The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Permanent jobs citing IBM 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - - 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,152 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.99% +4.78%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 65 80 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 50.78% 43.01% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 59 69 94
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing IBM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Bedford

IBM
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM in Bedford.

Salary trend for IBM in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 9 (56.25%) EMC
4 8 (50.00%) Flash
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) Brocade
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (43.75%) FCoE
6 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 4 (25.00%) iSeries
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (25.00%) Hitachi
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Veritas
8 2 (12.50%) CommVault
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) FCoE
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Management Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Data Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) SAN Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) SAN Storage Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) EMC Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) IBM Storage Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Storage Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Storage Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (25.00%) iSeries
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Data Management
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) SRDF
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) EMC
2 8 (50.00%) Brocade
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) CA
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle