Period
to 21 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 September 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 113 116
Rank change year-on-year +46 +3 -21
Permanent jobs citing IBM 42 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.18% 0.87% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 1.76% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 14 49
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +57.14%
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 579 908 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.83% 49.64% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 505 786 911
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,625 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Kent

IBM
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for IBM in Kent

IBM
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Kent over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Kent

IBM
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
Folkestone - 10 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +4 7 £37,500 -31.82%
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (42.86%) Linux
1 18 (42.86%) ERP
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) High Availability
4 14 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 14 (33.33%) iSeries
4 14 (33.33%) RPG
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) VBA
4 14 (33.33%) AS400
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
6 12 (28.57%) Pentaho
6 12 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
6 12 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 12 (28.57%) EDIFACT
6 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (28.57%) PHP
6 12 (28.57%) MySQL
6 12 (28.57%) ActionScript
6 12 (28.57%) Unix
6 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (28.57%) Cognos
6 12 (28.57%) EDI
7 10 (23.81%) AIX
8 7 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (16.67%) Dell
9 6 (14.29%) Sun
9 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Mule
3 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
1 12 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Administrator
1 12 (28.57%) AS400 Developer
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
1 12 (28.57%) RPG Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) EDI
1 12 (28.57%) EDIFACT
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) AS400
1 14 (33.33%) iSeries
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
4 12 (28.57%) Unix
5 10 (23.81%) AIX
6 2 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ERP
2 15 (35.71%) High Availability
3 12 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) Break/Fix
6 4 (9.52%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) B2B Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Market Research
8 1 (2.38%) Online Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.38%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) RPG
1 14 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
1 14 (33.33%) VBA
2 12 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 12 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
2 12 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (9.52%) C
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) RPG/400
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.38%) CCNA
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCP
1 1 (2.38%) MCSE
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
1 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Cognos
2 7 (16.67%) Dell
2 7 (16.67%) HP
3 6 (14.29%) Sun
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.76%) Mercator
5 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) Brocade
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) VMware