The table below looks at the statistics for i5/OS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank 901 862 877
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +15
Permanent jobs citing i5/OS 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.006% 0.007% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30966 29715 33097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.23% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25696 25274 28312
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing i5/OS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

i5/OS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing i5/OS within the UK.

i5/OS Salary Trend in the UK

i5/OS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing i5/OS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

i5/OS Salary Histogram in the UK

i5/OS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing i5/OS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
England -14 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
London - 1 £65,000 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

i5/OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing i5/OS 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 i5/OS.

1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) AS400
2 4 (50.00%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Intel
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) OS/400
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) RPG
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing i5/OS 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 i5/OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) AS400
1 4 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) OS/400
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Intel
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) HP