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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 72 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 34 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.42% 1.56% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 5.81% 3.44% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 11
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,565 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -2.22%
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
585 610 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.58% 45.39% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 489 545 518
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
South Wales +10 34 £39,000 +7.58% 5
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (62.30%) Finance
2 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) VMware
3 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
6 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
7 23 (37.70%) AS400
8 20 (32.79%) WebSphere
8 20 (32.79%) Linux
9 18 (29.51%) DHCP
9 18 (29.51%) DNS
9 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (27.87%) OS/400
11 16 (26.23%) VCP5
11 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (26.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (18.03%) Oracle
13 9 (14.75%) AIX
13 9 (14.75%) HP
14 8 (13.11%) Cisco
14 8 (13.11%) Web Services
14 8 (13.11%) iSeries
15 7 (11.48%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
15 7 (11.48%) HTTP
16 5 (8.20%) SLA
16 5 (8.20%) Dell
16 5 (8.20%) Shell Script

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (32.79%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.48%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) DHCP
1 18 (29.51%) DNS
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 4 (6.56%) LAN
3 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.56%) JMeter
2 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 38 (62.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (36.07%) Administrator
2 20 (32.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Server Support
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.56%) Spring
2 4 (6.56%) JSF
2 4 (6.56%) Ajax
2 4 (6.56%) Java EE
2 4 (6.56%) Spring Web Flow
2 4 (6.56%) JPA
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) AS400
2 8 (13.11%) iSeries
3 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) PDA
3 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 38 (62.30%) Windows
2 34 (55.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (27.87%) OS/400
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (14.75%) AIX
8 5 (8.20%) UNIX
9 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.20%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
2 4 (6.56%) Project Management
2 4 (6.56%) Web Development
2 4 (6.56%) Load Testing
2 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (6.56%) SDLC
3 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (4.92%) Validation
4 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.28%) ERP
4 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.28%) CRM
5 1 (1.64%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (1.64%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) COBOL
1 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.56%) Java
2 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) RPG
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 16 (26.23%) VCP5
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (62.30%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 5 (8.20%) Informatica
6 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) Dell
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) Sun
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.56%) Teradata
7 4 (6.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
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