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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 120 130 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing IBM 147 118 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 1.76% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.54% 3.87% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 113 93 181
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
3238 3047 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.53% 45.45% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2757 2550 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Manchester +8 79 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Cheshire +23 61 £50,000 +1.52% 2
Lancashire -13 3 £28,000 -12.50% 3
Merseyside +5 1 £41,000 -18.00% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 93 (37.80%) Finance
2 86 (34.96%) Windows
3 84 (34.15%) Oracle
4 75 (30.49%) UNIX
5 74 (30.08%) Middleware
6 71 (28.86%) HP
6 71 (28.86%) WebSphere
7 66 (26.83%) DB2
8 65 (26.42%) Linux
9 63 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (23.98%) Mainframe
11 57 (23.17%) Java
12 53 (21.54%) IBM Mainframe
13 50 (20.33%) SQL
14 48 (19.51%) AIX
14 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
15 45 (18.29%) NetApp
16 43 (17.48%) Cisco
17 39 (15.85%) EMC
17 39 (15.85%) Internet
18 38 (15.45%) VMware
19 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
20 36 (14.63%) Brocade
20 36 (14.63%) Problem Management
20 36 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
21 34 (13.82%) Tandem
22 33 (13.41%) SAN
23 32 (13.01%) Symantec
23 32 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (12.20%) XML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 71 (28.86%) WebSphere
2 17 (6.91%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.88%) CICS
4 11 (4.47%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (3.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.44%) CMS
7 6 (2.44%) Apache
8 5 (2.03%) JBoss
8 5 (2.03%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.03%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.63%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.63%) Confluence
10 3 (1.22%) concrete5
10 3 (1.22%) Drupal
10 3 (1.22%) WordPress
10 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.22%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) SPSS
2 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.41%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.03%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.81%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.81%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.81%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Office 365
1 3 (1.22%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.85%) Internet
2 33 (13.41%) SAN
3 17 (6.91%) HTTP
4 7 (2.85%) DNS
5 6 (2.44%) SSL
5 6 (2.44%) DHCP
5 6 (2.44%) LAN
6 5 (2.03%) FTP
7 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.63%) ATM
7 4 (1.63%) WAN
7 4 (1.63%) NAS
8 3 (1.22%) Firewall
8 3 (1.22%) LDAP
9 2 (0.81%) WLAN
9 2 (0.81%) VLAN
10 1 (0.41%) SSH
10 1 (0.41%) Intranet
10 1 (0.41%) VPN
10 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.83%) DB2
2 37 (15.04%) SQL Server
3 26 (10.57%) Oracle Database
3 26 (10.57%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.16%) RDBMS
5 21 (8.54%) MySQL
6 16 (6.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (3.25%) Informix
8 5 (2.03%) Easytrieve
8 5 (2.03%) Essbase
8 5 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.63%) Big Data
9 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.63%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.22%) DataStage
10 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (6.50%) JIRA
2 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.25%) Mockito
3 8 (3.25%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.25%) Selenium
3 8 (3.25%) JUnit
3 8 (3.25%) Introscope
4 4 (1.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.63%) Subversion
4 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.22%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.22%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.81%) AppScan
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) ERwin
7 1 (0.41%) Log4j
General
1 93 (37.80%) Finance
2 25 (10.16%) Retail
3 24 (9.76%) Banking
4 15 (6.10%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Billing
6 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (21.95%) Architect
2 46 (18.70%) Developer
2 46 (18.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 40 (16.26%) Designer
4 33 (13.41%) Infrastructure Designer
5 24 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (6.91%) Analyst
6 17 (6.91%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.69%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.28%) Consultant
8 13 (5.28%) Storage Specialist
9 12 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 12 (4.88%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Applications Support Engineer
10 11 (4.47%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.47%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.07%) Lead Designer
12 9 (3.66%) Lead Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Content Manager
13 8 (3.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.08%) Middleware
2 30 (12.20%) XML
3 27 (10.98%) J2EE
4 25 (10.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (8.13%) Web Services
6 17 (6.91%) SOAP
7 16 (6.50%) HTML
8 14 (5.69%) XSLT
8 14 (5.69%) Spring
9 13 (5.28%) XSD
10 12 (4.88%) CSS
10 12 (4.88%) JDBC
11 11 (4.47%) WSDL
12 9 (3.66%) JAX-RPC
12 9 (3.66%) JSON
12 9 (3.66%) RESTful
13 8 (3.25%) PowerMock
13 8 (3.25%) JAX-RS
13 8 (3.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 8 (3.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.98%) Mainframe
2 53 (21.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 34 (13.82%) Tandem
4 22 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (8.13%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.66%) FMCG
6 9 (3.66%) iSeries
6 9 (3.66%) Open Source
7 8 (3.25%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.85%) AS400
9 6 (2.44%) VSAM
9 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.03%) User Experience
11 4 (1.63%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.63%) Clustering
12 3 (1.22%) Replication
13 2 (0.81%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.81%) PMI
13 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 86 (34.96%) Windows
2 75 (30.49%) UNIX
3 65 (26.42%) Linux
4 48 (19.51%) AIX
5 24 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (8.94%) Solaris
7 21 (8.54%) HPUX
8 20 (8.13%) zOS
9 18 (7.32%) SUSE
10 16 (6.50%) OS/400
11 6 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.22%) Android
14 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.41%) Tru64
16 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (14.63%) Problem Management
2 36 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
3 29 (11.79%) Mentoring
4 27 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.16%) ITIL
6 22 (8.94%) Coaching
7 21 (8.54%) Quality Management
7 21 (8.54%) Project Management
8 19 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.91%) Business Continuity
9 17 (6.91%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.50%) Benchmarking
10 16 (6.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (6.10%) Data Protection
12 14 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.28%) Data Management
14 12 (4.88%) Service Delivery
15 11 (4.47%) TDD
15 11 (4.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.17%) Java
2 50 (20.33%) SQL
3 25 (10.16%) Shell Script
4 17 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.10%) COBOL
6 12 (4.88%) C#
7 11 (4.47%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.07%) Korn
9 7 (2.85%) VBA
10 6 (2.44%) JCL
11 5 (2.03%) Perl
12 4 (1.63%) C
13 3 (1.22%) AWK
13 3 (1.22%) Python
13 3 (1.22%) XPath
13 3 (1.22%) sed
14 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.81%) C++
15 1 (0.41%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (2.85%) Degree
2 6 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.22%) RHCE
4 3 (1.22%) MCSE
4 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.81%) CSQA
5 2 (0.81%) MBA
5 2 (0.81%) CCNA
5 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.41%) MCITP
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.38%) SLA
2 12 (4.88%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.94%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.50%) KVM
4 13 (5.28%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.81%) Samba
6 2 (0.81%) XenApp
6 2 (0.81%) Nmap
7 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.41%) GPFS
7 1 (0.41%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (11.38%) Tivoli
2 13 (5.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.44%) Legato
4 5 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.03%) SCOM
5 4 (1.63%) Netcool
5 4 (1.63%) Nagios
6 3 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.81%) Nessus
7 2 (0.81%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.81%) SCCM
7 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.41%) Cacti
8 1 (0.41%) Puppet
8 1 (0.41%) nmon
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (34.15%) Oracle
2 71 (28.86%) HP
3 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 45 (18.29%) NetApp
5 43 (17.48%) Cisco
6 39 (15.85%) EMC
7 38 (15.45%) VMware
8 36 (14.63%) Brocade
9 32 (13.01%) Symantec
10 25 (10.16%) Red Hat
11 23 (9.35%) SAP
12 20 (8.13%) Citrix
13 16 (6.50%) CheckPoint
13 16 (6.50%) Juniper
13 16 (6.50%) BMC
13 16 (6.50%) CA
14 10 (4.07%) Dell
15 9 (3.66%) Remedy
16 8 (3.25%) Perforce
16 8 (3.25%) Compuware
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
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