Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 272 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 -91 +22
Permanent jobs citing IBM 316 322 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 1.11% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 2.44% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 256 251 581
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £59,750 £52,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year +13.81% +0.48% -0.48%

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 12,497 13,208 16,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.90% 45.60% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,935 10,543 13,489
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +19 184 £53,525 +1.95% 25
Berkshire +12 113 £63,750 +21.43% 7
Buckinghamshire +22 65 £45,750 -12.86% 18
Hampshire -3 61 £42,500 -12.37% 6
West Sussex +16 43 £52,000 +38.67% 4
Surrey -2 23 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Oxfordshire -9 6 £37,500 -48.28%
East Sussex -25 3 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Kent -17 2 £42,500 +21.43% 4
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 87 (27.53%) Windows
2 79 (25.00%) ITIL
3 78 (24.68%) Linux
3 78 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (24.05%) Finance
5 75 (23.73%) Unix
6 74 (23.42%) Oracle
7 69 (21.84%) Middleware
8 64 (20.25%) Microsoft
9 56 (17.72%) Data Centre
10 48 (15.19%) Service Management
10 48 (15.19%) Java
10 48 (15.19%) Degree
11 46 (14.56%) Incident Management
12 43 (13.61%) Mainframe
13 41 (12.97%) SQL
14 40 (12.66%) WebSphere
15 39 (12.34%) SAP
16 38 (12.03%) AIX
17 36 (11.39%) Problem Management
18 35 (11.08%) Windows Server
19 34 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (10.76%) HP
20 30 (9.49%) Scrum
20 30 (9.49%) DB2
20 30 (9.49%) VMware
21 29 (9.18%) Logistics
21 29 (9.18%) SQL Server
21 29 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (9.18%) 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 40 (12.66%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.96%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.33%) MQSeries
4 12 (3.80%) IIS
5 11 (3.48%) FileNet
5 11 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.53%) Documentum
6 8 (2.53%) JBoss
6 8 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.27%) Apache
10 4 (1.27%) Confluence
10 4 (1.27%) Liferay
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.95%) Appian
11 3 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 7 (2.22%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 7 (2.22%) SAP BPC
1 7 (2.22%) SAP FS
1 7 (2.22%) SAP MDM
2 4 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.27%) Unica
3 3 (0.95%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (0.95%) Maximo
4 2 (0.63%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.32%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.38%) IBM Cloud
4 16 (5.06%) PaaS
5 14 (4.43%) SaaS
6 11 (3.48%) IaaS
7 10 (3.16%) Silverpop
8 6 (1.90%) Office 365
9 5 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.27%) npm
11 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.63%) GitHub
12 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.63%) Serverless
13 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.86%) DNS
2 22 (6.96%) HTTP
3 20 (6.33%) Internet
4 19 (6.01%) SAN
5 16 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.43%) SSL
7 11 (3.48%) DHCP
7 11 (3.48%) VPN
8 10 (3.16%) LAN
8 10 (3.16%) WAN
9 9 (2.85%) Firewall
10 8 (2.53%) Network Security
11 7 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.22%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (2.22%) FWSM
11 7 (2.22%) MPLS
11 7 (2.22%) NAS
11 7 (2.22%) OSPF
11 7 (2.22%) VLAN
11 7 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.49%) DB2
2 29 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.28%) MySQL
4 13 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.80%) SAP Data Services
5 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.16%) Big Data
7 9 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (2.53%) SAP BW
9 7 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.58%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.58%) QualityStage
10 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.53%) Subversion
2 6 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.58%) Introscope
3 5 (1.58%) JIRA
4 4 (1.27%) gulp
4 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.27%) webpack
5 3 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.63%) Babel
6 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.63%) Grunt
6 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.63%) Protractor
6 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
General
1 76 (24.05%) Finance
2 18 (5.70%) Banking
3 17 (5.38%) Marketing
4 8 (2.53%) Games
4 8 (2.53%) Publishing
4 8 (2.53%) Retail
5 7 (2.22%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.90%) Back Office
6 6 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.90%) Online Betting
6 6 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.95%) Billing
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (17.41%) Analyst
2 49 (15.51%) Architect
3 37 (11.71%) Administrator
4 33 (10.44%) Support Analyst
5 32 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (7.28%) DBA
7 21 (6.65%) Developer
8 16 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.75%) Linux Support
9 15 (4.75%) Unix Administrator
9 15 (4.75%) Unix Support
10 14 (4.43%) DB2 DBA
11 13 (4.11%) Unix Analyst
11 13 (4.11%) Unix Support Analyst
12 12 (3.80%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (3.16%) Field Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.84%) Middleware
2 27 (8.54%) .NET
2 27 (8.54%) Web Services
3 20 (6.33%) SOAP
4 19 (6.01%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (5.70%) REST
6 15 (4.75%) XML
7 13 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (4.11%) J2EE
7 13 (4.11%) Kafka
7 13 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (3.80%) HTML
8 12 (3.80%) Spring
9 9 (2.85%) Apache Camel
9 9 (2.85%) CSS
9 9 (2.85%) SAP PI
10 8 (2.53%) ATL
10 8 (2.53%) JSON
11 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 43 (13.61%) Mainframe
3 26 (8.23%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (7.28%) IBM Mainframe
5 22 (6.96%) Management Information System
6 21 (6.65%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.43%) iSeries
8 12 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.80%) AS400
9 11 (3.48%) W3C
10 10 (3.16%) Blackberry
10 10 (3.16%) iPad
10 10 (3.16%) iPhone
11 9 (2.85%) HACMP
11 9 (2.85%) Replication
12 8 (2.53%) CMDB
13 7 (2.22%) Clustering
13 7 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (2.22%) Online Games
13 7 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.53%) Windows
2 78 (24.68%) Linux
3 75 (23.73%) Unix
4 38 (12.03%) AIX
5 35 (11.08%) Windows Server
6 25 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.48%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.48%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (2.53%) Solaris
11 6 (1.90%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.95%) zOS
14 1 (0.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.00%) ITIL
2 78 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (15.19%) Service Management
4 46 (14.56%) Incident Management
5 36 (11.39%) Problem Management
6 30 (9.49%) Scrum
7 29 (9.18%) Logistics
7 29 (9.18%) Migration
8 27 (8.54%) DevOps
9 25 (7.91%) Asset Management
9 25 (7.91%) TOGAF
10 24 (7.59%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.28%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (7.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 22 (6.96%) Project Management
12 22 (6.96%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.65%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.19%) Java
2 41 (12.97%) SQL
3 27 (8.54%) PowerShell
4 23 (7.28%) Shell Script
5 22 (6.96%) Korn
6 18 (5.70%) C#
7 14 (4.43%) Bash Shell
7 14 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.11%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.80%) COBOL
9 12 (3.80%) Python
10 9 (2.85%) C
10 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.22%) JCL
11 7 (2.22%) Jython
12 6 (1.90%) Perl
12 6 (1.90%) REXX
12 6 (1.90%) VBScript
13 5 (1.58%) PHP
13 5 (1.58%) RPG
Qualifications
1 48 (15.19%) Degree
2 17 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.75%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (4.75%) MCSA
4 11 (3.48%) CISSP
4 11 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.16%) IISP
6 8 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.22%) CCDP
7 7 (2.22%) CCNP
7 7 (2.22%) CCSE
7 7 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.22%) ISSAP
7 7 (2.22%) JNCIP
7 7 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (1.90%) MCSE
9 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.27%) CISM
10 4 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.28%) SLA
2 14 (4.43%) QA
3 10 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 7 (2.22%) IFRS
6 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.58%) GDPR
6 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.27%) PMO
8 2 (0.63%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.63%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.32%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 27 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.91%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.48%) Docker
5 9 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (2.53%) XenApp
7 7 (2.22%) vSphere
8 5 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.95%) Firmware
10 3 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.32%) ACF2
11 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) RACF
11 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 28 (8.86%) Puppet
2 16 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (4.43%) Ansible
4 13 (4.11%) Tivoli
5 10 (3.16%) SCCM
6 9 (2.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (2.53%) QRadar
7 8 (2.53%) WSUS
8 6 (1.90%) Grafana
8 6 (1.90%) Graylog
8 6 (1.90%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.58%) CA Wily
10 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.27%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.27%) vRealize
11 3 (0.95%) MAINVIEW
11 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (23.42%) Oracle
2 64 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.34%) SAP
4 34 (10.76%) HP
5 30 (9.49%) VMware
6 28 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (8.54%) Dell
8 22 (6.96%) EMC
9 21 (6.65%) Red Hat
10 15 (4.75%) Adobe
11 13 (4.11%) Capita
12 12 (3.80%) Cisco
12 12 (3.80%) Citrix
12 12 (3.80%) NetApp
13 11 (3.48%) Ivanti
13 11 (3.48%) Sun
14 10 (3.16%) BMC
14 10 (3.16%) Splunk
15 8 (2.53%) Symantec
15 8 (2.53%) Veritas