The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 124 124 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.056% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.16% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £43,750 £19,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+130.26% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £19,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
iSeries
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
726 613 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.55% 34.48% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 546 540 454
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

iSeries
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Birmingham

iSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) AS400
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) RPG
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Infor
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Synon
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (11.11%) Synon Analyst Programmer

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Synon
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) JDE Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) AS400
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) RPG
2 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle