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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 883 898 900
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 12 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.15% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+38.15% -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
7256 5043 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.40% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5796 4189 3260
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM SmartCloud over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 within the UK.

IBM SmartCloud Salary Histogram 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 31 March 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 -6 12 £52,500 +38.15% 3
East of England +16 7 £60,000 - 2
Essex +12 7 £60,000 - 2
South East - 5 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Brentwood -13 1 £60,000 - 2

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 33 (100.00%) IBM
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 26 (78.79%) Linux
4 21 (63.64%) JBoss
4 21 (63.64%) Tomcat
5 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
6 19 (57.58%) VMware
7 18 (54.55%) IIS
7 18 (54.55%) OpenStack
8 17 (51.52%) PowerShell
8 17 (51.52%) WebLogic
9 16 (48.48%) UNIX
9 16 (48.48%) Perl
9 16 (48.48%) Bash Shell
9 16 (48.48%) vCloud
10 15 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (45.45%) GlassFish
10 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
10 15 (45.45%) vSphere
10 15 (45.45%) Oracle
10 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
10 15 (45.45%) ITIL
10 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
11 14 (42.42%) Korn
12 13 (39.39%) Subversion
12 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
12 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
12 13 (39.39%) DNS

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (63.64%) JBoss
1 21 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 18 (54.55%) OpenStack
2 18 (54.55%) IIS
3 17 (51.52%) WebLogic
4 15 (45.45%) WebSphere
4 15 (45.45%) GlassFish
5 5 (15.15%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
1 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
2 3 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Subversion
1 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Designer
4 4 (12.12%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) COM+
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) CMDB
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (48.48%) UNIX
5 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) AIX
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) BCP
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) PowerShell
2 16 (48.48%) Bash Shell
2 16 (48.48%) Perl
3 14 (42.42%) Korn
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (48.48%) vCloud
3 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (45.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Puppet
1 13 (39.39%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (39.39%) Ansible
2 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
3 9 (27.27%) Netcool
4 8 (24.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Opsview
7 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) IBM
2 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 13 (39.39%) F5
4 13 (39.39%) SaltStack
5 4 (12.12%) Remedy
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk
6 3 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) BMC
7 2 (6.06%) webMethods
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.06%) Nimsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Compuware
8 1 (3.03%) CA