The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 50 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 55 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.23% 2.91% 2.51%
As % of the Vendors category 10.52% 5.90% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 15
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,810 £36,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,150 £59,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
IBM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
523 678 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.20% 49.38% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 459 563 436
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region.

IBM Salary Trend in Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

IBM Salary Histogram in Wales

IBM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
South Wales +11 47 £38,500 -9.41%
Mid Wales - 4 - -
West Wales -10 3 £27,864 -7.12%
North Wales +10 1 £43,000 -47.87% 1
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Advertising
3 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.57%) Linux
4 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.19%) Degree
6 21 (25.00%) VMware
6 21 (25.00%) Oracle
7 19 (22.62%) Finance
7 19 (22.62%) Apache
7 19 (22.62%) DNS
8 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 17 (20.24%) Marketing
9 17 (20.24%) PaaS
10 16 (19.05%) EMC
10 16 (19.05%) SAN
10 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (19.05%) ITIL
11 15 (17.86%) Unix
11 15 (17.86%) SQL
11 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
11 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
11 15 (17.86%) Mobile Marketing
11 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
12 14 (16.67%) Big Data
12 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 14 (16.67%) Data Mining
12 14 (16.67%) NFS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 19 (22.62%) Apache
2 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.95%) NetWeaver
4 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) JBoss
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) DNS
2 16 (19.05%) SAN
3 12 (14.29%) DHCP
4 9 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 9 (10.71%) NAS
4 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.52%) GGSN
5 8 (9.52%) SGSN
6 7 (8.33%) Kerberos
6 7 (8.33%) Network Security
6 7 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (5.95%) Firewall
8 3 (3.57%) WAN
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) LAN
9 2 (2.38%) SSL
9 2 (2.38%) Telnet
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) VPN
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) Big Data
1 14 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) MS Access
4 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) QlikView
5 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.19%) DataStage
6 1 (1.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.19%) OLAP
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.76%) JMeter
3 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (29.76%) Advertising
2 19 (22.62%) Finance
3 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 17 (20.24%) Marketing
5 8 (9.52%) Retail
6 4 (4.76%) Banking
7 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.38%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Administrator
3 18 (21.43%) Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.29%) Technical Manager
6 9 (10.71%) Technical Support
7 8 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
8 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (5.95%) SAP Administrator
10 5 (5.95%) SAP Basis Administrator
10 5 (5.95%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (5.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (7.14%) Ajax
2 6 (7.14%) CSS
2 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 6 (7.14%) JPA
2 6 (7.14%) JSF
2 6 (7.14%) Spring
2 6 (7.14%) Web Services
2 6 (7.14%) XML
3 5 (5.95%) J2EE
3 5 (5.95%) Java EE
3 5 (5.95%) SAP Basis
3 5 (5.95%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (4.76%) Middleware
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.57%) .NET
5 3 (3.57%) Apache Flex
5 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.57%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) AS400
2 8 (9.52%) iSeries
3 7 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.14%) Clustering
5 5 (5.95%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.57%) FMCG
6 3 (3.57%) Health Informatics
6 3 (3.57%) Informatics
6 3 (3.57%) Life Science
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.57%) NHS
6 3 (3.57%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.38%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.19%) CMDB
8 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (17.86%) Unix
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 14 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (13.10%) Solaris
8 7 (8.33%) AIX
8 7 (8.33%) CentOS
9 4 (4.76%) OS/400
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) ITIL
3 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 15 (17.86%) Mobile Marketing
4 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Low Latency
6 7 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.14%) High Availability
7 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.14%) Web Development
8 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.95%) Coaching
8 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.95%) Information Security
8 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) Java
3 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (4.76%) C
6 3 (3.57%) C#
6 3 (3.57%) COBOL
6 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) CISMP
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.57%) RHCE
4 3 (3.57%) SCSA
4 3 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.57%) VCP5
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.38%) HND
5 2 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (16.67%) NFS
1 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.33%) Squid
3 5 (5.95%) Samba
3 5 (5.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.76%) vSphere
5 3 (3.57%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.38%) iptables
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 8 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (4.76%) SCCM
3 4 (4.76%) WSUS
4 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.19%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 21 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (19.05%) EMC
4 15 (17.86%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.71%) SAP
6 8 (9.52%) Veritas
7 7 (8.33%) HP
7 7 (8.33%) Informatica
7 7 (8.33%) Teradata
8 5 (5.95%) Axway
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco
8 5 (5.95%) Sun
9 3 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.57%) Splunk
9 3 (3.57%) Symantec
9 3 (3.57%) Xamarin
10 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 2 (2.38%) Remedy
10 2 (2.38%) Talend