Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IBM Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Certification
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1176 1162 1288
Rank change year-on-year -14 +126 -35
Permanent jobs citing IBM Certification 5 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.027% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 3
UK median annual salary £47,500 £19,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +143.59% -62.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £18,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £51,750 £78,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £19,500 £19,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -40.00% -44.68%

IBM Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,316 44,294 58,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.73% 25.38% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,066 35,013 46,456
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IBM Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Certification in the UK

IBM Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Certification.

Salary trend for IBM Certification in the UK

IBM Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Certification over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IBM Certification in the UK

IBM Certification
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England +10 5 £47,500 +143.59%
UK excluding London +3 3 £19,500 -
London -14 2 £48,750 -18.75%
North of England - 2 - -
South West +10 1 £19,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing IBM Certification 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 with a requirement for IBM Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec

IBM Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) HP