The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 26 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.19% 3.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 8.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £54,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.23% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -2.17%  

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 Chester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 46 59 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 33.58% 37.82% 49.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 54
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

IBM
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for IBM in Chester

IBM
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Chester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Chester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (50.00%) AppScan
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AppScan
1 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) VMware