The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 72 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing AS400 24 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.97% 0.92% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.79% 2.90% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 12
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
AS400
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
501 449 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.10% 31.69% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 349 336 301
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

AS400
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the Essex region.

AS400 Salary Trend in Essex

AS400
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

AS400 Salary Histogram in Essex

AS400
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Brentwood +10 20 £45,000 +5.88%
AS400
East of England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing AS400 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 AS400.

1 75 (94.94%) SQL
2 58 (73.42%) Finance
3 43 (54.43%) iSeries
4 40 (50.63%) COBOL
5 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (37.97%) Oracle
7 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
8 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
9 26 (32.91%) MS Office
10 25 (31.65%) Windows
10 25 (31.65%) IBM
10 25 (31.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 24 (30.38%) RPG
12 23 (29.11%) Tivoli
13 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (26.58%) NetApp
14 21 (26.58%) AIX
14 21 (26.58%) UNIX
14 21 (26.58%) Linux
14 21 (26.58%) Citrix
14 21 (26.58%) SAN
14 21 (26.58%) BMC
15 19 (24.05%) VMware ESX
15 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (22.78%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (22.78%) MS Access
16 18 (22.78%) Solaris
16 18 (22.78%) DB2
17 17 (21.52%) Flash
17 17 (21.52%) HP

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing AS400 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 AS400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.91%) MS Office
3 18 (22.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) MS Access
1 18 (22.78%) DB2
2 9 (11.39%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) TestDirector
2 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (73.42%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Technical Support
2 17 (21.52%) AS400 Support
3 11 (13.92%) Storage Specialist
4 10 (12.66%) Production Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Support Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Capacity Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) COBOL Programmer
5 5 (6.33%) Programmer
6 4 (5.06%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.06%) Tester
6 4 (5.06%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.06%) COBOL Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Production Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Data Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) Flash
2 4 (5.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (54.43%) iSeries
2 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (17.72%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) AIX
2 21 (26.58%) UNIX
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 18 (22.78%) Solaris
4 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) Configuration Management
3 17 (21.52%) Performance Management
4 15 (18.99%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.92%) Change Control
6 10 (12.66%) Incident Management
7 9 (11.39%) ETL
7 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.13%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.13%) Migration
9 7 (8.86%) Data Mapping
10 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.80%) SDLC
12 3 (3.80%) Scrum
13 2 (2.53%) Software Testing
14 1 (1.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (94.94%) SQL
2 40 (50.63%) COBOL
3 24 (30.38%) RPG
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
2 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (31.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 23 (29.11%) Tivoli
3 10 (12.66%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.80%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.80%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Oracle
2 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (31.65%) IBM
4 21 (26.58%) NetApp
4 21 (26.58%) Citrix
4 21 (26.58%) BMC
5 17 (21.52%) HP
6 9 (11.39%) Business Objects
6 9 (11.39%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds