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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 21 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 63 40 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.81% 12.38% 24.26%
As % of the Vendors category 16.36% 20.00% 36.28%
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
385 200 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 66.04% 61.92% 66.86%
Number of salaries quoted 266 141 136
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,100 £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 29 July 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 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 64 (67.37%) Finance
2 63 (66.32%) Java
2 63 (66.32%) Retail
2 63 (66.32%) WebSphere
3 61 (64.21%) J2EE
3 61 (64.21%) E-Commerce
4 57 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 56 (58.95%) Windows
6 55 (57.89%) Manufacturing
7 53 (55.79%) SQL
8 52 (54.74%) UNIX
9 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
10 50 (52.63%) Solaris
11 49 (51.58%) Oracle
12 46 (48.42%) DB2
13 45 (47.37%) JDBC
14 44 (46.32%) Linux
15 41 (43.16%) Tomcat
15 41 (43.16%) MQSeries
15 41 (43.16%) HTTP
15 41 (43.16%) IIS
15 41 (43.16%) AIX
15 41 (43.16%) IBM HTTP Server
16 39 (41.05%) Middleware
17 36 (37.89%) MS Office
18 35 (36.84%) FTP
19 29 (30.53%) Perl
19 29 (30.53%) Bash Shell
20 28 (29.47%) VMware
21 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 63 (66.32%) WebSphere
2 57 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 41 (43.16%) IIS
3 41 (43.16%) Tomcat
3 41 (43.16%) MQSeries
3 41 (43.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.42%) Lync
4 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
4 8 (8.42%) SAS
5 4 (4.21%) iPlanet
5 4 (4.21%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.21%) Tuxedo
5 4 (4.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (37.89%) MS Office
2 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Tridion
2 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.16%) HTTP
2 35 (36.84%) FTP
3 18 (18.95%) SAN
3 18 (18.95%) Firewall
4 16 (16.84%) Internet
5 11 (11.58%) NAS
6 10 (10.53%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.42%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.37%) VPN
9 6 (6.32%) Wireless
10 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.21%) SSL
11 3 (3.16%) DNS
12 2 (2.11%) IPv4
12 2 (2.11%) LAN
12 2 (2.11%) WAN
12 2 (2.11%) DHCP
12 2 (2.11%) MPLS
13 1 (1.05%) VLAN
13 1 (1.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) DB2
2 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JUnit
1 10 (10.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 10 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.42%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) Ant
3 6 (6.32%) Log4j
4 4 (4.21%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 64 (67.37%) Finance
2 63 (66.32%) Retail
3 55 (57.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Analyst
2 35 (36.84%) Support Analyst
2 35 (36.84%) Operations Analyst
3 34 (35.79%) Consultant
3 34 (35.79%) Operations Support Analyst
4 17 (17.89%) Junior
4 17 (17.89%) Junior Analyst
5 16 (16.84%) Junior Support Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) Project Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (64.21%) J2EE
2 45 (47.37%) JDBC
3 39 (41.05%) Middleware
4 20 (21.05%) HTML
5 18 (18.95%) JSP
5 18 (18.95%) XHTML
6 14 (14.74%) Servlets
6 14 (14.74%) EJB
7 12 (12.63%) CSS
8 10 (10.53%) Struts
8 10 (10.53%) XML
8 10 (10.53%) JSTL
9 8 (8.42%) JMS
10 6 (6.32%) XSLT
10 6 (6.32%) XMLBeans
10 6 (6.32%) Ajax
11 4 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (4.21%) .NET
11 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.21%) Open Source
3 3 (3.16%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (58.95%) Windows
2 52 (54.74%) UNIX
3 50 (52.63%) Solaris
4 44 (46.32%) Linux
5 41 (43.16%) AIX
6 11 (11.58%) HPUX
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.05%) zOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) E-Commerce
2 24 (25.26%) Migration
3 22 (23.16%) ITIL
3 22 (23.16%) Problem Management
4 13 (13.68%) Time Management
5 12 (12.63%) MVC
6 10 (10.53%) RAD
6 10 (10.53%) Content Management
7 8 (8.42%) Network Design
7 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.37%) Change Control
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
9 6 (6.32%) UML
9 6 (6.32%) OO
9 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.21%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.21%) Web Development
10 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) Java
2 53 (55.79%) SQL
3 29 (30.53%) Perl
3 29 (30.53%) Bash Shell
4 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.32%) XPath
6 4 (4.21%) Jython
7 2 (2.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.58%) MCITP
3 11 (11.58%) Degree
3 11 (11.58%) CCNA
4 10 (10.53%) MCSE
5 9 (9.47%) CCNP
5 9 (9.47%) NCDA
5 9 (9.47%) VCAP
6 8 (8.42%) NCIE
7 4 (4.21%) Sun Certification
8 2 (2.11%) MCP
8 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 2 (2.11%) IBM Certification
9 1 (1.05%) MBA
9 1 (1.05%) CCSA
9 1 (1.05%) MCTS
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (22.11%) Hyper-V
3 17 (17.89%) vSphere
4 10 (10.53%) XenApp
4 10 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.16%) SRDF
8 3 (3.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (2.11%) XenServer
9 2 (2.11%) NFS
10 1 (1.05%) Samba
10 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.05%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) SCOM
2 9 (9.47%) SCCM
3 5 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.16%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView
5 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
2 49 (51.58%) Oracle
3 28 (29.47%) VMware
4 23 (24.21%) HP
5 21 (22.11%) Dell
6 20 (21.05%) EMC
7 19 (20.00%) Cisco
8 17 (17.89%) Juniper
9 14 (14.74%) WatchGuard
10 13 (13.68%) NetApp
11 11 (11.58%) Citrix
12 6 (6.32%) Interwoven
12 6 (6.32%) Elastic Path
12 6 (6.32%) Hitachi
12 6 (6.32%) ATG
12 6 (6.32%) Blue Martini
12 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.26%) BMC
13 5 (5.26%) Sun
13 5 (5.26%) SAP
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