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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 151 167 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -42
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2142 1804 2499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.67% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 3.50% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1348 1926
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £34,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
54917 51607 57078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.31% 47.91% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43571 42253 47855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +13 2019 £50,000 - 253
London +20 810 £60,000 - 120
South East -4 452 £47,500 -2.06% 53
City of London +34 201 £57,500 - 32
East of England -2 161 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Hampshire -7 139 £43,750 +2.94% 14
South West +33 135 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Yorkshire +11 133 £43,750 +2.94% 12
Berkshire -1 124 £45,000 -18.18% 16
West Midlands +30 121 £40,000 - 16
North West -32 115 £44,000 -12.00% 13
West Yorkshire -10 94 £44,375 +1.42% 8
Surrey +34 84 £60,000 +41.17% 11
Leeds +5 82 £42,500 -19.04% 7
Hertfordshire -10 79 £50,000 -6.54% 12
East Midlands -11 72 £42,500 +3.65% 4
Cheshire +1 69 £44,000 -14.97% 4
Reading +6 68 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Scotland -37 56 £47,500 +15.85% 11
Oxfordshire +9 51 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Watford -5 50 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Warwickshire +61 48 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Bristol +13 45 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Bedfordshire +18 33 £58,500 +46.25% 3
Gloucestershire +18 32 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Kent +17 31 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Portsmouth -20 31 £44,000 -9.27%
Warwick - 30 £44,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 29 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Basingstoke +3 28 £60,000 +11.11% 2

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1508 (36.20%) Oracle
2 1176 (28.23%) Finance
3 1085 (26.04%) Microsoft
4 1072 (25.73%) SQL
5 1011 (24.27%) Windows
6 980 (23.52%) WebSphere
7 918 (22.04%) Java
8 848 (20.36%) HP
9 834 (20.02%) Linux
10 818 (19.64%) UNIX
11 778 (18.67%) SQL Server
12 749 (17.98%) VMware
13 535 (12.84%) ITIL
14 531 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 528 (12.67%) Degree
16 524 (12.58%) DB2
17 522 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
18 499 (11.98%) SAN
19 474 (11.38%) AIX
20 461 (11.07%) Banking
21 458 (10.99%) MS Excel
22 456 (10.95%) Cognos
23 446 (10.71%) Project Management
24 438 (10.51%) Cisco
25 421 (10.11%) XML
26 419 (10.06%) E-Commerce
27 413 (9.91%) Solaris
28 399 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
29 391 (9.39%) SAP
30 383 (9.19%) EMC

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 980 (23.52%) WebSphere
2 336 (8.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 258 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 220 (5.28%) IIS
5 215 (5.16%) Apache
6 189 (4.54%) SharePoint
7 174 (4.18%) WebLogic
8 153 (3.67%) MS Exchange
9 138 (3.31%) SAS
10 117 (2.81%) FileNet
11 116 (2.78%) MQSeries
12 90 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
13 76 (1.82%) CICS
14 72 (1.73%) IBM Notes
15 61 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 55 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
16 55 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
17 47 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
18 44 (1.06%) Commerce Server
18 44 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 458 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 161 (3.86%) MS Office
3 77 (1.85%) SPSS
4 57 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.74%) PowerPivot
7 21 (0.50%) MS Project
8 12 (0.29%) Stata
9 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.14%) FastStats
10 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.096%) Simulink
13 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 145 (3.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 128 (3.07%) Cognos TM1
3 93 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
4 67 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
5 44 (1.06%) SAP MDM
6 41 (0.98%) HFM
7 40 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
8 33 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
9 29 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
9 29 (0.70%) Maximo
10 27 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
11 26 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
12 24 (0.58%) SAP BPC
13 23 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
14 21 (0.50%) SAP FS
15 18 (0.43%) RMDS
16 16 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
16 16 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
16 16 (0.38%) Magento
16 16 (0.38%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.32%) SaaS
2 33 (0.79%) IBM Blueworks
3 19 (0.46%) Office 365
4 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
8 10 (0.24%) IaaS
9 6 (0.14%) PaaS
10 5 (0.12%) Force.com
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.024%) GitHub
12 1 (0.024%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 499 (11.98%) SAN
2 247 (5.93%) DNS
3 241 (5.78%) Firewall
4 233 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 203 (4.87%) Internet
6 182 (4.37%) NAS
7 169 (4.06%) HTTP
8 152 (3.65%) LAN
9 151 (3.62%) WAN
10 131 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
11 93 (2.23%) LDAP
12 80 (1.92%) DHCP
13 74 (1.78%) SSL
14 73 (1.75%) FTP
15 61 (1.46%) iSCSI
16 54 (1.30%) VPN
17 48 (1.15%) Wireless
18 45 (1.08%) VoIP
19 43 (1.03%) VLAN
20 40 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 778 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 524 (12.58%) DB2
3 399 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
4 382 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 261 (6.27%) RDBMS
6 240 (5.76%) Oracle Database
7 212 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 165 (3.96%) MySQL
9 163 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 122 (2.93%) OLAP
11 121 (2.90%) DataStage
12 106 (2.54%) Big Data
13 105 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 100 (2.40%) IBM InfoSphere
15 92 (2.21%) QlikView
16 90 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 86 (2.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
18 84 (2.02%) Hadoop
19 71 (1.70%) Cognos Report Studio
20 70 (1.68%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 143 (3.43%) Eclipse
2 90 (2.16%) JUnit
3 85 (2.04%) Ant
4 83 (1.99%) Subversion
5 81 (1.94%) Git (software)
6 79 (1.90%) JIRA
7 75 (1.80%) Talend Open Studio
8 67 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 61 (1.46%) Visual Studio
10 60 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 57 (1.37%) Maven
12 47 (1.13%) Rational Application Developer
13 41 (0.98%) Selenium
14 39 (0.94%) Hudson
15 33 (0.79%) Eclipse RCP
16 27 (0.65%) ERwin
17 25 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
18 24 (0.58%) ClearCase
19 23 (0.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
19 23 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 1176 (28.23%) Finance
2 461 (11.07%) Banking
3 377 (9.05%) Retail
4 222 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 219 (5.26%) Marketing
6 99 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 97 (2.33%) Back Office
8 91 (2.18%) Legal
9 77 (1.85%) Advertising
10 66 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 56 (1.34%) Investment Banking
12 52 (1.25%) Front Office
13 49 (1.18%) French Language
14 36 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 36 (0.86%) Games
15 33 (0.79%) Automotive
15 33 (0.79%) General Ledger
16 29 (0.70%) Music Industry
17 22 (0.53%) Military
18 21 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 669 (16.06%) Developer
2 647 (15.53%) Architect
3 557 (13.37%) Consultant
4 527 (12.65%) Analyst
5 243 (5.83%) Administrator
6 206 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
7 192 (4.61%) Support Analyst
8 190 (4.56%) Java Developer
9 147 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 136 (3.26%) Project Manager
11 127 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
12 105 (2.52%) Senior Developer
13 102 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
14 97 (2.33%) Team Leader
15 96 (2.30%) Applications Support
16 83 (1.99%) UNIX Administrator
17 81 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 79 (1.90%) Technical Architect
19 78 (1.87%) Technical Consultant
20 77 (1.85%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (10.11%) XML
2 345 (8.28%) HTML
3 340 (8.16%) J2EE
4 275 (6.60%) .NET
5 273 (6.55%) Web Services
6 269 (6.46%) Middleware
7 238 (5.71%) Spring
8 231 (5.54%) CSS
9 187 (4.49%) JSP
10 181 (4.34%) WebSphere MQ
11 145 (3.48%) XSLT
12 144 (3.46%) Servlets
13 127 (3.05%) JDBC
14 126 (3.02%) Ajax
15 118 (2.83%) JMS
16 116 (2.78%) SOAP
17 99 (2.38%) Hibernate
18 95 (2.28%) jQuery
19 81 (1.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 81 (1.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 260 (6.24%) Management Information System
2 237 (5.69%) Mainframe
3 207 (4.97%) Computer Science
4 162 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
5 153 (3.67%) Clustering
6 127 (3.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 109 (2.62%) iSeries
8 101 (2.42%) Open Source
9 85 (2.04%) DataPower
10 82 (1.97%) AS400
11 76 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 73 (1.75%) SWIFT
13 69 (1.66%) Replication
14 65 (1.56%) N-Tier
15 64 (1.54%) Data Integration
16 59 (1.42%) Visualisation
17 58 (1.39%) Mathematics
18 53 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
19 50 (1.20%) HACMP
20 38 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1011 (24.27%) Windows
2 834 (20.02%) Linux
3 818 (19.64%) UNIX
4 474 (11.38%) AIX
5 413 (9.91%) Solaris
6 277 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 241 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 239 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 109 (2.62%) zOS
10 107 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 84 (2.02%) Windows 7
12 70 (1.68%) HPUX
13 64 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 52 (1.25%) SUSE
15 43 (1.03%) CentOS
16 38 (0.91%) Android
17 37 (0.89%) Windows 2000
18 25 (0.60%) Windows 8
19 24 (0.58%) Apple iOS
20 20 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (12.84%) ITIL
2 522 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
3 446 (10.71%) Project Management
4 419 (10.06%) E-Commerce
5 350 (8.40%) ETL
6 302 (7.25%) SOA
7 286 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 260 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
9 234 (5.62%) Data Management
10 230 (5.52%) Analytics
11 212 (5.09%) Scrum
12 208 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 205 (4.92%) Change Management
14 202 (4.85%) Service Management
15 196 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
16 177 (4.25%) TOGAF
17 170 (4.08%) Unit Testing
17 170 (4.08%) Migration
18 169 (4.06%) Problem Management
19 160 (3.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1072 (25.73%) SQL
2 918 (22.04%) Java
3 356 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 287 (6.89%) Perl
5 238 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 187 (4.49%) C#
7 131 (3.14%) C
8 128 (3.07%) PL/SQL
9 116 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 104 (2.50%) Python
11 99 (2.38%) PHP
12 90 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 84 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 75 (1.80%) C++
15 74 (1.78%) COBOL
16 70 (1.68%) Korn
17 69 (1.66%) JCL
18 65 (1.56%) VB.NET
19 64 (1.54%) VB
20 36 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 528 (12.67%) Degree
2 218 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 164 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 123 (2.95%) MCSE
5 99 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 94 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 66 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 64 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 62 (1.49%) MCITP
10 54 (1.30%) CCNA
10 54 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 49 (1.18%) MCP
12 48 (1.15%) ISEB
13 37 (0.89%) MCSA
14 34 (0.82%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.72%) IBM Certification
16 24 (0.58%) PMP
17 22 (0.53%) CISSP
18 21 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 21 (0.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.29%) QA
2 107 (2.57%) SLA
3 68 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 32 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.38%) COBIT
8 15 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.26%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) GAAP
11 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.12%) COREP
11 5 (0.12%) FINREP
12 4 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.072%) FATCA
13 3 (0.072%) TickIT
13 3 (0.072%) Basel III
14 2 (0.048%) Dublin Core
15 1 (0.024%) DICOM
System Software
1 531 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 320 (7.68%) Active Directory
3 178 (4.27%) VMware ESX
4 149 (3.58%) vSphere
5 132 (3.17%) Hyper-V
6 109 (2.62%) NFS
7 82 (1.97%) XenApp
8 72 (1.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 49 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 45 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 39 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
12 33 (0.79%) XenServer
13 29 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (0.60%) RACF
14 25 (0.60%) PowerHA
15 24 (0.58%) Samba
16 23 (0.55%) SRDF
17 20 (0.48%) KVM
18 16 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 15 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 278 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 140 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 104 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 81 (1.94%) SCCM
5 77 (1.85%) Puppet
6 61 (1.46%) SCOM
6 61 (1.46%) OpenView
7 54 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (1.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 45 (1.08%) Netcool
9 45 (1.08%) Nagios
10 38 (0.91%) CA Endevor
11 35 (0.84%) Control-M
12 34 (0.82%) Backup Exec
13 31 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
14 30 (0.72%) Tivoli NetView
15 29 (0.70%) MOM
16 28 (0.67%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
16 28 (0.67%) Legato
17 27 (0.65%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1508 (36.20%) Oracle
2 1085 (26.04%) Microsoft
3 848 (20.36%) HP
4 749 (17.98%) VMware
5 456 (10.95%) Cognos
6 438 (10.51%) Cisco
7 391 (9.39%) SAP
8 383 (9.19%) EMC
9 382 (9.17%) NetApp
10 325 (7.80%) Red Hat
11 236 (5.66%) Citrix
12 233 (5.59%) Dell
13 202 (4.85%) JBoss
14 173 (4.15%) Informatica
15 169 (4.06%) Sun
16 149 (3.58%) Symantec
17 137 (3.29%) ATG
18 134 (3.22%) hybris
19 124 (2.98%) Brocade
20 120 (2.88%) BMC
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Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
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