The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 117 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Permanent jobs citing IBM 138 179 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 2.47% 3.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.36% 5.52% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 104 159 201
Average salary £42,500 £49,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.70% +11.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,250 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3168 3245 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.26% 44.82% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2523 2757 3320
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -27 56 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Manchester -37 36 £45,750 -0.54% 1
Lancashire +12 20 £36,000 +89.47% 3
Merseyside +3 17 £45,000 -5.26% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (33.88%) Oracle
2 79 (32.64%) Finance
3 78 (32.23%) SQL
4 65 (26.86%) UNIX
5 62 (25.62%) Microsoft
6 61 (25.21%) ITIL
7 59 (24.38%) Java
7 59 (24.38%) HP
8 58 (23.97%) WebSphere
9 57 (23.55%) Windows
10 45 (18.60%) Linux
11 44 (18.18%) VMware
11 44 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 43 (17.77%) Mainframe
13 40 (16.53%) IBM Mainframe
14 37 (15.29%) Remedy
15 35 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (14.05%) JavaScript
17 31 (12.81%) J2EE
17 31 (12.81%) SQL Server
17 31 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (12.81%) Management Information System
18 30 (12.40%) SAN
18 30 (12.40%) Release Management
19 29 (11.98%) Problem Management
19 29 (11.98%) CSS
19 29 (11.98%) Web Services
19 29 (11.98%) Cisco
19 29 (11.98%) MS Excel
20 28 (11.57%) HTML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (23.97%) WebSphere
2 25 (10.33%) FileNet
3 18 (7.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (4.96%) CICS
5 11 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (4.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (4.13%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.89%) Confluence
7 7 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.48%) Commerce Server
8 6 (2.48%) CMS
8 6 (2.48%) Drupal
8 6 (2.48%) WordPress
8 6 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.48%) concrete5
9 5 (2.07%) IIS
9 5 (2.07%) Apache
10 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.65%) Mule
10 4 (1.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.79%) SPSS
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) FastStats
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Oracle Financials
1 24 (9.92%) HFM
2 7 (2.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.83%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.41%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.41%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.40%) SAN
2 17 (7.02%) DNS
3 16 (6.61%) Firewall
4 15 (6.20%) LDAP
5 14 (5.79%) HTTP
5 14 (5.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (5.37%) NAS
7 11 (4.55%) IPsec
8 10 (4.13%) Kerberos
8 10 (4.13%) Internet
9 8 (3.31%) SSL
10 6 (2.48%) LAN
11 4 (1.65%) SDH
11 4 (1.65%) WAN
11 4 (1.65%) FTP
12 3 (1.24%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.24%) DHCP
12 3 (1.24%) VoIP
13 2 (0.83%) VPN
14 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 31 (12.81%) SQL Server
3 27 (11.16%) Oracle Database
4 22 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (8.26%) DB2
6 19 (7.85%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.13%) MySQL
7 10 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.48%) Informix
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.07%) DataStage
12 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.83%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (9.92%) JIRA
2 8 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.31%) Selenium
2 8 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.89%) Maven
3 7 (2.89%) JUnit
4 6 (2.48%) Introscope
4 6 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.48%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.48%) Mockito
5 5 (2.07%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.65%) ERwin
6 4 (1.65%) Toad
6 4 (1.65%) Ant
6 4 (1.65%) Subversion
6 4 (1.65%) Log4j
6 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (32.64%) Finance
2 26 (10.74%) Retail
3 18 (7.44%) Advertising
4 10 (4.13%) Banking
5 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (21.07%) Developer
1 51 (21.07%) Analyst
2 26 (10.74%) Technical Analyst
3 21 (8.68%) Java Developer
4 19 (7.85%) Architect
5 16 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (5.79%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.96%) Insight Analyst
7 12 (4.96%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 11 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 11 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.55%) Technical Support
8 11 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (4.13%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.72%) Consultant
10 9 (3.72%) Administrator
11 8 (3.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.81%) J2EE
2 29 (11.98%) CSS
2 29 (11.98%) Web Services
3 28 (11.57%) HTML
3 28 (11.57%) .NET
4 27 (11.16%) XML
5 21 (8.68%) Spring
6 16 (6.61%) SOAP
6 16 (6.61%) Middleware
7 13 (5.37%) JAX-RPC
8 12 (4.96%) Servlets
8 12 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 12 (4.96%) jQuery
9 11 (4.55%) XSD
9 11 (4.55%) XSLT
10 10 (4.13%) WSDL
10 10 (4.13%) .NET Framework
10 10 (4.13%) JSON
10 10 (4.13%) HTML5
11 9 (3.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.77%) Mainframe
2 40 (16.53%) IBM Mainframe
3 31 (12.81%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.79%) PKI
5 11 (4.55%) Open Source
6 8 (3.31%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.89%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.89%) Tandem
7 7 (2.89%) Replication
7 7 (2.89%) FMCG
7 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.48%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.48%) CLARiiON
9 5 (2.07%) iSeries
9 5 (2.07%) PMI
10 4 (1.65%) Celerra
10 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.65%) Physics
10 4 (1.65%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 65 (26.86%) UNIX
2 57 (23.55%) Windows
3 45 (18.60%) Linux
4 22 (9.09%) AIX
5 18 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.96%) Solaris
9 10 (4.13%) zOS
10 6 (2.48%) Android
10 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.07%) HPUX
12 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.65%) SUSE
13 2 (0.83%) OS/400
13 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.83%) CentOS
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.21%) ITIL
2 31 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (12.40%) Release Management
4 29 (11.98%) Problem Management
5 24 (9.92%) Validation
6 23 (9.50%) E-Commerce
7 22 (9.09%) Project Management
8 20 (8.26%) Service Management
8 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.20%) Analytics
11 13 (5.37%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.96%) Scrum
12 12 (4.96%) Business Continuity
12 12 (4.96%) Capacity Management
12 12 (4.96%) Customer Insight
12 12 (4.96%) Propensity Modelling
13 11 (4.55%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.13%) Quality Management
14 10 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.23%) SQL
2 59 (24.38%) Java
3 34 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.33%) VB
5 24 (9.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 24 (9.92%) Delphi
6 21 (8.68%) C#
7 15 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 12 (4.96%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
9 10 (4.13%) Korn
10 8 (3.31%) Perl
11 7 (2.89%) Python
11 7 (2.89%) JCL
12 6 (2.48%) COBOL
13 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.65%) XPath
15 2 (0.83%) PL/1
15 2 (0.83%) XAML
15 2 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.02%) MCSE
3 15 (6.20%) MCITP
3 15 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.96%) Degree
5 10 (4.13%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.89%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.07%) CSQA
7 5 (2.07%) MBA
7 5 (2.07%) PMP
8 4 (1.65%) MCSA
8 4 (1.65%) SNIA Certification
8 4 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.24%) CCEE
9 3 (1.24%) CCAA
9 3 (1.24%) CCIA
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.13%) NFS
4 6 (2.48%) vSphere
4 6 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.07%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 4 (1.65%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (1.24%) XenServer
7 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.83%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.83%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) RHEV
9 1 (0.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (9.92%) Tivoli
2 14 (5.79%) HP SIM
3 11 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (3.31%) OpenView
5 7 (2.89%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.89%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (2.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.24%) Legato
7 3 (1.24%) Nagios
8 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.83%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.83%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.41%) Netcool
9 1 (0.41%) Control-M
9 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 82 (33.88%) Oracle
2 62 (25.62%) Microsoft
3 59 (24.38%) HP
4 44 (18.18%) VMware
5 37 (15.29%) Remedy
6 29 (11.98%) Cisco
7 25 (10.33%) Citrix
8 24 (9.92%) Dell
8 24 (9.92%) EMC
8 24 (9.92%) Aquila
9 20 (8.26%) NetApp
10 16 (6.61%) Red Hat
11 14 (5.79%) Symantec
12 10 (4.13%) SAP
13 9 (3.72%) CA
14 8 (3.31%) JBoss
14 8 (3.31%) Perforce
15 7 (2.89%) Brocade
15 7 (2.89%) Teradata
16 6 (2.48%) ATG
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: From £80,000 to £115,000 per annum & Car, Bonus, Health, LIfe, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, dependent upon skills, qualifications
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