The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 302 311 285
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 14 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.28% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 7
Average salary £71,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £20,750 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £53,750 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
iSeries
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4295 4988 5364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.69% 41.53% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3580 4374 4918
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the City of London

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) AS400
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Middleware
3 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) RPG
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Sybase
6 3 (18.75%) DB2
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
7 2 (12.50%) VoIP
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Platform Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) IT Auditor
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Audit Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Auditor
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) AS400
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) UML
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) RPG
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) RPG IV
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) JDA
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk