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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 93 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 12 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.01% 2.43% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 5.92% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
599 524 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.34% 41.10% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 433 404 239
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,325 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016. 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 -4 6 £55,000 +22.22%
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 35 (81.40%) SQL
3 32 (74.42%) Windows
4 31 (72.09%) Oracle
4 31 (72.09%) Linux
5 28 (65.12%) JBoss
5 28 (65.12%) Apache
5 28 (65.12%) .NET
5 28 (65.12%) IIS
5 28 (65.12%) GlassFish
6 11 (25.58%) AS400
7 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.95%) Firmware
8 6 (13.95%) Change Control
8 6 (13.95%) SLA
8 6 (13.95%) IBM
8 6 (13.95%) SAN
8 6 (13.95%) Fault Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) RPG
10 4 (9.30%) ITIL
10 4 (9.30%) MS Office
10 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.98%) MS Access
11 3 (6.98%) AIX
11 3 (6.98%) Solaris
11 3 (6.98%) BMC
11 3 (6.98%) NetApp
11 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.98%) Citrix
11 3 (6.98%) Unix

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (65.12%) Apache
1 28 (65.12%) GlassFish
1 28 (65.12%) IIS
1 28 (65.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MS Access
General
1 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) AS400 Support
1 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Support Specialist
3 3 (6.98%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) Programmer
4 2 (4.65%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Flash
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
3 1 (2.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) AIX
3 3 (6.98%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.95%) Change Control
2 6 (13.95%) Fault Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
5 2 (4.65%) PDM
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Logistics
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) RPG
3 2 (4.65%) COBOL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) JDA
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards