Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 16 August 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 102 92
Rank change year-on-year -32 -10 +24
Permanent jobs citing IBM 38 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.31% 2.29% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 5.01% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 30
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £53,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.58% +42.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,400 £31,025 £29,730
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £44,125
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +2.56% -13.33%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,381 1,237 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 47.44% 45.63% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 938 707
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,950
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for IBM in Cheshire

IBM
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in Cheshire

IBM
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +5 10 £33,000 -16.46% 1
Knutsford -33 8 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Warrington +7 7 £60,000 +26.32%
Crewe - 3 £37,500 -
Chester -3 2 £55,000 -29.03% 1
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
IBM
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Mainframe
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 14 (36.84%) Linux
4 14 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (31.58%) VMware
6 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (26.32%) COBOL
8 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
8 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
8 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
8 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (23.68%) DevOps
9 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.05%) QA
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) Java
10 7 (18.42%) DB2
10 7 (18.42%) Xen
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.42%) Puppet
10 7 (18.42%) VirtualBox
10 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (18.42%) Ansible

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (15.79%) CICS
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Perch
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Asana
3 2 (5.26%) Yarn
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) MQTT
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) IMS/DB
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) CA Release Automation
4 2 (5.26%) gulp
4 2 (5.26%) Log4j
4 2 (5.26%) Log4Net
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.26%) webpack
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
2 6 (15.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.16%) IT Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) IT Security Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Security Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Mainframe Support
5 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) CSS3
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
3 2 (5.26%) Sass
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) JSP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.63%) Servlets
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Mainframe
2 14 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) VSAM
5 2 (5.26%) W3C
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps
2 9 (23.68%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (18.42%) Robotic Process Automation
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) COBOL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) JCL
5 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) ES6
8 2 (5.26%) Jython
8 2 (5.26%) REXX
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) BeanShell
9 1 (2.63%) Go
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) KVM
3 7 (18.42%) VirtualBox
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Xen
4 2 (5.26%) ACF2
4 2 (5.26%) RACF
4 2 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.63%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) CA
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Novell
5 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.63%) Ping Identity
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Talend
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO