The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 672 781 693
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -88
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 201 143 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 159 112 153
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.11%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42288 47141 42305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 39.82% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 37449 34396
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iSeries
Salary Trend

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the UK

iSeries
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing iSeries over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

iSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

iSeries
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 +64 174 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England +59 56 £45,000 +40.62% 1
South East +14 29 £50,000 +36.98% 3
London +1 29 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Essex +19 22 £50,000 +58.73% 1
Cardiff +25 21 £41,500 +23.88%
Wales +16 21 £41,500 +23.88%
South Wales +14 21 £41,500 +23.88%
Norfolk +18 18 £43,750 +9.37%
Norwich +18 18 £43,750 +9.37%
City of London +42 17 £49,500 -12.00% 1
Brentwood +4 15 £45,000 +40.62% 1
West Midlands -22 15 £23,000 -34.28% 1
South West +3 13 £45,000 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +9 11 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £42,500 -
Birmingham -21 9 £19,000 -52.50%
East Sussex - 9 £55,000 -
North East - 8 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +11 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +6 7 £40,000 -35.48% 2
North West +5 7 £51,500 +83.92%
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 7 - -
Harrogate - 7 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +16 6 £40,000 +70.21%
Berkshire +3 6 £57,500 -28.12% 1
Coventry - 6 £25,000 -
Scotland +16 5 £37,750 +14.39% 1
Cheshire +10 5 £53,000 +39.47%

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 218 (56.77%) AS400
2 187 (48.70%) SQL
3 158 (41.15%) IBM
4 142 (36.98%) Finance
5 125 (32.55%) Windows
6 118 (30.73%) RPG
7 78 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 68 (17.71%) Linux
8 68 (17.71%) UNIX
9 67 (17.45%) Mentoring
10 65 (16.93%) DB2
11 56 (14.58%) Java
12 55 (14.32%) MS Excel
13 53 (13.80%) SAN
14 50 (13.02%) VMware
15 49 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
16 46 (11.98%) Degree
17 45 (11.72%) Banking
18 42 (10.94%) ITIL
18 42 (10.94%) MS Office
18 42 (10.94%) WebSphere
19 41 (10.68%) .NET
20 38 (9.90%) AIX
21 36 (9.38%) Oracle
21 36 (9.38%) Web Services
21 36 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (9.38%) RPG IV
22 35 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (9.11%) SQL Server

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 42 (10.94%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.39%) IIS
3 10 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.82%) Apache
4 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.30%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.04%) JBoss
7 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.94%) MS Office
3 20 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) MS Project
5 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.56%) AWD
2 5 (1.30%) Misys Equation
3 4 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.52%) INSURE/90
4 2 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.52%) Agresso
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) BPCS
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
1 20 (5.21%) SaaS
1 20 (5.21%) PaaS
1 20 (5.21%) IaaS
2 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.80%) SAN
2 33 (8.59%) LAN
3 32 (8.33%) WAN
4 25 (6.51%) Firewall
5 23 (5.99%) VPN
5 23 (5.99%) VoIP
5 23 (5.99%) MPLS
5 23 (5.99%) Unified Communications
6 9 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.34%) SSL
7 5 (1.30%) DNS
8 4 (1.04%) DHCP
8 4 (1.04%) FTP
9 3 (0.78%) HTTP
10 2 (0.52%) Internet
11 1 (0.26%) Wireless
11 1 (0.26%) DMZ
11 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.93%) DB2
2 35 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.47%) MS Access
4 8 (2.08%) MySQL
4 8 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos Event Studio
7 4 (1.04%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.60%) JUnit
1 10 (2.60%) Subversion
2 7 (1.82%) Synon
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.26%) JMeter
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
4 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 142 (36.98%) Finance
2 45 (11.72%) Banking
3 24 (6.25%) Retail
4 23 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.39%) Billing
6 6 (1.56%) Back Office
7 5 (1.30%) Advertising
8 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (28.65%) Analyst
2 41 (10.68%) Technical Support
3 35 (9.11%) Developer
3 35 (9.11%) AS400 Support
4 33 (8.59%) Team Leader
5 27 (7.03%) Support Analyst
6 24 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 23 (5.99%) Test Analyst
8 22 (5.73%) Programmer
9 21 (5.47%) Analyst Programmer
10 20 (5.21%) Engineering Manager
10 20 (5.21%) Technical Manager
11 17 (4.43%) IT Manager
12 16 (4.17%) Consultant
13 14 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (3.39%) Administrator
14 13 (3.39%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.39%) RPG Programmer
15 12 (3.13%) RPG Analyst Programmer
15 12 (3.13%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.68%) .NET
2 36 (9.38%) Web Services
3 22 (5.73%) Flash
4 21 (5.47%) XML
5 19 (4.95%) J2EE
6 18 (4.69%) ASP.NET
6 18 (4.69%) SOAP
6 18 (4.69%) REST
7 16 (4.17%) HTML
8 13 (3.39%) jQuery
9 11 (2.86%) Spring
10 10 (2.60%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.56%) JMS
13 5 (1.30%) Swing
14 3 (0.78%) ODBC
14 3 (0.78%) EDI
14 3 (0.78%) CSS
14 3 (0.78%) JSON
14 3 (0.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 218 (56.77%) AS400
2 36 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.07%) Computer Science
4 30 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.99%) BYOD
6 15 (3.91%) LPAR
7 9 (2.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) EPoS
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.26%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) Derivative
10 1 (0.26%) Statistics
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (32.55%) Windows
2 68 (17.71%) UNIX
2 68 (17.71%) Linux
3 38 (9.90%) AIX
4 26 (6.77%) Solaris
5 24 (6.25%) VMS
6 21 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.43%) OS/400
8 13 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.13%) zOS
10 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.78%) HPUX
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.45%) Mentoring
2 49 (12.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 49 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (10.94%) ITIL
4 33 (8.59%) Service Delivery
5 31 (8.07%) Project Management
6 28 (7.29%) Configuration Management
6 28 (7.29%) Coaching
6 28 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (6.77%) Migration
8 25 (6.51%) Performance Management
9 24 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 18 (4.69%) High Availability
11 17 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (3.91%) ERP
13 11 (2.86%) SOA
13 11 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (2.60%) DevOps
14 10 (2.60%) Risk Management
15 9 (2.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 187 (48.70%) SQL
2 118 (30.73%) RPG
3 56 (14.58%) Java
4 36 (9.38%) RPG IV
5 26 (6.77%) COBOL
6 23 (5.99%) C#
7 15 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.13%) C++
9 9 (2.34%) RPG/400
10 6 (1.56%) C
11 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) VB6
13 2 (0.52%) PHP
13 2 (0.52%) RPG III
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (11.98%) Degree
2 27 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (6.77%) ISEB
4 25 (6.51%) MCSE
4 25 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (5.73%) CCNA
5 22 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.30%) MCITP
7 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.52%) MCSA
9 2 (0.52%) CCNP
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
10 1 (0.26%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CEH
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) HP APS
10 1 (0.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.43%) SLA
2 13 (3.39%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 35 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (8.59%) Active Directory
3 30 (7.81%) VMware ESX
4 27 (7.03%) vSphere
5 7 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (8.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 31 (8.07%) Tivoli
3 24 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.08%) Puppet
4 8 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (1.56%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.56%) SCCM
6 5 (1.30%) Nagios
6 5 (1.30%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.52%) Control-M
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Nessus
8 1 (0.26%) Nmap
8 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 158 (41.15%) IBM
2 78 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 50 (13.02%) VMware
4 36 (9.38%) Oracle
5 32 (8.33%) Citrix
6 31 (8.07%) HP
7 29 (7.55%) NetApp
8 27 (7.03%) BMC
9 23 (5.99%) Avaya
9 23 (5.99%) 3PAR
10 12 (3.13%) Cisco
11 8 (2.08%) New Relic
11 8 (2.08%) OpenLink
12 7 (1.82%) BT
13 6 (1.56%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.30%) Veeam
14 5 (1.30%) Cognos
14 5 (1.30%) Misys
15 4 (1.04%) Intel
15 4 (1.04%) MAPICS
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £62000 Per Annum To £62k + Bonus + excellent b
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: Car, good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Radstock, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 21 days ago