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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 77 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 0.55% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 1.47% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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
365 475 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.05% 37.11% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 264 441 331
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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 +35 2 £25,500 -27.14%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (68.42%) OS/400
1 13 (68.42%) LPAR
1 13 (68.42%) High Availability
2 12 (63.16%) AS400
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) MS Office
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Technical Support
1 12 (63.16%) AS400 Support
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) AS400 Operator
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) LPAR
2 12 (63.16%) AS400
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) OS/400
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) High Availability
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft