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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank - 17 13
Permanent jobs citing IBM 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.79% 6.02%
As % of the Vendors category - 4.76% 10.42%
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
16 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.44% 37.50% 57.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 34
Average salary £65,000 £36,000 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -1.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) Jython
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Server Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Jython
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec