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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 34 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM 39 43 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.70% 12.18% 17.49%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 20.38% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 17
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 211 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 53.61% 59.77% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 234 177 147
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 60 (71.43%) Finance
2 59 (70.24%) Retail
2 59 (70.24%) E-Commerce
3 57 (67.86%) Java
3 57 (67.86%) J2EE
3 57 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (67.86%) WebSphere
4 51 (60.71%) Manufacturing
4 51 (60.71%) DB2
5 48 (57.14%) Windows
6 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
7 46 (54.76%) SQL
8 45 (53.57%) Oracle
9 44 (52.38%) UNIX
10 43 (51.19%) HTTP
11 42 (50.00%) JDBC
12 38 (45.24%) AIX
12 38 (45.24%) Solaris
13 36 (42.86%) Linux
13 36 (42.86%) IIS
13 36 (42.86%) Tomcat
13 36 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
14 34 (40.48%) Middleware
14 34 (40.48%) MQSeries
14 34 (40.48%) FTP
14 34 (40.48%) MS Office
15 27 (32.14%) Bash Shell
15 27 (32.14%) Perl
16 21 (25.00%) HP
17 20 (23.81%) NetApp

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 57 (67.86%) WebSphere
2 36 (42.86%) IIS
2 36 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 36 (42.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 34 (40.48%) MQSeries
4 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.52%) SAS
4 8 (9.52%) Lync
4 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (40.48%) MS Office
2 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.38%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (51.19%) HTTP
2 34 (40.48%) FTP
3 19 (22.62%) SAN
4 13 (15.48%) Firewall
4 13 (15.48%) iSCSI
5 10 (11.90%) VPN
6 9 (10.71%) Internet
7 8 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 8 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.71%) DB2
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) JUnit
1 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 8 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 8 (9.52%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 60 (71.43%) Finance
2 59 (70.24%) Retail
3 51 (60.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Analyst
2 35 (41.67%) Consultant
3 34 (40.48%) Support Analyst
3 34 (40.48%) Operations Analyst
3 34 (40.48%) Operations Support Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) Junior
4 17 (20.24%) Junior Analyst
5 15 (17.86%) Junior Support Analyst
6 11 (13.10%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (11.90%) Project Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Support Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) Java Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Service Manager
10 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) J2EE
2 42 (50.00%) JDBC
3 34 (40.48%) Middleware
4 18 (21.43%) HTML
5 16 (19.05%) JSP
5 16 (19.05%) CSS
5 16 (19.05%) XHTML
6 8 (9.52%) EJB
6 8 (9.52%) Servlets
6 8 (9.52%) Struts
6 8 (9.52%) XML
6 8 (9.52%) JSTL
7 2 (2.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.19%) Replication
2 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.14%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) UNIX
3 38 (45.24%) AIX
3 38 (45.24%) Solaris
4 36 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (70.24%) E-Commerce
2 17 (20.24%) Migration
2 17 (20.24%) Time Management
3 16 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 16 (19.05%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) ITIL
4 8 (9.52%) Change Management
4 8 (9.52%) Content Management
4 8 (9.52%) Network Design
4 8 (9.52%) Web Development
4 8 (9.52%) RAD
4 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.33%) Release Management
5 7 (8.33%) Service Management
5 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (2.38%) BCP
7 2 (2.38%) Validation
7 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.86%) Java
2 46 (54.76%) SQL
3 27 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 27 (32.14%) Perl
4 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (1.19%) COBOL
6 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.67%) MCITP
3 11 (13.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (11.90%) NCDA
5 9 (10.71%) NCIE
5 9 (10.71%) VCAP
5 9 (10.71%) CCNP
5 9 (10.71%) MCSE
5 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (9.52%) CCNA
7 6 (7.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.19%) MCSA
8 1 (1.19%) CCA
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.19%) MCTS
8 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) vSphere
1 15 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) XenApp
2 13 (15.48%) XenDesktop
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.95%) XenServer
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) SRDF
5 1 (1.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) SCOM
2 8 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) Oracle
3 21 (25.00%) HP
4 20 (23.81%) NetApp
5 18 (21.43%) VMware
6 16 (19.05%) EMC
7 14 (16.67%) Citrix
8 12 (14.29%) Dell
9 11 (13.10%) Cisco
10 10 (11.90%) Juniper
11 8 (9.52%) WatchGuard
12 6 (7.14%) Sun
13 5 (5.95%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.57%) Hitachi
15 2 (2.38%) Symantec
15 2 (2.38%) Google
15 2 (2.38%) Coremetrics
15 2 (2.38%) Adobe
15 2 (2.38%) Sybase
15 2 (2.38%) Hitwise
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