The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 136 145 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2281 2093 2259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 1.96% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 4.13% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1539 1704
Average salary £52,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50669 50625 51426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.33% 47.29% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41295 40010 42406
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 2015 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 2 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 2124 £55,000 +10.00% 273
London +26 887 £65,000 +18.18% 120
South East -1 526 £50,000 +12.35% 39
Berkshire +45 216 £52,500 +5.00% 13
East of England +50 191 £47,500 -6.45% 13
City of London +5 176 £65,000 +18.18% 36
Hampshire -6 123 £48,000 +17.07% 9
South West +6 117 £40,000 - 20
West Midlands +4 110 £48,500 +14.79% 24
North West -14 106 £45,000 -3.22% 26
East Midlands +15 99 £37,500 -16.66% 13
Yorkshire +2 99 £36,800 -18.22% 11
Hertfordshire -8 78 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Birmingham 0 69 £42,500 +1.19% 10
Reading -8 69 £50,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -7 68 £38,500 -15.38% 10
Bracknell +30 65 £55,000 - 3
Essex +21 61 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Watford -6 52 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 50 £57,500 +6.97% 3
Cheshire +14 43 £45,000 -3.22% 4
Manchester -15 43 £45,000 -3.22% 13
South Wales -3 42 £41,000 +16.31% 4
Wales -3 42 £41,000 +16.31% 4
Northamptonshire +34 41 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Oxfordshire +25 41 £47,500 - 2
Bristol +2 40 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Leeds -8 37 £45,250 -9.50% 7
Surrey -49 37 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +28 34 £60,000 +150.00% 1

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1591 (34.78%) Oracle
2 1289 (28.18%) Finance
3 1159 (25.34%) Windows
4 1126 (24.62%) WebSphere
5 1066 (23.31%) SQL
6 1050 (22.96%) Linux
6 1050 (22.96%) Microsoft
7 1021 (22.32%) Java
8 901 (19.70%) HP
9 814 (17.80%) VMware
10 773 (16.90%) UNIX
11 731 (15.98%) SQL Server
12 708 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
13 613 (13.40%) ITIL
14 612 (13.38%) DB2
15 595 (13.01%) SAN
15 595 (13.01%) Banking
16 579 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 558 (12.20%) Cisco
18 543 (11.87%) Middleware
19 496 (10.84%) Retail
20 494 (10.80%) Degree
21 477 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
22 473 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
23 459 (10.03%) SAP
24 445 (9.73%) Project Management
25 441 (9.64%) NetApp
26 440 (9.62%) EMC
27 439 (9.60%) AIX
28 433 (9.47%) Tomcat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1126 (24.62%) WebSphere
2 433 (9.47%) Tomcat
3 356 (7.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 317 (6.93%) Apache
5 308 (6.73%) WebLogic
6 267 (5.84%) IIS
7 204 (4.46%) SharePoint
8 198 (4.33%) JBoss
9 173 (3.78%) MS Exchange
10 152 (3.32%) MQSeries
11 123 (2.69%) SAS
12 100 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
13 93 (2.03%) CICS
14 88 (1.92%) IBM Notes
15 87 (1.90%) Lync
16 86 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
17 81 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
18 74 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
19 71 (1.55%) FileNet
19 71 (1.55%) CMS
Applications
1 380 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.13%) MS Office
3 79 (1.73%) SPSS
4 53 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.26%) MS Project
9 9 (0.20%) Stata
10 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.066%) Gephi
11 3 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.066%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.044%) Simulink
12 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.044%) FastStats
12 2 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.022%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 133 (2.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 81 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
3 63 (1.38%) Cognos TM1
4 44 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 41 (0.90%) Magento
6 39 (0.85%) RMDS
7 34 (0.74%) Maximo
8 27 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
9 26 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
10 24 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
11 23 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 23 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
12 22 (0.48%) Cognos Planning
13 20 (0.44%) BASE24
14 17 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
15 15 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
16 14 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
17 12 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
18 11 (0.24%) Agresso
18 11 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 77 (1.68%) SaaS
2 53 (1.16%) IaaS
3 48 (1.05%) PaaS
4 45 (0.98%) IBM Blueworks
5 44 (0.96%) Office 365
6 36 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
7 32 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (0.35%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
12 8 (0.17%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.11%) Force.com
15 2 (0.044%) Taleo
15 2 (0.044%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.022%) Joyent
16 1 (0.022%) GitHub
16 1 (0.022%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 595 (13.01%) SAN
2 255 (5.57%) TCP/IP
3 240 (5.25%) HTTP
4 218 (4.77%) Firewall
5 212 (4.63%) Internet
6 211 (4.61%) DNS
7 203 (4.44%) WAN
8 189 (4.13%) LAN
9 188 (4.11%) NAS
10 126 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
11 90 (1.97%) DHCP
12 89 (1.95%) iSCSI
13 87 (1.90%) SSL
14 81 (1.77%) FTP
15 78 (1.71%) LDAP
16 76 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 74 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
18 67 (1.46%) FCoE
19 66 (1.44%) Multicast
19 66 (1.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 612 (13.38%) DB2
3 332 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 306 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
5 205 (4.48%) Oracle Database
6 193 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 169 (3.69%) MySQL
8 147 (3.21%) Big Data
9 128 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 118 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 99 (2.16%) DataStage
12 93 (2.03%) Data Mining
13 91 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 80 (1.75%) QlikView
14 80 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 78 (1.71%) IBM InfoSphere
16 72 (1.57%) Cognos Report Studio
16 72 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 68 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
18 65 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 179 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 145 (3.17%) Subversion
3 128 (2.80%) Maven
4 110 (2.40%) Jenkins
5 109 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 85 (1.86%) Ant
7 67 (1.46%) LoadRunner
8 58 (1.27%) JUnit
9 54 (1.18%) JIRA
10 52 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 48 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
12 45 (0.98%) Hudson
12 45 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
13 36 (0.79%) JMeter
14 34 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 30 (0.66%) ClearCase
15 30 (0.66%) Rational Performance Tester
16 28 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
16 28 (0.61%) Selenium
17 26 (0.57%) VisualVM
General
1 1289 (28.18%) Finance
2 595 (13.01%) Banking
3 496 (10.84%) Retail
4 187 (4.09%) Marketing
5 178 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 103 (2.25%) Legal
7 93 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 88 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 66 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 63 (1.38%) Advertising
11 61 (1.33%) Back Office
12 58 (1.27%) Front Office
13 43 (0.94%) Military
14 41 (0.90%) Games
15 34 (0.74%) French Language
16 27 (0.59%) Law
17 24 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 21 (0.46%) Publishing
19 19 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
20 17 (0.37%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 938 (20.51%) Architect
2 632 (13.82%) Developer
3 525 (11.48%) Consultant
4 522 (11.41%) Analyst
5 358 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
6 244 (5.33%) Administrator
7 234 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 189 (4.13%) Support Analyst
9 182 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
10 139 (3.04%) Support Engineer
11 122 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
12 119 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
13 115 (2.51%) Team Leader
14 106 (2.32%) Project Manager
15 104 (2.27%) Applications Support
16 96 (2.10%) Technical Architect
17 90 (1.97%) Business Analyst
18 88 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support
19 87 (1.90%) Technical Consultant
20 86 (1.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (11.87%) Middleware
2 415 (9.07%) XML
3 406 (8.88%) HTML
4 370 (8.09%) J2EE
5 355 (7.76%) Web Services
6 297 (6.49%) Spring
7 240 (5.25%) .NET
8 232 (5.07%) CSS
9 204 (4.46%) JSP
10 200 (4.37%) WebSphere MQ
11 195 (4.26%) SOAP
12 178 (3.89%) JMS
13 170 (3.72%) jQuery
14 159 (3.48%) Ajax
15 147 (3.21%) JDBC
16 146 (3.19%) REST
17 144 (3.15%) Hibernate
18 127 (2.78%) XSLT
19 110 (2.40%) JSON
20 103 (2.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 473 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 304 (6.65%) Mainframe
3 281 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 189 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 155 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 151 (3.30%) Open Source
7 144 (3.15%) Clustering
8 140 (3.06%) IBM Mainframe
9 125 (2.73%) iSeries
10 122 (2.67%) AS400
11 105 (2.30%) DataPower
12 84 (1.84%) Visualisation
13 74 (1.62%) Data Integration
14 69 (1.51%) Tandem
15 66 (1.44%) Replication
15 66 (1.44%) N-Tier
16 64 (1.40%) PKI
16 64 (1.40%) SWIFT
17 53 (1.16%) Statistics
18 52 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1159 (25.34%) Windows
2 1050 (22.96%) Linux
3 773 (16.90%) UNIX
4 439 (9.60%) AIX
5 404 (8.83%) Solaris
6 283 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 251 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 228 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 204 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 113 (2.47%) HPUX
11 100 (2.19%) Windows 7
12 93 (2.03%) zOS
13 69 (1.51%) SUSE
14 68 (1.49%) Windows XP
15 54 (1.18%) OS/400
16 51 (1.11%) Android
17 47 (1.03%) CentOS
18 36 (0.79%) Apple iOS
18 36 (0.79%) Windows 2000
19 32 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (13.40%) ITIL
3 477 (10.43%) Business Intelligence
4 445 (9.73%) Project Management
5 395 (8.64%) SOA
6 371 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 327 (7.15%) ETL
8 317 (6.93%) Analytics
9 309 (6.76%) Data Management
10 305 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 228 (4.98%) Problem Management
12 222 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 222 (4.85%) Change Management
13 216 (4.72%) Data Modelling
14 214 (4.68%) Scrum
15 213 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
16 209 (4.57%) Migration
17 204 (4.46%) Service Delivery
18 173 (3.78%) TOGAF
19 167 (3.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1066 (23.31%) SQL
2 1021 (22.32%) Java
3 407 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 249 (5.44%) Perl
5 160 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 157 (3.43%) C#
7 154 (3.37%) PL/SQL
7 154 (3.37%) PowerShell
8 120 (2.62%) Bash Shell
9 108 (2.36%) Python
10 103 (2.25%) PHP
11 102 (2.23%) C
12 101 (2.21%) COBOL
13 98 (2.14%) JCL
14 97 (2.12%) C++
15 56 (1.22%) Korn
16 53 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 53 (1.16%) VBA
17 51 (1.11%) VBScript
18 43 (0.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 494 (10.80%) Degree
2 234 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 174 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 172 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (2.40%) MCSE
7 106 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 105 (2.30%) ISEB
9 102 (2.23%) VCP4
10 80 (1.75%) CCNA
11 65 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 64 (1.40%) IBM Certification
13 57 (1.25%) MCITP
14 48 (1.05%) ISTQB
15 42 (0.92%) CCNP
16 40 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 39 (0.85%) DV Cleared
18 35 (0.77%) PMI Certification
19 29 (0.63%) MCSA
20 27 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.31%) QA
2 144 (3.15%) SLA
3 85 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 36 (0.79%) ISO 8583
5 30 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.20%) COBIT
9 9 (0.20%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.15%) HL7
11 6 (0.13%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.087%) DO-254
13 3 (0.066%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.044%) GAAP
14 2 (0.044%) JTAG
14 2 (0.044%) GxP
14 2 (0.044%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 1 (0.022%) MiFID
System Software
1 579 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 311 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 222 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 183 (4.00%) vSphere
5 129 (2.82%) NFS
6 106 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 91 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
8 70 (1.53%) XenApp
9 59 (1.29%) SRDF
10 57 (1.25%) KVM
11 43 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 38 (0.83%) XenServer
13 36 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.70%) RACF
15 31 (0.68%) XenDesktop
16 27 (0.59%) Xen
17 26 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 26 (0.57%) vCloud
17 26 (0.57%) ACF2
18 25 (0.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 287 (6.27%) Tivoli
2 145 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 106 (2.32%) SCCM
4 91 (1.99%) Puppet
5 90 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 74 (1.62%) Netcool
7 59 (1.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 59 (1.29%) SCOM
8 57 (1.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 48 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (0.96%) Nagios
11 37 (0.81%) FortiGate
12 35 (0.77%) CA Endevor
13 34 (0.74%) Opsview
14 33 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
15 32 (0.70%) Control-M
16 27 (0.59%) OpenView
17 26 (0.57%) Backup Exec
18 23 (0.50%) Ansible
19 20 (0.44%) Legato
Vendors
1 1591 (34.78%) Oracle
2 1050 (22.96%) Microsoft
3 901 (19.70%) HP
4 814 (17.80%) VMware
5 558 (12.20%) Cisco
6 459 (10.03%) SAP
7 441 (9.64%) NetApp
8 440 (9.62%) EMC
9 344 (7.52%) Cognos
10 325 (7.11%) Red Hat
11 282 (6.17%) Dell
12 223 (4.88%) Symantec
13 219 (4.79%) Citrix
14 213 (4.66%) TIBCO
15 209 (4.57%) Sun
16 170 (3.72%) Informatica
17 133 (2.91%) BMC
18 132 (2.89%) Teradata
19 117 (2.56%) webMethods
20 114 (2.49%) Brocade
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