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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 136 146 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 2208 2072 2371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 2.00% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 4.19% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1563 1816
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,350 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
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
50347 49474 52353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.77% 47.69% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41483 39283 43776
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 2015. 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 +12 2059 £55,000 +10.00% 325
London +6 816 £65,000 +13.04% 129
South East -11 517 £48,000 +6.66% 72
East of England +61 228 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Berkshire +32 212 £50,000 - 28
City of London -7 154 £65,000 +18.18% 41
South West +3 119 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Hampshire -30 115 £47,750 +16.46% 23
North West -21 108 £47,500 +5.55% 25
Hertfordshire +21 99 £47,500 -5.00% 5
West Midlands +10 97 £49,750 +24.37% 19
East Midlands +15 89 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Reading +13 87 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Yorkshire -24 86 £40,750 -14.21% 15
Essex +35 65 £50,000 -19.35% 3
Watford -5 63 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Yorkshire -14 59 £55,000 +15.78% 13
Buckinghamshire +14 58 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Manchester -5 56 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Bracknell +21 52 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Bristol +15 49 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Birmingham -11 49 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Milton Keynes +6 48 £36,000 -34.54% 4
Scotland -17 48 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Cheshire +9 45 £47,500 +2.15% 8
Cambridgeshire +27 44 £55,000 +129.16% 2
Oxfordshire +11 39 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Wales -2 38 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Leeds -17 38 £60,000 +20.00% 6
South Wales -1 36 £42,500 +13.33% 3

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1541 (34.47%) Oracle
2 1251 (27.99%) Finance
3 1115 (24.94%) Windows
4 1092 (24.43%) WebSphere
5 1063 (23.78%) Microsoft
6 1055 (23.60%) SQL
7 1021 (22.84%) Linux
8 987 (22.08%) Java
9 880 (19.69%) HP
10 824 (18.43%) UNIX
11 802 (17.94%) VMware
12 767 (17.16%) SQL Server
13 682 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
14 600 (13.42%) SAN
15 599 (13.40%) ITIL
16 596 (13.33%) DB2
17 575 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 541 (12.10%) Banking
19 514 (11.50%) Cisco
20 493 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
21 476 (10.65%) NetApp
22 473 (10.58%) Middleware
23 470 (10.51%) Degree
24 469 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
25 454 (10.16%) AIX
26 447 (10.00%) Project Management
27 443 (9.91%) Retail
28 433 (9.69%) Solaris
29 426 (9.53%) EMC
30 425 (9.51%) SAP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1092 (24.43%) WebSphere
2 396 (8.86%) Tomcat
3 369 (8.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 300 (6.71%) Apache
5 293 (6.55%) WebLogic
6 255 (5.70%) IIS
7 192 (4.30%) JBoss
8 188 (4.21%) SharePoint
9 162 (3.62%) MS Exchange
10 144 (3.22%) MQSeries
11 117 (2.62%) SAS
12 114 (2.55%) IBM HTTP Server
13 90 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
13 90 (2.01%) IBM Notes
14 82 (1.83%) CICS
15 77 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
15 77 (1.72%) Lync
16 72 (1.61%) FileNet
17 68 (1.52%) CMS
17 68 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 350 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 139 (3.11%) MS Office
3 58 (1.30%) SPSS
4 46 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (0.36%) MS Project
8 14 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.16%) Stata
10 5 (0.11%) FastStats
11 3 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.067%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.067%) Gephi
12 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.045%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.022%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.022%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 146 (3.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 80 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
3 73 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
4 54 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (0.78%) Magento
6 31 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 30 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
8 28 (0.63%) Maximo
9 26 (0.58%) RMDS
9 26 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
10 24 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (0.45%) Cognos Planning
13 16 (0.36%) BASE24
14 15 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
15 13 (0.29%) Agresso
16 12 (0.27%) SAP R/3
16 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
17 11 (0.25%) Temenos T24
17 11 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 74 (1.66%) SaaS
2 54 (1.21%) IaaS
2 54 (1.21%) IBM Blueworks
3 44 (0.98%) PaaS
4 37 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (0.83%) Office 365
5 32 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
7 16 (0.36%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.13%) Force.com
11 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.067%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.045%) Taleo
14 1 (0.022%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.022%) Joyent
14 1 (0.022%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 600 (13.42%) SAN
2 251 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 233 (5.21%) HTTP
4 216 (4.83%) DNS
5 213 (4.77%) Internet
6 207 (4.63%) Firewall
7 183 (4.09%) WAN
8 182 (4.07%) NAS
9 173 (3.87%) LAN
10 108 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
11 93 (2.08%) FTP
12 91 (2.04%) LDAP
13 87 (1.95%) DHCP
14 84 (1.88%) iSCSI
15 79 (1.77%) SSL
16 61 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 60 (1.34%) VPN
18 57 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
19 51 (1.14%) ATM
20 50 (1.12%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 596 (13.33%) DB2
3 367 (8.21%) Relational Database
4 303 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
5 214 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 209 (4.68%) Oracle Database
7 179 (4.00%) MySQL
8 145 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 123 (2.75%) Big Data
10 103 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 91 (2.04%) DataStage
12 90 (2.01%) Cognos Report Studio
13 84 (1.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 84 (1.88%) Hadoop
14 80 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 78 (1.74%) OLAP
16 74 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
17 71 (1.59%) QlikView
17 71 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
18 67 (1.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 176 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 127 (2.84%) Subversion
3 118 (2.64%) Eclipse
4 109 (2.44%) Maven
5 102 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 86 (1.92%) Ant
7 66 (1.48%) JUnit
8 58 (1.30%) LoadRunner
9 53 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
10 47 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 45 (1.01%) JIRA
12 43 (0.96%) Hudson
13 42 (0.94%) Visual Studio
13 42 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
14 32 (0.72%) ClearCase
15 29 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
16 26 (0.58%) Selenium
16 26 (0.58%) VisualVM
17 25 (0.56%) Rational Performance Tester
17 25 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 1251 (27.99%) Finance
2 541 (12.10%) Banking
3 443 (9.91%) Retail
4 204 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 183 (4.09%) Marketing
6 125 (2.80%) Legal
7 86 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 84 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.41%) Front Office
10 60 (1.34%) Advertising
11 58 (1.30%) Back Office
12 55 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 48 (1.07%) Military
14 40 (0.89%) Games
15 34 (0.76%) French Language
16 28 (0.63%) Law
17 20 (0.45%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.38%) Automotive
18 17 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 875 (19.57%) Architect
2 691 (15.46%) Developer
3 545 (12.19%) Consultant
4 469 (10.49%) Analyst
5 307 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
6 265 (5.93%) Administrator
7 224 (5.01%) Java Developer
8 199 (4.45%) Support Analyst
9 188 (4.21%) Infrastructure Architect
10 132 (2.95%) Team Leader
10 132 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
11 129 (2.89%) Support Engineer
12 107 (2.39%) Project Manager
13 105 (2.35%) Applications Support
14 94 (2.10%) Cognos Developer
15 92 (2.06%) Technical Architect
16 89 (1.99%) Technical Specialist
17 88 (1.97%) Senior Consultant
18 87 (1.95%) Technical Consultant
18 87 (1.95%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (10.58%) Middleware
2 413 (9.24%) XML
3 402 (8.99%) HTML
4 353 (7.90%) J2EE
5 334 (7.47%) Web Services
6 280 (6.26%) Spring
7 250 (5.59%) CSS
8 244 (5.46%) .NET
9 214 (4.79%) JSP
10 198 (4.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 177 (3.96%) JMS
12 172 (3.85%) jQuery
13 167 (3.74%) SOAP
14 155 (3.47%) JDBC
15 154 (3.45%) Ajax
16 131 (2.93%) REST
17 124 (2.77%) Hibernate
18 111 (2.48%) XSLT
19 98 (2.19%) Servlets
20 92 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 469 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (6.09%) Mainframe
3 265 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 175 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
5 168 (3.76%) Clustering
6 135 (3.02%) Open Source
7 132 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 124 (2.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 116 (2.60%) iSeries
10 110 (2.46%) AS400
11 106 (2.37%) DataPower
12 73 (1.63%) Visualisation
13 71 (1.59%) SWIFT
14 66 (1.48%) Tandem
14 66 (1.48%) Replication
15 65 (1.45%) Data Integration
16 59 (1.32%) PKI
17 57 (1.28%) N-Tier
17 57 (1.28%) Data Structures
18 50 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1115 (24.94%) Windows
2 1021 (22.84%) Linux
3 824 (18.43%) UNIX
4 454 (10.16%) AIX
5 433 (9.69%) Solaris
6 299 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 268 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 228 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 200 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 115 (2.57%) HPUX
11 87 (1.95%) Windows 7
12 85 (1.90%) zOS
13 76 (1.70%) SUSE
14 57 (1.28%) Windows XP
14 57 (1.28%) CentOS
15 47 (1.05%) OS/400
16 40 (0.89%) Android
17 37 (0.83%) Windows 2000
18 22 (0.49%) Windows 8
19 21 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (13.40%) ITIL
3 493 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
4 447 (10.00%) Project Management
5 412 (9.22%) E-Commerce
6 371 (8.30%) SOA
7 369 (8.26%) ETL
8 290 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 283 (6.33%) Data Management
10 260 (5.82%) Analytics
11 220 (4.92%) Migration
12 218 (4.88%) Change Management
13 215 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 209 (4.68%) Data Modelling
15 207 (4.63%) Problem Management
16 205 (4.59%) Scrum
16 205 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
17 191 (4.27%) Service Delivery
18 189 (4.23%) TOGAF
19 164 (3.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1055 (23.60%) SQL
2 987 (22.08%) Java
3 398 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 283 (6.33%) Perl
5 207 (4.63%) Shell Script
6 166 (3.71%) C#
7 138 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 137 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 136 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 124 (2.77%) C
11 109 (2.44%) PHP
12 107 (2.39%) Python
13 94 (2.10%) JCL
14 93 (2.08%) COBOL
15 80 (1.79%) C++
16 60 (1.34%) Korn
17 55 (1.23%) VBScript
18 52 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 52 (1.16%) VBA
19 44 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 470 (10.51%) Degree
2 233 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 173 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 168 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 114 (2.55%) MCSE
6 104 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 98 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
8 70 (1.57%) ISEB
9 68 (1.52%) CCNA
10 54 (1.21%) MCITP
11 53 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 52 (1.16%) IBM Certification
13 44 (0.98%) DV Cleared
14 37 (0.83%) ISTQB
15 36 (0.81%) MCP
16 35 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 31 (0.69%) CCNP
18 30 (0.67%) PMI Certification
19 28 (0.63%) MCSA
20 25 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (4.65%) QA
2 148 (3.31%) SLA
3 89 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.67%) ISO 8583
4 30 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.34%) COBIT
9 6 (0.13%) IEC 61508
9 6 (0.13%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.089%) DO-254
10 4 (0.089%) GAAP
11 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.045%) JTAG
12 2 (0.045%) Dublin Core
12 2 (0.045%) HL7
13 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 575 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 309 (6.91%) Active Directory
3 195 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 162 (3.62%) vSphere
5 120 (2.68%) NFS
6 115 (2.57%) VMware ESX
7 69 (1.54%) XenApp
7 69 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
8 52 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 48 (1.07%) KVM
10 40 (0.89%) SRDF
11 39 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
12 38 (0.85%) XenDesktop
13 35 (0.78%) XenServer
14 31 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 31 (0.69%) PowerHA
15 29 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 27 (0.60%) RACF
17 22 (0.49%) Xen
18 21 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 280 (6.26%) Tivoli
2 142 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 111 (2.48%) NetBackup
4 96 (2.15%) Puppet
5 89 (1.99%) SCCM
6 76 (1.70%) Netcool
7 58 (1.30%) SCOM
8 56 (1.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 53 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (1.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 45 (1.01%) Nagios
12 39 (0.87%) OpenView
13 35 (0.78%) Control-M
14 34 (0.76%) CA Endevor
14 34 (0.76%) Opsview
15 33 (0.74%) FortiGate
16 31 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
17 30 (0.67%) Legato
18 25 (0.56%) Backup Exec
19 24 (0.54%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1541 (34.47%) Oracle
2 1063 (23.78%) Microsoft
3 880 (19.69%) HP
4 802 (17.94%) VMware
5 514 (11.50%) Cisco
6 476 (10.65%) NetApp
7 426 (9.53%) EMC
8 425 (9.51%) SAP
9 401 (8.97%) Cognos
10 350 (7.83%) Red Hat
11 240 (5.37%) Dell
12 227 (5.08%) Citrix
13 226 (5.06%) Symantec
14 201 (4.50%) Sun
15 187 (4.18%) TIBCO
16 180 (4.03%) Informatica
17 135 (3.02%) BMC
18 134 (3.00%) Brocade
19 116 (2.60%) Teradata
20 115 (2.57%) Veritas
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £74,000 per annum Great pension (up to 18%) and additi
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + amazing bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago