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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 59 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 88 74 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.67% 3.26% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 5.69% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 66
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1266 1301 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.82% 57.36% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 865 926 782
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,950 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 January 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in Reading

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (53.64%) HP
2 61 (40.40%) Oracle
3 48 (31.79%) Microsoft
4 45 (29.80%) UNIX
5 42 (27.81%) Windows
6 35 (23.18%) Data Management
7 34 (22.52%) EMC
7 34 (22.52%) WebSphere
8 31 (20.53%) Symantec
8 31 (20.53%) Linux
9 29 (19.21%) DB2
10 28 (18.54%) NetApp
10 28 (18.54%) VMware
11 27 (17.88%) AIX
11 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (16.56%) Cisco
13 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
13 22 (14.57%) Security Cleared
14 21 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (13.91%) Degree
14 21 (13.91%) SAN
15 19 (12.58%) DNS
15 19 (12.58%) Red Hat
15 19 (12.58%) J2EE
15 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (11.92%) Java
17 17 (11.26%) ITIL
17 17 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (10.60%) Firewall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (22.52%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.62%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.30%) JBoss
5 7 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.97%) Joomla!
6 6 (3.97%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.31%) Lync
7 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.65%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.96%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) Maximo
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) SAN
2 19 (12.58%) DNS
3 16 (10.60%) Firewall
4 12 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.96%) NAS
5 9 (5.96%) iSCSI
6 7 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (3.97%) LAN
7 6 (3.97%) WAN
7 6 (3.97%) HTTP
8 5 (3.31%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
10 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.32%) VoIP
11 1 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) DB2
2 13 (8.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.66%) OLAP
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Subversion
2 9 (5.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (5.96%) LoadRunner
2 9 (5.96%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (5.30%) ClearCase
4 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.97%) Maven
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.65%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.65%) RequisitePro
6 4 (2.65%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (10.60%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.96%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (14.57%) Architect
2 15 (9.93%) Administrator
3 13 (8.61%) Consultant
3 13 (8.61%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (6.62%) Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.30%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.30%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (5.30%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (4.64%) Performance Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Test Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.64%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.31%) AIX Administrator
9 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.31%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Server Support
9 5 (3.31%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) J2EE
2 14 (9.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (8.61%) HTML
4 12 (7.95%) Ajax
4 12 (7.95%) Middleware
5 10 (6.62%) JSP
6 9 (5.96%) Spring
7 8 (5.30%) CSS
8 7 (4.64%) Web Services
8 7 (4.64%) XML
9 6 (3.97%) jQuery
10 5 (3.31%) .NET
11 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.65%) Spring Web Flow
11 4 (2.65%) JPA
11 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.65%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.65%) JSF
11 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.96%) Celerra
4 8 (5.30%) DataPower
5 6 (3.97%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.65%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.65%) PKI
6 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.99%) CMDB
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Replication
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.66%) iSeries
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.80%) UNIX
2 42 (27.81%) Windows
3 31 (20.53%) Linux
4 27 (17.88%) AIX
5 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.95%) SUSE
8 10 (6.62%) HPUX
8 10 (6.62%) Solaris
9 9 (5.96%) Debian
9 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.31%) CentOS
12 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Data Management
2 19 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (11.26%) ITIL
3 17 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.28%) Project Management
5 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
5 11 (7.28%) Test Strategy
5 11 (7.28%) Line Management
6 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
6 10 (6.62%) ETL
7 9 (5.96%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (5.96%) Performance Testing
7 9 (5.96%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.30%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.64%) Change Management
9 7 (4.64%) Software Asset Management
10 6 (3.97%) Resource Management
10 6 (3.97%) Time Management
10 6 (3.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) Java
2 16 (10.60%) SQL
3 13 (8.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.28%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.62%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.30%) Korn
7 6 (3.97%) sed
7 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.97%) AWK
7 6 (3.97%) Pascal
7 6 (3.97%) VBA
7 6 (3.97%) Delphi
7 6 (3.97%) PHP
8 4 (2.65%) VBScript
8 4 (2.65%) VB
8 4 (2.65%) C#
8 4 (2.65%) C++
9 3 (1.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) SC Cleared
1 22 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.91%) Degree
3 11 (7.28%) ISEB
3 11 (7.28%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.62%) MCSE
5 9 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.96%) VTSP
6 6 (3.97%) CCNP
6 6 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.31%) VCAP
7 5 (3.31%) VCP5
7 5 (3.31%) CCEE
8 4 (2.65%) MCITP
8 4 (2.65%) CSSLP
8 4 (2.65%) CCDP
8 4 (2.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 21 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.61%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.95%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.62%) vSphere
4 10 (6.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (4.64%) XenApp
5 7 (4.64%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 5 (3.31%) NFS
7 5 (3.31%) Samba
7 5 (3.31%) vCloud
8 3 (1.99%) XenServer
9 2 (1.32%) Snort
10 1 (0.66%) Firmware
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) Legato
2 12 (7.95%) Tivoli
3 10 (6.62%) ARCserve
4 9 (5.96%) SCCM
5 6 (3.97%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (3.97%) OMEGAMON
5 6 (3.97%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.97%) Unicenter
5 6 (3.97%) Tivoli NetView
5 6 (3.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (3.97%) MOM
6 5 (3.31%) XenMobile
6 5 (3.31%) nmon
7 4 (2.65%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.99%) Netcool
8 3 (1.99%) Control-M
8 3 (1.99%) OpenView
8 3 (1.99%) HP NNM
8 3 (1.99%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 81 (53.64%) HP
2 61 (40.40%) Oracle
3 48 (31.79%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.52%) EMC
5 31 (20.53%) Symantec
6 28 (18.54%) NetApp
6 28 (18.54%) VMware
7 25 (16.56%) Cisco
8 19 (12.58%) Red Hat
9 14 (9.27%) Ab Initio
10 12 (7.95%) Veritas
10 12 (7.95%) Citrix
11 11 (7.28%) Sun
12 10 (6.62%) Dell
13 9 (5.96%) Brocade
14 8 (5.30%) Adobe
14 8 (5.30%) Sybase
15 7 (4.64%) Business Objects
15 7 (4.64%) BMC
15 7 (4.64%) 3PAR
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