The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cognos
Rank - - 43
Permanent jobs citing Cognos 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Cognos
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 90 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.21% 53.25% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 66 79
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Cognos
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cognos across the Northern Ireland region.

Cognos Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Cognos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Cognos 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 Cognos.

1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Change Management
2 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (76.92%) Apache
3 10 (76.92%) HTTP
3 10 (76.92%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
3 10 (76.92%) FileNet
4 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (69.23%) IBM
4 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (69.23%) Data Security
4 9 (69.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (69.23%) Jython
4 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
4 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (61.54%) SPSS
6 6 (46.15%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) DB2
6 6 (46.15%) Tcl
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (30.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (23.08%) Marketing
9 3 (23.08%) Line Management
10 1 (7.69%) UNIX
10 1 (7.69%) zOS
10 1 (7.69%) Middleware

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Cognos 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 Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) Apache
1 10 (76.92%) FileNet
2 9 (69.23%) IBM HTTP Server
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Applications Support
2 6 (46.15%) Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Cognos Support
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Server Support
5 2 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Cognos Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Management Information System
2 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Change Management
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (69.23%) Data Security
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
2 9 (69.23%) Jython
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Tcl
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM