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 17 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 the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 83 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing IBM 74 79 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.82% 3.08% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 5.20% 5.48% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 59
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £67,500
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
1423 1442 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.21% 56.17% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1044 796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Reading

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 60 (41.10%) HP
2 58 (39.73%) Oracle
3 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
4 39 (26.71%) UNIX
5 38 (26.03%) WebSphere
6 37 (25.34%) Windows
7 30 (20.55%) Degree
8 29 (19.86%) DB2
9 26 (17.81%) EMC
10 25 (17.12%) VMware
10 25 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (16.44%) Data Management
12 23 (15.75%) Java
12 23 (15.75%) ITIL
13 22 (15.07%) AIX
13 22 (15.07%) Linux
13 22 (15.07%) Symantec
14 21 (14.38%) NetApp
15 20 (13.70%) J2EE
15 20 (13.70%) Tomcat
15 20 (13.70%) Cisco
15 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
15 20 (13.70%) Security Cleared
15 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
17 17 (11.64%) Tivoli
17 17 (11.64%) Finance
18 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (10.96%) Mentoring
19 15 (10.27%) SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 38 (26.03%) WebSphere
2 20 (13.70%) Tomcat
3 14 (9.59%) Apache
4 12 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (8.22%) WebLogic
5 11 (7.53%) JBoss
6 7 (4.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (4.79%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (4.11%) Joomla!
8 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.42%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.42%) Lync
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.74%) ArcGIS
10 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.37%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.68%) Maximo
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) SAN
2 11 (7.53%) Firewall
3 10 (6.85%) DNS
4 7 (4.79%) HTTP
4 7 (4.79%) NAS
5 6 (4.11%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.42%) WAN
6 5 (3.42%) ATM
6 5 (3.42%) LAN
6 5 (3.42%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.05%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.37%) Internet
10 1 (0.68%) VoIP
10 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) DB2
2 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.79%) OLAP
5 7 (4.79%) Star Schema
5 7 (4.79%) ROLAP
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Subversion
2 7 (4.79%) ClearCase
3 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.11%) Maven
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.74%) ClearQuest
4 4 (2.74%) RequisitePro
4 4 (2.74%) Rational Rose
4 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.05%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.05%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.64%) Finance
3 10 (6.85%) Retail
4 7 (4.79%) Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (12.33%) Consultant
2 16 (10.96%) Architect
3 13 (8.90%) Developer
4 12 (8.22%) Analyst
5 11 (7.53%) Administrator
6 9 (6.16%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 8 (5.48%) Development Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (4.79%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.79%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.11%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Business Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.42%) Business Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Development Manager
11 4 (2.74%) Data Centre Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) J2EE
2 13 (8.90%) Ajax
2 13 (8.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (7.53%) HTML
4 9 (6.16%) JSP
4 9 (6.16%) Spring
5 8 (5.48%) CSS
6 6 (4.11%) Web Services
6 6 (4.11%) XML
7 5 (3.42%) Middleware
7 5 (3.42%) jQuery
8 3 (2.05%) .NET
8 3 (2.05%) Struts
8 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.05%) JSF
8 3 (2.05%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.05%) JPA
8 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.05%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.48%) DataPower
4 7 (4.79%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.11%) Celerra
6 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.42%) CMDB
6 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.74%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.74%) PKI
8 2 (1.37%) Open Source
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.71%) UNIX
2 37 (25.34%) Windows
3 22 (15.07%) AIX
3 22 (15.07%) Linux
4 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.16%) Solaris
8 6 (4.11%) CentOS
8 6 (4.11%) SUSE
8 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.74%) zOS
9 4 (2.74%) HPUX
10 3 (2.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) Data Management
2 23 (15.75%) ITIL
3 16 (10.96%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (9.59%) Resource Management
6 13 (8.90%) Line Management
7 12 (8.22%) Project Management
7 12 (8.22%) Service Management
7 12 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.22%) ETL
8 11 (7.53%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.16%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.48%) ITSM
12 7 (4.79%) SOA
12 7 (4.79%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.75%) Java
2 15 (10.27%) SQL
3 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.16%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.16%) Korn
6 7 (4.79%) AWK
6 7 (4.79%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.79%) sed
7 6 (4.11%) Pascal
7 6 (4.11%) VBA
7 6 (4.11%) PHP
7 6 (4.11%) Delphi
8 4 (2.74%) C++
8 4 (2.74%) VBScript
8 4 (2.74%) VB
9 3 (2.05%) C#
9 3 (2.05%) JCL
10 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (20.55%) Degree
2 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
2 20 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.85%) MCSE
4 9 (6.16%) VTSP
5 5 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.42%) VCP5
5 5 (3.42%) VCAP
5 5 (3.42%) CCEE
6 4 (2.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.74%) MCITP
6 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.74%) ISEB
6 4 (2.74%) CCNP
6 4 (2.74%) CCDP
7 3 (2.05%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
2 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.79%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.79%) vSphere
3 7 (4.79%) XenApp
3 7 (4.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 6 (4.11%) Samba
4 6 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.11%) NFS
5 5 (3.42%) vCloud
6 2 (1.37%) XenServer
6 2 (1.37%) Snort
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.48%) Legato
3 7 (4.79%) ARCserve
3 7 (4.79%) Netcool
3 7 (4.79%) SCCM
4 6 (4.11%) nmon
4 6 (4.11%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (4.11%) OMEGAMON
4 6 (4.11%) MOM
4 6 (4.11%) Tivoli NetView
4 6 (4.11%) Unicenter
5 5 (3.42%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.74%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.74%) OVPI
6 4 (2.74%) TeMIP
6 4 (2.74%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.74%) HP NNM
6 4 (2.74%) OpenView
6 4 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (41.10%) HP
2 58 (39.73%) Oracle
3 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.81%) EMC
5 25 (17.12%) VMware
6 22 (15.07%) Symantec
7 21 (14.38%) NetApp
8 20 (13.70%) Cisco
9 15 (10.27%) Ab Initio
10 12 (8.22%) Red Hat
10 12 (8.22%) Citrix
11 11 (7.53%) Dell
11 11 (7.53%) Sun
12 8 (5.48%) BMC
13 7 (4.79%) Business Objects
13 7 (4.79%) Unisys
13 7 (4.79%) Adobe
13 7 (4.79%) Veritas
13 7 (4.79%) Teradata
13 7 (4.79%) Netezza