The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 10 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 429 401 383
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 20 27 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 36
Average salary £67,250 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.10% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8617 8470 9426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.90% 37.89% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7544 7546 8528
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the South East

WebSphere MQ
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 WebSphere MQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
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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
Berkshire -1 12 £63,750 -5.55%
Surrey +7 4 £81,000 -
Hampshire -4 4 £69,500 +54.44% 2
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 60 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 48 (80.00%) IBM
3 30 (50.00%) Solaris
4 28 (46.67%) DataPower
5 27 (45.00%) AIX
6 26 (43.33%) Finance
7 21 (35.00%) Linux
8 20 (33.33%) DB2
9 18 (30.00%) UNIX
9 18 (30.00%) Windows
10 17 (28.33%) Oracle
11 16 (26.67%) Middleware
11 16 (26.67%) SSL
12 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
12 14 (23.33%) XML
12 14 (23.33%) VMware
12 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
13 13 (21.67%) SOA
13 13 (21.67%) ETL
14 12 (20.00%) Tivoli
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
14 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
15 11 (18.33%) Firewall
15 11 (18.33%) LDAP
15 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
15 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
16 10 (16.67%) SAN
16 10 (16.67%) Lotus

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.00%) FileNet
3 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 5 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (8.33%) Quickr
4 5 (8.33%) IBM Connections
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Maximo
2 3 (5.00%) SAP GRC
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SSL
2 11 (18.33%) LDAP
2 11 (18.33%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 5 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.00%) HTTP
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) DB2
2 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.33%) OLTP
5 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.33%) DataStage
6 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Administrator
2 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 9 (15.00%) Lead Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
6 6 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Support Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Middleware
2 14 (23.33%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) J2EE
3 9 (15.00%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (10.00%) SOAP
5 6 (10.00%) XSD
5 6 (10.00%) XSLT
6 5 (8.33%) XML Schema
6 5 (8.33%) Spring
6 5 (8.33%) Ajax
7 3 (5.00%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (5.00%) BAPI
7 3 (5.00%) SAP XI
7 3 (5.00%) EDI
8 2 (3.33%) SAP PI
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) DataPower
2 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.67%) HACMP
3 7 (11.67%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) iSeries
4 3 (5.00%) AS400
4 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.33%) Firmware
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.00%) Solaris
2 27 (45.00%) AIX
3 21 (35.00%) Linux
4 18 (30.00%) UNIX
4 18 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (13.33%) SUSE
6 6 (10.00%) HPUX
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.00%) CentOS
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) SOA
2 13 (21.67%) ETL
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.00%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.33%) Business Development
7 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) Workflow
7 3 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Python
3 5 (8.33%) Jython
3 5 (8.33%) XPath
4 3 (5.00%) Korn
4 3 (5.00%) SAPscript
4 3 (5.00%) ABAP
5 1 (1.67%) AWK
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) IBM Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.00%) vSphere
3 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (8.33%) RHEV
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 48 (80.00%) IBM
2 17 (28.33%) Oracle
3 14 (23.33%) Red Hat
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) Lotus
6 9 (15.00%) Ab Initio
7 6 (10.00%) Sun
8 5 (8.33%) SAP
8 5 (8.33%) F5
8 5 (8.33%) Cognos
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco
9 2 (3.33%) Niku
9 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.67%) JBoss
10 1 (1.67%) Informatica
10 1 (1.67%) Thunderhead