The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 87 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.28% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 2.45% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
iSeries
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
346 368 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.89% 30.07% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 266 323 315
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

iSeries Salary Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

iSeries Salary Histogram in South Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Cardiff -5 3 £40,000 +23.07%
iSeries
Wales

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) AS400
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) RPG
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) VCP4
3 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) AS400
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata