The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 Merseyside 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 49 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM 17 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.67% 1.95% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 4.48% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
298 268 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.86% 43.58% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 245 234 324
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
North West

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IBM
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

IBM Salary Trend in Merseyside

IBM
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Merseyside

IBM
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +7 14 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Wirral -6 1 - - 2
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
3 18 (48.65%) Service Management
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (32.43%) HP
7 11 (29.73%) SAN
7 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
8 10 (27.03%) HP SIM
8 10 (27.03%) Server Monitoring
8 10 (27.03%) IPsec
8 10 (27.03%) Firewall
8 10 (27.03%) MCITP
8 10 (27.03%) PKI
8 10 (27.03%) Dell
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
8 10 (27.03%) LDAP
8 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
8 10 (27.03%) Kerberos
8 10 (27.03%) NFS
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) DNS
8 10 (27.03%) MCSE
8 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
8 10 (27.03%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) Mainframe
9 9 (24.32%) IBM Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (21.62%) CICS
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.70%) Mule
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) IPsec
2 10 (27.03%) LDAP
2 10 (27.03%) Kerberos
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.03%) DNS
3 9 (24.32%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) OLAP
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Technical Support
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (21.62%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Services Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Velocity
4 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) JSF
4 1 (2.70%) JTA
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) OpenLaszlo
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSP
4 1 (2.70%) Servlets
4 1 (2.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) PKI
2 9 (24.32%) Mainframe
2 9 (24.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) zOS
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) Problem Management
3 18 (48.65%) Service Management
4 10 (27.03%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) BPEL
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) AOP
7 1 (2.70%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Process Management
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) ETL
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (27.03%) MCITP
2 10 (27.03%) MCSE
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) NFS
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.70%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
1 12 (32.43%) HP
2 10 (27.03%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) NetApp
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2
4 1 (2.70%) Kony
Liverpool, Merseyside
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago