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 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.67% 7.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 19.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 0
Median salary £80,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +113.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year - +0.52%  

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 51 71 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 34.00% 39.23% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 51
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (50.00%) AppScan
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (25.00%) Kafka
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume

IBM
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AppScan
1 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) 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%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) VMware