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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 75 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing IBM 20 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.90% 2.88% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 4.28% 6.57% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 13
Median salary £34,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,900 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -
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
467 563 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 44.43% 43.78% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 405 512 425
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +4 9 £30,000 -4.76%
Torfaen - 5 £42,500 -
Cardiff -13 4 £30,000 -23.07%
Bridgend +5 2 £30,250 +10.00%
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) Advertising
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) iSeries
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
6 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 9 (30.00%) MS Office
7 9 (30.00%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 8 (26.67%) Apache
8 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (26.67%) High Availability
9 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
9 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (23.33%) BMC
9 7 (23.33%) HP
9 7 (23.33%) Solaris
9 7 (23.33%) Process Management
9 7 (23.33%) Remedy
9 7 (23.33%) Telnet
9 7 (23.33%) SSH
9 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) PuTTY
1 7 (23.33%) SSH
1 7 (23.33%) Telnet
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 5 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 5 (16.67%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (46.67%) Advertising
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Unix Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) iSeries
2 2 (6.67%) AS400
2 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Solaris
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 6 (20.00%) CentOS
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (10.00%) VyOS
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) High Availability
3 7 (23.33%) Process Management
3 7 (23.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (13.33%) SIEM
5 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) People Management
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) COBOL
4 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.67%) NFS
4 5 (16.67%) Squid
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) BladeLogic
1 7 (23.33%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (23.33%) BMC
4 7 (23.33%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Remedy
5 6 (20.00%) EMC
5 6 (20.00%) Intel
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) Splunk
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (10.00%) Vyatta
9 2 (6.67%) Avaya
9 2 (6.67%) Informatica
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Teradata
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco