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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 149 169 128
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -41
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2182 1798 2489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.69% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.01% 3.53% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1363 1847
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 +24 2051 £50,000 -4.76% 248
London +6 823 £60,000 -4.00% 113
South East +9 462 £47,500 -5.00% 41
City of London +8 190 £57,500 -4.16% 32
East of England -5 167 £50,000 +25.00% 19
West Midlands +48 160 £44,000 +3.52% 14
South West +37 150 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Berkshire +19 141 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Yorkshire +23 136 £44,000 +14.28% 15
Hampshire +5 130 £43,750 +2.94% 8
West Yorkshire +8 101 £44,000 +5.38% 10
North West -31 100 £42,500 -5.55% 18
Leeds +28 96 £44,000 -16.19% 9
Hertfordshire -2 84 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Reading +14 75 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey +25 72 £62,500 +25.00% 8
East Midlands -4 72 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Warwickshire +60 64 £33,000 -20.00% 4
Cheshire +5 62 £44,000 -17.75% 5
Scotland -22 58 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Oxfordshire +13 54 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Birmingham -7 44 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Watford -7 42 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Bristol +6 39 £33,500 -21.17% 5
Warwick - 37 £44,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +21 36 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Bedfordshire +16 35 £60,000 +50.94% 4
Wiltshire +16 31 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Bracknell +11 30 £30,000 -48.93% 2
Kent +15 29 £47,500 -20.83% 2

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1565 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1220 (28.35%) Finance
3 1108 (25.74%) Microsoft
4 1102 (25.60%) SQL
5 1031 (23.95%) Windows
6 1002 (23.28%) WebSphere
7 961 (22.33%) Java
8 862 (20.03%) HP
9 854 (19.84%) Linux
10 830 (19.28%) UNIX
11 825 (19.17%) SQL Server
12 780 (18.12%) VMware
13 669 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
14 563 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 556 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
16 555 (12.89%) DB2
17 554 (12.87%) ITIL
18 541 (12.57%) Degree
19 530 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
20 505 (11.73%) SAN
21 483 (11.22%) Cognos
22 469 (10.90%) MS Excel
22 469 (10.90%) AIX
23 467 (10.85%) Banking
24 462 (10.73%) E-Commerce
25 460 (10.69%) Cisco
25 460 (10.69%) Project Management
26 423 (9.83%) NetApp
27 422 (9.80%) XML
28 421 (9.78%) Solaris

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1002 (23.28%) WebSphere
2 335 (7.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 276 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 237 (5.51%) Apache
5 232 (5.39%) IIS
6 185 (4.30%) SharePoint
7 174 (4.04%) WebLogic
8 156 (3.62%) MS Exchange
9 145 (3.37%) SAS
10 118 (2.74%) MQSeries
11 106 (2.46%) IBM HTTP Server
12 104 (2.42%) FileNet
13 90 (2.09%) CICS
14 66 (1.53%) IBM Notes
15 64 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 53 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
17 51 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 48 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
19 46 (1.07%) Lync
20 45 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 469 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 167 (3.88%) MS Office
3 76 (1.77%) SPSS
4 59 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (0.74%) PowerPivot
7 22 (0.51%) MS Project
8 10 (0.23%) Stata
9 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.14%) FastStats
10 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.12%) Simulink
12 2 (0.046%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.023%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 154 (3.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 122 (2.83%) Cognos TM1
3 97 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
4 76 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
5 46 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
6 45 (1.05%) SAP MDM
7 40 (0.93%) HFM
8 31 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
8 31 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
9 29 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
10 27 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
10 27 (0.63%) Maximo
11 23 (0.53%) BASE24
11 23 (0.53%) SAP BPC
12 20 (0.46%) SAP FS
12 20 (0.46%) RMDS
13 19 (0.44%) AquaLogic BPM
14 18 (0.42%) Magento
14 18 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
15 16 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.28%) SaaS
2 39 (0.91%) IBM Blueworks
3 26 (0.60%) Office 365
4 21 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
7 8 (0.19%) IaaS
7 8 (0.19%) Force.com
8 7 (0.16%) PaaS
9 3 (0.070%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.046%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.023%) Joyent
11 1 (0.023%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 505 (11.73%) SAN
2 248 (5.76%) TCP/IP
3 242 (5.62%) DNS
4 240 (5.58%) Firewall
5 210 (4.88%) Internet
6 190 (4.41%) NAS
7 183 (4.25%) HTTP
8 162 (3.76%) WAN
8 162 (3.76%) LAN
9 132 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
10 100 (2.32%) LDAP
11 85 (1.97%) FTP
12 80 (1.86%) DHCP
13 69 (1.60%) SSL
14 61 (1.42%) iSCSI
15 56 (1.30%) Wireless
16 54 (1.25%) VPN
17 53 (1.23%) VoIP
18 50 (1.16%) ATM
19 42 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 555 (12.89%) DB2
3 402 (9.34%) Relational Database
4 399 (9.27%) Data Warehouse
5 266 (6.18%) RDBMS
6 234 (5.44%) Oracle Database
7 213 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 171 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 166 (3.86%) MySQL
10 125 (2.90%) OLAP
11 120 (2.79%) DataStage
12 116 (2.70%) Big Data
13 99 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
13 99 (2.30%) QlikView
14 96 (2.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 94 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 88 (2.04%) Hadoop
17 83 (1.93%) Cognos Report Studio
18 79 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 76 (1.77%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 126 (2.93%) Eclipse
2 104 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 91 (2.11%) JUnit
4 89 (2.07%) Ant
5 87 (2.02%) Subversion
6 81 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 79 (1.84%) JIRA
8 74 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 65 (1.51%) Visual Studio
10 61 (1.42%) Maven
11 52 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (1.02%) Hudson
13 41 (0.95%) Selenium
14 31 (0.72%) Eclipse RCP
15 29 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
16 26 (0.60%) ERwin
17 23 (0.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 23 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
18 21 (0.49%) ClearCase
18 21 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 1220 (28.35%) Finance
2 467 (10.85%) Banking
3 413 (9.60%) Retail
4 227 (5.27%) Telecoms
5 221 (5.13%) Marketing
6 109 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 102 (2.37%) Legal
8 100 (2.32%) Back Office
9 77 (1.79%) Advertising
10 61 (1.42%) Front Office
11 59 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 58 (1.35%) Investment Banking
13 48 (1.12%) French Language
14 47 (1.09%) Games
15 41 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 32 (0.74%) Automotive
17 31 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 31 (0.72%) Music Industry
18 22 (0.51%) Law
19 20 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 707 (16.43%) Developer
2 686 (15.94%) Architect
3 575 (13.36%) Consultant
4 514 (11.94%) Analyst
5 246 (5.72%) Administrator
6 214 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
7 210 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 195 (4.53%) Java Developer
9 148 (3.44%) Support Engineer
10 145 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
11 140 (3.25%) Project Manager
12 109 (2.53%) Team Leader
13 103 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
14 99 (2.30%) Senior Developer
15 95 (2.21%) Applications Support
15 95 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 91 (2.11%) UNIX Administrator
17 90 (2.09%) Technical Specialist
18 83 (1.93%) Technical Architect
19 82 (1.91%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (9.80%) XML
2 354 (8.22%) HTML
3 349 (8.11%) J2EE
4 282 (6.55%) Middleware
5 278 (6.46%) .NET
6 272 (6.32%) Web Services
7 244 (5.67%) Spring
8 236 (5.48%) CSS
9 199 (4.62%) JSP
10 182 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
11 148 (3.44%) Servlets
12 146 (3.39%) JDBC
13 131 (3.04%) XSLT
13 131 (3.04%) Ajax
14 129 (3.00%) JMS
15 108 (2.51%) jQuery
16 102 (2.37%) SOAP
17 99 (2.30%) Hibernate
18 86 (2.00%) ASP.NET
19 72 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 530 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 262 (6.09%) Mainframe
4 209 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 162 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 161 (3.74%) Clustering
7 128 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 108 (2.51%) iSeries
9 100 (2.32%) Open Source
10 79 (1.84%) AS400
11 75 (1.74%) DataPower
12 74 (1.72%) SWIFT
13 72 (1.67%) Replication
14 67 (1.56%) Data Integration
15 65 (1.51%) Visualisation
16 63 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
16 63 (1.46%) Client/Server
16 63 (1.46%) N-Tier
17 58 (1.35%) Mathematics
18 50 (1.16%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1031 (23.95%) Windows
2 854 (19.84%) Linux
3 830 (19.28%) UNIX
4 469 (10.90%) AIX
5 421 (9.78%) Solaris
6 299 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 253 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 251 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 99 (2.30%) zOS
11 96 (2.23%) Windows 7
12 77 (1.79%) HPUX
13 68 (1.58%) Windows XP
14 51 (1.18%) SUSE
15 50 (1.16%) CentOS
16 41 (0.95%) Windows 2000
17 40 (0.93%) Android
18 28 (0.65%) Windows 8
19 23 (0.53%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
3 554 (12.87%) ITIL
4 462 (10.73%) E-Commerce
5 460 (10.69%) Project Management
6 391 (9.08%) ETL
7 326 (7.57%) SOA
8 297 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 281 (6.53%) Mentoring
10 251 (5.83%) Data Management
11 237 (5.51%) Change Management
12 228 (5.30%) Analytics
13 222 (5.16%) Scrum
14 212 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
15 206 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 193 (4.48%) Service Management
16 193 (4.48%) TOGAF
17 169 (3.93%) Problem Management
17 169 (3.93%) Migration
18 162 (3.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1102 (25.60%) SQL
2 961 (22.33%) Java
3 355 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 301 (6.99%) Perl
5 255 (5.92%) Shell Script
6 198 (4.60%) C#
7 141 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 136 (3.16%) C
9 127 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 106 (2.46%) PHP
11 102 (2.37%) JCL
11 102 (2.37%) Python
12 100 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 98 (2.28%) COBOL
14 87 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 81 (1.88%) C++
16 79 (1.84%) Korn
17 66 (1.53%) VB
18 63 (1.46%) VB.NET
19 35 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 541 (12.57%) Degree
2 234 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 173 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 134 (3.11%) MCSE
5 114 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 101 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 69 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (1.58%) DV Cleared
9 64 (1.49%) MCITP
10 53 (1.23%) CCNA
11 49 (1.14%) ISEB
12 48 (1.12%) MCP
12 48 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 36 (0.84%) MCSA
15 33 (0.77%) IBM Certification
16 24 (0.56%) PMP
16 24 (0.56%) CISSP
16 24 (0.56%) CCNP
17 20 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (6.71%) QA
2 124 (2.88%) SLA
3 75 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.39%) COBIT
6 17 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.33%) ISO 8583
8 14 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.23%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) GAAP
11 4 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.093%) COREP
11 4 (0.093%) FINREP
12 3 (0.070%) FATCA
12 3 (0.070%) Basel III
13 2 (0.046%) Dublin Core
13 2 (0.046%) TickIT
14 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 563 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 330 (7.67%) Active Directory
3 186 (4.32%) VMware ESX
4 148 (3.44%) vSphere
5 134 (3.11%) Hyper-V
6 110 (2.56%) NFS
7 85 (1.97%) XenApp
8 76 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 54 (1.25%) XenDesktop
10 49 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 34 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 33 (0.77%) XenServer
14 31 (0.72%) PowerHA
15 26 (0.60%) SRDF
16 25 (0.58%) RACF
17 24 (0.56%) Samba
18 21 (0.49%) KVM
19 16 (0.37%) vCloud
20 15 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 282 (6.55%) Tivoli
2 150 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 112 (2.60%) NetBackup
4 88 (2.04%) Puppet
5 74 (1.72%) SCCM
6 59 (1.37%) SCOM
6 59 (1.37%) OpenView
7 55 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (1.12%) CA Endevor
9 45 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 45 (1.05%) Nagios
10 38 (0.88%) Netcool
10 38 (0.88%) Tivoli NetView
11 37 (0.86%) MOM
11 37 (0.86%) Control-M
12 36 (0.84%) Backup Exec
13 30 (0.70%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
13 30 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
14 29 (0.67%) Legato
15 27 (0.63%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1565 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1108 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 862 (20.03%) HP
4 780 (18.12%) VMware
5 483 (11.22%) Cognos
6 460 (10.69%) Cisco
7 423 (9.83%) NetApp
8 409 (9.50%) SAP
9 403 (9.36%) EMC
10 340 (7.90%) Red Hat
11 254 (5.90%) Citrix
12 227 (5.27%) Dell
13 195 (4.53%) Informatica
14 189 (4.39%) JBoss
15 178 (4.14%) Sun
16 162 (3.76%) Symantec
17 138 (3.21%) hybris
18 135 (3.14%) ATG
19 128 (2.97%) Brocade
20 123 (2.86%) TIBCO
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MBA Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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South West London
XCM Rock
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £54000 - £480000 per annum + excellent benefits
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City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £750000000 - £850000000 per annum
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