Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 274 292
Rank change year-on-year +45 +18 -111
Permanent jobs citing IBM 325 308 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.07% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 2.51% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 249 248 248
South East median annual salary £49,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.03% -3.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £31,213
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 10,502 12,285 13,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.80% 42.72% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,094 9,735 11,061
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +20 129 £49,000 +8.89% 21
Berkshire +42 101 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Hampshire +15 75 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Surrey +44 47 £55,000 +10.00% 7
West Sussex +3 41 £48,000 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire -24 27 £60,500 +27.37% 11
East Sussex +19 20 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Kent -1 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Home Counties 0 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Oxfordshire +19 1 £55,000 +46.67%
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 118 (36.31%) Linux
2 103 (31.69%) Windows
3 96 (29.54%) Finance
4 85 (26.15%) Microsoft
5 83 (25.54%) AWS
6 80 (24.62%) Project Management
7 72 (22.15%) SQL
7 72 (22.15%) ITIL
8 71 (21.85%) VMware
9 66 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 65 (20.00%) Degree
11 63 (19.38%) DB2
11 63 (19.38%) Java
12 61 (18.77%) Unix
12 61 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (18.15%) HP
14 58 (17.85%) Azure
14 58 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (16.31%) Citrix
16 52 (16.00%) DevOps
16 52 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 50 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
18 48 (14.77%) SAP
19 44 (13.54%) Data Centre
20 43 (13.23%) LAN
20 43 (13.23%) WAN
21 42 (12.92%) .NET
21 42 (12.92%) Manufacturing
21 42 (12.92%) Windows Server
22 41 (12.62%) Migration

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 31 (9.54%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (3.69%) CICS
4 10 (3.08%) Apache
4 10 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.15%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.23%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.92%) Confluence
7 3 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.92%) SAS
7 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.62%) JBoss
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (2.15%) Maximo
3 6 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.54%) Unica
5 4 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.31%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 83 (25.54%) AWS
2 58 (17.85%) Azure
3 29 (8.92%) Office 365
4 19 (5.85%) IBM Cloud
5 13 (4.00%) SaaS
6 12 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (3.38%) IaaS
7 11 (3.38%) PaaS
8 10 (3.08%) GCP
9 8 (2.46%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 5 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.54%) npm
11 5 (1.54%) Responsys
11 5 (1.54%) Silverpop
12 3 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.92%) GitHub
12 3 (0.92%) Route 53
13 2 (0.62%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.23%) LAN
1 43 (13.23%) WAN
2 33 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (9.23%) VoIP
4 29 (8.92%) PABX
5 25 (7.69%) DNS
6 23 (7.08%) DHCP
7 14 (4.31%) TCP/IP
8 13 (4.00%) Firewall
9 10 (3.08%) SAN
10 6 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.23%) BGP
11 4 (1.23%) Network Security
11 4 (1.23%) OSPF
11 4 (1.23%) VPN
11 4 (1.23%) Wireless
12 3 (0.92%) HTTP
12 3 (0.92%) NAS
13 2 (0.62%) MPLS
13 2 (0.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.38%) DB2
2 41 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.00%) Big Data
4 11 (3.38%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 11 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.08%) SAP HANA
6 9 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.46%) Power BI
8 7 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.85%) QlikView
10 5 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.54%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.23%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (1.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (1.23%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (1.23%) OrientDB
11 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (8.92%) MSI
2 17 (5.23%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (4.31%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.31%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (2.77%) JIRA
6 5 (1.54%) Babel
6 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.54%) gulp
6 5 (1.54%) webpack
7 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.23%) JMeter
7 4 (1.23%) JUnit
8 3 (0.92%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.92%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.92%) Selenium
8 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.62%) Subversion
9 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (29.54%) Finance
2 42 (12.92%) Manufacturing
3 28 (8.62%) Retail
4 26 (8.00%) Marketing
5 12 (3.69%) Back Office
5 12 (3.69%) Online Betting
5 12 (3.69%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.54%) Electronics
8 4 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.23%) Billing
9 3 (0.92%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 64 (19.69%) Architect
2 60 (18.46%) Analyst
3 46 (14.15%) Developer
4 33 (10.15%) Technical Architect
5 29 (8.92%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (5.23%) Integration Specialist
7 17 (5.23%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.92%) Principal Engineer
8 16 (4.92%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Hardware Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.31%) Field Engineer
10 14 (4.31%) Field Service Engineer
10 14 (4.31%) IT Architect
10 14 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 13 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (3.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.92%) .NET
2 37 (11.38%) Middleware
3 32 (9.85%) REST
4 30 (9.23%) SOAP
5 25 (7.69%) JSON
6 19 (5.85%) jQuery
6 19 (5.85%) Web Services
7 18 (5.54%) XML
8 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET
8 17 (5.23%) XSLT
9 15 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (4.31%) J2EE
11 13 (4.00%) Struts
12 9 (2.77%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.46%) Kafka
13 8 (2.46%) RESTful
14 7 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
16 5 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
3 44 (13.54%) Data Centre
4 38 (11.69%) Mainframe
5 35 (10.77%) Public Cloud
6 23 (7.08%) IBM Mainframe
7 20 (6.15%) Management Information System
8 17 (5.23%) iSeries
9 11 (3.38%) EMC VMAX
9 11 (3.38%) Private Cloud
10 10 (3.08%) EMC VNX
10 10 (3.08%) User Experience
11 8 (2.46%) AS400
11 8 (2.46%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.85%) DataPower
12 6 (1.85%) FMCG
13 5 (1.54%) CMDB
13 5 (1.54%) iPad
13 5 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.31%) Linux
2 103 (31.69%) Windows
3 61 (18.77%) Unix
4 42 (12.92%) Windows Server
5 27 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.31%) Windows 10
7 13 (4.00%) AIX
7 13 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.38%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.46%) Android
11 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.85%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.85%) zOS
12 5 (1.54%) Fedora
13 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.92%) OS/2
14 2 (0.62%) Solaris
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.62%) Project Management
2 72 (22.15%) ITIL
3 61 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (16.00%) DevOps
6 41 (12.62%) Migration
7 39 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 34 (10.46%) UML
9 32 (9.85%) TOGAF
10 31 (9.54%) Incident Management
11 30 (9.23%) Application Packaging
11 30 (9.23%) Strategic Thinking
12 29 (8.92%) Architectural Design
12 29 (8.92%) Technical Architecture
13 26 (8.00%) Analytics
13 26 (8.00%) MVC
13 26 (8.00%) Presales
13 26 (8.00%) Service Management
14 23 (7.08%) SDLC
15 22 (6.77%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.15%) SQL
2 63 (19.38%) Java
3 39 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 38 (11.69%) C#
5 27 (8.31%) Python
6 8 (2.46%) Objective-C
6 8 (2.46%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.15%) C
7 7 (2.15%) COBOL
7 7 (2.15%) VB
8 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.54%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.54%) Perl
9 5 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.23%) C++
10 4 (1.23%) Scala
11 3 (0.92%) REXX
11 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (20.00%) Degree
2 29 (8.92%) AWS Certification
2 29 (8.92%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.69%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.85%) MCSA
9 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.92%) CISSP
10 3 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.92%) ISEB
10 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.92%) MCSE
10 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.92%) PMP
10 3 (0.92%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.38%) SLA
2 20 (6.15%) QA
3 10 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 10 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.15%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.54%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) GMP
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.38%) Active Directory
3 33 (10.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (5.23%) Docker
5 13 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.00%) vSphere
6 12 (3.69%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.69%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.92%) ACF2
9 3 (0.92%) RACF
9 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (10.46%) IBM BigFix
2 18 (5.54%) SCCM
3 16 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (4.00%) Ansible
5 12 (3.69%) Puppet
5 12 (3.69%) vRealize
6 9 (2.77%) SCOM
6 9 (2.77%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.85%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.54%) QRadar
9 5 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.23%) Kibana
10 4 (1.23%) logstash
10 4 (1.23%) Nagios
10 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.23%) Salt
10 4 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 71 (21.85%) VMware
3 59 (18.15%) HP
4 53 (16.31%) Citrix
5 48 (14.77%) SAP
6 36 (11.08%) Dell
7 35 (10.77%) EMC
8 33 (10.15%) Aruba
9 27 (8.31%) Oracle
10 23 (7.08%) Cisco
11 16 (4.92%) Google
12 15 (4.62%) Adobe
12 15 (4.62%) Cognos
12 15 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 13 (4.00%) Sun
14 10 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
14 10 (3.08%) EqualLogic
14 10 (3.08%) SonicWALL
15 8 (2.46%) Capita