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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 143 147 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2259 2143 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.96% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.21% 4.10% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1662 1910
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,000
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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 2105 £52,500 +5.00% 182
London -17 776 £65,000 +8.33% 62
South East +8 489 £47,500 - 36
East of England +63 253 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Berkshire +9 191 £50,000 +5.26% 16
North West +9 146 £50,000 +17.64% 14
City of London -32 144 £60,000 - 19
South West +27 139 £40,000 -1.23% 20
Hertfordshire +45 115 £50,000 -24.24% 4
West Midlands -7 109 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Hampshire -15 109 £41,500 -6.74% 10
Yorkshire -5 107 £42,500 -10.52% 12
Manchester +3 76 £50,000 +12.35% 6
West Yorkshire -2 76 £57,500 +33.95% 9
East Midlands 0 75 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Scotland +19 72 £46,000 +15.00% 4
Reading -3 72 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Watford +13 70 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex +40 69 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cheshire +19 63 £50,000 +1.52% 3
Bristol +21 57 £35,750 -20.55% 8
Birmingham -10 56 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Buckinghamshire +34 55 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Bracknell +7 51 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leeds +1 50 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Milton Keynes +28 46 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 36 £35,000 +40.00%
Oxfordshire +11 35 £65,000 +26.82% 2
Glasgow +13 33 £49,500 +28.57% 1
Wales -3 31 £41,000 +9.33% 3

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1557 (35.06%) Oracle
2 1229 (27.67%) Finance
3 1114 (25.08%) WebSphere
4 1089 (24.52%) Windows
5 1083 (24.39%) SQL
6 1075 (24.21%) Microsoft
7 1000 (22.52%) Java
8 987 (22.22%) Linux
9 869 (19.57%) UNIX
10 852 (19.18%) HP
11 811 (18.26%) VMware
12 798 (17.97%) SQL Server
13 700 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
14 603 (13.58%) ITIL
15 582 (13.11%) DB2
16 580 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 549 (12.36%) SAN
18 530 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
19 519 (11.69%) Banking
20 483 (10.88%) AIX
21 480 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
22 477 (10.74%) Cisco
23 459 (10.34%) Degree
24 456 (10.27%) NetApp
25 449 (10.11%) E-Commerce
26 443 (9.98%) Solaris
27 438 (9.86%) XML
28 434 (9.77%) Middleware
29 432 (9.73%) Project Management
30 431 (9.71%) Cognos

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1114 (25.08%) WebSphere
2 390 (8.78%) Tomcat
3 381 (8.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 292 (6.58%) Apache
5 283 (6.37%) WebLogic
6 255 (5.74%) IIS
7 208 (4.68%) JBoss
8 186 (4.19%) SharePoint
9 156 (3.51%) MS Exchange
10 140 (3.15%) MQSeries
11 133 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
12 110 (2.48%) SAS
13 89 (2.00%) IBM Notes
14 87 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
15 81 (1.82%) CICS
16 76 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
17 72 (1.62%) Lync
18 70 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
19 63 (1.42%) FileNet
20 59 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 356 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.22%) MS Office
3 48 (1.08%) SPSS
4 44 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.41%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.38%) MS Project
8 13 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.14%) Stata
10 5 (0.11%) FastStats
10 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.090%) Simulink
12 3 (0.068%) Gephi
13 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.023%) NASTRAN
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 144 (3.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 88 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
3 58 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
4 56 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
6 34 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 32 (0.72%) Magento
8 25 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
9 23 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 23 (0.52%) Maximo
10 21 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
11 20 (0.45%) RMDS
12 18 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
13 16 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
14 14 (0.32%) BASE24
15 13 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
15 13 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
16 12 (0.27%) Temenos T24
16 12 (0.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.55%) IBM Blueworks
2 66 (1.49%) SaaS
3 44 (0.99%) IaaS
4 38 (0.86%) Office 365
5 36 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (0.77%) PaaS
7 29 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.61%) IBM SmartCloud
9 14 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.20%) Force.com
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.068%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.045%) Taleo
14 2 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.023%) Joyent
15 1 (0.023%) GitHub
15 1 (0.023%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 549 (12.36%) SAN
2 244 (5.49%) HTTP
3 238 (5.36%) Internet
4 233 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 219 (4.93%) DNS
6 213 (4.80%) Firewall
7 184 (4.14%) NAS
8 159 (3.58%) WAN
9 154 (3.47%) LAN
10 101 (2.27%) FTP
11 100 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
12 88 (1.98%) LDAP
13 83 (1.87%) iSCSI
14 76 (1.71%) DHCP
14 76 (1.71%) SSL
15 60 (1.35%) VPN
16 59 (1.33%) ATM
17 52 (1.17%) Wireless
18 46 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 798 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 582 (13.11%) DB2
3 392 (8.83%) Relational Database
4 313 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
5 234 (5.27%) RDBMS
6 201 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 191 (4.30%) MySQL
8 161 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 126 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 119 (2.68%) Big Data
11 93 (2.09%) OLAP
12 92 (2.07%) DataStage
13 87 (1.96%) Cognos Report Studio
14 80 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 77 (1.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 77 (1.73%) Hadoop
16 75 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
17 72 (1.62%) QlikView
18 71 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
19 65 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 129 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 117 (2.63%) Subversion
4 105 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 100 (2.25%) Maven
6 85 (1.91%) Ant
7 79 (1.78%) JUnit
8 60 (1.35%) Visual Studio
9 55 (1.24%) JIRA
10 54 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
11 43 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
12 40 (0.90%) Hudson
13 36 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (0.81%) LoadRunner
14 35 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
14 35 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
15 33 (0.74%) Selenium
16 27 (0.61%) ClearCase
17 24 (0.54%) VisualVM
18 21 (0.47%) JMeter
General
1 1229 (27.67%) Finance
2 519 (11.69%) Banking
3 428 (9.64%) Retail
4 218 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 208 (4.68%) Marketing
6 145 (3.27%) Legal
7 101 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 77 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 65 (1.46%) Front Office
10 58 (1.31%) Advertising
11 56 (1.26%) Back Office
12 53 (1.19%) Military
13 48 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 45 (1.01%) Games
14 45 (1.01%) French Language
15 29 (0.65%) Law
16 26 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.50%) Automotive
18 21 (0.47%) Aerospace
19 19 (0.43%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 830 (18.69%) Architect
2 716 (16.12%) Developer
3 538 (12.11%) Consultant
4 473 (10.65%) Analyst
5 274 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
6 247 (5.56%) Administrator
7 223 (5.02%) Java Developer
8 211 (4.75%) Support Analyst
9 193 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 143 (3.22%) Support Engineer
11 130 (2.93%) Team Leader
12 125 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
13 120 (2.70%) Applications Support
14 102 (2.30%) Project Manager
15 100 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 98 (2.21%) Senior Developer
17 96 (2.16%) Technical Architect
18 90 (2.03%) Cognos Developer
19 89 (2.00%) Designer
20 85 (1.91%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (9.86%) XML
2 434 (9.77%) Middleware
3 406 (9.14%) HTML
4 360 (8.11%) J2EE
5 330 (7.43%) Web Services
6 283 (6.37%) Spring
7 271 (6.10%) CSS
8 240 (5.40%) .NET
9 226 (5.09%) JSP
10 191 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
11 173 (3.90%) jQuery
12 164 (3.69%) JMS
13 163 (3.67%) Ajax
14 157 (3.54%) JDBC
15 147 (3.31%) SOAP
16 114 (2.57%) Servlets
16 114 (2.57%) XSLT
17 107 (2.41%) Hibernate
18 106 (2.39%) REST
19 92 (2.07%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 480 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 260 (5.85%) Mainframe
4 176 (3.96%) Clustering
5 169 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 150 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 127 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
8 126 (2.84%) Open Source
9 117 (2.63%) iSeries
10 101 (2.27%) DataPower
11 91 (2.05%) AS400
12 74 (1.67%) SWIFT
13 67 (1.51%) Tandem
14 64 (1.44%) Replication
14 64 (1.44%) Data Structures
14 64 (1.44%) Data Integration
15 63 (1.42%) Visualisation
16 59 (1.33%) N-Tier
17 58 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
18 54 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1089 (24.52%) Windows
2 987 (22.22%) Linux
3 869 (19.57%) UNIX
4 483 (10.88%) AIX
5 443 (9.98%) Solaris
6 313 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 289 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 244 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 183 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 92 (2.07%) Windows 7
10 92 (2.07%) HPUX
11 82 (1.85%) zOS
12 74 (1.67%) SUSE
13 65 (1.46%) Windows XP
14 61 (1.37%) CentOS
15 41 (0.92%) Android
16 39 (0.88%) OS/400
17 38 (0.86%) Windows 2000
18 25 (0.56%) Windows 8
19 22 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (13.58%) ITIL
3 530 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
4 449 (10.11%) E-Commerce
5 432 (9.73%) Project Management
6 386 (8.69%) ETL
7 354 (7.97%) SOA
8 285 (6.42%) Mentoring
9 272 (6.12%) Data Management
10 244 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 239 (5.38%) Change Management
12 226 (5.09%) Scrum
13 224 (5.04%) Data Modelling
13 224 (5.04%) Analytics
14 221 (4.98%) Migration
15 213 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
16 199 (4.48%) Problem Management
17 193 (4.35%) TOGAF
18 182 (4.10%) Service Delivery
19 163 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1083 (24.39%) SQL
2 1000 (22.52%) Java
3 412 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 300 (6.76%) Perl
5 234 (5.27%) Shell Script
6 173 (3.90%) C#
7 152 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 138 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 123 (2.77%) C
10 122 (2.75%) PHP
10 122 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 107 (2.41%) Python
12 94 (2.12%) JCL
13 92 (2.07%) COBOL
14 80 (1.80%) C++
15 73 (1.64%) Korn
16 63 (1.42%) T-SQL
17 58 (1.31%) VBA
18 53 (1.19%) VBScript
19 47 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 459 (10.34%) Degree
2 223 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 169 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 114 (2.57%) MCSE
6 108 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 86 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 64 (1.44%) CCNA
9 61 (1.37%) ISEB
10 51 (1.15%) MCITP
11 49 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 46 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 43 (0.97%) MCP
14 35 (0.79%) IBM Certification
15 32 (0.72%) PMI Certification
16 30 (0.68%) MCSA
17 28 (0.63%) CCNP
18 25 (0.56%) CISSP
18 25 (0.56%) ISTQB
18 25 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (5.18%) QA
2 152 (3.42%) SLA
3 90 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.56%) ISO 8583
5 21 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.41%) COBIT
8 13 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.14%) GAAP
9 6 (0.14%) IEC 61508
9 6 (0.14%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.090%) DO-254
11 3 (0.068%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.068%) Dublin Core
12 2 (0.045%) JTAG
13 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.023%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 580 (13.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 324 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 166 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 165 (3.72%) vSphere
5 136 (3.06%) VMware ESX
6 112 (2.52%) NFS
7 77 (1.73%) XenApp
8 55 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
9 49 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 46 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 44 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 41 (0.92%) PowerHA
14 37 (0.83%) KVM
15 30 (0.68%) RACF
16 28 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 27 (0.61%) SRDF
18 25 (0.56%) XenServer
18 25 (0.56%) Samba
19 23 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 294 (6.62%) Tivoli
2 142 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 110 (2.48%) NetBackup
4 88 (1.98%) Puppet
5 70 (1.58%) Netcool
6 64 (1.44%) SCCM
7 60 (1.35%) SCOM
8 58 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 49 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (1.04%) Nagios
11 45 (1.01%) OpenView
12 44 (0.99%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 41 (0.92%) Backup Exec
14 40 (0.90%) Control-M
15 36 (0.81%) CA Endevor
15 36 (0.81%) Opsview
16 32 (0.72%) FortiGate
17 26 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
18 24 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
19 23 (0.52%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 1557 (35.06%) Oracle
2 1075 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 852 (19.18%) HP
4 811 (18.26%) VMware
5 477 (10.74%) Cisco
6 456 (10.27%) NetApp
7 431 (9.71%) Cognos
8 421 (9.48%) SAP
8 421 (9.48%) EMC
9 387 (8.71%) Red Hat
10 244 (5.49%) Citrix
11 223 (5.02%) Symantec
12 218 (4.91%) Dell
13 204 (4.59%) Sun
14 191 (4.30%) Informatica
15 158 (3.56%) TIBCO
16 149 (3.36%) Brocade
17 128 (2.88%) BMC
18 117 (2.63%) webMethods
18 117 (2.63%) hybris
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
XCM Rock
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + high bonus & package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensiv
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bens inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday