The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 23 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing IBM 63 40 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.75% 12.50% 25.07%
As % of the Vendors category 16.20% 20.30% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
389 197 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 66.38% 61.56% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 268 138 135
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IBM
Hertfordshire

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IBM
Salary Trend in Watford

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

IBM Salary Trend in Watford

IBM
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 67 (67.68%) Finance
2 66 (66.67%) Retail
3 65 (65.66%) WebSphere
3 65 (65.66%) Java
4 64 (64.65%) E-Commerce
5 63 (63.64%) J2EE
6 59 (59.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 58 (58.59%) Windows
7 58 (58.59%) Manufacturing
8 55 (55.56%) SQL
9 54 (54.55%) UNIX
9 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
10 51 (51.52%) Solaris
10 51 (51.52%) Oracle
11 48 (48.48%) DB2
12 47 (47.47%) JDBC
13 45 (45.45%) Linux
14 43 (43.43%) MQSeries
15 42 (42.42%) Tomcat
15 42 (42.42%) HTTP
15 42 (42.42%) IIS
15 42 (42.42%) AIX
15 42 (42.42%) IBM HTTP Server
16 41 (41.41%) Middleware
17 38 (38.38%) MS Office
18 37 (37.37%) FTP
19 30 (30.30%) Perl
19 30 (30.30%) Bash Shell
20 29 (29.29%) VMware
21 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 65 (65.66%) WebSphere
2 59 (59.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (43.43%) MQSeries
4 42 (42.42%) Tomcat
4 42 (42.42%) IIS
4 42 (42.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.08%) Lync
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
5 8 (8.08%) SAS
6 4 (4.04%) iPlanet
6 4 (4.04%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.04%) Apache
6 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.04%) Tuxedo
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) MS Office
2 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Tridion
2 3 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.03%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.42%) HTTP
2 37 (37.37%) FTP
3 19 (19.19%) SAN
3 19 (19.19%) Firewall
4 16 (16.16%) Internet
5 11 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 11 (11.11%) NAS
6 8 (8.08%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.08%) VPN
7 6 (6.06%) Wireless
8 4 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.04%) SSL
9 3 (3.03%) DNS
10 2 (2.02%) IPv4
10 2 (2.02%) LAN
10 2 (2.02%) WAN
10 2 (2.02%) DHCP
10 2 (2.02%) MPLS
11 1 (1.01%) VLAN
11 1 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.48%) DB2
2 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) Big Data
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) JUnit
1 10 (10.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 10 (10.10%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.07%) Subversion
3 6 (6.06%) Ant
3 6 (6.06%) Log4j
4 4 (4.04%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 67 (67.68%) Finance
2 66 (66.67%) Retail
3 58 (58.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Analyst
2 37 (37.37%) Support Analyst
2 37 (37.37%) Operations Analyst
3 36 (36.36%) Operations Support Analyst
4 35 (35.35%) Consultant
5 19 (19.19%) Junior
5 19 (19.19%) Junior Analyst
6 17 (17.17%) Junior Support Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Java Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Developer
8 9 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (8.08%) Project Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (7.07%) Architect
10 7 (7.07%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce Manager
11 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 4 (4.04%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (63.64%) J2EE
2 47 (47.47%) JDBC
3 41 (41.41%) Middleware
4 21 (21.21%) HTML
5 18 (18.18%) JSP
5 18 (18.18%) XHTML
6 14 (14.14%) Servlets
6 14 (14.14%) EJB
7 12 (12.12%) CSS
8 10 (10.10%) Struts
8 10 (10.10%) XML
8 10 (10.10%) JSTL
9 7 (7.07%) JMS
10 6 (6.06%) XSLT
10 6 (6.06%) XMLBeans
10 6 (6.06%) Ajax
11 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (4.04%) .NET
11 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 1 (1.01%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.04%) Open Source
3 3 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.59%) Windows
2 54 (54.55%) UNIX
3 51 (51.52%) Solaris
4 45 (45.45%) Linux
5 42 (42.42%) AIX
6 11 (11.11%) HPUX
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.01%) zOS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.65%) E-Commerce
2 24 (24.24%) Migration
3 23 (23.23%) ITIL
3 23 (23.23%) Problem Management
4 14 (14.14%) Time Management
5 12 (12.12%) MVC
6 10 (10.10%) RAD
6 10 (10.10%) Content Management
7 8 (8.08%) Network Design
7 8 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.07%) Change Control
8 7 (7.07%) Project Management
9 6 (6.06%) UML
9 6 (6.06%) OO
9 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.04%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.04%) Web Development
10 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) Java
2 55 (55.56%) SQL
3 30 (30.30%) Perl
3 30 (30.30%) Bash Shell
4 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) XPath
6 4 (4.04%) Jython
7 3 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (12.12%) MCITP
2 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.11%) CCNA
4 10 (10.10%) MCSE
5 9 (9.09%) CCNP
5 9 (9.09%) NCDA
5 9 (9.09%) VCAP
6 8 (8.08%) NCIE
7 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.02%) MCP
8 2 (2.02%) MCSA
8 2 (2.02%) IBM Certification
9 1 (1.01%) MBA
9 1 (1.01%) CCSA
9 1 (1.01%) MCTS
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 18 (18.18%) vSphere
4 11 (11.11%) XenApp
4 11 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.03%) XenServer
8 3 (3.03%) SRDF
8 3 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.02%) NFS
10 1 (1.01%) Samba
10 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.01%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) SCOM
2 9 (9.09%) SCCM
3 5 (5.05%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.03%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.01%) OpenView
5 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 54 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.52%) Oracle
3 29 (29.29%) VMware
4 24 (24.24%) HP
5 21 (21.21%) Dell
6 20 (20.20%) EMC
7 19 (19.19%) Cisco
8 17 (17.17%) Juniper
9 14 (14.14%) NetApp
9 14 (14.14%) WatchGuard
10 12 (12.12%) Citrix
11 6 (6.06%) Interwoven
11 6 (6.06%) Elastic Path
11 6 (6.06%) Hitachi
11 6 (6.06%) ATG
11 6 (6.06%) Blue Martini
11 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.05%) BMC
12 5 (5.05%) Sun
12 5 (5.05%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago