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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 164 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2072 2244 2323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 2.03% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 4.16% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1679 1837
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56045 53897 59631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.10% 48.79% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 43911 50297
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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 1898 £50,000 - 89
London -40 846 £55,000 -8.33% 47
South East -37 415 £50,000 +11.11% 18
City of London -33 195 £55,000 -12.00% 14
East of England -45 124 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire +8 116 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Berkshire -41 113 £50,000 +4.16% 7
North West -39 104 £42,500 - 8
West Midlands +22 101 £43,250 -8.94%
West Yorkshire +25 89 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +17 83 £40,000 -16.66% 5
South West -23 82 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Surrey +20 79 £41,250 -13.15% 3
Scotland +7 70 £45,000 - 1
Reading -27 62 £51,750 +8.37% 2
Hertfordshire +4 61 £51,638 +3.27% 1
Manchester -4 60 £41,500 -2.35% 7
Hampshire -69 59 £50,000 +14.49% 4
Birmingham +20 58 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +25 56 £40,750 -15.10% 2
Nottingham +33 55 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 46 £42,000 +7.69% 3
Essex +9 45 £46,250 +2.77%
Leeds -18 44 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wales +30 42 £38,783 -16.59% 4
South Wales +30 40 £38,783 -16.59% 4
West Sussex +30 40 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Milton Keynes +18 39 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Watford -10 36 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Kent -13 34 £41,250 -10.81%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1405 (33.88%) Oracle
2 1142 (27.54%) Finance
3 1123 (27.08%) Windows
4 1105 (26.65%) WebSphere
5 984 (23.73%) Microsoft
6 926 (22.33%) SQL
7 876 (21.12%) Java
8 867 (20.91%) Linux
9 826 (19.92%) UNIX
10 796 (19.19%) HP
11 700 (16.88%) VMware
12 602 (14.52%) SQL Server
13 513 (12.37%) Degree
14 504 (12.15%) Banking
15 487 (11.74%) DB2
16 473 (11.41%) SAN
17 468 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 461 (11.12%) AIX
19 443 (10.68%) Cisco
20 442 (10.66%) Project Management
21 441 (10.63%) ITIL
22 429 (10.34%) Middleware
23 424 (10.22%) MS Excel
24 422 (10.18%) XML
25 416 (10.03%) J2EE
26 402 (9.69%) SOA
27 401 (9.67%) Retail
28 391 (9.43%) EMC
29 366 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
30 356 (8.58%) WebSphere Application Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1105 (26.65%) WebSphere
2 356 (8.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 240 (5.79%) IIS
4 238 (5.74%) WebLogic
5 230 (5.55%) Tomcat
6 205 (4.94%) SharePoint
7 163 (3.93%) MS Exchange
8 161 (3.88%) MQSeries
8 161 (3.88%) Apache
9 127 (3.06%) WebSphere Process Server
10 116 (2.80%) FileNet
11 100 (2.41%) SAS
12 91 (2.19%) IBM Notes
13 72 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 71 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
15 58 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
15 58 (1.40%) WebSphere Portal
16 56 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
16 56 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
17 46 (1.11%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 424 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 161 (3.88%) MS Office
3 58 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 53 (1.28%) SPSS
5 38 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.55%) MS Project
7 16 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.24%) Stata
9 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.096%) FastStats
11 3 (0.072%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.048%) Simulink
12 2 (0.048%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.024%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 132 (3.18%) Cognos TM1
2 113 (2.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 93 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
4 44 (1.06%) Maximo
5 41 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
5 41 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
6 40 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
7 29 (0.70%) AquaLogic BPM
8 27 (0.65%) SAP BPC
9 26 (0.63%) SAP MDM
10 23 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
11 22 (0.53%) Oracle BRM
11 22 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
12 20 (0.48%) HFM
13 19 (0.46%) SAP FS
13 19 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
14 17 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
15 16 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
15 16 (0.39%) Magento
16 14 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.11%) SaaS
2 38 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.39%) IaaS
6 12 (0.29%) PaaS
7 11 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
8 7 (0.17%) Taleo
8 7 (0.17%) Office 365
8 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.048%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.048%) GitHub
9 2 (0.048%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 473 (11.41%) SAN
2 262 (6.32%) DNS
3 260 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 215 (5.18%) Firewall
5 202 (4.87%) Internet
6 172 (4.15%) WAN
7 168 (4.05%) LAN
8 147 (3.54%) HTTP
9 127 (3.06%) NAS
10 124 (2.99%) DHCP
11 101 (2.44%) LDAP
11 101 (2.44%) VPN
11 101 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
12 93 (2.24%) SSL
13 74 (1.78%) iSCSI
14 66 (1.59%) FTP
15 56 (1.35%) Wireless
16 52 (1.25%) Network Security
17 46 (1.11%) SNMP
18 43 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 487 (11.74%) DB2
3 340 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 329 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
5 320 (7.72%) Oracle Database
6 253 (6.10%) RDBMS
7 149 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 146 (3.52%) MySQL
9 128 (3.09%) DataStage
10 119 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 117 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 105 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 94 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 92 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 87 (2.10%) OLAP
16 77 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
17 69 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
18 68 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
19 64 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
20 59 (1.42%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 148 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 94 (2.27%) ClearCase
3 93 (2.24%) JUnit
4 85 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (1.62%) JIRA
5 67 (1.62%) Ant
6 65 (1.57%) ClearQuest
6 65 (1.57%) Subversion
7 60 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 48 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
9 45 (1.09%) Rational Performance Tester
10 43 (1.04%) Maven
11 38 (0.92%) Hudson
12 36 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
12 36 (0.87%) LoadRunner
13 33 (0.80%) Selenium
14 31 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
15 30 (0.72%) Jenkins
16 28 (0.68%) Toad
17 25 (0.60%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 1142 (27.54%) Finance
2 504 (12.15%) Banking
3 401 (9.67%) Retail
4 198 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 134 (3.23%) Marketing
6 84 (2.03%) Advertising
7 83 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 80 (1.93%) Legal
9 78 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 73 (1.76%) Back Office
11 45 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 40 (0.96%) Front Office
13 38 (0.92%) General Ledger
14 34 (0.82%) Law
15 33 (0.80%) French Language
15 33 (0.80%) Games
16 24 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.53%) Music Industry
18 20 (0.48%) Military
19 19 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 659 (15.89%) Architect
2 584 (14.08%) Developer
3 544 (13.12%) Analyst
4 469 (11.31%) Consultant
5 334 (8.05%) Solutions Architect
6 262 (6.32%) Administrator
7 205 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 146 (3.52%) Support Analyst
9 143 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 123 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
11 122 (2.94%) Senior Developer
12 103 (2.48%) Technical Consultant
13 102 (2.46%) Business Analyst
14 95 (2.29%) Systems Engineer
15 91 (2.19%) Programmer
16 90 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
17 81 (1.95%) Technical Architect
18 78 (1.88%) Applications Support
19 74 (1.78%) Enterprise Architect
20 73 (1.76%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (10.34%) Middleware
2 422 (10.18%) XML
3 416 (10.03%) J2EE
4 349 (8.42%) .NET
5 332 (8.01%) HTML
6 319 (7.69%) Web Services
7 280 (6.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 222 (5.35%) CSS
9 216 (5.21%) Spring
10 204 (4.92%) JSP
11 198 (4.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 163 (3.93%) SOAP
13 130 (3.13%) JMS
14 128 (3.09%) Ajax
15 123 (2.97%) XSLT
16 122 (2.94%) Hibernate
17 115 (2.77%) Servlets
18 111 (2.68%) Oracle Fusion
19 110 (2.65%) ASP.NET
20 108 (2.60%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 237 (5.71%) Mainframe
2 201 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 179 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 175 (4.22%) Clustering
5 135 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 121 (2.92%) iSeries
6 121 (2.92%) Open Source
7 120 (2.89%) DataPower
8 113 (2.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 97 (2.34%) N-Tier
10 93 (2.24%) Replication
11 87 (2.10%) Client/Server
12 68 (1.64%) AS400
13 52 (1.25%) SWIFT
13 52 (1.25%) LPAR
14 50 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
15 49 (1.18%) Firmware
16 47 (1.13%) Mobile App
17 43 (1.04%) iPad
17 43 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1123 (27.08%) Windows
2 867 (20.91%) Linux
3 826 (19.92%) UNIX
4 461 (11.12%) AIX
5 335 (8.08%) Solaris
6 250 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 220 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (2.87%) zOS
10 100 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 96 (2.31%) Windows 7
12 66 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (1.16%) Android
14 37 (0.89%) HPUX
14 37 (0.89%) SUSE
15 30 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 27 (0.65%) CentOS
16 27 (0.65%) Windows 2000
17 24 (0.58%) Windows Vista
18 17 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (10.66%) Project Management
2 441 (10.63%) ITIL
3 402 (9.69%) SOA
4 366 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
5 328 (7.91%) E-Commerce
6 240 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 237 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 213 (5.14%) Scrum
8 213 (5.14%) ETL
9 205 (4.94%) Configuration Management
10 203 (4.90%) Analytics
11 201 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 188 (4.53%) Workflow
13 184 (4.44%) Data Modelling
14 177 (4.27%) Data Management
15 175 (4.22%) Software Engineering
16 174 (4.20%) Service Management
17 172 (4.15%) UML
18 168 (4.05%) Change Management
19 166 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 926 (22.33%) SQL
2 876 (21.12%) Java
3 352 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 303 (7.31%) Perl
5 178 (4.29%) C#
6 157 (3.79%) Shell Script
7 132 (3.18%) Python
8 109 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 104 (2.51%) PHP
10 101 (2.44%) C
11 97 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 94 (2.27%) PowerShell
13 90 (2.17%) C++
14 66 (1.59%) Korn
15 64 (1.54%) VB.NET
16 63 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 59 (1.42%) VB
18 40 (0.96%) COBOL
19 32 (0.77%) Scala
20 28 (0.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 513 (12.37%) Degree
2 209 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 185 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 138 (3.33%) MCSE
5 90 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 76 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 76 (1.83%) MCITP
8 69 (1.66%) CCNA
9 64 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (1.16%) MCP
11 45 (1.09%) CCNP
12 41 (0.99%) MCSA
13 33 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 33 (0.80%) IBM Certification
14 29 (0.70%) CISSP
15 27 (0.65%) PMP
16 26 (0.63%) ISEB
17 25 (0.60%) DV Cleared
18 23 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (4.32%) QA
2 116 (2.80%) SLA
3 56 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.46%) Solvency II
8 14 (0.34%) COBIT
9 13 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.31%) Basel II
10 8 (0.19%) COREP
11 6 (0.14%) BS7799
12 5 (0.12%) FATCA
13 3 (0.072%) Dublin Core
13 3 (0.072%) FINREP
13 3 (0.072%) TickIT
14 1 (0.024%) COSO
14 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.024%) GAAP
System Software
1 468 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 282 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 154 (3.71%) VMware ESX
4 146 (3.52%) vSphere
5 115 (2.77%) Hyper-V
6 97 (2.34%) XenApp
7 77 (1.86%) NFS
8 55 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 53 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 52 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (0.77%) XenServer
12 24 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
13 23 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 22 (0.53%) Samba
15 20 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (0.46%) KVM
17 18 (0.43%) vCloud
17 18 (0.43%) Xen
18 16 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
19 15 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 346 (8.34%) Tivoli
2 158 (3.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 140 (3.38%) NetBackup
4 88 (2.12%) SCCM
5 75 (1.81%) SCOM
6 61 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 61 (1.47%) Netcool
7 53 (1.28%) Puppet
7 53 (1.28%) OpenView
8 43 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
9 42 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
10 41 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
10 41 (0.99%) Legato
11 38 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
12 37 (0.89%) Control-M
13 36 (0.87%) Netcool/OMNIbus
14 32 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
15 27 (0.65%) HP SIM
15 27 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1405 (33.88%) Oracle
2 984 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 796 (19.19%) HP
4 700 (16.88%) VMware
5 443 (10.68%) Cisco
6 391 (9.43%) EMC
7 324 (7.81%) Cognos
7 324 (7.81%) SAP
8 291 (7.02%) NetApp
9 283 (6.82%) Red Hat
10 220 (5.31%) Dell
11 216 (5.21%) Citrix
12 213 (5.14%) JBoss
13 208 (5.02%) Symantec
14 193 (4.65%) Sun
15 146 (3.52%) Business Objects
15 146 (3.52%) Informatica
16 142 (3.42%) TIBCO
17 140 (3.38%) Lotus
18 134 (3.23%) Veritas
Surrey
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 49 minutes ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 to £85000 per annum - + benfits and Bonus
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum plus package including bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus+pension+healthcare+
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus £20k + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £95000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Health, Life, Excellent Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Health, Life, Excellent Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45.42 - £57.81 per annum + negotiable, bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £31,150 - £38,100 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £25,587 - £31,336 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: £25,587 to £31,336 (plus benefits and pension)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago