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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 219 209 264
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +55
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 33 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.98% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 10
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £17,800 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
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
2786 2661 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.90% 39.14% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 2060 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,021
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cambridgeshire +11 16 £35,000 +20.68%
Essex -12 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Norfolk - 2 £41,500 -
Bedfordshire -6 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (60.00%) AS400
2 35 (58.33%) IBM
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 15 (25.00%) Coaching
5 14 (23.33%) Finance
6 13 (21.67%) UNIX
7 12 (20.00%) ITIL
7 12 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (18.33%) Oracle
8 11 (18.33%) Linux
9 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.00%) AIX
10 9 (15.00%) Flash
10 9 (15.00%) Citrix
10 9 (15.00%) SAN
10 9 (15.00%) BMC
10 9 (15.00%) NetApp
10 9 (15.00%) Tivoli
10 9 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (13.33%) MS Office
11 8 (13.33%) ERP
11 8 (13.33%) OS/400
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.67%) RPG
12 7 (11.67%) Solaris
12 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) JBoss
1 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.00%) AS400 Support
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.33%) RPG Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Technician
9 1 (1.67%) Trainee Programmer
9 1 (1.67%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Flash
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) COM
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (60.00%) AS400
2 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) LPAR
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) UNIX
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) Linux
4 9 (15.00%) AIX
5 8 (13.33%) OS/400
6 7 (11.67%) Solaris
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 15 (25.00%) Coaching
3 12 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.33%) ERP
6 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) ITSM
9 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) High Availability
9 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) System Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) RPG
3 2 (3.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) IBM
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
3 9 (15.00%) BMC
3 9 (15.00%) NetApp
4 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) Google