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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM XIV Storage System
Rank 894 922 881
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -41
Permanent jobs citing IBM XIV 3 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% 0.020% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 20
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +27.77%

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
42758 48805 42968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.56% 40.25% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33806 38988 34942
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) BMC
4 4 (44.44%) Nagios
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (33.33%) HACMP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Intel
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

IBM XIV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) HACMP
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) BMC
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Intel
5 2 (22.22%) Computacenter
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas