The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 27 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing IBM 50 35 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.58% 9.33% 16.46%
As % of the Vendors category 14.33% 17.33% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 17
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +4.54%
IBM
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
349 202 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 59.86% 53.87% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 244 151 136
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,375 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 75 (66.37%) Finance
2 73 (64.60%) Retail
3 72 (63.72%) Java
4 71 (62.83%) J2EE
5 69 (61.06%) E-Commerce
5 69 (61.06%) WebSphere
6 59 (52.21%) Manufacturing
7 57 (50.44%) UNIX
8 55 (48.67%) Windows
8 55 (48.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 53 (46.90%) SQL
10 51 (45.13%) Solaris
11 50 (44.25%) Oracle
12 49 (43.36%) Linux
13 48 (42.48%) HTTP
14 45 (39.82%) Microsoft
15 44 (38.94%) Tomcat
15 44 (38.94%) DB2
16 41 (36.28%) JDBC
16 41 (36.28%) IBM HTTP Server
17 40 (35.40%) IIS
18 37 (32.74%) MQSeries
18 37 (32.74%) AIX
19 33 (29.20%) Middleware
20 32 (28.32%) Perl
20 32 (28.32%) Bash Shell
21 30 (26.55%) VMware
22 29 (25.66%) MS Office
23 28 (24.78%) ITIL
24 27 (23.89%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 69 (61.06%) WebSphere
2 55 (48.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 44 (38.94%) Tomcat
4 41 (36.28%) IBM HTTP Server
5 40 (35.40%) IIS
6 37 (32.74%) MQSeries
7 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
8 7 (6.19%) Apache
8 7 (6.19%) iPlanet
9 6 (5.31%) GlassFish
9 6 (5.31%) JBoss
10 5 (4.42%) Tuxedo
11 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
11 4 (3.54%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (2.65%) Apache Solr
12 3 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (25.66%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Magento
1 6 (5.31%) Tridion
2 2 (1.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.77%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.48%) HTTP
2 27 (23.89%) FTP
3 21 (18.58%) Internet
4 16 (14.16%) SAN
5 12 (10.62%) Firewall
6 9 (7.96%) Wireless
6 9 (7.96%) NAS
7 8 (7.08%) WAN
7 8 (7.08%) LAN
7 8 (7.08%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (5.31%) MPLS
8 6 (5.31%) SSL
9 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
10 4 (3.54%) DNS
11 3 (2.65%) VoIP
11 3 (2.65%) VPN
11 3 (2.65%) DHCP
11 3 (2.65%) IPv4
11 3 (2.65%) OSPF
11 3 (2.65%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.94%) DB2
2 10 (8.85%) RDBMS
2 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Subversion
1 17 (15.04%) JUnit
1 17 (15.04%) Eclipse
2 13 (11.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 10 (8.85%) Log4j
3 10 (8.85%) Ant
4 7 (6.19%) Rational Application Developer
5 4 (3.54%) Maven
General
1 75 (66.37%) Finance
2 73 (64.60%) Retail
3 59 (52.21%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.08%) Games
5 7 (6.19%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Analyst
2 32 (28.32%) Consultant
3 28 (24.78%) Operations Analyst
4 27 (23.89%) Support Analyst
5 26 (23.01%) Operations Support Analyst
6 18 (15.93%) Developer
7 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
8 15 (13.27%) Architect
9 12 (10.62%) Project Manager
10 9 (7.96%) Junior
10 9 (7.96%) WebSphere Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) Junior Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Junior Support Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Manager
12 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Cloud Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (62.83%) J2EE
2 41 (36.28%) JDBC
3 33 (29.20%) Middleware
4 27 (23.89%) HTML
5 21 (18.58%) JSP
5 21 (18.58%) XHTML
6 19 (16.81%) CSS
7 18 (15.93%) Servlets
8 17 (15.04%) Struts
8 17 (15.04%) XML
8 17 (15.04%) JMS
9 14 (12.39%) EJB
10 13 (11.50%) JSTL
11 10 (8.85%) XMLBeans
11 10 (8.85%) Ajax
11 10 (8.85%) XSLT
12 6 (5.31%) COM
12 6 (5.31%) Web Services
13 5 (4.42%) .NET
13 5 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Web 2.0
2 6 (5.31%) Replication
2 6 (5.31%) Open Source
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.44%) UNIX
2 55 (48.67%) Windows
3 51 (45.13%) Solaris
4 49 (43.36%) Linux
5 37 (32.74%) AIX
6 14 (12.39%) HPUX
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.77%) zOS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.06%) E-Commerce
2 28 (24.78%) ITIL
3 25 (22.12%) Problem Management
4 17 (15.04%) Migration
4 17 (15.04%) Content Management
4 17 (15.04%) Time Management
5 16 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (13.27%) MVC
7 13 (11.50%) RAD
7 13 (11.50%) Project Management
7 13 (11.50%) Change Control
8 12 (10.62%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.85%) OO
10 9 (7.96%) Change Management
11 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.19%) Web Development
12 6 (5.31%) UML
12 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.42%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) Java
2 53 (46.90%) SQL
3 32 (28.32%) Perl
3 32 (28.32%) Bash Shell
4 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.85%) XPath
6 5 (4.42%) Jython
7 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) RPG
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Sun Certification
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.42%) IBM Certification
4 3 (2.65%) CCNP
4 3 (2.65%) CCNA
5 2 (1.77%) MCITP
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.77%) MCP
6 1 (0.88%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.04%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.96%) vSphere
5 7 (6.19%) XenApp
6 6 (5.31%) NFS
6 6 (5.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (4.42%) SRDF
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.77%) XenServer
9 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.88%) ACF2
10 1 (0.88%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.88%) RACF
10 1 (0.88%) Samba
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.42%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) OpenView
4 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.88%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) Oracle
2 45 (39.82%) Microsoft
3 30 (26.55%) VMware
4 23 (20.35%) HP
5 21 (18.58%) Cisco
6 20 (17.70%) EMC
7 16 (14.16%) Sun
8 13 (11.50%) NetApp
9 11 (9.73%) BMC
10 10 (8.85%) Interwoven
10 10 (8.85%) Dell
11 9 (7.96%) Brocade
12 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
12 8 (7.08%) Citrix
13 7 (6.19%) Juniper
13 7 (6.19%) Hitachi
14 6 (5.31%) Fujitsu
14 6 (5.31%) Blue Martini
14 6 (5.31%) WatchGuard
14 6 (5.31%) ATG
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