The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 128 77 88
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 44 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 2.40% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 4.89% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 47
Average salary £41,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £55,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1606 1594 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.29% 49.02% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1093 1048
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,625 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
UK

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Salary Trend in Scotland

IBM
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Scotland

IBM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 22 £44,250 -18.05% 1
Glasgow -16 13 £38,750 -12.92%
Stirling -9 5 - - 1
West Lothian +9 1 - -
Highlands +8 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (41.53%) UNIX
2 39 (33.05%) Oracle
3 37 (31.36%) AIX
3 37 (31.36%) Banking
4 32 (27.12%) Finance
5 29 (24.58%) WebSphere
6 25 (21.19%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (20.34%) Oracle Database
8 20 (16.95%) Java
8 20 (16.95%) SQL
8 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (16.10%) DataStage
10 18 (15.25%) Linux
11 17 (14.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 17 (14.41%) DB2
11 17 (14.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 16 (13.56%) zOS
12 16 (13.56%) Windows
12 16 (13.56%) VMware
12 16 (13.56%) Change Data Capture
12 16 (13.56%) IBM InfoSphere
13 15 (12.71%) Release Management
13 15 (12.71%) Subversion
14 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.86%) QA
15 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (10.17%) Mainframe
16 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (24.58%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (7.63%) CICS
4 7 (5.93%) SAS
5 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.08%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.24%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.54%) Jetty
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.85%) IIS
10 1 (0.85%) Apache
10 1 (0.85%) MTS
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Force.com
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Internet
2 6 (5.08%) HTTP
3 5 (4.24%) SSL
3 5 (4.24%) SAN
4 4 (3.39%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.39%) WAN
5 3 (2.54%) Firewall
5 3 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.54%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) Network Security
6 2 (1.69%) Intranet
6 2 (1.69%) DNS
6 2 (1.69%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (20.34%) Oracle Database
3 19 (16.10%) DataStage
4 17 (14.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 17 (14.41%) DB2
4 17 (14.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (13.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 8 (6.78%) OLAP
7 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.69%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) UniData
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Subversion
2 4 (3.39%) ClearQuest
2 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.54%) Maven
4 2 (1.69%) ERwin
4 2 (1.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (31.36%) Banking
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Retail
4 5 (4.24%) Legal
5 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.80%) Analyst
2 18 (15.25%) Implementation Manager
3 13 (11.02%) Technical Specialist
4 11 (9.32%) Architect
5 10 (8.47%) Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Administrator
7 8 (6.78%) WebSphere Specialist
7 8 (6.78%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.24%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (3.39%) Designer
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Technician
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support Administrator
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Administrator
10 4 (3.39%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (8.47%) Middleware
3 7 (5.93%) Spring
4 6 (5.08%) Web Services
5 4 (3.39%) Java EE
5 4 (3.39%) ISPF
5 4 (3.39%) JSP
5 4 (3.39%) .NET
5 4 (3.39%) J2EE
5 4 (3.39%) XML
6 3 (2.54%) JDBC
6 3 (2.54%) JMS
6 3 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.54%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.69%) JSON
7 2 (1.69%) HTML5
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.69%) HTML
8 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Mainframe
2 10 (8.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.39%) VSAM
3 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.54%) AS400
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.54%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) DataPower
6 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.53%) UNIX
2 37 (31.36%) AIX
3 18 (15.25%) Linux
4 16 (13.56%) zOS
4 16 (13.56%) Windows
5 10 (8.47%) Solaris
5 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.56%) Change Data Capture
3 15 (12.71%) Release Management
4 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (9.32%) ETL
8 8 (6.78%) SOA
8 8 (6.78%) Change Management
8 8 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.93%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.24%) Quality Management
10 5 (4.24%) Validation
11 4 (3.39%) QMS
11 4 (3.39%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.39%) ITIL
11 4 (3.39%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.39%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.95%) Java
1 20 (16.95%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.24%) Perl
4 4 (3.39%) REXX
4 4 (3.39%) Assembly Language
4 4 (3.39%) COBOL
4 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.39%) Jython
4 4 (3.39%) JCL
5 3 (2.54%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) RPG
7 1 (0.85%) ABAP
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) PMP
3 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MBA
4 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) XenApp
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) vSphere
4 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.69%) Samba
5 1 (0.85%) RACF
5 1 (0.85%) KVM
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) Gluster
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.39%) CA Endevor
3 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.69%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Control-M
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (33.05%) Oracle
2 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) VMware
3 11 (9.32%) HP
4 9 (7.63%) Citrix
5 6 (5.08%) Cisco
5 6 (5.08%) SAP
6 5 (4.24%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.24%) Compuware
6 5 (4.24%) CA
6 5 (4.24%) BMC
7 4 (3.39%) Cognos
8 3 (2.54%) Dell
8 3 (2.54%) EMC
8 3 (2.54%) Informatica
8 3 (2.54%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.69%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.69%) Symantec
9 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
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