) Architect
2 16 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (13.54%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Business Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) DBA
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Principle Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) Web Services
2 13 (13.54%) 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%) 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%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.17%) Celerra
6 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.13%) CMDB
8 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.08%) iSeries
8 2 (2.08%) Clustering
9 1 (1.04%) PMI
9 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
2 29 (30.21%) Linux
3 16 (16.67%) UNIX
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.46%) Solaris
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.33%) AIX
9 4 (4.17%) HPUX
10 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.08%) SUSE
11 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.08%) OS/400
11 2 (2.08%) zOS
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.04%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Project Management
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.54%) Business Continuity
5 12 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (12.50%) Customer Insight
5 12 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
5 12 (12.50%) Analytics
6 11 (11.46%) Capacity Management
7 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.21%) Data Management
10 5 (5.21%) ETL
10 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.17%) SOA
11 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.17%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) 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%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.13%) CCEE
3 3 (3.13%) CCAA
3 3 (3.13%) CCIA
3 3 (3.13%) MCITP
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCEA
3 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) MBA
4 1 (1.04%) CSQA
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) XenServer
4 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
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 11 (11.46%) 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 35 (36.46%) Oracle
2 31 (32.29%) HP
3 30 (31.25%) VMware
4 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.88%) Cisco
6 20 (20.83%) EMC
7 17 (17.71%) NetApp
8 14 (14.58%) Citrix
9 12 (12.50%) Symantec
10 11 (11.46%) Remedy
10 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
11 10 (10.42%) Dell
12 7 (7.29%) Teradata
13 6 (6.25%) 3PAR
14 5 (5.21%) JBoss
14 5 (5.21%) BMC
15 4 (4.17%) CA
15 4 (4.17%) Nokia
15 4 (4.17%) SAP
15 4 (4.17%) Actimize