The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 97 78 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Permanent jobs citing IBM 52 65 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 2.75% 4.56%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 5.09% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 74
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
IBM
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1188 1278 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 48.53% 54.06% 58.64%
Number of salaries quoted 830 913 933
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IBM Salary Trend in Reading

IBM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Reading

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 88 (67.69%) HP
2 48 (36.92%) Oracle
3 42 (32.31%) Linux
4 39 (30.00%) UNIX
5 38 (29.23%) Symantec
6 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
6 34 (26.15%) Windows
6 34 (26.15%) Data Management
7 32 (24.62%) EMC
8 30 (23.08%) Cisco
8 30 (23.08%) NetApp
9 29 (22.31%) AIX
10 26 (20.00%) VMware
11 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (17.69%) Firewall
12 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
13 22 (16.92%) SAN
13 22 (16.92%) Red Hat
13 22 (16.92%) DB2
14 21 (16.15%) DNS
15 19 (14.62%) Management Information System
15 19 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
15 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
16 17 (13.08%) 3PAR
16 17 (13.08%) Dell
17 15 (11.54%) Java
18 14 (10.77%) SQL
18 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
18 14 (10.77%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (17.69%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.62%) JBoss
3 6 (4.62%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.31%) Lync
5 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.77%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Firewall
2 22 (16.92%) SAN
3 21 (16.15%) DNS
4 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.92%) iSCSI
5 9 (6.92%) NAS
6 6 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.85%) WAN
7 5 (3.85%) LAN
8 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.08%) Network Security
9 3 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.54%) VoIP
11 1 (0.77%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.77%) SSL
11 1 (0.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) DB2
2 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Subversion
2 10 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 10 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
3 9 (6.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (6.15%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.62%) Maven
5 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.08%) RequisitePro
7 4 (3.08%) ClearQuest
7 4 (3.08%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Marketing
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Legal
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Architect
2 16 (12.31%) Administrator
3 14 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (10.77%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Consultant
4 10 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (6.92%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Developer
6 8 (6.15%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Performance Test Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.62%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Customer Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Server Support
9 5 (3.85%) Systems Support
9 5 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Middleware
2 12 (9.23%) HTML
3 11 (8.46%) J2EE
3 11 (8.46%) Ajax
4 10 (7.69%) JSP
5 9 (6.92%) Spring
6 8 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (5.38%) Web Services
7 7 (5.38%) XML
8 6 (4.62%) jQuery
9 5 (3.85%) CSS
9 5 (3.85%) .NET
10 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.08%) Struts
10 4 (3.08%) JSF
10 4 (3.08%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.08%) JPA
10 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.08%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.62%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.92%) Celerra
4 4 (3.08%) DataPower
4 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) Replication
7 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.77%) Clustering
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Linux
2 39 (30.00%) UNIX
3 34 (26.15%) Windows
4 29 (22.31%) AIX
5 14 (10.77%) SUSE
6 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.23%) HPUX
7 12 (9.23%) Solaris
8 11 (8.46%) Debian
9 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.85%) CentOS
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Data Management
2 19 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (10.77%) Project Management
4 13 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 12 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.23%) Business Development
6 11 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 9 (6.92%) Time Management
9 8 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.38%) ITIL
11 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.85%) Change Management
12 5 (3.85%) MVC
12 5 (3.85%) SOA
12 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.85%) Resource Management
12 5 (3.85%) TDD
12 5 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) Java
2 14 (10.77%) SQL
3 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.62%) Delphi
5 6 (4.62%) PHP
5 6 (4.62%) VBA
5 6 (4.62%) Pascal
6 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.08%) C#
6 4 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (1.54%) Korn
8 1 (0.77%) VBScript
8 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) SC Cleared
1 19 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.77%) Degree
3 13 (10.00%) ISEB
3 13 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.85%) SSCP
5 5 (3.85%) CISSP
5 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.08%) CCSP
6 4 (3.08%) CCNP
6 4 (3.08%) CCNA
6 4 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (3.08%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (3.08%) CSSLP
7 3 (2.31%) APMP
7 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.54%) MCSE
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.69%) XenServer
3 9 (6.92%) vSphere
4 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.85%) Samba
5 5 (3.85%) NFS
6 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.77%) Snort
7 1 (0.77%) Firmware
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (10.00%) Legato
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (7.69%) ARCserve
4 7 (5.38%) SCCM
5 5 (3.85%) nmon
6 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (67.69%) HP
2 48 (36.92%) Oracle
3 38 (29.23%) Symantec
4 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.62%) EMC
6 30 (23.08%) Cisco
6 30 (23.08%) NetApp
7 26 (20.00%) VMware
8 22 (16.92%) Red Hat
9 17 (13.08%) Dell
9 17 (13.08%) 3PAR
10 13 (10.00%) Citrix
11 12 (9.23%) Veritas
12 10 (7.69%) Brocade
12 10 (7.69%) Sybase
13 9 (6.92%) Veeam
13 9 (6.92%) Varonis
14 8 (6.15%) Sun
15 6 (4.62%) Business Objects
16 5 (3.85%) Sourcefire
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