The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.17% 3.51% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 12.50% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IBM
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21 16 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 45.65% 28.07% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 38
Average salary £53,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,800 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,300 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM across the West Lothian region.

IBM Salary Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware