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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 51 47 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing IBM 16 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.58% 3.24% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 5.69% 6.76% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 5
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
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
281 296 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 45.25% 47.90% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 224 263 313
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 9 £50,000 +53.84%
Wirral -6 3 - - 1
IBM
North West

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 18 (40.91%) Service Management
4 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) HP
7 13 (29.55%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (29.55%) SAN
8 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
9 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 10 (22.73%) Dell
9 10 (22.73%) MCSE
9 10 (22.73%) LDAP
9 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 10 (22.73%) Kerberos
9 10 (22.73%) NFS
9 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.73%) DNS
9 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
9 10 (22.73%) .NET
9 10 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (22.73%) MCITP
9 10 (22.73%) PKI
9 10 (22.73%) HP SIM
9 10 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
9 10 (22.73%) IPsec
9 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 9 (20.45%) NAS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (18.18%) CICS
2 2 (4.55%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.27%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) SAN
2 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) IPsec
2 10 (22.73%) LDAP
2 10 (22.73%) Kerberos
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.73%) DNS
3 9 (20.45%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.27%) OLAP
3 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Maven
1 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Engineering Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Service Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) LAMP
2 2 (4.55%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.27%) OpenLaszlo
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) Velocity
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) HornetQ
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mainframe
1 10 (22.73%) PKI
1 10 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (13.64%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) zOS
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) HPUX
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) ITIL
2 22 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 18 (40.91%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) ITSM
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.27%) Process Management
8 1 (2.27%) ETL
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.27%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) COBOL
5 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (22.73%) MCITP
2 10 (22.73%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) NFS
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP SIM
2 4 (9.09%) Netcool
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) HP
3 10 (22.73%) Dell
4 6 (13.64%) SAP
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) Remedy
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Brocade
8 1 (2.27%) Tableau
8 1 (2.27%) Talend
8 1 (2.27%) WSO2
8 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.27%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) JBoss
8 1 (2.27%) Cognos
8 1 (2.27%) CA
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £49,000 per annum Agile flexible working and bonus pot
Posted: 13 days ago