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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 166 134 138
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2164 2285 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 2.02% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 4.14% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1703 1822
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £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
57835 55228 60138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.12% 48.84% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46278 44987 50706
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 16 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 16 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 -30 1973 £50,000 - 231
London -36 856 £55,000 -8.33% 131
South East -27 465 £47,500 +5.55% 23
City of London -29 199 £55,000 -8.33% 36
East of England -38 129 £50,000 - 9
Berkshire -43 117 £50,000 - 6
Yorkshire +2 115 £40,000 -11.11% 8
West Midlands +22 107 £42,625 -5.27% 7
North West -54 100 £45,000 +4.65% 28
East Midlands +11 92 £42,800 -14.40% 5
South West -15 91 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Hampshire -39 88 £41,000 -6.11% 3
Surrey +18 85 £40,000 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire +14 85 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Scotland -1 81 £42,500 -1.16% 8
Hertfordshire +5 68 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Birmingham +24 65 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Reading -19 64 £52,500 +9.94% 4
Nottinghamshire +20 62 £42,800 -10.83% 3
Nottingham +29 61 £42,800 -14.40% 3
Manchester -5 61 £45,000 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 55 £42,500 +8.97% 5
Milton Keynes +27 45 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Leeds -5 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Sussex +25 43 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Essex +1 43 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Wales +39 42 £38,783 -16.59% 3
Watford -17 42 £52,500 +13.51% 2
South Wales +33 41 £38,783 -16.59% 2
Edinburgh -22 37 £50,000 +16.27% 1

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 1410 (33.52%) Oracle
2 1144 (27.19%) Windows
3 1138 (27.05%) Finance
4 1132 (26.91%) WebSphere
5 997 (23.70%) Microsoft
6 928 (22.06%) SQL
7 889 (21.13%) Linux
8 885 (21.04%) Java
9 832 (19.78%) UNIX
10 802 (19.06%) HP
11 699 (16.62%) VMware
12 595 (14.14%) SQL Server
13 528 (12.55%) Degree
14 512 (12.17%) Banking
15 500 (11.88%) DB2
16 471 (11.20%) AIX
17 468 (11.12%) SAN
18 462 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 449 (10.67%) Project Management
20 447 (10.63%) ITIL
21 446 (10.60%) Cisco
22 434 (10.32%) Middleware
23 430 (10.22%) XML
24 428 (10.17%) MS Excel
25 427 (10.15%) J2EE
26 409 (9.72%) SOA
27 405 (9.63%) Retail
28 394 (9.37%) EMC
29 374 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
30 365 (8.68%) WebSphere Application Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 1132 (26.91%) WebSphere
2 365 (8.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 237 (5.63%) IIS
4 236 (5.61%) WebLogic
5 235 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 213 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 165 (3.92%) Apache
8 160 (3.80%) MS Exchange
9 157 (3.73%) MQSeries
10 129 (3.07%) WebSphere Process Server
11 112 (2.66%) FileNet
12 96 (2.28%) SAS
13 91 (2.16%) IBM Notes
14 73 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 72 (1.71%) WebLogic Portal
16 61 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
17 60 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
18 56 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
19 55 (1.31%) IBM HTTP Server
20 46 (1.09%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 428 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 163 (3.87%) MS Office
3 59 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 50 (1.19%) SPSS
5 41 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.55%) MS Project
7 17 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.21%) Stata
9 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.14%) FastStats
10 3 (0.071%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.048%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.048%) Simulink
12 1 (0.024%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 131 (3.11%) Cognos TM1
2 116 (2.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 85 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
4 46 (1.09%) Maximo
5 44 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
6 37 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 35 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (0.62%) Oracle BRM
8 26 (0.62%) AquaLogic BPM
9 25 (0.59%) SAP BPC
10 24 (0.57%) SAP MDM
11 21 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
12 20 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
13 19 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
14 18 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
15 16 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
15 16 (0.38%) Magento
16 15 (0.36%) SAP FS
17 14 (0.33%) HFM
17 14 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.09%) SaaS
2 42 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.38%) IaaS
6 12 (0.29%) PaaS
7 10 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
8 7 (0.17%) Office 365
8 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.17%) Taleo
9 2 (0.048%) Heroku
9 2 (0.048%) GitHub
9 2 (0.048%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.024%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 468 (11.12%) SAN
2 253 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 252 (5.99%) DNS
4 208 (4.94%) Firewall
5 203 (4.83%) Internet
6 172 (4.09%) WAN
7 168 (3.99%) LAN
8 146 (3.47%) HTTP
9 124 (2.95%) NAS
10 122 (2.90%) DHCP
11 105 (2.50%) VPN
12 101 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
13 92 (2.19%) LDAP
14 89 (2.12%) SSL
15 79 (1.88%) iSCSI
16 65 (1.55%) FTP
17 56 (1.33%) Network Security
18 53 (1.26%) Wireless
19 44 (1.05%) SNMP
20 43 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 500 (11.88%) DB2
3 337 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 325 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
5 320 (7.61%) Oracle Database
6 251 (5.97%) RDBMS
7 148 (3.52%) MySQL
8 147 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 126 (3.00%) DataStage
10 120 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 118 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 107 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 98 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 94 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 86 (2.04%) OLAP
16 82 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
17 71 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
18 70 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
19 63 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
20 55 (1.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 157 (3.73%) Eclipse
2 101 (2.40%) ClearCase
3 94 (2.23%) JUnit
4 81 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (1.66%) ClearQuest
6 65 (1.55%) Ant
7 64 (1.52%) Subversion
8 63 (1.50%) Visual Studio
8 63 (1.50%) JIRA
9 50 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
10 45 (1.07%) Rational Performance Tester
11 38 (0.90%) Maven
12 37 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
13 36 (0.86%) LoadRunner
14 34 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
14 34 (0.81%) Hudson
15 31 (0.74%) Selenium
16 28 (0.67%) Jenkins
17 26 (0.62%) Toad
17 26 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1138 (27.05%) Finance
2 512 (12.17%) Banking
3 405 (9.63%) Retail
4 198 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 140 (3.33%) Marketing
6 81 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 80 (1.90%) Legal
8 79 (1.88%) Advertising
9 76 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 72 (1.71%) Back Office
11 47 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.97%) Front Office
13 36 (0.86%) General Ledger
14 34 (0.81%) Games
14 34 (0.81%) Law
15 31 (0.74%) French Language
16 23 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.50%) Retail Banking
17 21 (0.50%) Music Industry
17 21 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 667 (15.85%) Architect
2 588 (13.98%) Developer
3 543 (12.91%) Analyst
4 476 (11.31%) Consultant
5 333 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
6 264 (6.28%) Administrator
7 206 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 144 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 137 (3.26%) Support Analyst
10 125 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 122 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
12 104 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
13 103 (2.45%) Business Analyst
14 100 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
15 92 (2.19%) Programmer
16 89 (2.12%) Technical Specialist
17 83 (1.97%) Technical Architect
18 78 (1.85%) Applications Support
19 74 (1.76%) Support Engineer
20 71 (1.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (10.32%) Middleware
2 430 (10.22%) XML
3 427 (10.15%) J2EE
4 362 (8.60%) .NET
5 341 (8.11%) HTML
6 327 (7.77%) Web Services
7 287 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 229 (5.44%) CSS
9 219 (5.21%) Spring
10 217 (5.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 209 (4.97%) JSP
12 166 (3.95%) SOAP
13 130 (3.09%) Ajax
14 129 (3.07%) JMS
15 124 (2.95%) Hibernate
16 121 (2.88%) XSLT
17 117 (2.78%) ASP.NET
18 114 (2.71%) Servlets
19 108 (2.57%) REST
20 107 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 243 (5.78%) Mainframe
2 206 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 176 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 174 (4.14%) Clustering
5 140 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 126 (3.00%) iSeries
7 119 (2.83%) DataPower
8 118 (2.80%) Open Source
9 116 (2.76%) IBM Mainframe
10 100 (2.38%) N-Tier
11 95 (2.26%) Replication
12 86 (2.04%) Client/Server
13 69 (1.64%) AS400
14 53 (1.26%) SWIFT
15 51 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
16 49 (1.16%) Firmware
17 48 (1.14%) Mobile App
17 48 (1.14%) LPAR
18 45 (1.07%) Statistics
19 43 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1144 (27.19%) Windows
2 889 (21.13%) Linux
3 832 (19.78%) UNIX
4 471 (11.20%) AIX
5 329 (7.82%) Solaris
6 252 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 221 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 219 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 120 (2.85%) zOS
10 103 (2.45%) Windows XP
11 94 (2.23%) Windows 7
12 66 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 50 (1.19%) Android
14 35 (0.83%) SUSE
15 33 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 33 (0.78%) HPUX
16 29 (0.69%) CentOS
17 26 (0.62%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.55%) Windows Vista
19 19 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (10.67%) Project Management
2 447 (10.63%) ITIL
3 409 (9.72%) SOA
4 374 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 328 (7.80%) E-Commerce
6 250 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 248 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
8 227 (5.40%) Scrum
9 212 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 207 (4.92%) ETL
11 204 (4.85%) Analytics
12 202 (4.80%) Configuration Management
13 190 (4.52%) Workflow
14 181 (4.30%) Data Modelling
15 176 (4.18%) Software Engineering
16 175 (4.16%) UML
16 175 (4.16%) Service Management
17 170 (4.04%) Data Management
18 168 (3.99%) Change Management
19 165 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 928 (22.06%) SQL
2 885 (21.04%) Java
3 357 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 290 (6.89%) Perl
5 186 (4.42%) C#
6 155 (3.68%) Shell Script
7 131 (3.11%) Python
8 109 (2.59%) PL/SQL
9 106 (2.52%) PHP
10 101 (2.40%) C
11 97 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 94 (2.23%) C++
13 92 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 68 (1.62%) Korn
15 65 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 60 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 56 (1.33%) VB
18 42 (1.00%) COBOL
19 31 (0.74%) Scala
20 30 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 528 (12.55%) Degree
2 207 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 190 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 133 (3.16%) MCSE
5 91 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 89 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 73 (1.74%) MCITP
8 69 (1.64%) CCNA
9 64 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (1.14%) MCP
11 44 (1.05%) CCNP
12 39 (0.93%) MCSA
13 36 (0.86%) IBM Certification
14 34 (0.81%) PMI Certification
15 31 (0.74%) CISSP
16 28 (0.67%) DV Cleared
17 27 (0.64%) ISEB
17 27 (0.64%) PMP
18 23 (0.55%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.21%) QA
2 118 (2.80%) SLA
3 55 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 16 (0.38%) COBIT
9 14 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.31%) Basel II
11 8 (0.19%) COREP
12 6 (0.14%) BS7799
13 5 (0.12%) FATCA
14 3 (0.071%) FINREP
14 3 (0.071%) Dublin Core
14 3 (0.071%) TickIT
15 2 (0.048%) COSO
16 1 (0.024%) GAAP
16 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 462 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 276 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 153 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 144 (3.42%) vSphere
5 117 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 103 (2.45%) XenApp
7 66 (1.57%) NFS
8 55 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 54 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 52 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.83%) XenServer
12 22 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (0.50%) Xen
14 20 (0.48%) Samba
14 20 (0.48%) KVM
15 18 (0.43%) vCloud
16 16 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
17 15 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 349 (8.30%) Tivoli
2 163 (3.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 145 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 85 (2.02%) SCCM
5 71 (1.69%) SCOM
6 61 (1.45%) Netcool
7 60 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 52 (1.24%) OpenView
9 49 (1.16%) Puppet
10 45 (1.07%) Legato
11 43 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
12 41 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
12 41 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
12 41 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
14 36 (0.86%) Control-M
14 36 (0.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
15 31 (0.74%) Backup Exec
16 30 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
17 28 (0.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1410 (33.52%) Oracle
2 997 (23.70%) Microsoft
3 802 (19.06%) HP
4 699 (16.62%) VMware
5 446 (10.60%) Cisco
6 394 (9.37%) EMC
7 331 (7.87%) SAP
8 329 (7.82%) Cognos
9 294 (6.99%) NetApp
10 277 (6.58%) Red Hat
11 223 (5.30%) Citrix
12 221 (5.25%) Dell
13 212 (5.04%) JBoss
14 209 (4.97%) Symantec
15 191 (4.54%) Sun
16 149 (3.54%) Business Objects
17 143 (3.40%) Lotus
18 142 (3.38%) TIBCO
19 138 (3.28%) Informatica
20 135 (3.21%) Veritas
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