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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 119 88 114
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +26
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 4 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 1.08% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 3.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 1
Average salary £19,000 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -22.53%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.88% -16.25%
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
501 481 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.79% 32.33% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 416 419 386
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram in Birmingham

iSeries
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) PC Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam