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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 140 158 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2306 2077 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.88% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 3.94% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1631 1759
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,055 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
54547 52723 52338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.87% 47.65% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44155 42849 43782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +9 2163 £52,500 +2.94% 259
London -11 810 £60,000 - 86
South East +13 485 £48,000 -4.00% 58
East of England +43 250 £47,500 +11.76% 24
Berkshire +27 189 £50,000 +3.09% 12
South West +36 151 £42,500 +8.28% 25
West Midlands +17 149 £45,000 +5.88% 8
City of London -45 145 £57,500 -8.00% 20
North West -6 134 £50,000 +17.64% 21
Yorkshire +27 132 £44,000 +2.68% 17
Hertfordshire +46 122 £50,000 -28.57% 13
Hampshire +11 120 £43,875 -9.53% 14
West Yorkshire +32 105 £55,000 +28.35% 11
Leeds +48 90 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Scotland +26 78 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Reading +11 74 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Manchester -7 71 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Birmingham -10 66 £60,000 +41.17% 3
East Midlands -20 66 £48,500 -3.00% 12
Watford +19 64 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Essex +29 62 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Cheshire +13 55 £50,000 +3.09% 5
Bracknell +2 50 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bristol +15 48 £33,500 -25.55% 13
Warwickshire +37 46 £33,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -11 39 £60,000 +21.82% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 38 £36,000 -48.57% 10
Gloucestershire +18 36 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Milton Keynes +10 33 £36,000 -44.61% 8
Edinburgh +4 32 £46,750 -6.50%

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1563 (34.83%) Oracle
2 1199 (26.72%) Finance
3 1118 (24.92%) SQL
4 1093 (24.36%) Windows
5 1085 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 1085 (24.18%) WebSphere
6 981 (21.86%) Java
7 949 (21.15%) Linux
8 901 (20.08%) HP
9 865 (19.28%) UNIX
10 816 (18.19%) VMware
11 808 (18.01%) SQL Server
12 684 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
13 628 (14.00%) ITIL
14 606 (13.51%) DB2
15 586 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 541 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
17 536 (11.95%) SAN
18 500 (11.14%) Banking
19 494 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
20 486 (10.83%) E-Commerce
21 479 (10.68%) Retail
22 476 (10.61%) Cisco
23 462 (10.30%) AIX
24 461 (10.27%) Degree
25 460 (10.25%) NetApp
26 448 (9.98%) Cognos
27 446 (9.94%) XML
28 424 (9.45%) EMC
29 419 (9.34%) Project Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1085 (24.18%) WebSphere
2 395 (8.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 344 (7.67%) Tomcat
4 275 (6.13%) Apache
5 252 (5.62%) IIS
6 245 (5.46%) WebLogic
7 197 (4.39%) SharePoint
8 190 (4.23%) JBoss
9 159 (3.54%) MS Exchange
10 138 (3.08%) MQSeries
11 123 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
12 118 (2.63%) SAS
13 85 (1.89%) IBM Notes
14 84 (1.87%) CICS
15 78 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
16 77 (1.72%) FileNet
17 69 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
18 64 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
19 60 (1.34%) Lync
20 53 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 401 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 164 (3.66%) MS Office
3 47 (1.05%) SPSS
4 45 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.40%) MS Project
8 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.11%) Simulink
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.11%) FastStats
11 3 (0.067%) Stata
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.022%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 136 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 91 (2.03%) Cognos TM1
3 66 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 54 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
5 44 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
6 36 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 31 (0.69%) Magento
8 29 (0.65%) Maximo
9 23 (0.51%) BASE24
10 22 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
11 21 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
11 21 (0.47%) SAP MDM
12 19 (0.42%) RMDS
13 18 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
14 17 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
15 16 (0.36%) Google Analytics
15 16 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
15 16 (0.36%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
15 16 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
16 12 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.47%) SaaS
2 60 (1.34%) IBM Blueworks
3 32 (0.71%) Office 365
4 29 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.60%) IaaS
6 26 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (0.49%) PaaS
7 22 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
8 10 (0.22%) Force.com
9 9 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.067%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.045%) Taleo
12 2 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.022%) Joyent
13 1 (0.022%) GitHub
13 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 536 (11.95%) SAN
2 258 (5.75%) Internet
3 232 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 230 (5.13%) HTTP
5 225 (5.01%) Firewall
6 208 (4.64%) DNS
7 200 (4.46%) NAS
8 146 (3.25%) WAN
9 139 (3.10%) LAN
10 114 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
11 94 (2.09%) FTP
12 78 (1.74%) LDAP
13 75 (1.67%) iSCSI
14 68 (1.52%) SSL
15 62 (1.38%) ATM
15 62 (1.38%) DHCP
16 51 (1.14%) VPN
17 49 (1.09%) Wireless
18 45 (1.00%) VoIP
19 44 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 808 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 606 (13.51%) DB2
3 398 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 324 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
5 244 (5.44%) RDBMS
6 206 (4.59%) Oracle Database
7 198 (4.41%) MySQL
8 170 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 140 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 120 (2.67%) Big Data
11 108 (2.41%) DataStage
12 104 (2.32%) OLAP
13 90 (2.01%) Cognos Report Studio
14 85 (1.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 79 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 78 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
17 77 (1.72%) Hadoop
18 73 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
19 69 (1.54%) QlikView
20 68 (1.52%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 147 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 125 (2.79%) Eclipse
3 110 (2.45%) Subversion
4 98 (2.18%) Ant
5 96 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 92 (2.05%) Maven
7 83 (1.85%) JUnit
8 66 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 63 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 62 (1.38%) JIRA
11 44 (0.98%) Hudson
12 38 (0.85%) Selenium
13 37 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
14 35 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
16 24 (0.53%) LoadRunner
17 22 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
17 22 (0.49%) SoapUI
18 20 (0.45%) Eclipse RCP
18 20 (0.45%) VisualVM
General
1 1199 (26.72%) Finance
2 500 (11.14%) Banking
3 479 (10.68%) Retail
4 226 (5.04%) Marketing
5 225 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 136 (3.03%) Legal
7 112 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 77 (1.72%) Back Office
9 72 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 67 (1.49%) Front Office
11 59 (1.31%) Advertising
12 56 (1.25%) Games
13 45 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 44 (0.98%) Military
15 40 (0.89%) French Language
16 29 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.60%) Music Industry
18 26 (0.58%) Automotive
18 26 (0.58%) Law
19 15 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 832 (18.54%) Architect
2 736 (16.40%) Developer
3 537 (11.97%) Consultant
4 471 (10.50%) Analyst
5 250 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
6 241 (5.37%) Administrator
7 217 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 216 (4.81%) Support Analyst
9 200 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
10 156 (3.48%) Support Engineer
11 121 (2.70%) Applications Support
12 120 (2.67%) Project Manager
12 120 (2.67%) Team Leader
13 108 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 106 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
15 102 (2.27%) Technical Specialist
16 101 (2.25%) Technical Architect
17 94 (2.09%) Senior Developer
18 88 (1.96%) Designer
19 86 (1.92%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (9.94%) XML
2 399 (8.89%) Middleware
3 393 (8.76%) HTML
4 350 (7.80%) J2EE
5 304 (6.78%) Web Services
6 271 (6.04%) Spring
7 265 (5.91%) CSS
8 245 (5.46%) .NET
9 219 (4.88%) JSP
10 164 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
11 162 (3.61%) Ajax
11 162 (3.61%) jQuery
12 161 (3.59%) JDBC
13 150 (3.34%) JMS
14 143 (3.19%) SOAP
15 137 (3.05%) Servlets
16 108 (2.41%) XSLT
17 97 (2.16%) REST
18 95 (2.12%) Hibernate
19 87 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 494 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (6.31%) Mainframe
3 262 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 179 (3.99%) Clustering
5 172 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 149 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 149 (3.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 112 (2.50%) iSeries
8 109 (2.43%) Open Source
9 89 (1.98%) DataPower
10 82 (1.83%) AS400
11 79 (1.76%) SWIFT
12 78 (1.74%) Replication
13 76 (1.69%) Tandem
14 72 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 68 (1.52%) Data Integration
16 67 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
17 60 (1.34%) Visualisation
18 57 (1.27%) N-Tier
19 48 (1.07%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1093 (24.36%) Windows
2 949 (21.15%) Linux
3 865 (19.28%) UNIX
4 462 (10.30%) AIX
5 416 (9.27%) Solaris
6 314 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 291 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 267 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 157 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 110 (2.45%) Windows 7
11 85 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 82 (1.83%) HPUX
13 75 (1.67%) zOS
14 64 (1.43%) SUSE
15 56 (1.25%) CentOS
16 49 (1.09%) Windows 2000
17 48 (1.07%) Android
18 28 (0.62%) Windows 8
19 27 (0.60%) OS/400
20 25 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (14.00%) ITIL
3 541 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
4 486 (10.83%) E-Commerce
5 419 (9.34%) Project Management
6 392 (8.74%) ETL
7 328 (7.31%) SOA
8 287 (6.40%) Mentoring
9 269 (6.00%) Change Management
10 267 (5.95%) Data Management
11 240 (5.35%) Data Modelling
12 237 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 231 (5.15%) Scrum
14 217 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
15 212 (4.72%) Migration
16 211 (4.70%) Analytics
17 209 (4.66%) Problem Management
18 202 (4.50%) TOGAF
19 177 (3.94%) Service Delivery
20 166 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1118 (24.92%) SQL
2 981 (21.86%) Java
3 387 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 306 (6.82%) Perl
5 248 (5.53%) Shell Script
6 180 (4.01%) C#
7 162 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 130 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 126 (2.81%) PHP
10 124 (2.76%) C
11 116 (2.59%) JCL
12 113 (2.52%) COBOL
13 112 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 100 (2.23%) Python
15 85 (1.89%) Korn
16 79 (1.76%) C++
17 66 (1.47%) T-SQL
18 58 (1.29%) VB
19 57 (1.27%) VBScript
20 53 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 461 (10.27%) Degree
2 238 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 175 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 143 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 121 (2.70%) MCSE
6 105 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 83 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (1.40%) CCNA
9 61 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 54 (1.20%) ISEB
10 54 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 52 (1.16%) MCP
12 51 (1.14%) MCITP
13 38 (0.85%) MCSA
14 34 (0.76%) IBM Certification
15 28 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 28 (0.62%) CISSP
16 27 (0.60%) CCNP
17 18 (0.40%) ISTQB
17 18 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (6.17%) QA
2 161 (3.59%) SLA
3 89 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.62%) ISO 8583
5 24 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.40%) COBIT
8 15 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.11%) GAAP
11 4 (0.089%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.089%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.089%) DO-254
12 3 (0.067%) Dublin Core
12 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.045%) FATCA
13 2 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.045%) Basel III
14 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 586 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 336 (7.49%) Active Directory
3 166 (3.70%) vSphere
4 161 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 145 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 93 (2.07%) NFS
7 89 (1.98%) XenApp
8 64 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 53 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 53 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 51 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
11 42 (0.94%) PowerHA
12 39 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 34 (0.76%) KVM
14 28 (0.62%) XenServer
15 27 (0.60%) RACF
16 25 (0.56%) SRDF
17 24 (0.53%) vCloud
18 23 (0.51%) Samba
19 22 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 300 (6.69%) Tivoli
2 151 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 113 (2.52%) NetBackup
4 80 (1.78%) Puppet
5 66 (1.47%) Netcool
6 62 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 53 (1.18%) OpenView
7 53 (1.18%) CA Endevor
7 53 (1.18%) SCOM
8 49 (1.09%) Nagios
8 49 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 48 (1.07%) SCCM
10 43 (0.96%) Backup Exec
11 40 (0.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 40 (0.89%) Control-M
12 38 (0.85%) Opsview
13 32 (0.71%) Tivoli NetView
14 29 (0.65%) MOM
15 28 (0.62%) FortiGate
16 26 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1563 (34.83%) Oracle
2 1085 (24.18%) Microsoft
3 901 (20.08%) HP
4 816 (18.19%) VMware
5 476 (10.61%) Cisco
6 460 (10.25%) NetApp
7 448 (9.98%) Cognos
8 424 (9.45%) EMC
9 399 (8.89%) SAP
10 369 (8.22%) Red Hat
11 262 (5.84%) Citrix
12 233 (5.19%) Dell
13 227 (5.06%) Symantec
14 196 (4.37%) Informatica
15 177 (3.94%) Sun
16 150 (3.34%) Brocade
17 145 (3.23%) TIBCO
18 138 (3.08%) hybris
19 124 (2.76%) BMC
20 114 (2.54%) ATG
London
Coneqt
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + £5,000 Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Blue Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Portfolio Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Incentivised Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday