The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 44 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.72% - 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.11%
iSeries
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 191 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.07% 43.51% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 183 84
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedford region.

iSeries Salary Trend in Bedford

iSeries
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) AS400

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) AS400 Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft