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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 140 136 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Permanent jobs citing IBM 106 112 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.70% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.58% 3.80% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68 62 154
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +2.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
2962 2947 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 44.77% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2380 2739
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Cheshire +4 43 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Manchester -26 40 £42,500 -7.10% 15
Lancashire +1 14 £46,750 +46.09% 1
Merseyside +3 8 - - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 95 (38.93%) Windows
2 90 (36.89%) Oracle
3 86 (35.25%) Finance
4 74 (30.33%) Middleware
5 71 (29.10%) HP
6 64 (26.23%) DB2
7 63 (25.82%) UNIX
7 63 (25.82%) WebSphere
8 61 (25.00%) Cisco
9 60 (24.59%) EMC
9 60 (24.59%) Mainframe
10 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
11 57 (23.36%) Linux
12 50 (20.49%) VMware
12 50 (20.49%) SQL Server
12 50 (20.49%) SAN
12 50 (20.49%) IBM Mainframe
13 49 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (17.62%) NetApp
16 42 (17.21%) SQL
17 40 (16.39%) Problem Management
18 39 (15.98%) AIX
19 37 (15.16%) Symantec
20 36 (14.75%) Tandem
21 35 (14.34%) Brocade
22 34 (13.93%) Internet
23 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
23 33 (13.52%) Mentoring
23 33 (13.52%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 63 (25.82%) WebSphere
2 25 (10.25%) WebLogic
3 21 (8.61%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.15%) MS Exchange
5 14 (5.74%) CICS
6 11 (4.51%) IBM Notes
7 10 (4.10%) Apache
8 9 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.28%) Lync
10 6 (2.46%) FileNet
10 6 (2.46%) Documentum
11 5 (2.05%) JBoss
11 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.64%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.64%) SAS
12 4 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (1.23%) IIS
13 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.23%) SPSS
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Exstream
2 5 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.05%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.82%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.41%) Maximo
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.28%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (20.49%) SAN
2 34 (13.93%) Internet
3 15 (6.15%) NAS
4 11 (4.51%) DNS
5 10 (4.10%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.28%) DHCP
7 6 (2.46%) VLAN
7 6 (2.46%) Firewall
7 6 (2.46%) WAN
7 6 (2.46%) LAN
8 5 (2.05%) VPN
9 4 (1.64%) HTTP
9 4 (1.64%) SMS
9 4 (1.64%) ATM
10 3 (1.23%) ADSL
10 3 (1.23%) WLAN
10 3 (1.23%) SSL
10 3 (1.23%) VDSL
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.23%) DB2
2 50 (20.49%) SQL Server
3 28 (11.48%) Oracle Database
4 22 (9.02%) RDBMS
4 22 (9.02%) Oracle Exadata
4 22 (9.02%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.69%) MySQL
6 5 (2.05%) Essbase
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.05%) QlikView
7 4 (1.64%) Ingres
8 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.23%) DataStage
8 3 (1.23%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.82%) Big Data
9 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.82%) Easytrieve
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Subversion
2 4 (1.64%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (1.64%) JIRA
2 4 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Maven
3 2 (0.82%) AppScan
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) WinDbg
General
1 86 (35.25%) Finance
2 30 (12.30%) Banking
3 28 (11.48%) Retail
4 17 (6.97%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.46%) Advertising
7 5 (2.05%) Billing
8 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (25.82%) Architect
2 53 (21.72%) Infrastructure Architect
3 36 (14.75%) Designer
4 33 (13.52%) Infrastructure Designer
5 29 (11.89%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (10.66%) Developer
7 23 (9.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 17 (6.97%) Consultant
9 16 (6.56%) Analyst
10 15 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
10 15 (6.15%) Content Manager
11 13 (5.33%) Storage Specialist
12 10 (4.10%) Lead Designer
12 10 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.69%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.69%) Applications Support
13 9 (3.69%) Lead Architect
14 8 (3.28%) Applications Support Engineer
15 7 (2.87%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.33%) Middleware
2 29 (11.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (6.56%) XML
4 12 (4.92%) HTML
5 10 (4.10%) J2EE
6 9 (3.69%) XSLT
7 8 (3.28%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.87%) Web Services
8 7 (2.87%) WSDL
9 6 (2.46%) SOAP
10 5 (2.05%) JSP
11 4 (1.64%) Spring
12 3 (1.23%) Servlets
12 3 (1.23%) Struts
12 3 (1.23%) XSD
12 3 (1.23%) EJB
13 2 (0.82%) MEAP
13 2 (0.82%) POJO
13 2 (0.82%) REST
13 2 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.59%) Mainframe
2 50 (20.49%) IBM Mainframe
3 36 (14.75%) Tandem
4 33 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (9.84%) FlexPod
6 11 (4.51%) AS400
7 10 (4.10%) iSeries
8 5 (2.05%) VSAM
9 4 (1.64%) Open Source
9 4 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.64%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.64%) PKI
10 3 (1.23%) Replication
10 3 (1.23%) IVR
10 3 (1.23%) Clustering
10 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.23%) VUI
10 3 (1.23%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.93%) Windows
2 63 (25.82%) UNIX
3 57 (23.36%) Linux
4 39 (15.98%) AIX
5 32 (13.11%) zOS
6 28 (11.48%) HPUX
6 28 (11.48%) Solaris
7 26 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (9.02%) SUSE
8 22 (9.02%) OS/400
9 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.05%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.64%) VMS
14 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (16.39%) Problem Management
3 33 (13.52%) Mentoring
4 32 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
5 29 (11.89%) ITIL
6 27 (11.07%) Coaching
7 23 (9.43%) Business Continuity
8 22 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (9.02%) Infrastructure Management
9 18 (7.38%) Project Management
10 16 (6.56%) Benchmarking
11 15 (6.15%) Data Management
12 13 (5.33%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (4.51%) Configuration Management
14 11 (4.51%) Change Management
15 10 (4.10%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.10%) Service Management
15 10 (4.10%) Migration
15 10 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.21%) SQL
2 30 (12.30%) Java
3 11 (4.51%) COBOL
3 11 (4.51%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.05%) VBA
5 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.64%) JCL
7 3 (1.23%) Python
7 3 (1.23%) XPath
7 3 (1.23%) R
8 2 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (4.92%) VCP4
2 11 (4.51%) Degree
3 9 (3.69%) CCNA
3 9 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.46%) ISEB
5 6 (2.46%) MCSE
6 5 (2.05%) MCP
7 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.64%) MCITP
8 3 (1.23%) RHCE
8 3 (1.23%) MCTS
8 3 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.82%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.41%) CCNP
10 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.41%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.46%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (13.52%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.02%) KVM
4 19 (7.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.64%) XenApp
6 3 (1.23%) RACF
6 3 (1.23%) ACF2
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.82%) Nmap
7 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) Samba
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (9.02%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) Nessus
3 2 (0.82%) WebInspect
3 2 (0.82%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Cacti
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) nmon
Vendors
1 90 (36.89%) Oracle
2 71 (29.10%) HP
3 61 (25.00%) Cisco
4 60 (24.59%) EMC
5 59 (24.18%) Microsoft
6 50 (20.49%) VMware
7 43 (17.62%) NetApp
8 37 (15.16%) Symantec
9 35 (14.34%) Brocade
10 25 (10.25%) Red Hat
10 25 (10.25%) Juniper
11 22 (9.02%) BMC
11 22 (9.02%) CA
11 22 (9.02%) CheckPoint
12 17 (6.97%) Dell
12 17 (6.97%) SAP
13 11 (4.51%) Citrix
14 9 (3.69%) Sybase
14 9 (3.69%) Cognos
14 9 (3.69%) Lotus
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