The table below looks at the statistics for IBM SmartCloud skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM SmartCloud over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 879 922 901
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -21
Permanent jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.009% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.17% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -24.00%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
8728 6612 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 5.51% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7006 5457 3939
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

IBM SmartCloud
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM SmartCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM SmartCloud
Salary Trend

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

IBM SmartCloud Salary Trend in the UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM SmartCloud within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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 +13 11 £60,000 +57.89%
East of England +27 7 £60,000 -
Essex +10 7 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Brentwood -12 1 £60,000 -

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM SmartCloud 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 SmartCloud.

1 27 (100.00%) IBM
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) Linux
4 20 (74.07%) JBoss
4 20 (74.07%) Tomcat
5 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
7 17 (62.96%) IIS
7 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (62.96%) OpenStack
8 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (59.26%) VMware
8 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
9 15 (55.56%) Perl
9 15 (55.56%) vCloud
10 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
10 14 (51.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (51.85%) Oracle
10 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
10 14 (51.85%) ITIL
10 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
10 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
10 14 (51.85%) GlassFish
11 13 (48.15%) UNIX
12 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (44.44%) DNS
12 12 (44.44%) vSphere
12 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
12 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
12 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM SmartCloud 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 SmartCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (74.07%) JBoss
1 20 (74.07%) Tomcat
2 17 (62.96%) OpenStack
2 17 (62.96%) IIS
3 16 (59.26%) WebLogic
4 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
4 14 (51.85%) GlassFish
5 5 (18.52%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (51.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Subversion
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) VisualVM
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Provisioning Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) CMDB
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (48.15%) UNIX
5 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) AIX
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) BCP
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 14 (51.85%) PowerShell
2 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
3 12 (44.44%) Korn
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (55.56%) vCloud
3 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (44.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
1 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (44.44%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Tivoli
2 7 (25.93%) Netcool
2 7 (25.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Opsview
5 1 (3.70%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (59.26%) VMware
4 14 (51.85%) Oracle
5 12 (44.44%) F5
5 12 (44.44%) SaltStack
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
7 3 (11.11%) Splunk
8 2 (7.41%) Nimsoft
8 2 (7.41%) webMethods
8 2 (7.41%) BMC
9 1 (3.70%) CA
9 1 (3.70%) Compuware
9 1 (3.70%) HP