The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 163 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 99 122 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.79% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.92% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 111 157
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.74%
IBM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3338 3110 3732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.18% 45.55% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2635 3196
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IBM Salary Trend in the North West

IBM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in the North West

IBM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire +4 61 £44,000 -17.75% 5
Manchester -36 26 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Merseyside +1 12 £43,000 +16.21% 2
Lancashire -4 2 £42,500 +73.46% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 83 (35.62%) Finance
2 82 (35.19%) Oracle
3 78 (33.48%) SQL
4 69 (29.61%) Java
5 68 (29.18%) UNIX
6 62 (26.61%) Microsoft
7 60 (25.75%) HP
7 60 (25.75%) Windows
8 57 (24.46%) WebSphere
9 49 (21.03%) ITIL
9 49 (21.03%) Linux
10 45 (19.31%) Mainframe
10 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
11 41 (17.60%) Remedy
12 39 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (16.31%) DB2
14 37 (15.88%) JavaScript
15 36 (15.45%) IBM Mainframe
16 35 (15.02%) J2EE
16 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
17 34 (14.59%) AIX
18 33 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (12.88%) HTML
20 29 (12.45%) CSS
20 29 (12.45%) Web Services
20 29 (12.45%) XML
20 29 (12.45%) Release Management
21 27 (11.59%) VMware
21 27 (11.59%) Management Information System
21 27 (11.59%) SAN

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 57 (24.46%) WebSphere
2 25 (10.73%) FileNet
3 17 (7.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (6.87%) CICS
5 13 (5.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 12 (5.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (4.29%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.00%) Confluence
9 6 (2.58%) concrete5
9 6 (2.58%) IIS
9 6 (2.58%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.58%) CMS
9 6 (2.58%) WordPress
9 6 (2.58%) Drupal
9 6 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (2.15%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.72%) Apache
11 4 (1.72%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.58%) SPSS
3 1 (0.43%) FastStats
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.30%) HFM
1 24 (10.30%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.86%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.86%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.86%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.86%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.59%) SAN
2 17 (7.30%) DNS
2 17 (7.30%) HTTP
3 15 (6.44%) LDAP
4 12 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.15%) Firewall
5 10 (4.29%) SSL
5 10 (4.29%) IPsec
6 9 (3.86%) Internet
6 9 (3.86%) Kerberos
7 6 (2.58%) NAS
8 5 (2.15%) DHCP
8 5 (2.15%) FTP
9 3 (1.29%) LAN
10 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.43%) VLAN
10 1 (0.43%) SSH
10 1 (0.43%) VPN
10 1 (0.43%) VoIP
10 1 (0.43%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.31%) Relational Database
2 38 (16.31%) DB2
3 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
4 23 (9.87%) Oracle Database
5 20 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (8.15%) RDBMS
7 14 (6.01%) MySQL
8 10 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.43%) Informix
10 8 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.58%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (2.15%) Easytrieve
12 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.72%) Big Data
14 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (9.87%) JIRA
2 8 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.43%) JUnit
2 8 (3.43%) Introscope
2 8 (3.43%) Selenium
2 8 (3.43%) Mockito
2 8 (3.43%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.58%) Maven
3 6 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.72%) Toad
4 4 (1.72%) Ant
4 4 (1.72%) ERwin
4 4 (1.72%) Log4j
5 3 (1.29%) Subversion
6 2 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (35.62%) Finance
2 25 (10.73%) Retail
3 19 (8.15%) Banking
4 13 (5.58%) Advertising
5 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (24.89%) Developer
2 50 (21.46%) Analyst
3 27 (11.59%) Technical Analyst
4 19 (8.15%) Java Developer
5 16 (6.87%) Architect
6 14 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.15%) Applications Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.15%) Technical Support
9 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (4.29%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.29%) Insight Analyst
9 10 (4.29%) Senior Insight Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.00%) Tivoli Specialist
11 7 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) J2EE
2 30 (12.88%) HTML
3 29 (12.45%) CSS
3 29 (12.45%) Web Services
3 29 (12.45%) XML
4 26 (11.16%) .NET
5 19 (8.15%) Spring
6 17 (7.30%) Middleware
7 16 (6.87%) SOAP
8 15 (6.44%) XSD
9 13 (5.58%) JAX-RPC
10 12 (5.15%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.72%) JSON
11 11 (4.72%) Servlets
11 11 (4.72%) XSLT
12 10 (4.29%) JDBC
12 10 (4.29%) WSDL
12 10 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (4.29%) HTML5
13 9 (3.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.31%) Mainframe
2 36 (15.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 27 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.15%) FlexPod
5 12 (5.15%) PKI
5 12 (5.15%) FMCG
6 11 (4.72%) Open Source
7 8 (3.43%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.58%) User Experience
8 6 (2.58%) Tandem
8 6 (2.58%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.58%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.15%) VSAM
9 5 (2.15%) Clustering
9 5 (2.15%) PMI
10 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.72%) Replication
10 4 (1.72%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.18%) UNIX
2 60 (25.75%) Windows
3 49 (21.03%) Linux
4 34 (14.59%) AIX
5 18 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.15%) Solaris
9 11 (4.72%) zOS
10 10 (4.29%) HPUX
11 8 (3.43%) SUSE
12 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.58%) OS/400
12 6 (2.58%) Android
12 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.15%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.86%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.86%) CentOS
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.03%) ITIL
2 39 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (12.45%) Release Management
5 25 (10.73%) E-Commerce
5 25 (10.73%) Problem Management
6 24 (10.30%) Validation
7 23 (9.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.01%) Quality Management
10 13 (5.58%) Service Management
10 13 (5.58%) Project Management
10 13 (5.58%) Analytics
11 11 (4.72%) Business Continuity
11 11 (4.72%) Capacity Management
12 10 (4.29%) Customer Insight
12 10 (4.29%) Propensity Modelling
12 10 (4.29%) Coaching
12 10 (4.29%) Server Monitoring
12 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 78 (33.48%) SQL
2 69 (29.61%) Java
3 37 (15.88%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.16%) VB
5 25 (10.73%) C#
6 24 (10.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 24 (10.30%) Delphi
7 22 (9.44%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.58%) COBOL
9 11 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.72%) Korn
9 11 (4.72%) Perl
10 9 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.43%) Python
11 8 (3.43%) JCL
12 3 (1.29%) AWK
12 3 (1.29%) C
12 3 (1.29%) sed
13 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.58%) MCSE
3 11 (4.72%) MCITP
4 10 (4.29%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.29%) Degree
5 7 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.15%) CSQA
6 5 (2.15%) MBA
6 5 (2.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
8 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) SNIA Certification
8 1 (0.43%) MCSA
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
2 5 (2.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.86%) NFS
4 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.58%) KVM
5 6 (2.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.72%) vSphere
7 3 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.86%) GPFS
8 2 (0.86%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) Samba
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (10.30%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (4.72%) HP SIM
4 8 (3.43%) OpenView
5 7 (3.00%) Legato
6 6 (2.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 6 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.15%) Nagios
8 4 (1.72%) Netcool
8 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.72%) SCOM
9 3 (1.29%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.86%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.86%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (35.19%) Oracle
2 62 (26.61%) Microsoft
3 60 (25.75%) HP
4 41 (17.60%) Remedy
5 27 (11.59%) VMware
6 24 (10.30%) Aquila
7 21 (9.01%) NetApp
8 20 (8.58%) Citrix
9 19 (8.15%) Dell
10 18 (7.73%) EMC
10 18 (7.73%) SAP
11 17 (7.30%) Red Hat
11 17 (7.30%) Cisco
12 15 (6.44%) Brocade
13 14 (6.01%) Symantec
14 12 (5.15%) CA
15 8 (3.43%) JBoss
15 8 (3.43%) Compuware
15 8 (3.43%) Perforce
16 6 (2.58%) CheckPoint
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £40-£60K base - £70-£100K OTE DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum £115k OTE, Car Allowance, Health, L
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 24 days ago