The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 51 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 4.14% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 11.45% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 6
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +76.87%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 297 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.73% 36.13% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 190 258 239
Median salary £48,500 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 5 £50,000 -5.66%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing iSeries 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 11 (64.71%) Presales
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
4 7 (41.18%) High Availability
5 6 (35.29%) Data Management
6 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
6 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (29.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (29.41%) Data Encryption
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 4 (23.53%) AS400
8 3 (17.65%) CCSE
8 3 (17.65%) Information Management
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (17.65%) CCIE
8 3 (17.65%) CCNP
8 3 (17.65%) CCDP
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) NetApp
8 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) VCDX
8 3 (17.65%) VCAP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
1 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Architect
5 2 (11.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
2 4 (23.53%) AS400
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Presales
2 7 (41.18%) High Availability
3 6 (35.29%) Data Management
4 5 (29.41%) Data Encryption
4 5 (29.41%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Information Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCDP
1 3 (17.65%) CCIE
1 3 (17.65%) CCMSE
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) CCSE
1 3 (17.65%) CCSM
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) VCAP
1 3 (17.65%) VCDX
1 3 (17.65%) VCP5
1 3 (17.65%) VCP6
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) FalconStor
6 1 (5.88%) Intel
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam