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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 149 164 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2171 1833 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.69% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 3.52% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1371 1938
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,425 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,600 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%

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
55360 52098 57012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 47.93% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43890 42680 47913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +14 2046 £50,000 - 237
London +32 820 £60,000 - 115
South East -9 460 £45,000 -5.26% 38
City of London +34 208 £57,500 -2.95% 31
East of England +9 162 £45,000 +10.42% 16
Hampshire -9 145 £44,000 +3.52% 7
Berkshire +2 133 £45,000 -16.66% 13
North West -36 131 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Yorkshire +1 126 £44,375 +10.93% 9
South West +37 125 £40,000 +6.66% 22
West Midlands +33 119 £39,500 -1.25% 9
West Yorkshire -21 85 £45,000 +9.09% 5
East Midlands -9 79 £41,250 +3.12% 5
Surrey +26 78 £57,500 +35.29% 9
Reading +18 78 £44,250 -1.66% 6
Hertfordshire -14 77 £45,000 -15.88% 9
Leeds -4 71 £43,125 -17.85% 5
Cheshire -13 71 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Scotland -41 57 £47,500 +15.85% 12
Watford -8 51 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +6 50 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Warwickshire +54 46 £35,250 -11.87% 3
Bristol +19 45 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Portsmouth -15 40 £50,000 +3.09%
Bedfordshire +20 36 £54,000 +35.00% 4
Manchester -37 31 £50,000 - 8
Nottinghamshire +14 30 £42,500 +13.71% 1
Nottingham +7 29 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 29 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Warwick - 29 £44,000 -

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1481 (35.75%) Oracle
2 1148 (27.71%) Finance
3 1091 (26.33%) Microsoft
4 1051 (25.37%) SQL
5 1012 (24.43%) Windows
6 956 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 902 (21.77%) Java
8 865 (20.88%) HP
9 821 (19.82%) Linux
10 807 (19.48%) UNIX
11 761 (18.37%) VMware
12 756 (18.25%) SQL Server
13 533 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 531 (12.82%) Degree
15 528 (12.74%) ITIL
16 524 (12.65%) DB2
17 504 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
18 485 (11.71%) SAN
19 476 (11.49%) AIX
20 463 (11.18%) MS Excel
21 457 (11.03%) Banking
22 442 (10.67%) Project Management
23 437 (10.55%) Cognos
24 436 (10.52%) Cisco
25 419 (10.11%) XML
26 405 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
27 403 (9.73%) E-Commerce
28 396 (9.56%) SAP
29 388 (9.37%) Solaris
30 377 (9.10%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 956 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 328 (7.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 249 (6.01%) Tomcat
4 214 (5.17%) IIS
5 197 (4.76%) Apache
6 191 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 177 (4.27%) WebLogic
8 154 (3.72%) MS Exchange
9 141 (3.40%) SAS
10 118 (2.85%) FileNet
11 113 (2.73%) MQSeries
12 84 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
13 76 (1.83%) CICS
14 73 (1.76%) IBM Notes
15 58 (1.40%) WebSphere Process Server
16 57 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 54 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
18 44 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
19 43 (1.04%) Commerce Server
20 42 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 463 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 160 (3.86%) MS Office
3 81 (1.96%) SPSS
4 58 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.75%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.48%) MS Project
8 12 (0.29%) Stata
9 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.14%) FastStats
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.097%) Simulink
13 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 135 (3.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 132 (3.19%) Cognos TM1
3 89 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
4 69 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
5 44 (1.06%) SAP MDM
6 42 (1.01%) HFM
7 35 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 35 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
8 31 (0.75%) Maximo
9 29 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
10 26 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
10 26 (0.63%) SAP BPC
11 24 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
11 24 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (0.56%) SAP FS
13 17 (0.41%) RMDS
14 16 (0.39%) Magento
14 16 (0.39%) AquaLogic BPM
15 15 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
15 15 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (1.38%) SaaS
2 29 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
3 19 (0.46%) Office 365
4 17 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
7 13 (0.31%) IaaS
8 7 (0.17%) PaaS
9 5 (0.12%) Force.com
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.048%) GitHub
11 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.024%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 485 (11.71%) SAN
2 242 (5.84%) Firewall
3 237 (5.72%) DNS
4 220 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 208 (5.02%) Internet
6 180 (4.34%) NAS
7 161 (3.89%) HTTP
8 154 (3.72%) LAN
9 152 (3.67%) WAN
10 141 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
11 83 (2.00%) LDAP
12 79 (1.91%) DHCP
13 75 (1.81%) SSL
14 67 (1.62%) FTP
15 62 (1.50%) iSCSI
16 52 (1.26%) VPN
17 45 (1.09%) Wireless
18 43 (1.04%) VLAN
19 41 (0.99%) VoIP
20 39 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 756 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 524 (12.65%) DB2
3 405 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
4 370 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 257 (6.20%) RDBMS
6 246 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 210 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 161 (3.89%) MySQL
9 159 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 125 (3.02%) OLAP
11 124 (2.99%) DataStage
12 107 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 102 (2.46%) Big Data
13 102 (2.46%) IBM InfoSphere
14 93 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 90 (2.17%) QlikView
16 83 (2.00%) Hadoop
17 80 (1.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 71 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
19 67 (1.62%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 140 (3.38%) Eclipse
2 87 (2.10%) JUnit
3 86 (2.08%) Ant
4 84 (2.03%) Subversion
5 81 (1.96%) JIRA
6 72 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
7 69 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 66 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 64 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 61 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 56 (1.35%) Maven
12 46 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
13 41 (0.99%) Selenium
14 38 (0.92%) Hudson
15 33 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
16 28 (0.68%) ClearCase
16 28 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
17 27 (0.65%) ERwin
18 25 (0.60%) ClearQuest
19 24 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 1148 (27.71%) Finance
2 457 (11.03%) Banking
3 364 (8.79%) Retail
4 224 (5.41%) Marketing
5 214 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 98 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 97 (2.34%) Back Office
8 85 (2.05%) Legal
9 78 (1.88%) Advertising
10 68 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 56 (1.35%) Investment Banking
12 51 (1.23%) Front Office
13 49 (1.18%) French Language
14 36 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.84%) General Ledger
15 35 (0.84%) Games
16 33 (0.80%) Automotive
17 31 (0.75%) Music Industry
18 21 (0.51%) Military
19 19 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 653 (15.76%) Developer
2 627 (15.13%) Architect
3 560 (13.52%) Consultant
4 528 (12.74%) Analyst
5 232 (5.60%) Administrator
6 204 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 188 (4.54%) Java Developer
8 184 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 146 (3.52%) Support Engineer
10 135 (3.26%) Project Manager
11 120 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
12 106 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 102 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
14 94 (2.27%) Applications Support
15 88 (2.12%) Team Leader
16 81 (1.96%) Technical Specialist
17 77 (1.86%) Technical Architect
18 75 (1.81%) Technical Consultant
18 75 (1.81%) UNIX Administrator
19 73 (1.76%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (10.11%) XML
2 344 (8.30%) J2EE
3 341 (8.23%) HTML
4 283 (6.83%) .NET
5 281 (6.78%) Web Services
6 265 (6.40%) Middleware
7 236 (5.70%) Spring
8 229 (5.53%) CSS
9 181 (4.37%) JSP
10 178 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 148 (3.57%) XSLT
12 147 (3.55%) Servlets
13 129 (3.11%) Ajax
14 120 (2.90%) JDBC
15 114 (2.75%) SOAP
16 110 (2.66%) JMS
17 102 (2.46%) Hibernate
18 94 (2.27%) jQuery
19 87 (2.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 80 (1.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 244 (5.89%) Management Information System
2 239 (5.77%) Mainframe
3 210 (5.07%) Computer Science
4 164 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 151 (3.64%) Clustering
6 125 (3.02%) IBM Mainframe
7 105 (2.53%) iSeries
8 98 (2.37%) Open Source
9 85 (2.05%) AS400
9 85 (2.05%) DataPower
10 81 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 68 (1.64%) Replication
12 67 (1.62%) SWIFT
13 66 (1.59%) N-Tier
14 62 (1.50%) Data Integration
15 57 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
15 57 (1.38%) Visualisation
16 56 (1.35%) Mathematics
17 46 (1.11%) HACMP
18 38 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1012 (24.43%) Windows
2 821 (19.82%) Linux
3 807 (19.48%) UNIX
4 476 (11.49%) AIX
5 388 (9.37%) Solaris
6 277 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 240 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 226 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 112 (2.70%) zOS
10 99 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 83 (2.00%) Windows 7
12 69 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 63 (1.52%) HPUX
14 52 (1.26%) SUSE
15 40 (0.97%) Android
16 37 (0.89%) Windows 2000
17 35 (0.84%) CentOS
18 27 (0.65%) Apple iOS
19 24 (0.58%) Windows 8
20 19 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (12.74%) ITIL
2 504 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
3 442 (10.67%) Project Management
4 403 (9.73%) E-Commerce
5 334 (8.06%) ETL
6 299 (7.22%) SOA
7 282 (6.81%) Data Modelling
8 258 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
9 231 (5.58%) Analytics
10 228 (5.50%) Data Management
11 211 (5.09%) Change Management
12 210 (5.07%) Scrum
12 210 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 204 (4.92%) Service Management
14 186 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
15 174 (4.20%) Migration
16 170 (4.10%) Problem Management
17 168 (4.06%) TOGAF
18 167 (4.03%) Unit Testing
19 161 (3.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1051 (25.37%) SQL
2 902 (21.77%) Java
3 355 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 266 (6.42%) Perl
5 225 (5.43%) Shell Script
6 188 (4.54%) C#
7 125 (3.02%) C
8 119 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 110 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 108 (2.61%) Python
11 101 (2.44%) PHP
12 92 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 83 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 75 (1.81%) C++
15 72 (1.74%) COBOL
16 69 (1.67%) Korn
17 67 (1.62%) JCL
18 65 (1.57%) VB.NET
19 61 (1.47%) VB
20 37 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 531 (12.82%) Degree
2 212 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 164 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (2.99%) MCSE
5 93 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 88 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 67 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 60 (1.45%) MCITP
10 55 (1.33%) CCNA
11 54 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 50 (1.21%) MCP
13 47 (1.13%) ISEB
14 37 (0.89%) MCSA
15 35 (0.84%) PMI Certification
16 28 (0.68%) IBM Certification
17 24 (0.58%) PMP
18 22 (0.53%) ACCA
18 22 (0.53%) CISSP
19 21 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (6.35%) QA
2 107 (2.58%) SLA
3 66 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 32 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.39%) COBIT
8 15 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.27%) Basel II
11 6 (0.14%) GAAP
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.12%) COREP
12 5 (0.12%) FINREP
13 4 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.097%) Dublin Core
14 3 (0.072%) FATCA
14 3 (0.072%) Basel III
14 3 (0.072%) TickIT
15 1 (0.024%) DICOM
System Software
1 533 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 315 (7.60%) Active Directory
3 184 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 156 (3.77%) vSphere
5 135 (3.26%) Hyper-V
6 102 (2.46%) NFS
7 84 (2.03%) XenApp
8 75 (1.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 50 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 47 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
11 37 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
12 32 (0.77%) XenServer
13 26 (0.63%) RACF
14 23 (0.56%) PowerHA
14 23 (0.56%) Samba
15 22 (0.53%) SRDF
16 20 (0.48%) KVM
17 18 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 16 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
19 14 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 285 (6.88%) Tivoli
2 143 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 92 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 81 (1.96%) SCCM
5 66 (1.59%) Puppet
6 62 (1.50%) SCOM
7 57 (1.38%) OpenView
8 52 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 50 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
10 48 (1.16%) Nagios
11 46 (1.11%) Netcool
12 37 (0.89%) CA Endevor
13 34 (0.82%) Backup Exec
14 32 (0.77%) Tivoli NetView
14 32 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
15 30 (0.72%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
15 30 (0.72%) Control-M
15 30 (0.72%) MOM
16 28 (0.68%) HP SIM
17 27 (0.65%) Legato
Vendors
1 1481 (35.75%) Oracle
2 1091 (26.33%) Microsoft
3 865 (20.88%) HP
4 761 (18.37%) VMware
5 437 (10.55%) Cognos
6 436 (10.52%) Cisco
7 396 (9.56%) SAP
8 377 (9.10%) EMC
9 368 (8.88%) NetApp
10 311 (7.51%) Red Hat
11 242 (5.84%) Citrix
12 235 (5.67%) Dell
13 202 (4.88%) JBoss
14 169 (4.08%) Informatica
15 164 (3.96%) Sun
16 139 (3.36%) Symantec
17 136 (3.28%) ATG
18 130 (3.14%) hybris
19 123 (2.97%) Brocade
20 118 (2.85%) BMC
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: package & based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liss, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Great Start Up Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Network ITR
Salary: 550 to 600 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday