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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM XIV Storage System
Rank 896 930 875
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -55
Permanent jobs citing IBM XIV 7 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.71%

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
42555 48089 43543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 39.82% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33677 37865 35244
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 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM XIV over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

IBM XIV Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM XIV
Top 9 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 17 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 +25 3 £45,000 -25.00%
South East -2 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

IBM XIV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 8 (57.14%) Nagios
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) NAS
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (35.71%) Veritas
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) EMC
7 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
7 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 4 (28.57%) Redis
8 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server

IBM XIV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) FWSM
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) Redis
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) Informix
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 4 (28.57%) Build Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) CCSP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) PowerHA
4 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Squid
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (28.57%) Opsview
2 4 (28.57%) Graphite
3 3 (21.43%) Salt
3 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Cacti
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) BMC
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 3 (21.43%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Intel
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Computacenter
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft