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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 72 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing IBM 18 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.61% 2.84% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 6.83% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 15
Median salary £34,000 £39,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
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
491 527 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.96% 41.59% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 432 467 486
Median salary £39,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +7 6 £40,000 +11.11%
Cardiff -17 5 £35,000 -10.25%
Bridgend - 4 £33,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
IBM
Wales

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (67.86%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Advertising
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (32.14%) iSeries
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) Apache
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
6 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 8 (28.57%) PaaS
6 8 (28.57%) Big Data
7 7 (25.00%) PuTTY
7 7 (25.00%) High Availability
7 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) SSH
7 7 (25.00%) BladeLogic
7 7 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (25.00%) Process Management
7 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) Solaris
7 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) HP
7 7 (25.00%) BMC

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 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 7 (25.00%) SSH
1 7 (25.00%) Telnet
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
4 3 (10.71%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (46.43%) Advertising
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
1 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Unix Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) JPA
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) RichFaces
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Solaris
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (10.71%) VyOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Process Management
2 7 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Business Development
4 4 (14.29%) Presales
4 4 (14.29%) SIEM
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (10.71%) People Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) COBOL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.29%) Squid
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 7 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) BMC
3 7 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (25.00%) Remedy
4 6 (21.43%) Intel
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) Splunk
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Vyatta
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
8 2 (7.14%) Informatica
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) Teradata
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco