The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Certification
Rank 874 894 851
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -43
Permanent jobs citing IBM Certification 19 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.042% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 17
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IBM Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK.

IBM Certification Salary Trend in the UK

IBM Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

IBM Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Certification
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +10 19 £60,000 - 1
London +21 14 £60,000 -
City of London +25 4 £72,500 +20.83%
South East +11 2 £56,250 +6.13% 1
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bracknell +18 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +8 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East of England -2 1 - -
Watford -10 1 - -
Hertfordshire -10 1 - -

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM Certification 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 Certification.

1 62 (100.00%) IBM
2 35 (56.45%) WebSphere
3 28 (45.16%) Degree
4 23 (37.10%) WebSphere Portal
4 23 (37.10%) Analytics
5 22 (35.48%) Social Media
5 22 (35.48%) Banking
5 22 (35.48%) Marketing
6 19 (30.65%) Windows
6 19 (30.65%) ITIL
7 17 (27.42%) C
7 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
8 14 (22.58%) Retail
9 13 (20.97%) Customer Engagement
9 13 (20.97%) IBM Connections
9 13 (20.97%) Oracle
9 13 (20.97%) Linux
9 13 (20.97%) Lotus Domino
9 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
9 13 (20.97%) Office 365
10 12 (19.35%) SQL
10 12 (19.35%) Replication
10 12 (19.35%) VMware
11 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (17.74%) Fujitsu
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
11 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (16.13%) OCP

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (56.45%) WebSphere
2 23 (37.10%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (20.97%) IBM Connections
3 13 (20.97%) Lotus Domino
3 13 (20.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (14.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SPSS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.61%) Staffware
3 1 (1.61%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
1 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) VLAN
1 2 (3.23%) NAS
1 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (6.45%) Cognos Query Studio
6 4 (6.45%) OLAP
7 3 (4.84%) OLTP
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.84%) Cognos Event Studio
7 3 (4.84%) Cognos Metric Studio
8 2 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Big Data
9 1 (1.61%) DB2
9 1 (1.61%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (1.61%) Lombardi
General
1 22 (35.48%) Banking
1 22 (35.48%) Marketing
2 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 14 (22.58%) Manufacturing
3 14 (22.58%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Administrator
2 15 (24.19%) Architect
3 14 (22.58%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (20.97%) Technical Specialist
5 11 (17.74%) Consultant
6 10 (16.13%) Test Manager
6 10 (16.13%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (16.13%) DBA
7 9 (14.52%) Build Manager
7 9 (14.52%) Environment Manager
7 9 (14.52%) Test Environment Manager
8 8 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (8.06%) Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Cognos Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Cognos BI Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
12 2 (3.23%) Cognos Consultant
12 2 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (14.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ADO
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Social Media
2 12 (19.35%) Replication
3 10 (16.13%) Kindle
3 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 9 (14.52%) Statistics
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.23%) GIS
6 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) UNIX
6 2 (3.23%) AIX
6 2 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Analytics
2 19 (30.65%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Customer Engagement
4 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.13%) Database Security
5 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) Data Management
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) ETL
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
9 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.23%) Benchmarking
9 2 (3.23%) Migration
9 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) C
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) OCP
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (16.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) SRDF
3 2 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.23%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (3.23%) SnapMirror
1 2 (3.23%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Fujitsu
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) ESRI
6 6 (9.68%) Cognos
7 4 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) EMC
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) Brocade
8 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.61%) BEA