The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 10 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.06% 4.81% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.41% 13.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Average salary £25,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 97 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.52% 35.93% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 77 36
Average salary £41,250 £44,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) AS400
2 7 (63.64%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Support
1 7 (63.64%) AS400 Support
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Operator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM