The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank 910 880 887
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing i5/OS 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.010% 0.007% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31314 29707 32324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 27.31% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26166 25152 27689
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Top 4 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 28 July 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
England -25 3 £35,000 +16.66%
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 £35,000 -
London - 1 £47,500 -

i5/OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) OS/400
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (28.57%) RPG
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) MPLS
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) OS/400
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Intel
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss