The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM XIV in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM XIV over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM XIV Storage System
Rank 877 868 864
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing IBM XIV 9 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.010% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.71%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.21%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IBM XIV
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM XIV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM XIV
Salary Trend

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

IBM XIV Salary Trend in the UK

IBM XIV
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 XIV within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +15 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Leeds - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
South East -29 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

IBM XIV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM XIV 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 XIV.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 13 (81.25%) Project Management
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (75.00%) HP
4 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (68.75%) Internet
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (68.75%) SAN
5 11 (68.75%) CCNP
5 11 (68.75%) Cisco
5 11 (68.75%) MySQL
5 11 (68.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (62.50%) NAS
6 10 (62.50%) F5
6 10 (62.50%) PHP
6 10 (62.50%) Windows
6 10 (62.50%) Apache
6 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
7 9 (56.25%) Nagios
7 9 (56.25%) Veritas
7 9 (56.25%) Firewall
7 9 (56.25%) Informix
7 9 (56.25%) Perl
7 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
7 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (50.00%) Git (software)

IBM XIV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM XIV 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 XIV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
1 11 (68.75%) Internet
2 10 (62.50%) NAS
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) FWSM
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) Informix
3 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 8 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
1 10 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (50.00%) CCIE
2 8 (50.00%) CCSP
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) CCDE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Nagios
2 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (50.00%) Opsview
2 8 (50.00%) Graphite
3 7 (43.75%) Cacti
3 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 3 (18.75%) Salt
6 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (75.00%) HP
4 11 (68.75%) Cisco
5 10 (62.50%) F5
6 9 (56.25%) Veritas
7 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
8 6 (37.50%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) Symantec
9 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle
10 3 (18.75%) EMC
11 1 (6.25%) Citrix
11 1 (6.25%) BMC
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft