The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 80 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% - 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% - 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Average salary £25,000 - £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
iSeries
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
326 342 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.35% 37.96% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 295 324 320
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £24,627
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Salary Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (87.50%) AS400
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) SAS
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS BI Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix