The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 64 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM 37 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.09% 2.63% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 6.26% 5.30% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 8
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -28.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £37,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
591 434 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.29% 49.71% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 509 381 284
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

IBM Salary Trend in South Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IBM Salary Histogram in South Wales

IBM
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Cardiff +1 26 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Torfaen - 10 £52,000 -
Newport -6 1 £36,000 -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 31 (57.41%) Windows
1 31 (57.41%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 26 (48.15%) Finance
4 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (48.15%) Linux
5 24 (44.44%) Advertising
5 24 (44.44%) AS400
6 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
8 17 (31.48%) Cisco
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (27.78%) DNS
10 14 (25.93%) SAN
11 13 (24.07%) HTTP
11 13 (24.07%) OS/400
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
11 13 (24.07%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (22.22%) DHCP
13 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
13 11 (20.37%) Marketing
13 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
13 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (20.37%) PaaS
13 11 (20.37%) VCP5
13 11 (20.37%) Big Data
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (20.37%) Mobile Marketing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 27 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (18.52%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) SAN
3 13 (24.07%) HTTP
4 12 (22.22%) DHCP
5 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.96%) Firewall
7 6 (11.11%) VPLS
7 6 (11.11%) Internet
7 6 (11.11%) MPLS
7 6 (11.11%) BGP
7 6 (11.11%) IPv4
7 6 (11.11%) IPv6
8 5 (9.26%) NAS
9 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (5.56%) VoIP
9 3 (5.56%) Kerberos
10 2 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (3.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) Big Data
3 10 (18.52%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Advertising
3 11 (20.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (20.37%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Ajax
1 3 (5.56%) CSS
1 3 (5.56%) JDBC
1 3 (5.56%) JSP
1 3 (5.56%) Struts
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
1 3 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) Spring
2 2 (3.70%) JSF
2 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.70%) LAMP
2 2 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) AS400
2 7 (12.96%) Clustering
3 6 (11.11%) HACMP
3 6 (11.11%) iSeries
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) OS/400
5 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.96%) AIX
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.56%) CentOS
9 2 (3.70%) UNIX
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) E-Commerce
1 11 (20.37%) Mobile Marketing
2 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Low Latency
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Release Management
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (1.85%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (1.85%) Network Management
8 1 (1.85%) System Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (20.37%) VCP5
3 8 (14.81%) RHCE
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.11%) IBM AIX Certification
6 5 (9.26%) CCIE
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.56%) CCNP
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) MCSE
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
8 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) PowerHA
4 5 (9.26%) Xen
5 3 (5.56%) Squid
6 2 (3.70%) NFS
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.85%) Samba
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.56%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.11%) Veritas
6 3 (5.56%) Veeam
6 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) Avaya
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) IPFX
7 2 (3.70%) Verint
8 1 (1.85%) Teradata
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Dell