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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 137 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% - 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% - 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £26,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
655 681 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.20% 33.37% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 578 616 383
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) AS400
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Synon Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) RPG
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Synon
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Synon Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam