Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 225 233 274
Rank change year-on-year +8 +41 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM 106 276 279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.20% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.90% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 90 247 258
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +0.84% +3.48%

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 3,819 9,515 10,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.27% 41.36% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 7,436 8,685
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IBM in the South East.

Salary trend for IBM in the South East

IBM
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IBM in the South East over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 +42 51 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Berkshire +17 31 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Hampshire +82 30 £80,000 +42.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +47 20 £63,750 -1.92%
Surrey +21 8 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Sussex -6 5 £65,000 +35.42%
Kent +36 1 - -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 43 (40.57%) Azure
2 41 (38.68%) Oracle
3 35 (33.02%) AWS
4 30 (28.30%) Java
4 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
5 26 (24.53%) Service Delivery
6 25 (23.58%) Python
6 25 (23.58%) Marketing
6 25 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (22.64%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (22.64%) Dell
8 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
10 20 (18.87%) Windows
11 19 (17.92%) IBM Cloud
11 19 (17.92%) Presales
12 18 (16.98%) Docker
12 18 (16.98%) SAP
13 17 (16.04%) ITIL
13 17 (16.04%) SQL
13 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
14 16 (15.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 16 (15.09%) Ansible
14 16 (15.09%) GitLab
14 16 (15.09%) Go
14 16 (15.09%) Service Management
15 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
15 15 (14.15%) SAN
15 15 (14.15%) DNS
15 15 (14.15%) ERP

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 12 (11.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (9.43%) SAS
3 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.60%) IIS
4 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Mule
5 1 (0.94%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (6.60%) SAP GTS
2 5 (4.72%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (4.72%) Maximo
2 5 (4.72%) Unica
3 2 (1.89%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.94%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (40.57%) Azure
2 35 (33.02%) AWS
3 24 (22.64%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (17.92%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (11.32%) OpenShift
6 11 (10.38%) Boomi
7 10 (9.43%) PaaS
7 10 (9.43%) SaaS
8 8 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (6.60%) IaaS
10 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (3.77%) Amazon S3
10 4 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.89%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.94%) Apigee
12 1 (0.94%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) DNS
1 15 (14.15%) SAN
2 12 (11.32%) DHCP
2 12 (11.32%) NAS
3 5 (4.72%) FTP
4 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.83%) HTTP
5 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.89%) Firewall
7 1 (0.94%) IPv4
7 1 (0.94%) LAN
7 1 (0.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.94%) VLAN
7 1 (0.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) WAN
7 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) DB2
3 7 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (6.60%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.89%) Power BI
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) UniData
6 1 (0.94%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) QlikView
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) GitLab
2 2 (1.89%) Toad
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.58%) Marketing
2 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.26%) Finance
4 5 (4.72%) Electronics
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (17.92%) Architect
3 17 (16.04%) Consultant
4 16 (15.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 14 (13.21%) Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Site Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.55%) Coordinator
8 8 (7.55%) Design Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Principal Consultant
9 7 (6.60%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.60%) ITSM Architect
9 7 (6.60%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Salesforce Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Vendor Manager
11 5 (4.72%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) .NET
2 13 (12.26%) Kafka
3 12 (11.32%) LDAP
4 11 (10.38%) Java EE
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (7.55%) Spring
6 7 (6.60%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (6.60%) Middleware
7 6 (5.66%) Apache Camel
7 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.72%) CSS
8 5 (4.72%) HTML
9 4 (3.77%) Web Services
10 3 (2.83%) Flash
10 3 (2.83%) POSIX
10 3 (2.83%) REST
11 2 (1.89%) JSON
12 1 (0.94%) OAuth
12 1 (0.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.38%) Blog
4 10 (9.43%) iSeries
5 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.72%) Driving Licence
7 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.83%) W3C
9 2 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.89%) AS400
9 2 (1.89%) LIMS
9 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.94%) DataPower
10 1 (0.94%) PKI
10 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.66%) Unix
4 5 (4.72%) Linux
5 4 (3.77%) AIX
6 3 (2.83%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.89%) Android
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Debian
8 1 (0.94%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Service Delivery
2 25 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (17.92%) Presales
4 17 (16.04%) ITIL
5 16 (15.09%) Service Management
5 16 (15.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 15 (14.15%) ERP
7 14 (13.21%) SOA
8 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.32%) Converged Infrastructure
9 12 (11.32%) Data Science
9 12 (11.32%) Decision-Making
9 12 (11.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 12 (11.32%) eTOM
9 12 (11.32%) Load Balancing
9 12 (11.32%) Network Virtualisation
9 12 (11.32%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (10.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) Java
2 25 (23.58%) Python
3 17 (16.04%) SQL
4 16 (15.09%) Go
5 15 (14.15%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.55%) C#
7 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.77%) C++
9 3 (2.83%) C
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.94%) ES6
11 1 (0.94%) RPG
11 1 (0.94%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) SOQL
11 1 (0.94%) VBScript
11 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.32%) CCNP
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.55%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) CEH
7 1 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.94%) GIAC
7 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) SANS
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 8 (7.55%) COBIT
2 8 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.55%) QA
3 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (3.77%) NIST
4 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.98%) Docker
3 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (11.32%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (11.32%) XenApp
4 12 (11.32%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.77%) GPFS
6 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.83%) NFS
7 2 (1.89%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.94%) Firmware
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (28.30%) Kubernetes
2 16 (15.09%) Ansible
3 12 (11.32%) HAProxy
3 12 (11.32%) vRealize
4 4 (3.77%) Grafana
4 4 (3.77%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (38.68%) Oracle
2 24 (22.64%) Dell
3 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.98%) SAP
5 15 (14.15%) VMware
6 14 (13.21%) Cisco
6 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.32%) Citrix
7 12 (11.32%) F5
7 12 (11.32%) Infoblox
8 11 (10.38%) MuleSoft
8 11 (10.38%) TIBCO
9 9 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (7.55%) HP
11 7 (6.60%) CA
11 7 (6.60%) Hyperion
11 7 (6.60%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (6.60%) Remedy
11 7 (6.60%) ServiceNow
11 7 (6.60%) Siebel