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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 100 146 113
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -33
Permanent jobs citing IBM 180 116 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.63% 1.56% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.04% 3.50% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 75 129
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £33,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2982 3314 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.63% 44.54% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2385 2571 2590
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +75 109 £49,000 -2.00% 16
Cheshire -36 31 £50,000 +12.99% 3
Cumbria - 20 £32,500 - 3
Lancashire +14 14 £41,500 +15.27% 11
Merseyside -3 4 £55,000 +27.90% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 112 (34.57%) Oracle
2 103 (31.79%) Microsoft
3 92 (28.40%) Finance
4 90 (27.78%) SQL
5 76 (23.46%) WebSphere
6 75 (23.15%) Windows
7 74 (22.84%) Banking
8 72 (22.22%) Linux
8 72 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 68 (20.99%) Java
10 65 (20.06%) Oracle Database
11 64 (19.75%) Mentoring
12 62 (19.14%) Degree
13 60 (18.52%) Retail
14 59 (18.21%) VMware
15 56 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (15.43%) Cisco
18 49 (15.12%) SAN
19 48 (14.81%) HP
19 48 (14.81%) Solaris
19 48 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (14.51%) DB2
21 46 (14.20%) AIX
22 44 (13.58%) WebSphere MQ
22 44 (13.58%) Analytics
23 42 (12.96%) Change Management
23 42 (12.96%) UNIX
23 42 (12.96%) WebLogic
24 41 (12.65%) Coaching

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 76 (23.46%) WebSphere
2 42 (12.96%) WebLogic
3 27 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.17%) MS Exchange
5 19 (5.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (5.86%) SAS
6 15 (4.63%) Apache
6 15 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.32%) Apache Pig
8 13 (4.01%) Documentum
8 13 (4.01%) CICS
9 9 (2.78%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.78%) Alfresco
10 8 (2.47%) Lync
11 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
13 4 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.10%) SPSS
3 14 (4.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.25%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.54%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.54%) Primavera
2 5 (1.54%) Unica
2 5 (1.54%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.62%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.62%) Cordys
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.41%) IBM PureFlex
2 12 (3.70%) Office 365
3 4 (1.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.12%) SAN
2 19 (5.86%) DNS
2 19 (5.86%) DHCP
3 15 (4.63%) WAN
3 15 (4.63%) VPN
4 14 (4.32%) Firewall
4 14 (4.32%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.70%) VLAN
6 11 (3.40%) LAN
7 10 (3.09%) ATM
8 9 (2.78%) ADSL
8 9 (2.78%) VDSL
8 9 (2.78%) NAS
9 7 (2.16%) HTTP
10 6 (1.85%) MPLS
11 5 (1.54%) Intranet
11 5 (1.54%) Internet
11 5 (1.54%) Wireless
12 3 (0.93%) IPsec
12 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 65 (20.06%) Oracle Database
3 47 (14.51%) DB2
4 37 (11.42%) Big Data
5 33 (10.19%) Relational Database
6 31 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (9.26%) RDBMS
7 30 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (9.26%) Hadoop
8 24 (7.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 21 (6.48%) IBM BigInsights
9 21 (6.48%) QlikView
10 19 (5.86%) Pentaho
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 15 (4.63%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (4.32%) Apache Hive
13 13 (4.01%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (4.01%) NoSQL
14 10 (3.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (4.01%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.70%) Subversion
3 11 (3.40%) ClearCase
4 10 (3.09%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.09%) NetBeans
5 7 (2.16%) Selenium
6 6 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.85%) SilkTest
6 6 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.23%) Maven
8 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.62%) AppScan
9 2 (0.62%) JIRA
9 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.62%) Hudson
9 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
General
1 92 (28.40%) Finance
2 74 (22.84%) Banking
3 60 (18.52%) Retail
4 10 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.16%) Legal
6 6 (1.85%) Advertising
6 6 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Automotive
8 4 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (24.07%) Architect
2 53 (16.36%) Consultant
3 35 (10.80%) Analyst
4 29 (8.95%) Developer
5 26 (8.02%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (8.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (7.72%) Administrator
7 24 (7.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 23 (7.10%) DBA
9 20 (6.17%) Technical Specialist
10 18 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.94%) Junior
12 15 (4.63%) Technical Architect
12 15 (4.63%) Oracle DBA
12 15 (4.63%) SQL DBA
12 15 (4.63%) UNIX Specialist
13 11 (3.40%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.09%) IT Manager
14 10 (3.09%) Applications Architect
14 10 (3.09%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 38 (11.73%) Middleware
3 30 (9.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 22 (6.79%) .NET
5 21 (6.48%) Web Services
5 21 (6.48%) Spring
6 16 (4.94%) Hibernate
7 13 (4.01%) Java EE
7 13 (4.01%) XML
7 13 (4.01%) JMS
7 13 (4.01%) J2EE
8 10 (3.09%) Java SE
8 10 (3.09%) JPA
8 10 (3.09%) JAX-RS
9 8 (2.47%) SOAP
10 6 (1.85%) CSS
10 6 (1.85%) WebCenter
11 5 (1.54%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (1.54%) MLlib
11 5 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.65%) Data Centre
3 35 (10.80%) Mainframe
4 32 (9.88%) Management Information System
5 27 (8.33%) FlexPod
6 25 (7.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 24 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 17 (5.25%) Visualisation
9 15 (4.63%) Clustering
10 14 (4.32%) LPAR
11 10 (3.09%) Data Integration
12 8 (2.47%) N-Tier
12 8 (2.47%) VSAM
13 6 (1.85%) iSeries
13 6 (1.85%) Social Media
14 5 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.54%) PKI
14 5 (1.54%) Life Science
14 5 (1.54%) Ontologies
14 5 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.15%) Windows
2 72 (22.22%) Linux
3 48 (14.81%) Solaris
4 46 (14.20%) AIX
5 42 (12.96%) UNIX
6 30 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (8.64%) zOS
8 25 (7.72%) HPUX
9 24 (7.41%) OS/400
9 24 (7.41%) SUSE
10 17 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (4.32%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (2.78%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.31%) MVS
15 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.75%) Mentoring
2 56 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (13.58%) Analytics
4 42 (12.96%) Change Management
5 41 (12.65%) Coaching
6 37 (11.42%) Data Management
7 36 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (9.88%) SDLC
10 30 (9.26%) Use Case
11 29 (8.95%) Open Source
11 29 (8.95%) Infrastructure Management
11 29 (8.95%) ITIL
11 29 (8.95%) SOA
12 27 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 27 (8.33%) Business Analytics
13 24 (7.41%) Information Management
13 24 (7.41%) Converged Infrastructure
14 23 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (6.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.78%) SQL
2 68 (20.99%) Java
3 22 (6.79%) R
4 19 (5.86%) COBOL
5 14 (4.32%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.32%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.01%) JCL
6 13 (4.01%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.70%) Python
8 11 (3.40%) REXX
8 11 (3.40%) C
9 7 (2.16%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.54%) C++
11 5 (1.54%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.54%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.93%) Scala
12 3 (0.93%) C#
13 1 (0.31%) RPG
13 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (19.14%) Degree
2 28 (8.64%) SC Cleared
2 28 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.48%) MCSE
3 21 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.56%) CCNA
4 18 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.63%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.70%) MCITP
7 9 (2.78%) JNCIA
7 9 (2.78%) MCTS
7 9 (2.78%) MCP
7 9 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.23%) CISSP
9 4 (1.23%) MCSA
9 4 (1.23%) CCNP
9 4 (1.23%) CISA
9 4 (1.23%) CISM
10 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.48%) SLA
2 16 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 48 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 24 (7.41%) KVM
4 22 (6.79%) Active Directory
5 15 (4.63%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (4.01%) HDFS
7 9 (2.78%) XenApp
8 6 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.54%) GPFS
9 5 (1.54%) NFS
9 5 (1.54%) Samba
10 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (0.93%) vSphere
11 2 (0.62%) RACF
11 2 (0.62%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 31 (9.57%) Tivoli
2 15 (4.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (4.63%) Data Guard
3 14 (4.32%) Oozie
4 8 (2.47%) Ambari
5 6 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.54%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.23%) WSUS
8 3 (0.93%) SCCM
8 3 (0.93%) SCOM
9 2 (0.62%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.62%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.62%) Nessus
9 2 (0.62%) Nmap
9 2 (0.62%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.62%) zSecure
10 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 112 (34.57%) Oracle
2 103 (31.79%) Microsoft
3 59 (18.21%) VMware
4 50 (15.43%) Cisco
5 48 (14.81%) HP
6 38 (11.73%) Teradata
7 36 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 34 (10.49%) EMC
8 34 (10.49%) Tableau
9 33 (10.19%) Juniper
9 33 (10.19%) Cognos
10 29 (8.95%) BMC
11 28 (8.64%) SAP
12 27 (8.33%) NetApp
13 26 (8.02%) Hortonworks
14 24 (7.41%) Brocade
14 24 (7.41%) CheckPoint
14 24 (7.41%) Symantec
14 24 (7.41%) CA
15 23 (7.10%) Sun
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Agile Working
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum plus healthy bonus
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