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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 66 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM 27 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.40% 3.50% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 5.24% 7.47% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 16
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,891 £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
515 509 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 45.78% 46.87% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 467 451 292
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,825 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Cardiff +5 19 £38,000 +14.28% 1
Torfaen - 8 £45,000 -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (51.16%) VMware
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
6 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (37.21%) Finance
6 16 (37.21%) Advertising
6 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (32.56%) Cisco
7 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 14 (32.56%) AS400
8 13 (30.23%) SAN
9 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
9 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (23.26%) Apache
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (18.60%) AIX
12 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.60%) OS/400
12 8 (18.60%) HTTP
12 8 (18.60%) RHCE
12 8 (18.60%) Firewall
12 8 (18.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (18.60%) NetBackup

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 8 (18.60%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.65%) ArcGIS
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) SAN
2 10 (23.26%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
4 8 (18.60%) HTTP
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
5 7 (16.28%) DHCP
6 6 (13.95%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) VPLS
8 3 (6.98%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (6.98%) MPLS
8 3 (6.98%) IPv4
8 3 (6.98%) IPv6
8 3 (6.98%) BGP
8 3 (6.98%) VoIP
8 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.65%) VPN
9 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Big Data
3 7 (16.28%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
1 16 (37.21%) Advertising
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Support
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
1 4 (9.30%) XML
1 4 (9.30%) Spring
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) REST
2 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.98%) JSF
2 3 (6.98%) Ajax
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) JDBC
3 2 (4.65%) JSP
3 2 (4.65%) SOAP
3 2 (4.65%) Struts
4 1 (2.33%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) AS400
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
3 6 (13.95%) HACMP
4 5 (11.63%) iSeries
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) GIS
7 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.33%) Open Source
7 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (18.60%) OS/400
5 8 (18.60%) AIX
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.98%) CentOS
8 3 (6.98%) UNIX
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
2 8 (18.60%) Mobile Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.63%) Low Latency
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Release Management
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) UML
7 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (18.60%) RHCE
3 6 (13.95%) IBM AIX Certification
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.95%) VCP5
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) MCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (4.65%) CCNA
6 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) PowerHA
4 5 (11.63%) Xen
5 3 (6.98%) Squid
6 2 (4.65%) NFS
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) Samba
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco
4 12 (27.91%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.95%) Veritas
6 4 (9.30%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) IPFX
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) Informatica
9 1 (2.33%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Verint
9 1 (2.33%) Teradata
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 12 days ago