Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 196 184
Rank change year-on-year -83 -12 -42
Permanent jobs citing IBM 310 526 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.65% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 3.47% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 233 434 583
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £30,225 £26,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 14,042 15,149 20,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.26% 47.61% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,038 12,151 16,872
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -37 183 £52,500 - 21
Berkshire -53 122 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Buckinghamshire +31 49 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Surrey -12 48 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Hampshire -53 38 £47,500 +35.71% 7
West Sussex -9 29 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Oxfordshire -21 12 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Kent -21 7 £36,000 -19.55% 1
East Sussex -34 3 £52,500 +27.27% 2
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 119 (38.39%) Oracle
2 84 (27.10%) Linux
3 83 (26.77%) Java
4 76 (24.52%) Windows
5 73 (23.55%) ITIL
6 69 (22.26%) Microsoft
7 68 (21.94%) SQL
8 53 (17.10%) Unix
9 52 (16.77%) Finance
10 44 (14.19%) Middleware
11 42 (13.55%) VMware
12 41 (13.23%) Cisco
13 39 (12.58%) HP
13 39 (12.58%) DB2
13 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (12.26%) SQL Server
15 34 (10.97%) SOA
15 34 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (10.65%) Analytics
17 32 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (10.32%) WebSphere
18 31 (10.00%) Marketing
19 30 (9.68%) Firewall
19 30 (9.68%) Big Data
19 30 (9.68%) Presales
20 29 (9.35%) Workflow
21 27 (8.71%) CRM
21 27 (8.71%) WAN
21 27 (8.71%) Windows Server
22 26 (8.39%) 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 32 (10.32%) WebSphere
2 25 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (4.52%) Apache
4 10 (3.23%) Confluence
4 10 (3.23%) IIS
4 10 (3.23%) Liferay
4 10 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.26%) CMS
6 7 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.94%) GlassFish
7 6 (1.94%) JBoss
7 6 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.61%) Drupal
9 4 (1.29%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.29%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (1.94%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (1.61%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.97%) Unica
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessWare
6 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.32%) Maximo
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.13%) IBM Blueworks
3 17 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.87%) Bluemix
4 12 (3.87%) IBM Cloud
5 11 (3.55%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.58%) PaaS
7 7 (2.26%) Office 365
8 6 (1.94%) SaaS
9 5 (1.61%) Boomi
9 5 (1.61%) GitHub
10 4 (1.29%) IaaS
10 4 (1.29%) npm
10 4 (1.29%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.65%) Akamai
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.68%) Firewall
2 27 (8.71%) WAN
3 26 (8.39%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.74%) LAN
5 23 (7.42%) DNS
6 19 (6.13%) SAN
7 17 (5.48%) DHCP
8 15 (4.84%) SSL
9 12 (3.87%) Ethernet
10 10 (3.23%) OSPF
10 10 (3.23%) SNMP
11 9 (2.90%) VPN
12 8 (2.58%) BGP
12 8 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.58%) FTP
12 8 (2.58%) MPLS
12 8 (2.58%) Network Security
12 8 (2.58%) VLAN
12 8 (2.58%) Wireshark
12 8 (2.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.58%) DB2
2 38 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 30 (9.68%) Big Data
4 24 (7.74%) Oracle Database
5 20 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (6.45%) Hadoop
6 19 (6.13%) MySQL
7 17 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (4.19%) DataStage
9 12 (3.87%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.90%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.61%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.29%) Cognos Report Studio
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.55%) JIRA
3 7 (2.26%) Maven
4 6 (1.94%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.61%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.29%) GitLab
6 4 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.29%) Mocha
6 4 (1.29%) Protractor
6 4 (1.29%) Subversion
7 3 (0.97%) JUnit
7 3 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.65%) JMeter
8 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.65%) Toad
9 1 (0.32%) ERwin
General
1 52 (16.77%) Finance
2 31 (10.00%) Marketing
3 25 (8.06%) Retail
4 17 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.84%) Banking
6 10 (3.23%) Advertising
6 10 (3.23%) French Language
6 10 (3.23%) German Language
7 7 (2.26%) Billing
7 7 (2.26%) Electronics
7 7 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.94%) Back Office
8 6 (1.94%) Games
9 5 (1.61%) Military
10 4 (1.29%) Publishing
11 3 (0.97%) Cantonese Language
11 3 (0.97%) Legal
11 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.39%) Analyst
2 45 (14.52%) Developer
3 35 (11.29%) Architect
4 31 (10.00%) Consultant
5 25 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 24 (7.74%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.77%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.84%) Administrator
10 13 (4.19%) Pensions Analyst
10 13 (4.19%) Process Analyst
11 12 (3.87%) Graduate
11 12 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.55%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.90%) Applications Support Engineer
14 8 (2.58%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.19%) Middleware
2 25 (8.06%) Web Services
3 23 (7.42%) XML
4 22 (7.10%) J2EE
5 19 (6.13%) HTML
6 16 (5.16%) REST
7 15 (4.84%) Spring
7 15 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (4.19%) RESTful
9 12 (3.87%) .NET
9 12 (3.87%) SOAP
10 10 (3.23%) JSON
11 9 (2.90%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (2.90%) Java EE
11 9 (2.90%) Node.js
12 7 (2.26%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.26%) CSS
12 7 (2.26%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.26%) JPA
12 7 (2.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.13%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.19%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (3.87%) Mainframe
5 12 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.55%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.23%) AS400
8 9 (2.90%) iSeries
9 8 (2.58%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 8 (2.58%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (2.58%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (2.26%) DataPower
10 7 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.94%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.94%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.10%) Linux
2 76 (24.52%) Windows
3 53 (17.10%) Unix
4 27 (8.71%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.13%) AIX
6 15 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.84%) zOS
7 13 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.58%) FreeBSD
10 6 (1.94%) Solaris
11 5 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.55%) ITIL
2 34 (10.97%) SOA
3 33 (10.65%) Analytics
4 32 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.68%) Presales
6 29 (9.35%) Workflow
7 27 (8.71%) CRM
8 26 (8.39%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.74%) Open Source
10 22 (7.10%) Project Management
11 21 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.45%) BPMN
12 20 (6.45%) Six Sigma
13 19 (6.13%) B2B
13 19 (6.13%) DevOps
14 17 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.48%) Incident Management
14 17 (5.48%) Software Engineering
14 17 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.77%) Java
2 68 (21.94%) SQL
3 24 (7.74%) Perl
4 21 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.48%) Python
6 15 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.55%) C#
7 11 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.23%) COBOL
9 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.97%) Jython
9 3 (0.97%) RPG
10 2 (0.65%) C
10 2 (0.65%) JCL
10 2 (0.65%) PHP
10 2 (0.65%) PL/1
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (6.77%) Degree
2 17 (5.48%) CISSP
3 13 (4.19%) CCNA
4 11 (3.55%) CCNP
5 10 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.90%) SANS
6 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.58%) CCDP
7 8 (2.58%) CCSA
7 8 (2.58%) CCSE
7 8 (2.58%) CISA
7 8 (2.58%) CISM
7 8 (2.58%) GIAC
7 8 (2.58%) IISP
7 8 (2.58%) ISSAP
7 8 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.58%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.74%) SLA
2 13 (4.19%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.58%) QA
4 6 (1.94%) PMO
5 5 (1.61%) GDPR
6 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.65%) COBIT
7 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.32%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 34 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.55%) Docker
4 9 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.90%) NFS
4 9 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.26%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.65%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (8.06%) Tivoli
2 21 (6.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (5.16%) Ansible
3 16 (5.16%) QRadar
4 9 (2.90%) IBM BigFix
5 8 (2.58%) Juniper STRM
5 8 (2.58%) RSA enVision
5 8 (2.58%) RSA Security Analytics
5 8 (2.58%) SCCM
6 7 (2.26%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.94%) Puppet
7 6 (1.94%) TIBCO Hawk
8 5 (1.61%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.61%) Netcool
8 5 (1.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
8 5 (1.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (1.29%) Kibana
9 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 119 (38.39%) Oracle
2 69 (22.26%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.55%) VMware
4 41 (13.23%) Cisco
5 39 (12.58%) HP
6 26 (8.39%) SAP
7 23 (7.42%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (6.45%) Adobe
8 20 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.81%) Dell
10 17 (5.48%) Juniper
11 16 (5.16%) LogRhythm
12 14 (4.52%) TIBCO
13 13 (4.19%) Red Hat
13 13 (4.19%) Sun
14 12 (3.87%) Symantec
15 11 (3.55%) Cognos
15 11 (3.55%) Splunk
15 11 (3.55%) Teradata
16 10 (3.23%) Forcepoint