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 3 months to 22 May 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
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4  
Permanent jobs citing IBM 25 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.61% 1.30% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 7.46% 2.50% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 14
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.77% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.69% +5.55%  

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 Kent.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 335 521 514
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 48.41% 52.20% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 287 459 476
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 22 May 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 7 £40,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +11 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (63.79%) Unix
2 25 (43.10%) AIX
3 23 (39.66%) High Availability
4 21 (36.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 21 (36.21%) Windows
5 20 (34.48%) Finance
6 17 (29.31%) Data Guard
6 17 (29.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
6 17 (29.31%) Tivoli
6 17 (29.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (29.31%) Replication
6 17 (29.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 17 (29.31%) Oracle
6 17 (29.31%) Toad
6 17 (29.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (27.59%) RDBMS
7 16 (27.59%) Relational Database
7 16 (27.59%) SolarWinds
7 16 (27.59%) LANDesk
8 13 (22.41%) Asset Management
8 13 (22.41%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (22.41%) Patch Management
9 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
9 12 (20.69%) Linux
9 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
10 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (15.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (13.79%) RPG IV

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 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) Mule
3 1 (1.72%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
2 16 (27.59%) RDBMS
2 16 (27.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Toad
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Systems Engineer
1 19 (32.76%) Unix Engineer
1 19 (32.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) DBA
2 17 (29.31%) Oracle DBA
2 17 (29.31%) Senior DBA
2 17 (29.31%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 10 (17.24%) Administrator
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) AS400 Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) RPG Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) EDI
1 6 (10.34%) EDIFACT
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) SOAP
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
3 1 (1.72%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Replication
2 8 (13.79%) AS400
2 8 (13.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (63.79%) Unix
2 25 (43.10%) AIX
3 21 (36.21%) Windows
4 12 (20.69%) Linux
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) High Availability
2 21 (36.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 13 (22.41%) Asset Management
3 13 (22.41%) Patch Management
4 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (15.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (13.79%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.34%) Security Patching
6 6 (10.34%) Ticket Management
7 3 (5.17%) Break/Fix
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Logistics
8 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
1 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.79%) RPG
2 8 (13.79%) RPG IV
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) VBA
3 6 (10.34%) ActionScript
3 6 (10.34%) ActionScript 2.0
3 6 (10.34%) PHP
4 5 (8.62%) C
5 2 (3.45%) RPG/400
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.72%) CCNA
1 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.72%) MCP
1 1 (1.72%) MCSE
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) Data Guard
1 17 (29.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (29.31%) Tivoli
1 17 (29.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 16 (27.59%) LANDesk
2 16 (27.59%) SolarWinds
3 6 (10.34%) Cognos
4 5 (8.62%) Dell
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 2 (3.45%) Mercator
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Juniper
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago