The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 164 154 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2070 1938 2519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.78% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 3.70% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1423 2031
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM
Salary Trend

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

IBM Salary Trend in the UK

IBM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

IBM Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 -3 1962 £50,000 - 252
London +4 796 £62,500 +5.48% 106
South East -24 426 £45,000 - 48
City of London +31 207 £65,000 +8.33% 44
East of England +10 177 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Berkshire -14 132 £42,750 -28.75% 11
North West -26 130 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Hampshire 0 127 £47,500 +15.85% 11
South West +44 126 £42,000 +12.00% 20
Yorkshire -15 111 £40,750 -9.44% 14
West Midlands -6 92 £38,500 -3.75% 13
Hertfordshire -9 85 £45,000 -17.43% 6
Reading +8 79 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Yorkshire -29 79 £42,625 -5.27% 12
East Midlands -16 75 £42,500 +3.65% 17
Surrey +14 71 £60,000 +71.42% 14
Watford -2 63 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Leeds -32 57 £44,375 -15.47% 6
Bristol +27 50 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cheshire -32 50 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Portsmouth +1 47 £50,000 +3.09%
Scotland -43 46 £41,000 -0.60% 3
Oxfordshire -6 42 £26,850 -46.30% 3
Bedfordshire +21 39 £54,250 +35.62% 3
Wiltshire +15 39 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Manchester -44 35 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 33 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Nottingham +12 31 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Warwickshire +34 30 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Luton +14 29 £56,000 -8.94%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM 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.

1 1438 (34.74%) Oracle
2 1163 (28.10%) Finance
3 1053 (25.44%) Windows
4 1040 (25.13%) SQL
5 1036 (25.03%) Microsoft
6 990 (23.92%) WebSphere
7 889 (21.48%) Java
8 853 (20.61%) HP
9 814 (19.67%) UNIX
10 809 (19.55%) Linux
11 744 (17.98%) VMware
12 682 (16.48%) SQL Server
13 544 (13.14%) Degree
14 515 (12.44%) DB2
15 514 (12.42%) ITIL
16 503 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 484 (11.69%) Banking
18 472 (11.40%) SAN
19 465 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
20 460 (11.11%) MS Excel
21 457 (11.04%) AIX
22 441 (10.65%) Project Management
23 419 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
24 412 (9.95%) XML
24 412 (9.95%) Cisco
25 394 (9.52%) E-Commerce
26 392 (9.47%) Cognos
26 392 (9.47%) Retail
27 379 (9.16%) Relational Database
28 367 (8.87%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 990 (23.92%) WebSphere
2 332 (8.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 246 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 227 (5.48%) IIS
5 189 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 176 (4.25%) Apache
7 171 (4.13%) WebLogic
8 155 (3.74%) MS Exchange
9 138 (3.33%) SAS
10 134 (3.24%) MQSeries
11 133 (3.21%) FileNet
12 76 (1.84%) CICS
13 74 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
14 73 (1.76%) IBM Notes
15 65 (1.57%) WebSphere Process Server
16 56 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
17 52 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
18 50 (1.21%) Commerce Server
19 43 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
20 39 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 460 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 163 (3.94%) MS Office
3 82 (1.98%) SPSS
4 58 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.63%) PowerPivot
7 14 (0.34%) MS Project
7 14 (0.34%) Stata
8 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.097%) Simulink
12 2 (0.048%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 127 (3.07%) Cognos TM1
2 125 (3.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 89 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
4 74 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
5 49 (1.18%) SAP MDM
6 45 (1.09%) HFM
6 45 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
7 37 (0.89%) Maximo
8 33 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
8 33 (0.80%) SAP BPC
9 32 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
10 31 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
11 29 (0.70%) SAP FS
12 20 (0.48%) Magento
13 17 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
14 16 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (0.36%) RMDS
15 15 (0.36%) AquaLogic BPM
16 14 (0.34%) BASE24
17 13 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.33%) SaaS
2 20 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
3 16 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
4 15 (0.36%) Office 365
5 13 (0.31%) IaaS
5 13 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.24%) PaaS
9 4 (0.097%) Force.com
9 4 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.097%) Taleo
10 2 (0.048%) GitHub
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.024%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 472 (11.40%) SAN
2 239 (5.77%) Firewall
3 235 (5.68%) DNS
4 220 (5.32%) TCP/IP
5 212 (5.12%) Internet
6 167 (4.03%) NAS
7 157 (3.79%) HTTP
8 152 (3.67%) WAN
9 151 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
10 149 (3.60%) LAN
11 81 (1.96%) DHCP
12 78 (1.88%) LDAP
13 77 (1.86%) SSL
14 69 (1.67%) iSCSI
15 68 (1.64%) FTP
16 61 (1.47%) VPN
17 47 (1.14%) Wireless
18 44 (1.06%) VoIP
19 40 (0.97%) VLAN
20 37 (0.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 515 (12.44%) DB2
3 419 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
4 379 (9.16%) Relational Database
5 269 (6.50%) RDBMS
6 267 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 192 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 154 (3.72%) MySQL
9 145 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 131 (3.17%) DataStage
11 118 (2.85%) OLAP
12 104 (2.51%) IBM InfoSphere
13 100 (2.42%) Big Data
14 98 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 88 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 86 (2.08%) Hadoop
17 84 (2.03%) QlikView
18 82 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
19 79 (1.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
20 71 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 141 (3.41%) Eclipse
2 86 (2.08%) JIRA
3 85 (2.05%) Subversion
3 85 (2.05%) JUnit
4 84 (2.03%) Ant
5 82 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
7 59 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 58 (1.40%) Maven
9 55 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 47 (1.14%) Git (software)
11 46 (1.11%) Selenium
11 46 (1.11%) ClearCase
12 43 (1.04%) Rational Application Developer
13 39 (0.94%) ClearQuest
14 36 (0.87%) Hudson
15 33 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
16 29 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
16 29 (0.70%) ERwin
17 28 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 1163 (28.10%) Finance
2 484 (11.69%) Banking
3 392 (9.47%) Retail
4 211 (5.10%) Marketing
5 194 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 105 (2.54%) Back Office
6 105 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 82 (1.98%) Advertising
8 80 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 65 (1.57%) Legal
10 55 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 49 (1.18%) French Language
12 45 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 45 (1.09%) Front Office
13 41 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 41 (0.99%) Games
14 33 (0.80%) Music Industry
15 30 (0.72%) Automotive
16 19 (0.46%) Military
16 19 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 599 (14.47%) Developer
2 595 (14.38%) Architect
3 569 (13.75%) Analyst
4 535 (12.93%) Consultant
5 246 (5.94%) Administrator
6 218 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
7 184 (4.45%) Java Developer
8 175 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 144 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 139 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 101 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
12 99 (2.39%) Senior Developer
13 95 (2.30%) Infrastructure Architect
14 88 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
14 88 (2.13%) Applications Support
15 87 (2.10%) Business Analyst
16 84 (2.03%) Technical Consultant
16 84 (2.03%) Technical Specialist
17 81 (1.96%) Programmer
18 76 (1.84%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (9.95%) XML
2 357 (8.63%) J2EE
3 346 (8.36%) HTML
4 293 (7.08%) .NET
5 285 (6.89%) Middleware
6 279 (6.74%) Web Services
7 228 (5.51%) Spring
8 223 (5.39%) CSS
9 195 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
10 183 (4.42%) JSP
11 145 (3.50%) Servlets
12 143 (3.45%) XSLT
13 140 (3.38%) Ajax
14 131 (3.17%) SOAP
15 126 (3.04%) JDBC
16 104 (2.51%) JMS
17 103 (2.49%) Hibernate
18 98 (2.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 95 (2.30%) jQuery
20 81 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 252 (6.09%) Mainframe
2 226 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 209 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 163 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 160 (3.87%) Clustering
6 136 (3.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 107 (2.59%) iSeries
8 102 (2.46%) Open Source
9 89 (2.15%) Client/Server
10 86 (2.08%) Replication
11 79 (1.91%) DataPower
12 74 (1.79%) N-Tier
12 74 (1.79%) AS400
13 61 (1.47%) SWIFT
14 60 (1.45%) HACMP
15 58 (1.40%) Data Integration
16 56 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
17 54 (1.30%) Mathematics
18 50 (1.21%) Visualisation
19 41 (0.99%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1053 (25.44%) Windows
2 814 (19.67%) UNIX
3 809 (19.55%) Linux
4 457 (11.04%) AIX
5 354 (8.55%) Solaris
6 274 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 237 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (2.85%) zOS
10 97 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 87 (2.10%) Windows XP
12 75 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (1.23%) HPUX
14 42 (1.01%) Android
15 39 (0.94%) Windows 2000
15 39 (0.94%) SUSE
16 29 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 27 (0.65%) CentOS
18 22 (0.53%) Windows 8
19 17 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (12.42%) ITIL
2 465 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
3 441 (10.65%) Project Management
4 394 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 319 (7.71%) SOA
6 302 (7.30%) ETL
7 261 (6.31%) Data Modelling
8 248 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
9 235 (5.68%) Analytics
10 229 (5.53%) Data Management
11 211 (5.10%) Change Management
12 206 (4.98%) Scrum
13 205 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 194 (4.69%) Service Management
15 180 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 177 (4.28%) Problem Management
17 175 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
18 172 (4.16%) Configuration Management
19 163 (3.94%) UML
20 162 (3.91%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1040 (25.13%) SQL
2 889 (21.48%) Java
3 367 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 279 (6.74%) Perl
5 210 (5.07%) Shell Script
6 182 (4.40%) C#
7 124 (3.00%) C
8 120 (2.90%) Python
9 118 (2.85%) PL/SQL
10 106 (2.56%) PHP
11 105 (2.54%) PowerShell
12 97 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 76 (1.84%) T-SQL
14 72 (1.74%) C++
14 72 (1.74%) COBOL
15 66 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 65 (1.57%) VB
17 64 (1.55%) JCL
18 60 (1.45%) Korn
19 36 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 544 (13.14%) Degree
2 211 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 175 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 128 (3.09%) MCSE
5 84 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 79 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 68 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (1.57%) MCITP
9 61 (1.47%) DV Cleared
10 56 (1.35%) CCNA
11 55 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (1.09%) MCP
13 44 (1.06%) MCSA
13 44 (1.06%) ISEB
14 40 (0.97%) PMI Certification
15 34 (0.82%) PMP
16 28 (0.68%) IBM Certification
17 25 (0.60%) ACCA
18 23 (0.56%) CCNP
19 22 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (6.35%) QA
2 107 (2.59%) SLA
3 53 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.31%) COBIT
9 12 (0.29%) Basel II
10 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.12%) COREP
11 5 (0.12%) FINREP
12 4 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.097%) GAAP
12 4 (0.097%) Dublin Core
13 3 (0.072%) Basel III
13 3 (0.072%) FATCA
13 3 (0.072%) TickIT
14 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 503 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 317 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 193 (4.66%) VMware ESX
4 169 (4.08%) vSphere
5 137 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 90 (2.17%) XenApp
6 90 (2.17%) NFS
7 81 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 52 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 50 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
11 35 (0.85%) XenServer
12 24 (0.58%) Samba
12 24 (0.58%) KVM
13 22 (0.53%) SRDF
14 21 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 18 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 17 (0.41%) RACF
16 17 (0.41%) vCloud
17 15 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 316 (7.63%) Tivoli
2 145 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 102 (2.46%) NetBackup
4 81 (1.96%) SCCM
5 73 (1.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 67 (1.62%) Netcool
6 67 (1.62%) SCOM
7 58 (1.40%) OpenView
8 56 (1.35%) Puppet
9 44 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
10 41 (0.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 39 (0.94%) Nagios
12 37 (0.89%) CA Endevor
13 35 (0.85%) Backup Exec
13 35 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
14 33 (0.80%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
14 33 (0.80%) HP SIM
15 32 (0.77%) Control-M
16 31 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1438 (34.74%) Oracle
2 1036 (25.03%) Microsoft
3 853 (20.61%) HP
4 744 (17.98%) VMware
5 412 (9.95%) Cisco
6 392 (9.47%) Cognos
7 366 (8.84%) EMC
8 364 (8.79%) SAP
9 314 (7.59%) NetApp
10 299 (7.22%) Red Hat
11 257 (6.21%) Dell
12 242 (5.85%) Citrix
13 200 (4.83%) JBoss
14 168 (4.06%) Sun
15 160 (3.87%) Informatica
16 142 (3.43%) Symantec
17 134 (3.24%) ATG
18 125 (3.02%) hybris
19 124 (3.00%) BMC
20 110 (2.66%) Teradata
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