Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 234 283 270
Rank change year-on-year +49 -13 -92
Permanent jobs citing IBM 347 296 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 2.30% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 272 223 247
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,700 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,225 £77,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -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 10,844 12,867 13,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.64% 43.50% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8,442 10,184 11,037
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,769 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +1.71% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 August 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 19 August 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 +13 151 £52,000 -20.00% 16
Berkshire 0 108 £52,500 -22.22% 9
Hampshire +32 93 £50,000 +21.21% 9
West Sussex -17 43 £48,000 -7.69% 2
Surrey +44 38 £45,000 -25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 36 £52,000 -0.10% 5
East Sussex +30 16 £62,500 +42.05%
Oxfordshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Home Counties - 4 £65,000 -
Kent - 2 - - 4
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 131 (37.75%) Linux
2 102 (29.39%) Finance
3 98 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
4 94 (27.09%) Java
5 93 (26.80%) Windows
6 83 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (21.04%) JavaScript
8 72 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 70 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 68 (19.60%) SQL
10 68 (19.60%) DB2
11 67 (19.31%) ITIL
11 67 (19.31%) Project Management
12 65 (18.73%) VMware
13 61 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (17.29%) Degree
15 56 (16.14%) Data Centre
16 52 (14.99%) DevOps
17 51 (14.70%) Self-Motivation
17 51 (14.70%) .NET
18 48 (13.83%) C#
19 44 (12.68%) Unix
20 43 (12.39%) SQL Server
20 43 (12.39%) Migration
20 43 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (12.10%) Public Cloud
21 42 (12.10%) Manufacturing
21 42 (12.10%) Incident Management
22 41 (11.82%) Google
22 41 (11.82%) TOGAF

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 37 (10.66%) WebSphere
2 19 (5.48%) CICS
3 12 (3.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (2.88%) IIS
4 10 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.73%) IBM Domino
6 6 (1.73%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.44%) Confluence
8 4 (1.15%) Apache
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.86%) Hyperledger
9 3 (0.86%) JBoss
9 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.86%) SAS
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Connections
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (6.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.90%) Maximo
2 8 (2.31%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (2.31%) Unica
3 7 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.58%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 98 (28.24%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (11.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 36 (10.37%) IBM Cloud
5 26 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (7.49%) SaaS
6 21 (6.05%) npm
6 21 (6.05%) Office 365
7 8 (2.31%) IaaS
7 8 (2.31%) Responsys
7 8 (2.31%) Silverpop
8 6 (1.73%) PaaS
9 5 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (1.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.86%) GitHub
11 3 (0.86%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.86%) Route 53
12 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.66%) LAN
1 37 (10.66%) WAN
2 31 (8.93%) VoIP
3 29 (8.36%) PABX
3 29 (8.36%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (6.05%) DNS
5 19 (5.48%) DHCP
6 11 (3.17%) SAN
7 9 (2.59%) Firewall
8 7 (2.02%) VPN
8 7 (2.02%) Wireless
9 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.15%) FTP
9 4 (1.15%) MPLS
10 3 (0.86%) HTTP
10 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.29%) NFC
11 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.29%) VLAN
11 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.60%) DB2
2 43 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.31%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (2.31%) MySQL
5 8 (2.31%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.73%) Big Data
6 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (1.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (1.44%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.15%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.36%) MSI
2 21 (6.05%) Babel
2 21 (6.05%) gulp
2 21 (6.05%) webpack
3 15 (4.32%) JIRA
4 13 (3.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (2.31%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (2.02%) SonarQube
7 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.15%) Subversion
11 2 (0.58%) ERwin
11 2 (0.58%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.58%) XPEDITER
12 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 102 (29.39%) Finance
2 42 (12.10%) Manufacturing
3 30 (8.65%) Retail
4 16 (4.61%) Back Office
5 12 (3.46%) Marketing
6 11 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.88%) Games
8 9 (2.59%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.73%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.86%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 60 (17.29%) Analyst
2 59 (17.00%) Architect
3 48 (13.83%) Developer
4 33 (9.51%) Technical Architect
5 25 (7.20%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.90%) Integration Specialist
9 16 (4.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (4.61%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 15 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 15 (4.32%) IT Analyst
11 14 (4.03%) IT Architect
11 14 (4.03%) IT Operations Analyst
11 14 (4.03%) Operations Analyst
12 13 (3.75%) Field Engineer
12 13 (3.75%) Field Service Engineer
13 12 (3.46%) Software Developer
14 11 (3.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (14.70%) .NET
2 36 (10.37%) Middleware
3 33 (9.51%) JSON
4 30 (8.65%) Web Services
5 28 (8.07%) AngularJS
5 28 (8.07%) XML
6 27 (7.78%) SOAP
7 26 (7.49%) RESTful
8 24 (6.92%) REST
9 21 (6.05%) jQuery
10 18 (5.19%) XSLT
11 16 (4.61%) HTML
12 15 (4.32%) Node.js
13 13 (3.75%) Kafka
14 12 (3.46%) ASP.NET
15 11 (3.17%) J2EE
16 10 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (2.59%) IBM Integration Bus
17 9 (2.59%) Struts
18 8 (2.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 51 (14.70%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (12.10%) Public Cloud
5 33 (9.51%) Mainframe
6 19 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.90%) iSeries
8 13 (3.75%) FMCG
9 11 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (2.88%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Cloud
10 10 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (2.88%) Private Cloud
11 9 (2.59%) AS400
11 9 (2.59%) EMC VNX
11 9 (2.59%) User Experience
12 8 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (2.31%) Online Games
12 8 (2.31%) VSAM
13 7 (2.02%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 131 (37.75%) Linux
2 93 (26.80%) Windows
3 44 (12.68%) Unix
4 38 (10.95%) Windows Server
5 29 (8.36%) AIX
6 25 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.03%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.88%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.59%) zOS
12 8 (2.31%) MVS
12 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.02%) Solaris
14 6 (1.73%) Android
15 5 (1.44%) Fedora
15 5 (1.44%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.86%) OS/2
18 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.31%) ITIL
2 67 (19.31%) Project Management
3 52 (14.99%) DevOps
4 43 (12.39%) Migration
5 42 (12.10%) Incident Management
6 41 (11.82%) Service Delivery
6 41 (11.82%) TOGAF
7 36 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (9.80%) Change Management
9 32 (9.22%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.65%) Strategic Thinking
11 29 (8.36%) Application Packaging
11 29 (8.36%) Architectural Design
11 29 (8.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 29 (8.36%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (7.20%) SDLC
12 25 (7.20%) Service Management
13 19 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (27.09%) Java
2 73 (21.04%) JavaScript
3 68 (19.60%) SQL
4 48 (13.83%) C#
5 24 (6.92%) Objective-C
5 24 (6.92%) TypeScript
6 20 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 17 (4.90%) Python
8 11 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.17%) COBOL
9 9 (2.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.31%) JCL
10 8 (2.31%) Korn
10 8 (2.31%) Perl
11 5 (1.44%) C
12 4 (1.15%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.15%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.15%) VB
13 3 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (17.29%) Degree
2 29 (8.36%) AWS Certification
2 29 (8.36%) TOGAF Certification
3 11 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.17%) CISSP
4 10 (2.88%) CISA
4 10 (2.88%) CISM
4 10 (2.88%) IISP
5 9 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (2.02%) CCSP
6 7 (2.02%) CLAS
6 7 (2.02%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.44%) MCSA
8 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) CCNP
9 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.92%) SLA
2 18 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.90%) QA
4 10 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 7 (2.02%) GDPR
6 7 (2.02%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (2.02%) ISO 22301
6 7 (2.02%) ISO 31000
6 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 7 (2.02%) NIST
6 7 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.73%) PMO
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 28 (8.07%) Docker
4 27 (7.78%) Active Directory
5 21 (6.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 19 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (4.90%) vSphere
8 9 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (2.02%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.58%) Firmware
11 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.29%) GPFS
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (10.37%) IBM BigFix
2 33 (9.51%) Tivoli
3 29 (8.36%) Ansible
4 27 (7.78%) Puppet
5 24 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.88%) IBM Guardium
6 10 (2.88%) Nessus
6 10 (2.88%) vRealize
7 9 (2.59%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (2.31%) Netcool
8 8 (2.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 8 (2.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 8 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (2.02%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
9 7 (2.02%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 6 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.44%) Avamar
11 5 (1.44%) Kibana
11 5 (1.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 72 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.73%) VMware
3 41 (11.82%) Google
4 40 (11.53%) Citrix
5 39 (11.24%) HP
6 36 (10.37%) SAP
7 33 (9.51%) Oracle
8 29 (8.36%) Aruba
9 22 (6.34%) Dell
10 20 (5.76%) EMC
11 19 (5.48%) Cisco
12 14 (4.03%) Red Hat
13 13 (3.75%) Cognos
14 12 (3.46%) ArcSight
14 12 (3.46%) Splunk
15 11 (3.17%) Sun
16 10 (2.88%) Capita
16 10 (2.88%) McAfee
16 10 (2.88%) Qualys
16 10 (2.88%) Tripwire