The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 153 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM 105 179 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 2.42% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 5.10% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59 143 114
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3232 3510 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.66% 47.44% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 2878 2846
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 62 £42,000 -1.17% 9
Merseyside -4 19 £70,000 - 1
Cheshire -51 17 £42,500 - 1
Lancashire +5 8 £34,000 -12.82% 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 68 (29.82%) Finance
2 65 (28.51%) Oracle
3 60 (26.32%) Windows
4 59 (25.88%) VMware
4 59 (25.88%) Mainframe
5 58 (25.44%) Linux
6 55 (24.12%) ITIL
6 55 (24.12%) Java
7 54 (23.68%) WebSphere
8 49 (21.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 49 (21.49%) UNIX
9 48 (21.05%) Cisco
10 46 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (18.86%) Microsoft
12 42 (18.42%) HP
13 39 (17.11%) EMC
13 39 (17.11%) SQL
14 36 (15.79%) Middleware
15 34 (14.91%) J2EE
16 31 (13.60%) Citrix
17 29 (12.72%) SAN
18 28 (12.28%) Oracle Database
19 27 (11.84%) .NET
20 26 (11.40%) NetApp
21 25 (10.96%) JSP
21 25 (10.96%) Relational Database
21 25 (10.96%) Spring
22 23 (10.09%) Advertising
22 23 (10.09%) Hibernate
22 23 (10.09%) JBoss

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 54 (23.68%) WebSphere
2 23 (10.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (8.77%) WebLogic
4 19 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 16 (7.02%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (7.02%) WebLogic Integration
6 13 (5.70%) Tomcat
7 12 (5.26%) Apache Solr
8 11 (4.82%) IBM Notes
9 10 (4.39%) Apache
10 9 (3.95%) CICS
11 8 (3.51%) MQSeries
11 8 (3.51%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 8 (3.51%) AquaLogic
11 8 (3.51%) GlassFish
12 7 (3.07%) FileNet
13 5 (2.19%) IIS
14 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
14 4 (1.75%) TeamSite
15 3 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) SPSS
3 5 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (7.02%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.51%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.75%) HFM
4 3 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.72%) SAN
2 18 (7.89%) NAS
3 11 (4.82%) SSL
3 11 (4.82%) Firewall
3 11 (4.82%) Internet
4 10 (4.39%) DNS
5 8 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.51%) Intranet
5 8 (3.51%) SDH
5 8 (3.51%) WAN
5 8 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 7 (3.07%) LAN
6 7 (3.07%) VoIP
7 5 (2.19%) LDAP
7 5 (2.19%) DHCP
8 4 (1.75%) IPsec
9 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.88%) VPN
10 2 (0.88%) HTTP
11 1 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 25 (10.96%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.65%) SQL Server
4 21 (9.21%) RDBMS
5 16 (7.02%) DB2
6 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.51%) DataStage
8 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.88%) QlikView
10 2 (0.88%) Essbase
10 2 (0.88%) MySQL
10 2 (0.88%) OLAP
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) JIRA
2 6 (2.63%) JUnit
2 6 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.19%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.75%) Maven
4 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.32%) Selenium
5 3 (1.32%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.88%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (0.44%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 68 (29.82%) Finance
2 23 (10.09%) Advertising
3 14 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.70%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.70%) Retail
5 10 (4.39%) Banking
6 9 (3.95%) Legal
7 8 (3.51%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.75%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (14.91%) Developer
2 33 (14.47%) Architect
3 27 (11.84%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.96%) Analyst
5 24 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (8.33%) Consultant
7 13 (5.70%) Technical Specialist
7 13 (5.70%) Backup Engineer
8 11 (4.82%) Administrator
9 10 (4.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (3.95%) WebSphere Specialist
10 9 (3.95%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.51%) Technical Manager
11 8 (3.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 7 (3.07%) Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.07%) Insight Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.79%) Middleware
2 34 (14.91%) J2EE
3 27 (11.84%) .NET
4 25 (10.96%) JSP
4 25 (10.96%) Spring
5 23 (10.09%) Hibernate
6 22 (9.65%) Struts
7 20 (8.77%) CSS
7 20 (8.77%) HTML
8 19 (8.33%) Web Services
8 19 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 17 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (6.14%) XML
11 11 (4.82%) JMS
11 11 (4.82%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.82%) EJB
12 10 (4.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 9 (3.95%) WCF
13 9 (3.95%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.88%) Mainframe
2 49 (21.49%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (6.14%) Replication
4 13 (5.70%) EMC Centera
4 13 (5.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (5.70%) Open Source
5 12 (5.26%) PKI
5 12 (5.26%) Celerra
6 11 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (4.39%) Tandem
7 10 (4.39%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.95%) Cryptography
9 8 (3.51%) Clustering
9 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
9 8 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.51%) DataPower
10 7 (3.07%) FlexPod
10 7 (3.07%) Firmware
11 5 (2.19%) CLARiiON
12 4 (1.75%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.32%) Windows
2 58 (25.44%) Linux
3 49 (21.49%) UNIX
4 18 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.26%) Solaris
7 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.51%) zOS
9 5 (2.19%) AIX
10 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.88%) OS/400
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.88%) HPUX
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.88%) SUSE
12 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.12%) ITIL
2 21 (9.21%) SOA
2 21 (9.21%) Project Management
2 21 (9.21%) Service Management
2 21 (9.21%) Service Delivery
2 21 (9.21%) Release Management
2 21 (9.21%) Problem Management
3 17 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 15 (6.58%) Workflow
5 14 (6.14%) Business Continuity
6 13 (5.70%) Capacity Management
7 12 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 11 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.39%) RUP
9 10 (4.39%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.39%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.95%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.95%) TDD
10 9 (3.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.12%) Java
2 39 (17.11%) SQL
3 18 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.02%) C#
5 10 (4.39%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.95%) JCL
7 7 (3.07%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.19%) XPath
9 4 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (1.75%) Delphi
9 4 (1.75%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) Perl
10 3 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.32%) XAML
11 2 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) REXX
12 1 (0.44%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.46%) Degree
3 13 (5.70%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.82%) MCSE
4 11 (4.82%) MCITP
5 9 (3.95%) MCSA
5 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.07%) CCEE
7 7 (3.07%) CCAA
7 7 (3.07%) CCIA
7 7 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.07%) CCEA
8 6 (2.63%) SNIA Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MCTS
9 1 (0.44%) NCDA
9 1 (0.44%) NCIE
9 1 (0.44%) VCAP
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.58%) XenApp
3 12 (5.26%) vSphere
4 8 (3.51%) XenServer
4 8 (3.51%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (1.75%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.32%) KVM
8 3 (1.32%) NFS
9 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.88%) vCloud
10 1 (0.44%) RHEV
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.14%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.95%) HP SIM
4 6 (2.63%) OpenView
5 4 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.44%) Puppet
8 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.44%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.44%) MOM
8 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.44%) Nagios
8 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (28.51%) Oracle
2 59 (25.88%) VMware
3 48 (21.05%) Cisco
4 43 (18.86%) Microsoft
5 42 (18.42%) HP
6 39 (17.11%) EMC
7 31 (13.60%) Citrix
8 26 (11.40%) NetApp
9 23 (10.09%) JBoss
10 20 (8.77%) Symantec
11 15 (6.58%) Dell
12 14 (6.14%) Remedy
12 14 (6.14%) Red Hat
13 13 (5.70%) SAP
14 11 (4.82%) Lotus
15 9 (3.95%) Teradata
16 8 (3.51%) Nokia
16 8 (3.51%) Kony
17 7 (3.07%) Brocade
17 7 (3.07%) Veeam
Chester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £28,633 to £35,791 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Holiday + Flexible Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus plus many benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago