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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 77 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 21 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.00% 1.72% 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 5.17% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,600 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,400 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
424 387 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.30% 33.28% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 367 330 356
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 +8 9 £40,000 +56.86%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) OS/400
2 28 (90.32%) High Availability
3 26 (83.87%) LPAR
4 21 (67.74%) AS400
5 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) Lotus
6 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) Statistics
8 1 (3.23%) Finance
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX
8 1 (3.23%) MS Office
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Intel
8 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
8 1 (3.23%) Middleware
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) AS400 Support
2 18 (58.06%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) LPAR
2 21 (67.74%) AS400
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) OS/400
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) High Availability
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Resource Management
2 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) Lotus
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Intel