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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 110 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs citing IBM 151 135 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 1.88% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 5.29% 4.27% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80 102 157
Average salary £48,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.77%
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
2855 3158 3193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.77% 43.89% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2504 2713
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +61 94 £50,000 +9.28% 15
Cheshire -24 22 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Merseyside +8 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Cumbria - 13 £32,500 -
Lancashire -15 5 £40,500 +12.50%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 113 (38.05%) Oracle
2 107 (36.03%) Microsoft
3 78 (26.26%) Windows
4 73 (24.58%) SQL
4 73 (24.58%) Finance
5 72 (24.24%) WebSphere
6 68 (22.90%) SQL Server
7 65 (21.89%) VMware
7 65 (21.89%) Banking
8 64 (21.55%) Linux
9 60 (20.20%) Cisco
10 59 (19.87%) Mentoring
11 56 (18.86%) Java
12 55 (18.52%) Retail
12 55 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (18.52%) Oracle Database
13 53 (17.85%) SAN
14 49 (16.50%) DB2
15 48 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (15.82%) HP
17 43 (14.48%) EMC
17 43 (14.48%) Solaris
18 42 (14.14%) AIX
18 42 (14.14%) Mainframe
19 40 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (13.47%) Degree
19 40 (13.47%) Analytics
20 39 (13.13%) Hyper-V
20 39 (13.13%) SharePoint

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 72 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 39 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 35 (11.78%) WebLogic
4 26 (8.75%) MS Exchange
5 21 (7.07%) SAS
6 19 (6.40%) Documentum
7 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (5.72%) Apache
9 16 (5.39%) CICS
10 14 (4.71%) Tomcat
11 13 (4.38%) Alfresco
12 12 (4.04%) Apache Pig
13 11 (3.70%) Lync
13 11 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (3.03%) IBM Notes
15 8 (2.69%) Oracle Application Server
16 5 (1.68%) Apache Spark
17 4 (1.35%) JBoss
18 3 (1.01%) FileNet
Applications
1 38 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.75%) SPSS
3 15 (5.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.68%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.68%) Primavera
2 5 (1.68%) Unica
2 5 (1.68%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.01%) Exstream
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.42%) IBM PureFlex
2 12 (4.04%) Office 365
3 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.85%) SAN
2 20 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.40%) DNS
4 18 (6.06%) DHCP
5 15 (5.05%) VPN
6 14 (4.71%) VLAN
6 14 (4.71%) NAS
7 13 (4.38%) WAN
8 11 (3.70%) Firewall
8 11 (3.70%) VDSL
8 11 (3.70%) ADSL
9 10 (3.37%) ATM
9 10 (3.37%) LAN
10 5 (1.68%) Intranet
10 5 (1.68%) Wireless
11 4 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.35%) Internet
11 4 (1.35%) SSL
11 4 (1.35%) HTTP
11 4 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 49 (16.50%) DB2
4 31 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (10.44%) Big Data
5 30 (10.10%) Relational Database
5 30 (10.10%) RDBMS
6 26 (8.75%) QlikView
6 26 (8.75%) Hadoop
7 24 (8.08%) Oracle Exadata
8 23 (7.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (6.73%) Pentaho
10 17 (5.72%) IBM BigInsights
11 16 (5.39%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (4.38%) NoSQL
13 12 (4.04%) Apache Hive
14 11 (3.70%) MongoDB
15 10 (3.37%) DataStage
16 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (2.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 9 (3.03%) Subversion
4 7 (2.36%) NetBeans
4 7 (2.36%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.68%) Maven
6 4 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.67%) AppScan
8 2 (0.67%) Hudson
8 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.34%) JIRA
9 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 73 (24.58%) Finance
2 65 (21.89%) Banking
3 55 (18.52%) Retail
4 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.69%) Advertising
6 5 (1.68%) Automotive
7 3 (1.01%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (27.61%) Architect
2 48 (16.16%) Consultant
3 31 (10.44%) Analyst
4 28 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (9.09%) Developer
6 26 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 24 (8.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.73%) Technical Specialist
9 18 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 16 (5.39%) DBA
11 15 (5.05%) Administrator
12 13 (4.38%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.38%) Technical Architect
13 12 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 11 (3.70%) UNIX Specialist
15 10 (3.37%) Applications Architect
16 9 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (3.03%) Support Engineer
16 9 (3.03%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 30 (10.10%) Middleware
3 24 (8.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 20 (6.73%) Spring
4 20 (6.73%) Web Services
5 17 (5.72%) .NET
6 15 (5.05%) J2EE
6 15 (5.05%) XML
6 15 (5.05%) Hibernate
7 10 (3.37%) JMS
8 9 (3.03%) Java EE
9 7 (2.36%) Java SE
9 7 (2.36%) JPA
9 7 (2.36%) HTML
9 7 (2.36%) XSLT
9 7 (2.36%) SOAP
9 7 (2.36%) CSS
9 7 (2.36%) JAX-RS
10 6 (2.02%) WebCenter
11 5 (1.68%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (14.14%) Mainframe
3 38 (12.79%) Data Centre
4 30 (10.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 30 (10.10%) Management Information System
5 27 (9.09%) FlexPod
6 20 (6.73%) Visualisation
7 16 (5.39%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.37%) Data Integration
8 10 (3.37%) LPAR
9 8 (2.69%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.69%) VSAM
9 8 (2.69%) Clustering
10 7 (2.36%) Tandem
10 7 (2.36%) Cryptography
10 7 (2.36%) PKI
11 5 (1.68%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (1.68%) Ontologies
11 5 (1.68%) Life Science
11 5 (1.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.26%) Windows
2 64 (21.55%) Linux
3 43 (14.48%) Solaris
4 42 (14.14%) AIX
5 38 (12.79%) UNIX
6 29 (9.76%) zOS
6 29 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (9.09%) HPUX
8 24 (8.08%) OS/400
8 24 (8.08%) SUSE
9 20 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (5.72%) Windows 7
11 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (3.70%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.01%) VMS
15 1 (0.34%) MVS
15 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.87%) Mentoring
2 48 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (13.47%) Analytics
4 39 (13.13%) Change Management
5 36 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (12.12%) Coaching
6 34 (11.45%) ITIL
7 30 (10.10%) Data Management
7 30 (10.10%) Business Analytics
8 29 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 29 (9.76%) Open Source
9 28 (9.43%) SDLC
10 27 (9.09%) Business Continuity
11 26 (8.75%) Information Management
12 25 (8.42%) Use Case
13 24 (8.08%) Converged Infrastructure
14 23 (7.74%) SOA
15 20 (6.73%) Content Management
16 19 (6.40%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.58%) SQL
2 56 (18.86%) Java
3 25 (8.42%) R
4 16 (5.39%) COBOL
5 15 (5.05%) Python
5 15 (5.05%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.70%) JCL
8 10 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.69%) REXX
10 7 (2.36%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.68%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.68%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.35%) C
13 3 (1.01%) C#
13 3 (1.01%) Scala
14 2 (0.67%) VBScript
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.34%) ABAP
15 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (13.47%) Degree
2 27 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 27 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.42%) MCSE
4 23 (7.74%) CCNA
4 23 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.05%) MCITP
6 13 (4.38%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.04%) MCP
8 11 (3.70%) JNCIA
8 11 (3.70%) MCTS
9 9 (3.03%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.68%) CCNP
10 5 (1.68%) ISEB
11 4 (1.35%) MCSA
12 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.67%) HP ASE
12 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.05%) SLA
2 12 (4.04%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.13%) Hyper-V
3 24 (8.08%) KVM
4 23 (7.74%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.03%) HDFS
6 8 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.36%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.36%) XenApp
8 5 (1.68%) NFS
8 5 (1.68%) RACF
8 5 (1.68%) Samba
8 5 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.68%) GPFS
8 5 (1.68%) ACF2
9 4 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.01%) vSphere
10 3 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 31 (10.44%) Tivoli
2 12 (4.04%) Oozie
3 8 (2.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.69%) Data Guard
4 7 (2.36%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.68%) zSecure
5 5 (1.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.35%) WSUS
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.35%) Ambari
7 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.01%) SCCM
7 3 (1.01%) SCOM
8 2 (0.67%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.67%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.67%) Nessus
8 2 (0.67%) Nmap
8 2 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 113 (38.05%) Oracle
2 107 (36.03%) Microsoft
3 65 (21.89%) VMware
4 60 (20.20%) Cisco
5 47 (15.82%) HP
6 43 (14.48%) EMC
7 35 (11.78%) Juniper
7 35 (11.78%) Red Hat
8 33 (11.11%) Tableau
9 32 (10.77%) Teradata
9 32 (10.77%) Cognos
10 29 (9.76%) BMC
11 27 (9.09%) NetApp
12 24 (8.08%) CA
12 24 (8.08%) CheckPoint
12 24 (8.08%) Symantec
12 24 (8.08%) Dell
12 24 (8.08%) Brocade
13 22 (7.41%) Hortonworks
13 22 (7.41%) SAP
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rizz Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42840.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 27 days ago