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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 70 50 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 26 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 4.17% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 8.09% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 9
Average salary £36,000 £38,783 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.17% -16.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
568 507 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.09% 51.52% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 470 429 441
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 6 May 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 -6 13 £39,600 -2.89% 1
Newport -9 9 £36,000 +5.88% 1
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 41 (64.06%) AS400
2 41 (64.06%) Finance
2 41 (64.06%) VMware
2 41 (64.06%) WebSphere
3 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (46.88%) Linux
5 26 (40.63%) OS/400
5 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 24 (37.50%) Advertising
6 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 21 (32.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (32.81%) VCP5
8 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
9 20 (31.25%) HTTP
10 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (25.00%) DNS
12 14 (21.88%) DHCP
13 11 (17.19%) Cisco
14 10 (15.63%) Data Mining
14 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
14 10 (15.63%) iSeries
14 10 (15.63%) Marketing
14 10 (15.63%) Mobile Marketing
14 10 (15.63%) PaaS
14 10 (15.63%) Big Data
14 10 (15.63%) Mentoring

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (64.06%) WebSphere
2 20 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.81%) IIS
5 4 (6.25%) Apache
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) HTTP
2 16 (25.00%) DNS
3 14 (21.88%) DHCP
4 6 (9.38%) BGP
4 6 (9.38%) VPLS
4 6 (9.38%) IPv4
4 6 (9.38%) IPv6
4 6 (9.38%) SAN
4 6 (9.38%) MPLS
5 4 (6.25%) NAS
6 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.56%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) RSVP
8 1 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Data Mining
2 10 (15.63%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 41 (64.06%) Finance
2 24 (37.50%) Advertising
3 10 (15.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (21.88%) Technical Consultant
2 14 (21.88%) Administrator
2 14 (21.88%) Consultant
3 10 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Server Support
7 4 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) CSS
1 3 (4.69%) JDBC
1 3 (4.69%) JSP
1 3 (4.69%) Struts
1 3 (4.69%) XML
1 3 (4.69%) HTML
1 3 (4.69%) Ajax
2 2 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (64.06%) AS400
2 10 (15.63%) iSeries
3 4 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (67.19%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (46.88%) Linux
4 26 (40.63%) OS/400
5 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.81%) AIX
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
1 10 (15.63%) Mobile Marketing
1 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 8 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.38%) Network Architecture
4 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (1.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.56%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (1.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) COBOL
1 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 21 (32.81%) VCP5
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.81%) CCIE
3 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) MCSA
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) Xen
4 2 (3.13%) Squid
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) VMware
2 40 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) Sun
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Dell
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Verint
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
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