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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 69 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 31 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.47% 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
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
467 352 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.18% 33.36% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 353 241 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 27 February 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 - -
Basildon - 1 £30,000 -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (95.12%) Finance
2 33 (80.49%) AS400
3 31 (75.61%) SQL
4 28 (68.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 21 (51.22%) IBM
6 19 (46.34%) RPG
6 19 (46.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
7 17 (41.46%) Tivoli
7 17 (41.46%) Oracle
7 17 (41.46%) Linux
8 16 (39.02%) DB2
8 16 (39.02%) COBOL
9 15 (36.59%) MS Office
9 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
9 15 (36.59%) Citrix
9 15 (36.59%) SAN
9 15 (36.59%) BMC
9 15 (36.59%) NetApp
9 15 (36.59%) AIX
9 15 (36.59%) UNIX
9 15 (36.59%) Flash
9 15 (36.59%) VMware ESX
10 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
10 14 (34.15%) Performance Management
11 13 (31.71%) Solaris
12 12 (29.27%) MS Access
12 12 (29.27%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (9.76%) Active Directory

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (29.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) DB2
2 12 (29.27%) MS Access
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 39 (95.12%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Technical Support
1 14 (34.15%) AS400 Support
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Capacity Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Data Centre Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Flash
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (80.49%) AS400
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) AIX
3 15 (36.59%) UNIX
4 13 (31.71%) Solaris
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 14 (34.15%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Logistics
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) System Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) RPG
3 16 (39.02%) COBOL
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) VCP4
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (41.46%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (7.32%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) IBM
2 17 (41.46%) Oracle
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
3 15 (36.59%) BMC
3 15 (36.59%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.32%) HP