Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 265 176
Rank change year-on-year -9 -89 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM 322 309 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.04% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 2.24% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 232 230 642
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,325 £28,400 £28,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,775 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £50,995 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.74% -2.87% -

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 13,441 13,817 18,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.50% 46.54% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10,733 11,241 15,342
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -1.68%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +3.26% +2.22%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +17 193 £65,000 +18.18% 24
Berkshire +22 153 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Hampshire -11 60 £42,500 -15.00% 7
West Sussex +27 41 £52,000 +38.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 33 £49,275 +9.50% 16
Surrey +16 23 £60,000 -25.00% 5
Oxfordshire -22 7 £32,500 -45.83% 2
East Sussex -25 4 £44,000 -20.00%
Sussex - 1 £70,000 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 104 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 97 (30.12%) Oracle
3 77 (23.91%) Windows
4 76 (23.60%) Middleware
5 71 (22.05%) ITIL
6 69 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (20.19%) Mainframe
8 64 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 64 (19.88%) Data Centre
9 60 (18.63%) Java
10 55 (17.08%) WebSphere
11 54 (16.77%) Finance
12 52 (16.15%) DNS
12 52 (16.15%) HP
13 51 (15.84%) Active Directory
13 51 (15.84%) SAP
14 50 (15.53%) Degree
15 48 (14.91%) IBM Mainframe
16 47 (14.60%) Linux
17 46 (14.29%) VMware
18 40 (12.42%) REST
18 40 (12.42%) Windows Server
19 39 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (12.11%) Unix
19 39 (12.11%) DHCP
20 38 (11.80%) WAN
20 38 (11.80%) LAN
20 38 (11.80%) SOAP
21 37 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
22 36 (11.18%) Scrum

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 55 (17.08%) WebSphere
2 29 (9.01%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (5.90%) IIS
4 18 (5.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (4.66%) JBoss
6 13 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.55%) Confluence
9 5 (1.55%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.24%) FileNet
10 4 (1.24%) Liferay
10 4 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.93%) CICS
11 3 (0.93%) SAS
12 2 (0.62%) CMS
12 2 (0.62%) Documentum
12 2 (0.62%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) Maximo
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (10.56%) IBM Cloud
4 20 (6.21%) PaaS
5 14 (4.35%) SaaS
6 10 (3.11%) IaaS
6 10 (3.11%) Office 365
7 8 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (1.24%) Boomi
10 3 (0.93%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.31%) GitHub
12 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.31%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.15%) DNS
2 39 (12.11%) DHCP
3 38 (11.80%) LAN
3 38 (11.80%) WAN
4 29 (9.01%) SAN
5 28 (8.70%) Network Security
6 27 (8.39%) TCP/IP
7 24 (7.45%) SSL
8 22 (6.83%) Firewall
8 22 (6.83%) OSPF
8 22 (6.83%) SNMP
9 20 (6.21%) VPN
10 19 (5.90%) Internet
11 16 (4.97%) HTTP
12 15 (4.66%) BGP
12 15 (4.66%) Ethernet
12 15 (4.66%) MPLS
12 15 (4.66%) VLAN
12 15 (4.66%) Wireshark
12 15 (4.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) DB2
3 17 (5.28%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.66%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (4.35%) Big Data
6 13 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (3.11%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.80%) MySQL
10 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.39%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 17 (5.28%) IntelliJ
4 15 (4.66%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.04%) Subversion
6 10 (3.11%) Maven
6 10 (3.11%) Selenium
7 9 (2.80%) NetBeans
8 8 (2.48%) JIRA
8 8 (2.48%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (1.24%) Introscope
11 3 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.62%) Protractor
12 2 (0.62%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (16.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.97%) Publishing
3 9 (2.80%) Marketing
3 9 (2.80%) Retail
4 6 (1.86%) Back Office
4 6 (1.86%) Online Betting
5 5 (1.55%) Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.24%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (23.60%) Architect
2 50 (15.53%) Solutions Architect
3 47 (14.60%) Analyst
4 25 (7.76%) Developer
5 17 (5.28%) Security Architect
6 16 (4.97%) Consultant
6 16 (4.97%) Data Centre Architect
6 16 (4.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (4.97%) Support Analyst
6 16 (4.97%) Support Engineer
7 15 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (4.66%) Security Solutions Architect
8 13 (4.04%) Virtualisation Architect
9 12 (3.73%) Administrator
9 12 (3.73%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.42%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.11%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (2.80%) Technical Support
12 9 (2.80%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.60%) Middleware
2 40 (12.42%) REST
3 38 (11.80%) SOAP
4 35 (10.87%) Web Services
5 26 (8.07%) .NET
6 25 (7.76%) XML
7 21 (6.52%) Spring
8 18 (5.59%) Java EE
9 17 (5.28%) JMS
10 12 (3.73%) JSON
11 11 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (3.11%) Hibernate
12 10 (3.11%) J2EE
12 10 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (2.80%) Java SE
14 8 (2.48%) ATL
14 8 (2.48%) MEAP
15 7 (2.17%) HTML
15 7 (2.17%) Kafka
16 6 (1.86%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.19%) Mainframe
2 64 (19.88%) Data Centre
3 48 (14.91%) IBM Mainframe
4 26 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (7.45%) Computer Science
6 20 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 18 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (4.66%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (4.66%) iSeries
9 15 (4.66%) Management Information System
10 13 (4.04%) Public Cloud
11 10 (3.11%) AS400
12 9 (2.80%) Blackberry
12 9 (2.80%) iPad
12 9 (2.80%) iPhone
13 7 (2.17%) CMDB
13 7 (2.17%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.86%) Clustering
15 5 (1.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.91%) Windows
2 47 (14.60%) Linux
3 40 (12.42%) Windows Server
4 39 (12.11%) Unix
5 23 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (4.66%) AIX
8 13 (4.04%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.04%) zOS
9 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.80%) Android
10 9 (2.80%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (2.48%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) MVS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.05%) ITIL
2 69 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.18%) Scrum
4 32 (9.94%) Configuration Management
4 32 (9.94%) Incident Management
5 31 (9.63%) Service Management
6 30 (9.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 29 (9.01%) Test Automation
8 28 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 28 (8.70%) Logistics
9 27 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (8.39%) SOA
9 27 (8.39%) Strategic Thinking
10 26 (8.07%) Presales
11 25 (7.76%) ITIL V3
11 25 (7.76%) ITSM
12 24 (7.45%) Asset Management
12 24 (7.45%) DevOps
12 24 (7.45%) Migration
12 24 (7.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.63%) Java
2 33 (10.25%) PowerShell
3 32 (9.94%) SQL
4 24 (7.45%) Python
5 19 (5.90%) COBOL
6 18 (5.59%) C#
7 13 (4.04%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.04%) C
8 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.48%) Korn
10 7 (2.17%) C++
10 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.17%) REXX
10 7 (2.17%) VBScript
11 6 (1.86%) Ada
11 6 (1.86%) Ruby
12 5 (1.55%) PHP
13 4 (1.24%) Jython
13 4 (1.24%) Perl
13 4 (1.24%) RPG
Qualifications
1 50 (15.53%) Degree
2 24 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.52%) MCSA
4 18 (5.59%) CISSP
4 18 (5.59%) IISP
5 15 (4.66%) CCDP
5 15 (4.66%) CCNP
5 15 (4.66%) CCSE
5 15 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.66%) ISSAP
5 15 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (4.66%) JNCIP
6 14 (4.35%) MCSE
7 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.86%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.73%) QA
3 9 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 6 (1.86%) PMO
5 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.24%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.24%) SLA
7 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.93%) MISRA
7 3 (0.93%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.62%) GDPR
8 2 (0.62%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.62%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.62%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 51 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.66%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.04%) NFS
5 13 (4.04%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.48%) vSphere
6 8 (2.48%) XenApp
7 6 (1.86%) Docker
7 6 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.93%) ACF2
9 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.93%) RACF
10 2 (0.62%) Firmware
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.90%) Ansible
2 17 (5.28%) SCCM
3 16 (4.97%) QRadar
4 15 (4.66%) vCenter Server
5 14 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.73%) HP ALM
7 9 (2.80%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.48%) WSUS
9 6 (1.86%) IBM BigFix
9 6 (1.86%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.24%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.24%) CA Wily
10 4 (1.24%) Puppet
10 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.24%) vRealize
11 3 (0.93%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.93%) Nagios
11 3 (0.93%) Nessus
12 2 (0.62%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 104 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 97 (30.12%) Oracle
3 52 (16.15%) HP
4 51 (15.84%) SAP
5 46 (14.29%) VMware
6 34 (10.56%) Dell
7 28 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (8.07%) Cisco
9 19 (5.90%) EMC
10 18 (5.59%) Splunk
11 17 (5.28%) Veeam
12 16 (4.97%) Adobe
12 16 (4.97%) CheckPoint
13 15 (4.66%) Forcepoint
13 15 (4.66%) Fortinet
13 15 (4.66%) Juniper
13 15 (4.66%) LogRhythm
13 15 (4.66%) TIBCO
13 15 (4.66%) Tufin
14 13 (4.04%) BEA