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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 77 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 16 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.36% 1.39% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 5.41% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £37,250 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
iSeries
East of England

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
272 259 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.17% 25.75% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 249 236 258
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,168 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -5 5 £31,000 -27.05%
Luton - 2 £39,000 -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 15 (60.00%) OS/400
1 15 (60.00%) AS400
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) LPAR
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Replication
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITSM
7 2 (8.00%) Intel
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) UNIX
8 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) DB2
8 1 (4.00%) MS Office
8 1 (4.00%) SAP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) AS400 Support
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technician
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Support Supervisor
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Account Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) AS400
2 4 (16.00%) LPAR
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) OS/400
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Intel
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP