Period
to 24 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 244 185
Rank change year-on-year -36 -59 -39
Permanent jobs citing IBM 326 381 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.28% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 2.68% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 223 304 608
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,150 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,194 14,214 19,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.80% 47.79% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11,196 11,561 16,113
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the South East over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM in the South East

IBM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Thames Valley +2 221 £57,500 - 23
Berkshire -5 179 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Hampshire -69 36 £49,500 +15.12% 11
Surrey +25 31 £52,500 -8.70%
Buckinghamshire +5 30 £53,750 +13.16% 8
West Sussex +3 28 £71,250 +62.86% 4
Oxfordshire -8 12 £41,250 -31.25% 1
East Sussex -13 7 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Kent -53 1 £29,500 -24.36%
Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 130 (39.88%) Oracle
2 107 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 88 (26.99%) Middleware
4 78 (23.93%) ITIL
4 78 (23.93%) Windows
5 71 (21.78%) Java
6 70 (21.47%) Linux
7 68 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 60 (18.40%) HP
9 59 (18.10%) DNS
10 58 (17.79%) WAN
11 55 (16.87%) LAN
12 54 (16.56%) VMware
13 52 (15.95%) Cisco
14 51 (15.64%) DHCP
15 49 (15.03%) Active Directory
16 48 (14.72%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (14.42%) Presales
18 44 (13.50%) Mainframe
18 44 (13.50%) Firewall
18 44 (13.50%) SOA
18 44 (13.50%) Data Centre
19 43 (13.19%) SQL
19 43 (13.19%) SAP
20 42 (12.88%) WebSphere
20 42 (12.88%) Degree
21 40 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (12.27%) Unix
21 40 (12.27%) E-Commerce

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (12.88%) WebSphere
2 33 (10.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 30 (9.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (7.36%) IIS
5 15 (4.60%) JBoss
6 13 (3.99%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.68%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.76%) Apache
9 8 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.23%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.23%) SAS
12 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.92%) CICS
12 3 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.92%) Confluence
12 3 (0.92%) Documentum
13 2 (0.61%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (2.45%) NetSuite
1 8 (2.45%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.23%) Unica
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) BusinessWare
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.35%) IBM Cloud
3 34 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (10.43%) Bluemix
4 18 (5.52%) PaaS
5 12 (3.68%) Office 365
6 11 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (3.37%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (3.07%) Boomi
7 10 (3.07%) SaaS
8 7 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.15%) IaaS
9 4 (1.23%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.61%) Akamai
11 2 (0.61%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.31%) GitHub
12 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.10%) DNS
2 58 (17.79%) WAN
3 55 (16.87%) LAN
4 51 (15.64%) DHCP
5 48 (14.72%) TCP/IP
6 44 (13.50%) Firewall
7 34 (10.43%) Network Security
8 32 (9.82%) OSPF
8 32 (9.82%) SNMP
9 31 (9.51%) SSL
10 30 (9.20%) SAN
11 25 (7.67%) VPN
12 21 (6.44%) BGP
12 21 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (6.44%) Cisco Firepower
12 21 (6.44%) Ethernet
12 21 (6.44%) MPLS
12 21 (6.44%) VLAN
12 21 (6.44%) Wireshark
12 21 (6.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.20%) DB2
1 30 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.67%) Oracle Database
3 24 (7.36%) Big Data
4 23 (7.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (4.91%) MySQL
6 15 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.68%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.61%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (9.20%) Jenkins
2 28 (8.59%) Eclipse
3 20 (6.13%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.13%) Subversion
4 19 (5.83%) IntelliJ
5 14 (4.29%) Maven
6 12 (3.68%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.37%) NetBeans
8 10 (3.07%) Selenium
9 7 (2.15%) JIRA
10 6 (1.84%) JUnit
10 6 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.61%) Ant
13 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 24 (7.36%) Marketing
2 19 (5.83%) Finance
3 13 (3.99%) Publishing
3 13 (3.99%) Retail
4 12 (3.68%) Advertising
5 11 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.23%) Banking
7 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 3 (0.92%) French Language
7 3 (0.92%) German Language
7 3 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (23.01%) Architect
2 45 (13.80%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (11.35%) Developer
4 34 (10.43%) Analyst
5 25 (7.67%) Consultant
6 22 (6.75%) Security Architect
7 21 (6.44%) Data Centre Architect
7 21 (6.44%) Security Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (5.52%) Virtualisation Architect
10 16 (4.91%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (4.29%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.99%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.99%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.99%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.68%) Operations Manager
13 12 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.37%) Integration Engineer
14 11 (3.37%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.99%) Middleware
2 33 (10.12%) REST
2 33 (10.12%) XML
3 27 (8.28%) Spring
4 26 (7.98%) SOAP
5 21 (6.44%) Java EE
6 19 (5.83%) JMS
7 18 (5.52%) Web Services
8 14 (4.29%) .NET
9 13 (3.99%) Hibernate
9 13 (3.99%) J2EE
9 13 (3.99%) JSON
9 13 (3.99%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (3.37%) HTML
10 11 (3.37%) Java SE
11 10 (3.07%) CSS
12 9 (2.76%) RAML
13 8 (2.45%) MEAP
13 8 (2.45%) Rendezvous
13 8 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.50%) Data Centre
1 44 (13.50%) Mainframe
2 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (11.66%) IBM Mainframe
4 35 (10.74%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (8.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (6.44%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (6.13%) Computer Science
7 20 (6.13%) Public Cloud
8 13 (3.99%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.07%) Driving Licence
9 10 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.45%) CMDB
10 8 (2.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 8 (2.45%) iSeries
10 8 (2.45%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (2.15%) DataPower
11 7 (2.15%) HACMP
12 6 (1.84%) AS400
13 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.93%) Windows
2 70 (21.47%) Linux
3 40 (12.27%) Unix
4 34 (10.43%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.91%) zOS
8 10 (3.07%) AIX
8 10 (3.07%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.76%) Android
9 9 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.45%) FreeBSD
10 8 (2.45%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.84%) Solaris
13 4 (1.23%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.93%) ITIL
2 47 (14.42%) Presales
3 44 (13.50%) SOA
4 40 (12.27%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (12.27%) E-Commerce
5 35 (10.74%) Analytics
6 34 (10.43%) Strategic Thinking
7 33 (10.12%) Incident Management
7 33 (10.12%) Open Source
8 32 (9.82%) Test Automation
9 31 (9.51%) Logistics
10 30 (9.20%) SIEM
11 29 (8.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 28 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (7.98%) CRM
13 26 (7.98%) Service Management
14 25 (7.67%) ITIL V3
15 24 (7.36%) Scrum
16 23 (7.06%) Configuration Management
16 23 (7.06%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.78%) Java
2 43 (13.19%) SQL
3 29 (8.90%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.28%) Python
5 21 (6.44%) COBOL
6 17 (5.21%) Perl
7 14 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.37%) C#
9 9 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.84%) RPG
12 5 (1.53%) C
12 5 (1.53%) PHP
12 5 (1.53%) Ruby
13 4 (1.23%) PL/1
13 4 (1.23%) REXX
13 4 (1.23%) VBScript
14 3 (0.92%) Ada
14 3 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (12.88%) Degree
2 33 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (9.20%) CISSP
4 24 (7.36%) CCNP
5 22 (6.75%) IISP
6 21 (6.44%) CCDP
6 21 (6.44%) CCSE
6 21 (6.44%) ISSAP
6 21 (6.44%) JNCIP
7 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (4.60%) MCSA
9 14 (4.29%) MCSE
10 12 (3.68%) CCNA
10 12 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (3.07%) Master's Degree
12 9 (2.76%) CISA
12 9 (2.76%) CISM
12 9 (2.76%) SANS
13 8 (2.45%) CCSA
13 8 (2.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.37%) PMO
3 10 (3.07%) QA
4 7 (2.15%) SLA
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 3 (0.92%) MISRA
5 3 (0.92%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.31%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 49 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.36%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.75%) NFS
5 21 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (6.13%) VMware NSX
7 6 (1.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.23%) Docker
8 4 (1.23%) vSphere
9 2 (0.61%) ACF2
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.61%) RACF
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (9.20%) QRadar
2 25 (7.67%) Ansible
3 22 (6.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 20 (6.13%) vCenter Server
5 19 (5.83%) Tivoli
6 15 (4.60%) SCCM
7 14 (4.29%) IBM BigFix
8 11 (3.37%) HP ALM
9 8 (2.45%) Juniper STRM
9 8 (2.45%) RSA enVision
9 8 (2.45%) RSA Security Analytics
9 8 (2.45%) TIBCO Hawk
10 6 (1.84%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (1.84%) Nagios
10 6 (1.84%) Netcool
10 6 (1.84%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 6 (1.84%) OpenView
10 6 (1.84%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
10 6 (1.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 130 (39.88%) Oracle
2 107 (32.82%) Microsoft
3 60 (18.40%) HP
4 54 (16.56%) VMware
5 52 (15.95%) Cisco
6 43 (13.19%) SAP
7 37 (11.35%) Dell
8 34 (10.43%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (9.20%) CheckPoint
10 29 (8.90%) Juniper
10 29 (8.90%) LogRhythm
10 29 (8.90%) TIBCO
11 27 (8.28%) Adobe
12 25 (7.67%) Veeam
13 22 (6.75%) Splunk
14 21 (6.44%) Forcepoint
14 21 (6.44%) Fortinet
14 21 (6.44%) Tufin
15 19 (5.83%) BEA
15 19 (5.83%) CommVault