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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 26 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing IBM 50 49 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.31% 13.42% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.93% 23.90% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 15
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 £43,500 £41,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £52,500 £66,000
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
335 205 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.38% 56.16% 69.02%
Number of salaries quoted 226 145 149
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £57,500 £59,000
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 2 September 2014.

IBM Salary Histogram in Watford

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 70 (67.31%) Finance
2 66 (63.46%) WebSphere
3 65 (62.50%) Retail
3 65 (62.50%) Java
4 64 (61.54%) J2EE
5 63 (60.58%) E-Commerce
6 61 (58.65%) Windows
7 59 (56.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 57 (54.81%) Manufacturing
9 56 (53.85%) UNIX
10 55 (52.88%) Solaris
10 55 (52.88%) SQL
10 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
11 53 (50.96%) Oracle
12 48 (46.15%) DB2
12 48 (46.15%) JDBC
12 48 (46.15%) Linux
13 46 (44.23%) AIX
14 45 (43.27%) IIS
14 45 (43.27%) Tomcat
14 45 (43.27%) HTTP
14 45 (43.27%) IBM HTTP Server
15 40 (38.46%) MQSeries
16 38 (36.54%) Middleware
17 35 (33.65%) MS Office
18 34 (32.69%) VMware
18 34 (32.69%) FTP
19 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
19 32 (30.77%) Perl
20 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (63.46%) WebSphere
2 59 (56.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (43.27%) IIS
3 45 (43.27%) Tomcat
3 45 (43.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 40 (38.46%) MQSeries
5 8 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.77%) SAS
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.77%) Lync
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (3.85%) Apache
8 4 (3.85%) Tuxedo
8 4 (3.85%) GlassFish
8 4 (3.85%) iPlanet
9 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (33.65%) MS Office
2 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Tridion
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.92%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (43.27%) HTTP
2 34 (32.69%) FTP
3 19 (18.27%) SAN
4 17 (16.35%) Internet
4 17 (16.35%) Firewall
5 10 (9.62%) NAS
6 9 (8.65%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.73%) Wireless
7 7 (6.73%) LAN
7 7 (6.73%) WAN
8 6 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (5.77%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.81%) VPN
10 4 (3.85%) DNS
10 4 (3.85%) SSL
10 4 (3.85%) MPLS
10 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.88%) IPv4
11 3 (2.88%) DHCP
12 2 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) JUnit
1 13 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 13 (12.50%) Subversion
2 7 (6.73%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (5.77%) Ant
3 6 (5.77%) Log4j
General
1 70 (67.31%) Finance
2 65 (62.50%) Retail
3 57 (54.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.42%) Analyst
2 35 (33.65%) Consultant
2 35 (33.65%) Operations Analyst
3 34 (32.69%) Support Analyst
4 33 (31.73%) Operations Support Analyst
5 16 (15.38%) Junior
5 16 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
6 15 (14.42%) Junior Support Analyst
7 13 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Developer
8 12 (11.54%) Architect
9 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (6.73%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce Manager
11 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 6 (5.77%) Project Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Java Consultant
12 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (61.54%) J2EE
2 48 (46.15%) JDBC
3 38 (36.54%) Middleware
4 23 (22.12%) HTML
5 21 (20.19%) JSP
5 21 (20.19%) XHTML
6 15 (14.42%) CSS
7 14 (13.46%) EJB
7 14 (13.46%) Servlets
8 13 (12.50%) Struts
8 13 (12.50%) XML
8 13 (12.50%) JMS
8 13 (12.50%) JSTL
9 6 (5.77%) XMLBeans
9 6 (5.77%) Ajax
9 6 (5.77%) XSLT
10 4 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (3.85%) .NET
10 4 (3.85%) COM
10 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.85%) Replication
2 4 (3.85%) Open Source
3 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
5 1 (0.96%) PKI
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.65%) Windows
2 56 (53.85%) UNIX
3 55 (52.88%) Solaris
4 48 (46.15%) Linux
5 46 (44.23%) AIX
6 12 (11.54%) HPUX
7 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.96%) zOS
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.58%) E-Commerce
2 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 23 (22.12%) Migration
3 22 (21.15%) Problem Management
4 15 (14.42%) MVC
5 13 (12.50%) RAD
5 13 (12.50%) Content Management
6 12 (11.54%) Time Management
7 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.73%) Change Control
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.73%) Web Development
8 7 (6.73%) Project Management
9 6 (5.77%) UML
9 6 (5.77%) OO
9 6 (5.77%) Network Design
9 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.81%) Coaching
10 5 (4.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (62.50%) Java
2 55 (52.88%) SQL
3 32 (30.77%) Perl
3 32 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.77%) XPath
6 4 (3.85%) Jython
7 2 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.62%) MCITP
4 10 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.65%) CCNA
6 8 (7.69%) MCSE
6 8 (7.69%) CCNP
7 7 (6.73%) Sun Certification
7 7 (6.73%) NCDA
7 7 (6.73%) VCAP
8 6 (5.77%) NCIE
9 3 (2.88%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.92%) MCP
10 2 (1.92%) MCSA
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.96%) CCA
11 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.96%) MBA
11 1 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 16 (15.38%) vSphere
4 13 (12.50%) XenApp
5 9 (8.65%) XenDesktop
5 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.85%) SRDF
7 4 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.88%) XenServer
8 3 (2.88%) NFS
9 1 (0.96%) RACF
9 1 (0.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.96%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.96%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.96%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Tivoli
2 9 (8.65%) SCOM
3 7 (6.73%) SCCM
4 3 (2.88%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.96%) OpenView
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (52.88%) Microsoft
2 53 (50.96%) Oracle
3 34 (32.69%) VMware
4 28 (26.92%) HP
5 23 (22.12%) EMC
5 23 (22.12%) Cisco
6 19 (18.27%) Dell
7 17 (16.35%) NetApp
8 15 (14.42%) Juniper
9 14 (13.46%) Citrix
10 12 (11.54%) WatchGuard
11 9 (8.65%) BMC
12 8 (7.69%) Sun
13 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
13 7 (6.73%) Hitachi
14 6 (5.77%) ATG
14 6 (5.77%) Brocade
14 6 (5.77%) Elastic Path
14 6 (5.77%) Blue Martini
14 6 (5.77%) SAP
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