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 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 36 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 23 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.51% 3.36% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 8.27% 6.90% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 6
Average salary £37,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £41,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
278 319 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.51% 48.70% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 200
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
Liverpool +16 19 £25,500 -43.33%
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (43.24%) Open Source
3 16 (43.24%) SharePoint
4 15 (40.54%) Cognos
4 15 (40.54%) SAS
4 15 (40.54%) Python
4 15 (40.54%) Business Objects
4 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (40.54%) SPSS
4 15 (40.54%) Visualisation
4 15 (40.54%) Pentaho
4 15 (40.54%) R
4 15 (40.54%) Tableau
4 15 (40.54%) Business Analysis
4 15 (40.54%) QlikView
4 15 (40.54%) Business Analytics
4 15 (40.54%) Analytics
5 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) Alfresco
5 13 (35.14%) OpenText
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) Content Management
5 13 (35.14%) Document Management
5 13 (35.14%) EMC
5 13 (35.14%) Documentum
5 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (43.24%) SharePoint
2 15 (40.54%) SAS
3 13 (35.14%) Alfresco
3 13 (35.14%) Documentum
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) SPSS
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) H.323
2 3 (8.11%) IPsec
2 3 (8.11%) VLAN
2 3 (8.11%) MPLS
2 3 (8.11%) DSL
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.11%) FCoE
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) QlikView
1 15 (40.54%) Pentaho
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
4 7 (18.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (18.92%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Architect
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) SAS BI Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Functional Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate
7 1 (2.70%) Application Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
2 1 (2.70%) ODBC
2 1 (2.70%) WSDL
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.70%) OLE DB
2 1 (2.70%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) FlexPod
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (43.24%) Open Source
3 15 (40.54%) Business Analysis
3 15 (40.54%) Business Analytics
3 15 (40.54%) Analytics
3 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Content Management
4 13 (35.14%) Document Management
5 10 (27.03%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
1 15 (40.54%) R
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) XenApp
1 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Business Objects
2 15 (40.54%) Cognos
2 15 (40.54%) Tableau
3 13 (35.14%) OpenText
3 13 (35.14%) EMC
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) Cloudera
5 8 (21.62%) Teradata
6 3 (8.11%) Riverbed
6 3 (8.11%) Meraki
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Alias
7 1 (2.70%) Unisys
7 1 (2.70%) SAP