The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 53 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 12 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.97% 2.64% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 5.14% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
269 331 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.10% 51.32% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 224 297 309
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +17.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 5 £50,000 +35.13%
Wirral -6 3 - -
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 13 (37.14%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
5 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 9 (25.71%) HP SIM
6 9 (25.71%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (25.71%) IPsec
6 9 (25.71%) MCITP
6 9 (25.71%) PKI
6 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 9 (25.71%) Dell
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) SAN
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) MCSE
6 9 (25.71%) LDAP
6 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.71%) Kerberos
6 9 (25.71%) NFS
6 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (25.71%) .NET
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (14.29%) CICS
2 2 (5.71%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) IPsec
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
1 9 (25.71%) LDAP
1 9 (25.71%) Kerberos
1 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) OLAP
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Technical Support
2 6 (17.14%) Engineering Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Services Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Development Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) TM1 Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Process Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) SAP XI
2 2 (5.71%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) J2SE
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) HornetQ
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLaszlo
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Velocity
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) PKI
2 6 (17.14%) FMCG
2 6 (17.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) zOS
4 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 2 (5.71%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 10 (28.57%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Server Monitoring
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) ITSM
8 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.86%) BPR
9 1 (2.86%) Process Management
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) MCITP
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (25.71%) MCSE
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
1 9 (25.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP SIM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) Netcool
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 6 (17.14%) SAP
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Brocade
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) JBoss
8 1 (2.86%) Cognos
8 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.86%) Talend
8 1 (2.86%) WSO2
8 1 (2.86%) Tableau