The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 441 394 424
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +30
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 5 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 19
Average salary £60,000 £43,891 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.70% -20.19%
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -27.27%
MQSeries
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4549 4253 4707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.42% 20.05% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3620 4044
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in the South East

MQSeries
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the South East

MQSeries
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Surrey -4 1 £47,500 -36.66%
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) JDBC
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 14 (53.85%) XML
3 14 (53.85%) SOA
3 14 (53.85%) webMethods
4 11 (42.31%) XML Schema
4 11 (42.31%) WS-I
4 11 (42.31%) SOAP
4 11 (42.31%) Advertising
5 10 (38.46%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) IBM
6 9 (34.62%) B2B
6 9 (34.62%) EAI
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (26.92%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco
8 7 (26.92%) SAN
9 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 6 (23.08%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) SUSE
10 5 (19.23%) Debian
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) Mule
4 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) OLTP
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (42.31%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Leader
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Design Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Chief Technology Officer
3 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) JDBC
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 14 (53.85%) XML
3 11 (42.31%) XML Schema
3 11 (42.31%) WS-I
3 11 (42.31%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Solaris
2 6 (23.08%) SUSE
3 5 (19.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) SOA
2 9 (34.62%) B2B
2 9 (34.62%) EAI
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (19.23%) RHEV
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) webMethods
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) IBM
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter
6 2 (7.69%) Juniper