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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 134 147 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Permanent jobs citing IBM 116 110 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 1.59% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 3.58% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £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 27 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 27 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
Manchester +1 48 £46,250 +11.44% 9
Cheshire +18 39 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Lancashire +13 16 £46,750 +47.24%
Merseyside +7 12 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 105 (39.77%) Oracle
2 102 (38.64%) Windows
3 97 (36.74%) Finance
4 76 (28.79%) HP
5 75 (28.41%) Middleware
6 71 (26.89%) WebSphere
7 70 (26.52%) Cisco
8 67 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 63 (23.86%) EMC
9 63 (23.86%) UNIX
9 63 (23.86%) DB2
9 63 (23.86%) Mainframe
10 62 (23.48%) Linux
11 56 (21.21%) VMware
12 54 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 54 (20.45%) IBM Mainframe
13 53 (20.08%) SAN
13 53 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 51 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (18.56%) SQL
16 44 (16.67%) NetApp
17 41 (15.53%) AIX
17 41 (15.53%) Problem Management
18 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (14.77%) Mentoring
19 39 (14.77%) Java
20 37 (14.02%) Tandem
20 37 (14.02%) Symantec
20 37 (14.02%) Hyper-V
21 36 (13.64%) Brocade

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 71 (26.89%) WebSphere
2 28 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 26 (9.85%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.44%) MS Exchange
5 15 (5.68%) CICS
6 12 (4.55%) Apache
7 11 (4.17%) IBM Notes
8 9 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.03%) Documentum
9 8 (3.03%) Lync
9 8 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (2.27%) Alfresco
11 6 (2.27%) SAS
11 6 (2.27%) FileNet
12 5 (1.89%) JBoss
13 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
14 3 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (1.14%) CMS
14 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.89%) SPSS
2 5 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.27%) Exstream
3 5 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.52%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.76%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.79%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.08%) SAN
2 34 (12.88%) Internet
3 18 (6.82%) NAS
4 15 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.92%) DNS
6 12 (4.55%) WAN
7 10 (3.79%) DHCP
7 10 (3.79%) LAN
7 10 (3.79%) Firewall
8 9 (3.41%) VLAN
9 8 (3.03%) ATM
9 8 (3.03%) VPN
10 6 (2.27%) ADSL
10 6 (2.27%) VDSL
11 5 (1.89%) SMS
11 5 (1.89%) Intranet
12 4 (1.52%) Wireless
12 4 (1.52%) HTTP
13 3 (1.14%) SSL
13 3 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (23.86%) DB2
2 54 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 33 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 23 (8.71%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 23 (8.71%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.79%) MySQL
6 7 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.65%) QlikView
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.89%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.89%) Ingres
7 5 (1.89%) Essbase
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.14%) DataStage
10 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.76%) Big Data
11 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.03%) ClearCase
2 6 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.89%) Subversion
4 4 (1.52%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.52%) JIRA
4 4 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (1.14%) Maven
6 2 (0.76%) AppScan
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 97 (36.74%) Finance
2 34 (12.88%) Banking
2 34 (12.88%) Retail
3 17 (6.44%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.65%) Advertising
6 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (26.52%) Architect
2 55 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 36 (13.64%) Designer
4 33 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
5 30 (11.36%) Developer
5 30 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 21 (7.95%) Consultant
8 19 (7.20%) Technical Specialist
9 15 (5.68%) Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Content Manager
10 13 (4.92%) Storage Specialist
11 12 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.79%) Lead Designer
12 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.41%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.03%) IT Manager
14 8 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
14 8 (3.03%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.41%) Middleware
2 30 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (6.82%) XML
4 12 (4.55%) HTML
5 11 (4.17%) J2EE
6 10 (3.79%) XSLT
6 10 (3.79%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.41%) Web Services
8 7 (2.65%) WSDL
9 6 (2.27%) SOAP
10 5 (1.89%) JSP
10 5 (1.89%) Spring
11 4 (1.52%) CSS
12 3 (1.14%) Servlets
12 3 (1.14%) EJB
12 3 (1.14%) Struts
12 3 (1.14%) XSD
12 3 (1.14%) HTML5
13 2 (0.76%) POJO
13 2 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.86%) Mainframe
2 54 (20.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (14.02%) Tandem
5 25 (9.47%) FlexPod
6 9 (3.41%) AS400
7 6 (2.27%) Replication
7 6 (2.27%) iSeries
7 6 (2.27%) Open Source
8 5 (1.89%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.89%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.89%) PKI
9 4 (1.52%) VSAM
9 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.14%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.14%) VUI
10 3 (1.14%) IVR
10 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 102 (38.64%) Windows
2 63 (23.86%) UNIX
3 62 (23.48%) Linux
4 41 (15.53%) AIX
5 35 (13.26%) zOS
6 30 (11.36%) HPUX
6 30 (11.36%) Solaris
7 27 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (8.71%) OS/400
8 23 (8.71%) SUSE
9 15 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.89%) VMS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (15.53%) Problem Management
3 39 (14.77%) Mentoring
4 33 (12.50%) ITIL
5 32 (12.12%) Coaching
6 30 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
7 27 (10.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 25 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (9.09%) Business Continuity
10 23 (8.71%) Project Management
11 17 (6.44%) Change Management
12 16 (6.06%) Data Management
12 16 (6.06%) Benchmarking
13 13 (4.92%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.17%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.17%) Document Management
15 11 (4.17%) Migration
16 10 (3.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) SQL
2 39 (14.77%) Java
3 15 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 11 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.79%) COBOL
6 7 (2.65%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.89%) R
7 5 (1.89%) VBA
7 5 (1.89%) Python
7 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.14%) C++
8 3 (1.14%) JCL
8 3 (1.14%) XPath
9 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (6.06%) CCNA
1 16 (6.06%) Degree
2 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.92%) MCSE
4 8 (3.03%) MCP
4 8 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) MCITP
6 6 (2.27%) JNCIA
6 6 (2.27%) MCTS
6 6 (2.27%) ISEB
6 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.14%) RHCE
8 2 (0.76%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.38%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.38%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.74%) SLA
2 10 (3.79%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.02%) Hyper-V
3 24 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 23 (8.71%) KVM
5 5 (1.89%) RACF
5 5 (1.89%) ACF2
6 4 (1.52%) XenApp
7 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.38%) Samba
8 1 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (8.71%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.76%) Nessus
4 2 (0.76%) Nmap
4 2 (0.76%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.76%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 105 (39.77%) Oracle
2 76 (28.79%) HP
3 70 (26.52%) Cisco
4 67 (25.38%) Microsoft
5 63 (23.86%) EMC
6 56 (21.21%) VMware
7 44 (16.67%) NetApp
8 37 (14.02%) Symantec
9 36 (13.64%) Brocade
10 29 (10.98%) Juniper
11 27 (10.23%) Red Hat
12 24 (9.09%) Dell
13 23 (8.71%) BMC
13 23 (8.71%) CA
13 23 (8.71%) CheckPoint
14 18 (6.82%) SAP
15 11 (4.17%) Cognos
15 11 (4.17%) Teradata
16 10 (3.79%) Citrix
17 9 (3.41%) Sybase
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k-£55k+benefits, progession +package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £64281 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago