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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / Wales
Rank 80 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing IBM 16 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 4.31% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 10.64% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 38
Median salary £33,173 £37,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,429 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%

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
513 498 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.52% 40.52% 47.05%
Number of salaries quoted 428 437 537
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

IBM Salary Histogram in Wales

IBM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -19 14 £33,173 -12.12%
North Wales -5 2 £45,000 +4.65%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Advertising
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Degree
4 14 (37.84%) iSeries
5 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
6 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) Apache
7 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
7 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (24.32%) High Availability
8 9 (24.32%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
8 9 (24.32%) Java
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
10 7 (18.92%) CentOS
10 7 (18.92%) EMC
10 7 (18.92%) Intel
11 6 (16.22%) SAN
11 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
11 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.22%) Kerberos

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.03%) Apache
1 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Documentum
6 2 (5.41%) FileNet
7 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
3 6 (16.22%) Kerberos
3 6 (16.22%) NAS
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
6 2 (5.41%) PuTTY
6 2 (5.41%) SSH
6 2 (5.41%) Telnet
7 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
1 6 (16.22%) Data Mining
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (43.24%) Advertising
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.22%) Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Welsh Language
6 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Support Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Administrator
3 10 (27.03%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (24.32%) Applications Support
4 9 (24.32%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (16.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) J2EE Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior J2EE Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Programmer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) Java EE
3 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) Ajax
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE
4 4 (10.81%) JPA
4 4 (10.81%) JSF
4 4 (10.81%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Flex
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) iSeries
2 4 (10.81%) AS400
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (18.92%) CentOS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.81%) Unix
7 3 (8.11%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (8.11%) VyOS
8 2 (5.41%) Solaris
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) High Availability
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) C
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) NFS
2 6 (16.22%) Squid
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) BladeLogic
2 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) EMC
4 7 (18.92%) Intel
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) Splunk
7 3 (8.11%) Avaya
7 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 3 (8.11%) F5
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.11%) Vyatta
8 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) OpenText
8 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 2 (5.41%) Remedy
8 2 (5.41%) SAP