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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank 913 879 920
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Permanent jobs citing i5/OS 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.012% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £29,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-44.76% +5.00%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

i5/OS Salary Histogram in the UK

i5/OS
Top 7 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wales - 3 £29,000 -
West Wales - 2 £28,750 -
Swansea - 2 £28,750 -
England -49 1 £47,500 -9.52%
South Wales - 1 £29,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £29,000 -
London - 1 £47,500 -

i5/OS
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Intel
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) RPG
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Intel
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss