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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 28 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing IBM 49 51 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.16% 14.09% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 24.64% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 14
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
336 207 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.80% 57.18% 68.96%
Number of salaries quoted 230 146 147
Average salary £48,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.29% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (67.00%) Finance
2 64 (64.00%) WebSphere
3 63 (63.00%) Retail
3 63 (63.00%) Java
4 62 (62.00%) J2EE
5 61 (61.00%) E-Commerce
6 58 (58.00%) Windows
7 57 (57.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 55 (55.00%) Manufacturing
9 54 (54.00%) UNIX
10 53 (53.00%) Solaris
10 53 (53.00%) SQL
11 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
12 51 (51.00%) Oracle
13 46 (46.00%) DB2
13 46 (46.00%) JDBC
13 46 (46.00%) Linux
14 44 (44.00%) AIX
15 43 (43.00%) IIS
15 43 (43.00%) Tomcat
15 43 (43.00%) HTTP
15 43 (43.00%) IBM HTTP Server
16 39 (39.00%) MQSeries
17 37 (37.00%) Middleware
18 34 (34.00%) MS Office
19 33 (33.00%) FTP
20 32 (32.00%) VMware
21 30 (30.00%) Bash Shell
21 30 (30.00%) Perl
22 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 64 (64.00%) WebSphere
2 57 (57.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (43.00%) IIS
3 43 (43.00%) Tomcat
3 43 (43.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 39 (39.00%) MQSeries
5 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (6.00%) SAS
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.00%) Lync
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.00%) Apache
8 4 (4.00%) Tuxedo
8 4 (4.00%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.00%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (34.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Tridion
2 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.00%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.00%) HTTP
2 33 (33.00%) FTP
3 18 (18.00%) SAN
4 17 (17.00%) Internet
4 17 (17.00%) Firewall
5 10 (10.00%) NAS
6 8 (8.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (7.00%) Wireless
8 6 (6.00%) LAN
8 6 (6.00%) WAN
8 6 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.00%) VPN
10 4 (4.00%) DNS
10 4 (4.00%) SSL
10 4 (4.00%) MPLS
11 3 (3.00%) IPv4
11 3 (3.00%) DHCP
11 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.00%) DB2
2 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.00%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JUnit
1 12 (12.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 12 (12.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (12.00%) Subversion
2 6 (6.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 6 (6.00%) Ant
2 6 (6.00%) Log4j
General
1 67 (67.00%) Finance
2 63 (63.00%) Retail
3 55 (55.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (40.00%) Analyst
2 34 (34.00%) Consultant
2 34 (34.00%) Operations Analyst
3 33 (33.00%) Support Analyst
4 32 (32.00%) Operations Support Analyst
5 16 (16.00%) Junior
5 16 (16.00%) Junior Analyst
6 15 (15.00%) Junior Support Analyst
7 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 12 (12.00%) Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Architect
9 8 (8.00%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (7.00%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
11 6 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce Manager
11 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 5 (5.00%) Project Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) Java Consultant
12 5 (5.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.00%) J2EE
2 46 (46.00%) JDBC
3 37 (37.00%) Middleware
4 22 (22.00%) HTML
5 20 (20.00%) JSP
5 20 (20.00%) XHTML
6 14 (14.00%) EJB
6 14 (14.00%) CSS
6 14 (14.00%) Servlets
7 12 (12.00%) Struts
7 12 (12.00%) XML
7 12 (12.00%) JMS
7 12 (12.00%) JSTL
8 6 (6.00%) XMLBeans
8 6 (6.00%) Ajax
8 6 (6.00%) XSLT
9 4 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (4.00%) .NET
9 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (3.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.00%) Replication
2 4 (4.00%) Open Source
3 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.00%) Tandem
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.00%) Windows
2 54 (54.00%) UNIX
3 53 (53.00%) Solaris
4 46 (46.00%) Linux
5 44 (44.00%) AIX
6 12 (12.00%) HPUX
7 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) zOS
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) E-Commerce
2 23 (23.00%) Migration
3 22 (22.00%) ITIL
4 21 (21.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (14.00%) MVC
6 12 (12.00%) RAD
6 12 (12.00%) Content Management
7 11 (11.00%) Time Management
8 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.00%) Change Control
9 7 (7.00%) Project Management
10 6 (6.00%) UML
10 6 (6.00%) OO
10 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.00%) Network Design
10 6 (6.00%) Web Development
10 6 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) Java
2 53 (53.00%) SQL
3 30 (30.00%) Perl
3 30 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 22 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) XPath
6 4 (4.00%) Jython
7 2 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (9.00%) MCITP
5 9 (9.00%) CCNA
6 8 (8.00%) MCSE
6 8 (8.00%) CCNP
7 7 (7.00%) NCDA
7 7 (7.00%) VCAP
8 6 (6.00%) NCIE
8 6 (6.00%) Sun Certification
9 3 (3.00%) IBM Certification
10 2 (2.00%) MCP
10 2 (2.00%) MCSA
11 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.00%) CCA
11 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.00%) MBA
11 1 (1.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (21.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.00%) vSphere
4 11 (11.00%) XenApp
5 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.00%) SRDF
8 4 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (3.00%) NFS
10 2 (2.00%) XenServer
11 1 (1.00%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.00%) ACF2
11 1 (1.00%) RACF
11 1 (1.00%) Samba
11 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Tivoli
2 8 (8.00%) SCOM
3 7 (7.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.00%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.00%) Oracle
3 32 (32.00%) VMware
4 26 (26.00%) HP
5 22 (22.00%) EMC
5 22 (22.00%) Cisco
6 19 (19.00%) Dell
7 15 (15.00%) Juniper
7 15 (15.00%) NetApp
8 12 (12.00%) Citrix
8 12 (12.00%) WatchGuard
9 8 (8.00%) BMC
10 7 (7.00%) Sun
10 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.00%) Hitachi
11 6 (6.00%) ATG
11 6 (6.00%) Brocade
11 6 (6.00%) Elastic Path
11 6 (6.00%) Blue Martini
11 6 (6.00%) SAP
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