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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 97 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing IBM 49 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.60% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 4.86% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 70
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1227 1296 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.48% 53.40% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 852 917 1019
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 £27,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 24 April 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Reading

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 93 (69.92%) HP
2 45 (33.83%) Symantec
3 44 (33.08%) Oracle
4 40 (30.08%) Linux
5 38 (28.57%) UNIX
6 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
6 37 (27.82%) Data Management
7 36 (27.07%) Windows
8 35 (26.32%) EMC
9 33 (24.81%) NetApp
9 33 (24.81%) Cisco
10 28 (21.05%) VMware
11 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (19.55%) Firewall
12 26 (19.55%) AIX
13 23 (17.29%) SAN
13 23 (17.29%) WebSphere
14 22 (16.54%) Red Hat
14 22 (16.54%) DNS
15 21 (15.79%) Dell
16 20 (15.04%) DB2
16 20 (15.04%) 3PAR
16 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
16 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
17 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (14.29%) Management Information System
18 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
19 17 (12.78%) Project Management
19 17 (12.78%) Degree
19 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (17.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.01%) JBoss
4 4 (3.01%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.01%) Lync
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.26%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.55%) Firewall
2 23 (17.29%) SAN
3 22 (16.54%) DNS
4 13 (9.77%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.77%) iSCSI
5 9 (6.77%) NAS
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.01%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.01%) Network Security
7 4 (3.01%) WAN
7 4 (3.01%) LAN
7 4 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.50%) VoIP
9 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) DB2
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.75%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) LoadRunner
1 10 (7.52%) Rational Performance Tester
2 9 (6.77%) Subversion
2 9 (6.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (6.02%) ClearCase
4 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.01%) Rational Rose
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.01%) Maven
5 4 (3.01%) RequisitePro
5 4 (3.01%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 8 (6.02%) Finance
4 5 (3.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Architect
2 17 (12.78%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (12.03%) Administrator
4 15 (11.28%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (7.52%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.77%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Performance Manager
7 8 (6.02%) Performance Test Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (4.51%) Data Centre Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Customer Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) J2EE
1 11 (8.27%) Middleware
2 10 (7.52%) Spring
2 10 (7.52%) HTML
3 9 (6.77%) Ajax
4 8 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (6.02%) JSP
5 6 (4.51%) Web Services
5 6 (4.51%) jQuery
6 5 (3.76%) JPA
6 5 (3.76%) XML
6 5 (3.76%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.76%) CSS
6 5 (3.76%) .NET
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.01%) Struts
7 4 (3.01%) JSF
7 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (3.01%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.77%) Celerra
4 5 (3.76%) DataPower
5 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.26%) PKI
6 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.75%) Open Source
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.08%) Linux
2 38 (28.57%) UNIX
3 36 (27.07%) Windows
4 26 (19.55%) AIX
5 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.53%) HPUX
6 14 (10.53%) Solaris
6 14 (10.53%) SUSE
7 13 (9.77%) Debian
8 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.76%) CentOS
10 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.82%) Data Management
2 19 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (12.78%) Project Management
4 16 (12.03%) Business Development
5 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.77%) Test Strategy
7 11 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (7.52%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (7.52%) Time Management
8 10 (7.52%) Performance Testing
9 8 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.51%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.51%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.51%) Scrum
11 5 (3.76%) TDD
11 5 (3.76%) Resource Management
11 5 (3.76%) MVC
11 5 (3.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) Java
2 13 (9.77%) SQL
3 10 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.01%) VBA
5 4 (3.01%) Pascal
5 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.01%) C#
5 4 (3.01%) C++
5 4 (3.01%) Delphi
5 4 (3.01%) PHP
6 3 (2.26%) VBScript
6 3 (2.26%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
1 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.78%) Degree
3 13 (9.77%) ISEB
3 13 (9.77%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.51%) SSCP
5 6 (4.51%) CISSP
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.01%) CCSP
6 4 (3.01%) CCNP
6 4 (3.01%) CCNA
6 4 (3.01%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (3.01%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (3.01%) CSSLP
7 3 (2.26%) APMP
7 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.50%) GIAC
8 2 (1.50%) RHCE
8 2 (1.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.77%) XenServer
2 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) vSphere
5 5 (3.76%) NFS
5 5 (3.76%) Samba
6 2 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) Snort
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) Legato
1 14 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (7.52%) ARCserve
3 9 (6.77%) SCCM
4 6 (4.51%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.76%) nmon
6 4 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.75%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (69.92%) HP
2 45 (33.83%) Symantec
3 44 (33.08%) Oracle
4 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 35 (26.32%) EMC
6 33 (24.81%) NetApp
6 33 (24.81%) Cisco
7 28 (21.05%) VMware
8 22 (16.54%) Red Hat
9 21 (15.79%) Dell
10 20 (15.04%) 3PAR
11 14 (10.53%) Veritas
11 14 (10.53%) Citrix
12 12 (9.02%) Sybase
12 12 (9.02%) Brocade
12 12 (9.02%) Veeam
12 12 (9.02%) Varonis
12 12 (9.02%) Zerto
12 12 (9.02%) Neverfail
13 8 (6.02%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago