Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 6 months to 18 November 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM 13 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.61% 4.71% 2.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 10.22% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 4
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £12,500 £23,050 £28,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £55,000 £47,000
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% +1.45%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 223 137 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 61.94% 46.13% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 101 48
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +39.34%
10th Percentile £24,850 £26,250 £23,725
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +31.15%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Belfast

IBM
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for IBM in Belfast

IBM
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Belfast over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (69.23%) Perl
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) SNMP
3 7 (53.85%) FTP
3 7 (53.85%) SMTP
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Debian
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) SSH
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Nagios
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
4 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) LDAP
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) FTP
2 7 (53.85%) SMTP
2 7 (53.85%) SNMP
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
3 5 (38.46%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) SSH
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) SNA
5 2 (15.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) DataStage
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) DecisionStream
1 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Fintech
3 3 (23.08%) LPAR
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Debian
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Solaris
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
2 5 (38.46%) EMC
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Capita
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos