The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.27% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
iSeries
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
412 506 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.42% 48.94% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 351 449 378
Average salary £37,500 £42,446 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.65% -0.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

iSeries
Salary Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Kent

iSeries
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 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
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Control-M
3 3 (50.00%) SunGard
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) OVSD
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) VAX
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (16.67%) Replication

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Control-M
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
1 3 (50.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) SunGard
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware