The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Certification
Rank 902 789 848
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +59
Permanent jobs citing IBM Certification 15 94 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.085% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 86 55
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £33,500 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

IBM Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Certification
Top 11 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -127 12 £35,500 -26.04%
Dorset -10 4 £35,125 +4.85%
South West -15 4 £35,125 +4.85%
London -76 4 £35,000 -39.13%
Uxbridge +8 3 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
Weymouth +2 2 £34,750 +3.73%
South East -21 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Berkshire -5 1 £60,000 +29.03%
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 9 (25.71%) Workflow
4 9 (25.71%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) SLA
5 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
6 7 (20.00%) Middleware
6 7 (20.00%) vSphere
7 6 (17.14%) Quickr
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) HP
7 6 (17.14%) SAN
7 6 (17.14%) Lotus
7 6 (17.14%) AIX
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) XML
8 5 (14.29%) ODBC
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
8 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco
8 5 (14.29%) UNIX

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Quickr
3 5 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.43%) MQSeries
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.57%) SAS
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) OLAP
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) DataStage
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) UniData
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.86%) Build Forge
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) TM1 Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Domino Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) ODBC
2 5 (14.29%) Ajax
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (8.57%) JMS
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.71%) XPages
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (11.43%) Device Driver
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) PDA
1 4 (11.43%) Wiki
1 4 (11.43%) EPoS
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) AIX
4 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (11.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
1 9 (25.71%) Workflow
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (11.43%) Analytics
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.57%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Business Performance Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) LotusScript
3 2 (5.71%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
2 4 (11.43%) MCDST
2 4 (11.43%) HP AIS
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.57%) VCAP
3 3 (8.57%) VTSP
4 2 (5.71%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) NFS
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) SRDF
4 1 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Lotus
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) DataCore
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Dell
5 4 (11.43%) Cognos
5 4 (11.43%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.86%) Informatica
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade