Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 November 2017 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 117 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27 +21
Permanent jobs citing IBM 34 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.64% 1.51% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 3.40% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 70
Wales median annual salary £41,125 £33,173 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.97% -14.94% +11.43%
10th Percentile £24,550 £21,703 £31,100
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £50,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 981 1177 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 47.23% 44.50% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 826 948 982
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,265 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for IBM in Wales

IBM
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM in Wales

IBM
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South Wales +27 34 £41,125 +23.97% 1
IBM
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 23 (67.65%) iSeries
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) VMware
4 15 (44.12%) Advertising
4 15 (44.12%) OS/400
5 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
6 12 (35.29%) Splunk
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
8 10 (29.41%) DevOps
8 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 10 (29.41%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 10 (29.41%) HTTP
8 10 (29.41%) Python
9 9 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (23.53%) Migration
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Middleware
10 8 (23.53%) VCP5
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 6 (17.65%) Degree
12 6 (17.65%) AS400

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DHCP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) NAS
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (44.12%) Advertising
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (23.53%) Middleware
3 5 (14.71%) REST
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) Aurelia
5 1 (2.94%) EJB
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) iSeries
2 6 (17.65%) AS400
3 5 (14.71%) LPAR
4 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (11.76%) EMC Centera
4 4 (11.76%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) OS/400
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Unix
7 2 (5.88%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.94%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
1 10 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
5 3 (8.82%) Data Security
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.82%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
6 2 (5.88%) Information Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) RPG
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (23.53%) VCP5
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) CCENT
4 5 (14.71%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Splunk
3 4 (11.76%) Brocade
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) EMC
3 4 (11.76%) Hitachi
3 4 (11.76%) SolidFire
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Vyatta