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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 83 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 17 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.40% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 1.32% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.11%
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
480 454 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 39.41% 32.50% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 336 339 289
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

iSeries Salary Histogram 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 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 0 13 £45,000 +3.44%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (93.88%) Finance
2 44 (89.80%) AS400
3 42 (85.71%) SQL
4 32 (65.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (53.06%) Windows
5 26 (53.06%) IBM
5 26 (53.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 24 (48.98%) Tivoli
7 22 (44.90%) Citrix
7 22 (44.90%) SAN
7 22 (44.90%) BMC
7 22 (44.90%) NetApp
7 22 (44.90%) AIX
7 22 (44.90%) Linux
7 22 (44.90%) Oracle
7 22 (44.90%) UNIX
7 22 (44.90%) RPG
8 21 (42.86%) MS Office
8 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
9 20 (40.82%) COBOL
9 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
9 20 (40.82%) VMware ESX
10 19 (38.78%) DB2
11 18 (36.73%) MS Access
11 18 (36.73%) Solaris
11 18 (36.73%) Flash
11 18 (36.73%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (34.69%) Performance Management
13 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Office
2 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
3 18 (36.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) DB2
2 18 (36.73%) MS Access
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
General
1 46 (93.88%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) AS400 Support
1 17 (34.69%) Technical Support
2 11 (22.45%) Storage Specialist
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 44 (89.80%) AS400
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) AIX
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) UNIX
3 18 (36.73%) Solaris
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
3 17 (34.69%) Performance Management
4 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.04%) Change Control
8 1 (2.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) RPG
3 20 (40.82%) COBOL
4 2 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (4.08%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) VMware ESX
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 24 (48.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (6.12%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) IBM
2 22 (44.90%) Citrix
2 22 (44.90%) BMC
2 22 (44.90%) NetApp
2 22 (44.90%) Oracle
3 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds