The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 90 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 13 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 1.20% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 3.71% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
iSeries
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
479 350 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.66% 32.35% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 356 250 259
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,473 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

iSeries
Salary Trend in Essex

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Essex

iSeries
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Brentwood -13 10 £45,000 -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) AS400
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (60.00%) Flash
4 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) SAN
4 9 (60.00%) BMC
4 9 (60.00%) NetApp
4 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
4 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 9 (60.00%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) MS Access
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) RPG
8 2 (13.33%) COBOL
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) AS400 Support
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Flash
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) AS400
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) RPG
3 2 (13.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) BMC
2 9 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft