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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 114 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing IBM 147 129 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 1.82% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 5.25% 4.11% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 98 141
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
2801 3136 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.37% 44.35% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2528 2800
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +27 75 £50,000 +20.48% 20
Cheshire +13 33 £39,000 +15.20% 2
Merseyside +10 28 £25,500 -43.33%
Lancashire -20 6 £41,000 +13.88%
Cumbria - 2 £45,000 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 105 (41.83%) Oracle
2 84 (33.47%) Microsoft
3 75 (29.88%) Finance
4 71 (28.29%) WebSphere
5 69 (27.49%) Cisco
6 63 (25.10%) Windows
7 60 (23.90%) SAN
8 57 (22.71%) HP
9 55 (21.91%) SQL Server
10 54 (21.51%) VMware
11 53 (21.12%) Java
12 51 (20.32%) DB2
12 51 (20.32%) Linux
12 51 (20.32%) EMC
12 51 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (19.92%) Mentoring
13 50 (19.92%) SQL
14 44 (17.53%) Mainframe
15 42 (16.73%) ITIL
16 41 (16.33%) SharePoint
17 39 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (15.54%) Banking
18 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (15.14%) Hyper-V
18 38 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
19 36 (14.34%) Data Centre
20 35 (13.94%) Oracle Database
21 33 (13.15%) Coaching
21 33 (13.15%) Juniper
22 31 (12.35%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (28.29%) WebSphere
2 41 (16.33%) SharePoint
3 27 (10.76%) MS Exchange
4 26 (10.36%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.98%) Documentum
5 15 (5.98%) SAS
5 15 (5.98%) CICS
5 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (5.18%) IBM Notes
6 13 (5.18%) Alfresco
7 11 (4.38%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.38%) Lync
8 9 (3.59%) Apache
9 7 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.79%) JBoss
10 6 (2.39%) FileNet
11 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.20%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.58%) SPSS
3 9 (3.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Exstream
1 6 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.99%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.90%) SAN
2 21 (8.37%) NAS
3 19 (7.57%) TCP/IP
4 16 (6.37%) VLAN
4 16 (6.37%) DNS
4 16 (6.37%) WAN
5 15 (5.98%) VPN
5 15 (5.98%) DHCP
6 13 (5.18%) LAN
7 11 (4.38%) Firewall
7 11 (4.38%) ADSL
7 11 (4.38%) VDSL
8 10 (3.98%) ATM
9 6 (2.39%) Intranet
10 5 (1.99%) Wireless
10 5 (1.99%) SMS
10 5 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.59%) SSL
11 4 (1.59%) VoIP
11 4 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.32%) DB2
3 35 (13.94%) Oracle Database
4 24 (9.56%) RDBMS
4 24 (9.56%) Relational Database
5 22 (8.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 17 (6.77%) Pentaho
7 16 (6.37%) QlikView
8 11 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (1.99%) DataStage
12 5 (1.99%) Ingres
12 5 (1.99%) Base SAS
13 4 (1.59%) Big Data
13 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.20%) MySQL
14 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) ClearCase
2 10 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.79%) Subversion
4 3 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.20%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.20%) Maven
4 3 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (0.80%) AppScan
5 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.40%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (29.88%) Finance
2 39 (15.54%) Banking
3 28 (11.16%) Retail
4 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.78%) Advertising
5 4 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Billing
5 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (23.90%) Architect
2 31 (12.35%) Consultant
3 28 (11.16%) Developer
4 27 (10.76%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (10.36%) Infrastructure Architect
6 22 (8.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.76%) Analyst
6 22 (8.76%) Technical Specialist
7 13 (5.18%) IT Manager
8 12 (4.78%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (3.98%) Messaging Analyst
10 10 (3.98%) Technical Manager
11 9 (3.59%) Content Manager
12 8 (3.19%) SAS BI Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 26 (10.36%) Middleware
3 22 (8.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 18 (7.17%) XML
5 16 (6.37%) Web Services
6 13 (5.18%) Hibernate
7 12 (4.78%) .NET
7 12 (4.78%) J2EE
8 10 (3.98%) Spring
8 10 (3.98%) HTML
9 7 (2.79%) XSLT
10 6 (2.39%) CSS
10 6 (2.39%) WSDL
11 4 (1.59%) WebCenter
11 4 (1.59%) JSP
11 4 (1.59%) Servlets
11 4 (1.59%) EJB
11 4 (1.59%) Struts
11 4 (1.59%) JMS
12 3 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.53%) Mainframe
2 39 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (14.34%) Data Centre
4 27 (10.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 26 (10.36%) FlexPod
6 13 (5.18%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.79%) PKI
7 7 (2.79%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.79%) Tandem
7 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.39%) VSAM
8 6 (2.39%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.99%) Replication
9 5 (1.99%) AS400
9 5 (1.99%) iSeries
9 5 (1.99%) LPAR
10 4 (1.59%) VUI
10 4 (1.59%) IVR
11 3 (1.20%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.10%) Windows
2 51 (20.32%) Linux
3 30 (11.95%) zOS
3 30 (11.95%) AIX
4 28 (11.16%) HPUX
4 28 (11.16%) Solaris
5 25 (9.96%) UNIX
6 23 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (8.76%) SUSE
7 22 (8.76%) OS/400
8 19 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (6.77%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (4.38%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.99%) VMS
13 1 (0.40%) MVS
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.92%) Mentoring
2 42 (16.73%) ITIL
3 38 (15.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (13.15%) Coaching
5 28 (11.16%) Change Management
6 27 (10.76%) Infrastructure Management
7 25 (9.96%) Business Continuity
8 24 (9.56%) SDLC
9 22 (8.76%) Converged Infrastructure
10 20 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (7.57%) SOA
12 18 (7.17%) Analytics
13 17 (6.77%) Document Management
14 16 (6.37%) Open Source
15 15 (5.98%) Content Management
16 14 (5.58%) Service Management
17 13 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (5.18%) Business Analytics
17 13 (5.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.12%) Java
2 50 (19.92%) SQL
3 15 (5.98%) COBOL
4 13 (5.18%) Python
4 13 (5.18%) R
5 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.78%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.38%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.19%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.19%) JCL
8 3 (1.20%) REXX
8 3 (1.20%) C#
8 3 (1.20%) Assembly Language
8 3 (1.20%) Scala
9 2 (0.80%) VBScript
9 2 (0.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) RPG
10 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 24 (9.56%) CCNA
1 24 (9.56%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.76%) MCSE
3 18 (7.17%) Degree
4 15 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.18%) DV Cleared
6 12 (4.78%) MCITP
6 12 (4.78%) MCP
7 11 (4.38%) MCTS
7 11 (4.38%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.39%) ISEB
9 5 (1.99%) CCNP
10 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.80%) HP ASE
11 2 (0.80%) RHCE
12 1 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (20.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (15.14%) Hyper-V
3 25 (9.96%) Active Directory
4 22 (8.76%) KVM
5 5 (1.99%) RACF
5 5 (1.99%) XenApp
5 5 (1.99%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.99%) ACF2
6 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (9.56%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.98%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.59%) WSUS
5 3 (1.20%) Oozie
5 3 (1.20%) SCCM
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.80%) Nmap
6 2 (0.80%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.80%) Nessus
6 2 (0.80%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 105 (41.83%) Oracle
2 84 (33.47%) Microsoft
3 69 (27.49%) Cisco
4 57 (22.71%) HP
5 54 (21.51%) VMware
6 51 (20.32%) EMC
7 33 (13.15%) Juniper
8 30 (11.95%) Red Hat
9 29 (11.55%) Dell
10 26 (10.36%) NetApp
11 22 (8.76%) Brocade
11 22 (8.76%) CheckPoint
11 22 (8.76%) Symantec
11 22 (8.76%) BMC
11 22 (8.76%) CA
12 19 (7.57%) Cognos
13 16 (6.37%) Teradata
14 15 (5.98%) SAP
14 15 (5.98%) Business Objects
15 14 (5.58%) Tableau
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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