The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 224 228 258
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 38 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.79% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £44,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2265 2142 2705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.65% 29.57% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1796 1799 2235
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

iSeries
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the East of England

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the East of England

iSeries
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Bedfordshire +5 21 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 12 £37,500 -
Essex +2 4 £31,500 -22.22%
Norfolk - 1 £18,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 26 (50.00%) AS400
2 24 (46.15%) IBM
3 15 (28.85%) OS/400
4 13 (25.00%) ITIL
5 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (17.31%) SQL
7 8 (15.38%) Windows
7 8 (15.38%) Replication
8 7 (13.46%) MS Office
9 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000
9 6 (11.54%) ERP
9 6 (11.54%) SLA
9 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.54%) HP
9 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
9 6 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
9 6 (11.54%) AWD
9 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
9 6 (11.54%) HP SIM
10 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.62%) Finance
10 5 (9.62%) High Availability
11 4 (7.69%) Java
11 4 (7.69%) RPG
11 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
11 4 (7.69%) LPAR

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (11.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) AS400 Support
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.54%) Data Centre Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Technician
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Support Supervisor
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) J2EE
1 2 (3.85%) JSF
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) AS400
2 8 (15.38%) Replication
3 4 (7.69%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) OS/400
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 6 (11.54%) ERP
4 5 (9.62%) High Availability
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) BCP
6 3 (5.77%) Change Control
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITSM
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) RPG
3 2 (3.85%) COBOL
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Tivoli
1 6 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (11.54%) HP SIM
2 3 (5.77%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (5.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) HP
2 6 (11.54%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.85%) Intel
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) LANSA