The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 18 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 9 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.65% 7.32% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.84% 10.34% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
IBM
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 58 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 79.81% 70.73% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 42 59
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

IBM Salary Trend in Shropshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Shropshire

IBM
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Telford -2 9 £23,000 -52.82%
IBM
West Midlands

IBM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Junior
3 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco