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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 126 156 111
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -45
Permanent jobs citing IBM 135 98 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.06% 1.37% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 4.57% 3.08% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 144
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2952 3178 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.50% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2516 2932
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Manchester +8 64 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cheshire +25 36 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Merseyside +17 17 - -
Lancashire +11 16 £46,750 +50.80% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 112 (44.27%) Oracle
2 94 (37.15%) Finance
3 84 (33.20%) Windows
4 75 (29.64%) WebSphere
5 72 (28.46%) HP
6 71 (28.06%) Cisco
7 70 (27.67%) Microsoft
8 61 (24.11%) EMC
8 61 (24.11%) Linux
9 54 (21.34%) Middleware
10 53 (20.95%) SAN
11 52 (20.55%) DB2
11 52 (20.55%) SQL
12 51 (20.16%) Java
12 51 (20.16%) SQL Server
12 51 (20.16%) VMware
13 48 (18.97%) UNIX
14 47 (18.58%) Mainframe
15 46 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (18.18%) Mentoring
16 44 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (15.81%) Banking
19 38 (15.02%) Oracle Database
19 38 (15.02%) NetApp
20 36 (14.23%) AIX
20 36 (14.23%) Coaching
20 36 (14.23%) Hyper-V
21 35 (13.83%) Retail
21 35 (13.83%) Brocade

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 75 (29.64%) WebSphere
2 33 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 26 (10.28%) WebLogic
4 18 (7.11%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.14%) IBM Notes
6 12 (4.74%) CICS
7 11 (4.35%) Documentum
8 10 (3.95%) Apache
8 10 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.56%) Alfresco
9 9 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (3.16%) SAS
10 8 (3.16%) Lync
11 6 (2.37%) FileNet
11 6 (2.37%) JBoss
12 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.19%) CMS
13 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.77%) MS Office
2 7 (2.77%) SPSS
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.37%) Exstream
3 5 (1.98%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (1.98%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.95%) SAN
2 18 (7.11%) NAS
3 17 (6.72%) Internet
3 17 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.53%) ATM
5 13 (5.14%) WAN
6 12 (4.74%) DNS
7 11 (4.35%) DHCP
7 11 (4.35%) LAN
7 11 (4.35%) VLAN
8 10 (3.95%) VPN
9 8 (3.16%) ADSL
9 8 (3.16%) Firewall
9 8 (3.16%) VDSL
10 6 (2.37%) Intranet
11 5 (1.98%) SMS
11 5 (1.98%) Wireless
12 3 (1.19%) WLAN
13 2 (0.79%) HTTP
13 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.55%) DB2
2 51 (20.16%) SQL Server
3 38 (15.02%) Oracle Database
4 22 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 22 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.56%) QlikView
7 7 (2.77%) Pentaho
7 7 (2.77%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.37%) MySQL
9 5 (1.98%) Ingres
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.98%) Essbase
10 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.40%) BODI
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (5.93%) ClearCase
2 12 (4.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.37%) Subversion
4 4 (1.58%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.58%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.19%) AppScan
5 3 (1.19%) Maven
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
General
1 94 (37.15%) Finance
2 40 (15.81%) Banking
3 35 (13.83%) Retail
4 17 (6.72%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.16%) Advertising
6 4 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.58%) Billing
6 4 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 61 (24.11%) Architect
2 41 (16.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 29 (11.46%) Developer
4 27 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (10.28%) Consultant
6 25 (9.88%) Technical Specialist
7 22 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 20 (7.91%) Designer
9 16 (6.32%) Infrastructure Designer
10 15 (5.93%) Content Manager
11 13 (5.14%) Storage Specialist
12 12 (4.74%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.74%) Analyst
13 10 (3.95%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.56%) Senior Technical Specialist
15 7 (2.77%) SAS BI Consultant
15 7 (2.77%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.77%) Applications Support
15 7 (2.77%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.34%) Middleware
2 30 (11.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (7.11%) XML
4 13 (5.14%) Web Services
4 13 (5.14%) J2EE
5 12 (4.74%) HTML
5 12 (4.74%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.95%) XSLT
7 8 (3.16%) WSDL
8 6 (2.37%) JSP
8 6 (2.37%) Spring
9 4 (1.58%) Servlets
9 4 (1.58%) .NET
9 4 (1.58%) EJB
9 4 (1.58%) CSS
9 4 (1.58%) Struts
10 3 (1.19%) XSD
10 3 (1.19%) SOAP
10 3 (1.19%) HTML5
11 2 (0.79%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.58%) Mainframe
2 42 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (13.83%) IBM Mainframe
4 23 (9.09%) FlexPod
5 22 (8.70%) Tandem
6 8 (3.16%) Open Source
7 7 (2.77%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.37%) PKI
8 6 (2.37%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.98%) AS400
9 5 (1.98%) Replication
10 4 (1.58%) VSAM
10 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.58%) IVR
10 4 (1.58%) VUI
11 3 (1.19%) IBM XIV
11 3 (1.19%) iSeries
11 3 (1.19%) LPAR
11 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 84 (33.20%) Windows
2 61 (24.11%) Linux
3 48 (18.97%) UNIX
4 36 (14.23%) AIX
5 31 (12.25%) zOS
6 29 (11.46%) HPUX
6 29 (11.46%) Solaris
7 24 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (8.70%) SUSE
8 22 (8.70%) OS/400
9 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (5.93%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.98%) VMS
15 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 44 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (14.23%) Coaching
4 33 (13.04%) ITIL
5 31 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (10.67%) Problem Management
6 27 (10.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 25 (9.88%) Change Management
8 22 (8.70%) Project Management
8 22 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 19 (7.51%) SOA
10 18 (7.11%) Data Management
11 16 (6.32%) Risk Analysis
11 16 (6.32%) Benchmarking
12 15 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.53%) Software Delivery
13 14 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.53%) Document Management
14 13 (5.14%) Data Protection
15 12 (4.74%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.55%) SQL
2 51 (20.16%) Java
3 21 (8.30%) PL/SQL
4 17 (6.72%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.56%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.56%) COBOL
6 7 (2.77%) R
6 7 (2.77%) Python
7 6 (2.37%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.98%) VBA
9 3 (1.19%) C++
9 3 (1.19%) JCL
9 3 (1.19%) XPath
10 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (7.51%) CCNA
2 18 (7.11%) Degree
3 16 (6.32%) MCSE
3 16 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.95%) MCP
6 9 (3.56%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.56%) MCITP
7 8 (3.16%) JNCIA
7 8 (3.16%) MCTS
8 7 (2.77%) ISEB
9 3 (1.19%) RHCE
10 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.79%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.40%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.40%) CISSP
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.07%) SLA
2 16 (6.32%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (14.23%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 22 (8.70%) KVM
5 5 (1.98%) RACF
5 5 (1.98%) ACF2
6 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) Samba
7 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.37%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.19%) Nessus
4 3 (1.19%) Nmap
4 3 (1.19%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 112 (44.27%) Oracle
2 72 (28.46%) HP
3 71 (28.06%) Cisco
4 70 (27.67%) Microsoft
5 61 (24.11%) EMC
6 51 (20.16%) VMware
7 38 (15.02%) NetApp
8 35 (13.83%) Symantec
8 35 (13.83%) Brocade
9 30 (11.86%) Juniper
10 28 (11.07%) Red Hat
11 24 (9.49%) Dell
12 22 (8.70%) BMC
12 22 (8.70%) CA
12 22 (8.70%) CheckPoint
13 18 (7.11%) SAP
14 14 (5.53%) Actimize
15 13 (5.14%) Cognos
16 11 (4.35%) Lotus
16 11 (4.35%) Teradata
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £650 - £655 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Co-operative
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
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The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + benefits
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago