The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 87 124 88
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -36
Permanent jobs citing IBM 74 39 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 1.26% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 5.62% 3.15% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 55
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,900 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £90,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
IBM
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1317 1240 1395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.40% 39.91% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 804 807 893
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +31 37 £40,000 +1.26% 5
Glasgow -9 37 £42,000 -6.66% 8
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 70 (51.09%) Banking
2 68 (49.64%) Finance
3 60 (43.80%) Oracle
4 54 (39.42%) WebSphere
5 45 (32.85%) Java
6 38 (27.74%) Windows
7 31 (22.63%) Degree
8 29 (21.17%) Linux
9 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
10 26 (18.98%) SAN
11 25 (18.25%) Middleware
11 25 (18.25%) VMware
12 23 (16.79%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.33%) Incident Management
14 21 (15.33%) Change Management
15 20 (14.60%) Service Management
15 20 (14.60%) Internet
15 20 (14.60%) SDLC
15 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
16 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (13.87%) HP
16 19 (13.87%) Unix
16 19 (13.87%) Retail
16 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (13.14%) Web Services
17 18 (13.14%) Sybase
17 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
18 17 (12.41%) J2EE

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 54 (39.42%) WebSphere
2 23 (16.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (7.30%) MQSeries
4 9 (6.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.84%) IIS
6 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.65%) CICS
8 5 (3.65%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.92%) IBM Domino
9 4 (2.92%) JBoss
9 4 (2.92%) NetWeaver
10 3 (2.19%) Apache
10 3 (2.19%) Drupal
10 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (1.46%) MTS
11 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Markit EDM
1 11 (8.03%) MultiFonds
1 11 (8.03%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.19%) Maximo
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.98%) SAN
2 20 (14.60%) Internet
3 15 (10.95%) HTTP
3 15 (10.95%) SSL
4 14 (10.22%) DHCP
4 14 (10.22%) DNS
4 14 (10.22%) Firewall
5 12 (8.76%) DMZ
5 12 (8.76%) Intranet
6 11 (8.03%) LAN
6 11 (8.03%) Multicast
6 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.03%) WAN
7 4 (2.92%) LDAP
7 4 (2.92%) Network Security
8 3 (2.19%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.19%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.19%) InfiniBand
8 3 (2.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.95%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.22%) MySQL
2 14 (10.22%) RDBMS
3 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.19%) Big Data
5 3 (2.19%) DB2
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) DataStage
6 2 (1.46%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.46%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.92%) JIRA
2 3 (2.19%) Hudson
2 3 (2.19%) Trac
3 2 (1.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.73%) Ant
4 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.73%) JUnit
4 1 (0.73%) Mockito
4 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.73%) Subversion
4 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (51.09%) Banking
2 68 (49.64%) Finance
3 19 (13.87%) Retail
4 11 (8.03%) Financial Institution
4 11 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.03%) Private Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (4.38%) Legal
6 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.73%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (16.79%) Technical Specialist
2 20 (14.60%) Analyst
3 14 (10.22%) Developer
4 13 (9.49%) Technical Leader
5 10 (7.30%) Firewall Analyst
5 10 (7.30%) XML Analyst
6 8 (5.84%) Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Architect
7 7 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Backup Administrator
8 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Storage Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.65%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.65%) EMC Storage Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.92%) Programmer
10 4 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) Middleware
2 18 (13.14%) Web Services
3 17 (12.41%) J2EE
3 17 (12.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (10.95%) XML
5 13 (9.49%) XSL
6 12 (8.76%) JMS
7 4 (2.92%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (2.92%) Spring
7 4 (2.92%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (2.19%) .NET
8 3 (2.19%) Java EE
8 3 (2.19%) LAMP
8 3 (2.19%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.19%) SOAP
9 2 (1.46%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.46%) ISPF
9 2 (1.46%) JAXB
10 1 (0.73%) COM
10 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.22%) DataPower
3 14 (10.22%) Grid Computing
3 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.76%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 7 (5.11%) SWIFT
6 6 (4.38%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.38%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.92%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.92%) Taxonomies
8 3 (2.19%) Health Informatics
8 3 (2.19%) Informatics
8 3 (2.19%) Life Science
8 3 (2.19%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Windows
2 29 (21.17%) Linux
3 20 (14.60%) Windows Server
4 19 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (13.87%) Unix
5 14 (10.22%) AIX
5 14 (10.22%) Solaris
5 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.38%) zOS
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.73%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Change Management
1 21 (15.33%) Incident Management
2 20 (14.60%) SDLC
2 20 (14.60%) Service Management
3 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (10.95%) Information Security
4 15 (10.95%) ITIL
5 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
6 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.76%) High Availability
7 12 (8.76%) People Management
8 11 (8.03%) Analytics
8 11 (8.03%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (8.03%) Investment Management
9 9 (6.57%) Scrum
10 8 (5.84%) ETL
10 8 (5.84%) OO
10 8 (5.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) Java
2 16 (11.68%) SQL
3 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.65%) C#
4 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.92%) Perl
6 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.19%) COBOL
7 2 (1.46%) C
7 2 (1.46%) JCL
8 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) CISM
2 8 (5.84%) CISSP
3 6 (4.38%) CISA
4 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.92%) RHCE
5 3 (2.19%) MCSE
5 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) QA
2 9 (6.57%) SLA
3 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.46%) COBIT
5 2 (1.46%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.73%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.11%) vSphere
4 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.19%) GPFS
5 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (1.46%) RACF
6 2 (1.46%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Puppet
1 8 (5.84%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.19%) Nagios
4 3 (2.19%) SCOM
4 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.46%) SCCM
5 2 (1.46%) zSecure
6 1 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.73%) Netcool
6 1 (0.73%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.73%) TADDM
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (43.80%) Oracle
2 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.25%) VMware
4 19 (13.87%) HP
5 18 (13.14%) Sybase
6 15 (10.95%) EMC
7 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.49%) Dell
9 11 (8.03%) Bloomberg
9 11 (8.03%) Calypso
9 11 (8.03%) Charles River
9 11 (8.03%) Fidessa
9 11 (8.03%) Linedata
9 11 (8.03%) Reuters
10 10 (7.30%) Informatica
11 7 (5.11%) Cisco
11 7 (5.11%) SAP
12 6 (4.38%) TIBCO
13 5 (3.65%) Citrix
13 5 (3.65%) Symantec
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