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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 115 123 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing IBM 143 140 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 2.01% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 4.55% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 78 114 161
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
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
2867 3075 3302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.94% 44.10% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2451 2795
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +33 81 £60,000 +37.93% 12
Cheshire -13 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Merseyside +8 21 £37,750 -16.11% 1
Cumbria - 6 £32,500 - 2
Lancashire -22 4 £39,000 +8.33% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 110 (40.74%) Oracle
2 102 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 77 (28.52%) Finance
4 74 (27.41%) Windows
4 74 (27.41%) WebSphere
5 67 (24.81%) Cisco
6 65 (24.07%) SQL Server
7 64 (23.70%) VMware
8 59 (21.85%) Java
9 58 (21.48%) SAN
10 56 (20.74%) SQL
11 55 (20.37%) Linux
11 55 (20.37%) Mentoring
12 53 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (18.89%) HP
14 50 (18.52%) Banking
15 49 (18.15%) EMC
16 48 (17.78%) DB2
16 48 (17.78%) Mainframe
16 48 (17.78%) Oracle Database
17 45 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (16.30%) SharePoint
19 43 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (14.81%) Hyper-V
21 39 (14.44%) ITIL
22 38 (14.07%) AIX
23 37 (13.70%) MS Excel
23 37 (13.70%) Solaris
23 37 (13.70%) Data Centre
24 36 (13.33%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 74 (27.41%) WebSphere
2 44 (16.30%) SharePoint
3 31 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 30 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 18 (6.67%) Documentum
5 18 (6.67%) CICS
5 18 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.93%) SAS
7 14 (5.19%) Tomcat
7 14 (5.19%) Lync
8 13 (4.81%) Alfresco
9 12 (4.44%) IBM Notes
10 10 (3.70%) Apache
10 10 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (2.22%) JBoss
11 6 (2.22%) FileNet
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.11%) Apache Pig
13 3 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.93%) SPSS
3 13 (4.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.22%) Exstream
3 5 (1.85%) Sage 50
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.26%) IBM PureFlex
2 13 (4.81%) Office 365
3 4 (1.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.48%) SAN
2 19 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.04%) DNS
2 19 (7.04%) NAS
3 18 (6.67%) DHCP
4 15 (5.56%) VPN
4 15 (5.56%) VLAN
5 14 (5.19%) WAN
6 12 (4.44%) Firewall
7 11 (4.07%) VDSL
7 11 (4.07%) ADSL
7 11 (4.07%) LAN
8 10 (3.70%) ATM
9 5 (1.85%) SMS
9 5 (1.85%) Intranet
9 5 (1.85%) Wireless
9 5 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.48%) SSL
10 4 (1.48%) Internet
10 4 (1.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.78%) DB2
2 48 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 27 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 21 (7.78%) QlikView
6 19 (7.04%) Pentaho
7 18 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (4.07%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.96%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.96%) Big Data
11 7 (2.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 7 (2.59%) Base SAS
12 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (2.22%) Easytrieve
13 5 (1.85%) Ingres
14 4 (1.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 4 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.07%) ClearCase
1 11 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.70%) Subversion
3 7 (2.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.59%) NetBeans
4 4 (1.48%) Maven
5 3 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.74%) AppScan
6 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.37%) Hudson
7 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (28.52%) Finance
2 50 (18.52%) Banking
3 36 (13.33%) Retail
4 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.07%) Advertising
5 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.11%) Billing
6 3 (1.11%) Legal
6 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.67%) Architect
2 32 (11.85%) Consultant
3 29 (10.74%) Developer
3 29 (10.74%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (10.00%) Analyst
5 26 (9.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (8.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 22 (8.15%) Technical Specialist
8 17 (6.30%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.81%) IT Manager
11 12 (4.44%) Technical Architect
12 11 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 10 (3.70%) Administrator
13 10 (3.70%) Technical Manager
13 10 (3.70%) Applications Architect
13 10 (3.70%) Messaging Analyst
14 9 (3.33%) UNIX Specialist
14 9 (3.33%) Support Engineer
15 8 (2.96%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (10.37%) Middleware
3 23 (8.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 18 (6.67%) Web Services
4 18 (6.67%) XML
5 17 (6.30%) Spring
6 15 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 14 (5.19%) .NET
7 14 (5.19%) J2EE
8 11 (4.07%) HTML
9 9 (3.33%) JMS
10 8 (2.96%) XSLT
11 7 (2.59%) CSS
11 7 (2.59%) JAX-RS
11 7 (2.59%) JPA
11 7 (2.59%) Java SE
11 7 (2.59%) Java EE
12 6 (2.22%) WSDL
13 5 (1.85%) SOAP
13 5 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.78%) Mainframe
2 45 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (13.70%) Data Centre
4 31 (11.48%) IBM Mainframe
5 26 (9.63%) FlexPod
6 15 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.33%) VSAM
8 8 (2.96%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.96%) LPAR
9 7 (2.59%) PKI
9 7 (2.59%) Tandem
9 7 (2.59%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.59%) AS400
10 6 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.85%) iSeries
11 5 (1.85%) Replication
12 4 (1.48%) Clustering
13 3 (1.11%) IVR
13 3 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.41%) Windows
2 55 (20.37%) Linux
3 38 (14.07%) AIX
4 37 (13.70%) Solaris
5 35 (12.96%) UNIX
6 31 (11.48%) zOS
7 28 (10.37%) HPUX
8 24 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (8.52%) OS/400
9 23 (8.52%) SUSE
10 21 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (6.30%) Windows 7
12 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (4.07%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.85%) VMS
16 1 (0.37%) MVS
16 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.37%) Mentoring
2 43 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.44%) ITIL
4 34 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.59%) Change Management
4 34 (12.59%) Coaching
5 28 (10.37%) Infrastructure Management
6 27 (10.00%) SDLC
7 26 (9.63%) Business Continuity
8 24 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.52%) Converged Infrastructure
10 20 (7.41%) Analytics
10 20 (7.41%) SOA
11 19 (7.04%) Open Source
12 18 (6.67%) Document Management
13 17 (6.30%) Asset Management
14 16 (5.93%) Data Management
15 15 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 15 (5.56%) Problem Management
15 15 (5.56%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.85%) Java
2 56 (20.74%) SQL
3 18 (6.67%) COBOL
4 15 (5.56%) Python
4 15 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.56%) R
5 11 (4.07%) JCL
5 11 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.59%) Assembly Language
7 7 (2.59%) REXX
7 7 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.11%) C#
8 3 (1.11%) Scala
9 2 (0.74%) VBScript
9 2 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) RPG
10 1 (0.37%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 25 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (9.26%) MCSE
2 24 (8.89%) CCNA
2 24 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.15%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.56%) MCITP
4 15 (5.56%) Degree
5 13 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.44%) MCP
7 11 (4.07%) JNCIA
7 11 (4.07%) MCTS
8 6 (2.22%) ISEB
9 5 (1.85%) CCNP
10 4 (1.48%) MCSA
11 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.74%) HP ASE
12 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.37%) CISSP
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) SLA
2 12 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 24 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 23 (8.52%) KVM
5 8 (2.96%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.96%) XenApp
6 5 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.85%) RACF
6 5 (1.85%) ACF2
7 4 (1.48%) NFS
7 4 (1.48%) Samba
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (10.74%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.70%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.48%) WSUS
4 4 (1.48%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.11%) Oozie
5 3 (1.11%) SCCM
5 3 (1.11%) SCOM
6 2 (0.74%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.74%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.74%) Nessus
6 2 (0.74%) Nmap
6 2 (0.74%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 110 (40.74%) Oracle
2 102 (37.78%) Microsoft
3 67 (24.81%) Cisco
4 64 (23.70%) VMware
5 51 (18.89%) HP
6 49 (18.15%) EMC
7 34 (12.59%) Juniper
8 30 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 27 (10.00%) NetApp
9 27 (10.00%) BMC
9 27 (10.00%) Dell
10 23 (8.52%) CA
10 23 (8.52%) CheckPoint
10 23 (8.52%) Symantec
10 23 (8.52%) Brocade
11 20 (7.41%) Tableau
11 20 (7.41%) Cognos
12 19 (7.04%) SAP
13 16 (5.93%) Business Objects
13 16 (5.93%) Teradata
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