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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 660 739 676
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -63
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 198 128 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.31% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 153 102 150
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 £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.88% -16.25%

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
38912 41411 40090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31013 32175 32646
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 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 March 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 +69 172 £45,000 +5.88% 16
East of England +57 61 £41,500 +18.57% 3
South East +4 46 £35,000 - 1
Essex +21 34 £50,000 - 2
London -7 27 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Hampshire 0 20 £35,000 -
Wales -6 20 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Cardiff -7 20 £45,000 +34.32% 3
South Wales -8 20 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Southampton 0 19 £35,000 -17.64%
Bedfordshire +27 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West +8 16 £50,000 +100.00% 2
City of London +2 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -30 13 £48,500 +76.36% 1
Brentwood - 12 £45,000 - 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
Cheshire - 9 £49,000 - 2
Warrington - 9 £49,000 - 2
East Sussex - 9 - -
Berkshire +1 8 £67,500 +22.72% 1
South West - 8 £46,250 -
Norfolk +12 7 £41,500 +3.75%
Slough - 7 £67,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 6 - -
Scotland +8 6 £45,500 +38.93% 1
Lancashire - 6 £50,000 -
Chorley - 6 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Edinburgh +2 5 £45,500 +42.18% 1
Wolverhampton 0 5 £48,500 +38.57%

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 190 (56.72%) AS400
2 140 (41.79%) SQL
3 126 (37.61%) Finance
4 119 (35.52%) IBM
5 94 (28.06%) RPG
6 81 (24.18%) Windows
7 72 (21.49%) Microsoft
8 65 (19.40%) Mentoring
9 61 (18.21%) DB2
10 51 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (14.63%) .NET
11 49 (14.63%) UNIX
12 45 (13.43%) MS Excel
13 43 (12.84%) Linux
14 41 (12.24%) ITIL
14 41 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (11.34%) Banking
17 37 (11.04%) MS Office
18 35 (10.45%) SAN
19 32 (9.55%) C#
20 31 (9.25%) AIX
21 30 (8.96%) Citrix
21 30 (8.96%) Project Management
21 30 (8.96%) Coaching
22 29 (8.66%) VMware
22 29 (8.66%) Active Directory
22 29 (8.66%) Java
22 29 (8.66%) ASP.NET
23 28 (8.36%) Degree

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.49%) IIS
5 5 (1.49%) JBoss
5 5 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.19%) CMS
7 3 (0.90%) Lync
7 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.90%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.30%) Node.js
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 45 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 37 (11.04%) MS Office
3 13 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.79%) AWD
3 4 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.19%) Misys Equation
3 4 (1.19%) Agresso
4 2 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) BPCS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (4.18%) SaaS
1 14 (4.18%) PaaS
1 14 (4.18%) IaaS
2 6 (1.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.45%) SAN
2 18 (5.37%) WAN
2 18 (5.37%) LAN
3 16 (4.78%) Firewall
4 15 (4.48%) Unified Communications
4 15 (4.48%) MPLS
4 15 (4.48%) VoIP
4 15 (4.48%) VPN
5 8 (2.39%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.39%) SSL
6 4 (1.19%) DNS
7 3 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.90%) FTP
7 3 (0.90%) HTTP
7 3 (0.90%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (18.21%) DB2
2 16 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.88%) MS Access
4 11 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos Impromptu
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos Event Studio
6 4 (1.19%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
8 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Informix
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Synon
1 5 (1.49%) Subversion
2 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.30%) Selenium
3 1 (0.30%) JMeter
3 1 (0.30%) JUnit
3 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (37.61%) Finance
2 38 (11.34%) Banking
3 24 (7.16%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.57%) Retail
5 13 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.58%) Billing
7 7 (2.09%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.49%) Back Office
9 4 (1.19%) Advertising
9 4 (1.19%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (32.54%) Analyst
2 41 (12.24%) Team Leader
3 30 (8.96%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.36%) Technical Support
4 28 (8.36%) Development Team Leader
5 27 (8.06%) AS400 Support
6 21 (6.27%) Test Analyst
6 21 (6.27%) Architect
7 20 (5.97%) Developer
8 17 (5.07%) .NET Team Leader
8 17 (5.07%) Software Development Team Leader
8 17 (5.07%) Software Team Leader
9 15 (4.48%) Programmer
9 15 (4.48%) Administrator
10 14 (4.18%) Engineering Manager
10 14 (4.18%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.88%) Analyst Programmer
11 13 (3.88%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.63%) .NET
2 29 (8.66%) ASP.NET
3 27 (8.06%) Web Services
4 17 (5.07%) Flash
5 15 (4.48%) XML
5 15 (4.48%) J2EE
5 15 (4.48%) REST
6 13 (3.88%) jQuery
7 12 (3.58%) HTML
7 12 (3.58%) SOAP
8 10 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.79%) CSS
11 5 (1.49%) Swing
11 5 (1.49%) JSON
11 5 (1.49%) JMS
12 4 (1.19%) RESTful
12 4 (1.19%) XSL
12 4 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 190 (56.72%) AS400
2 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.18%) LPAR
6 9 (2.69%) Clustering
7 5 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.90%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.18%) Windows
2 49 (14.63%) UNIX
3 43 (12.84%) Linux
4 31 (9.25%) AIX
5 19 (5.67%) Solaris
5 19 (5.67%) OS/400
6 15 (4.48%) VMS
7 13 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.58%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.28%) zOS
10 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (2.69%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (2.09%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.90%) SUSE
15 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (19.40%) Mentoring
2 51 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (12.24%) ITIL
4 30 (8.96%) Project Management
4 30 (8.96%) Coaching
5 27 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 23 (6.87%) Migration
7 22 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (6.27%) ERP
9 19 (5.67%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.48%) Performance Management
11 14 (4.18%) High Availability
12 13 (3.88%) CRM
12 13 (3.88%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.58%) MVC
13 12 (3.58%) Business Analysis
14 10 (2.99%) Asset Management
14 10 (2.99%) Scrum
14 10 (2.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 140 (41.79%) SQL
2 94 (28.06%) RPG
3 32 (9.55%) C#
4 29 (8.66%) Java
5 24 (7.16%) RPG IV
6 22 (6.57%) COBOL
7 19 (5.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.09%) C++
9 5 (1.49%) RPG/400
10 4 (1.19%) C
10 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.30%) VB6
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.30%) ABAP
12 1 (0.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 28 (8.36%) Degree
2 26 (7.76%) VCP4
3 25 (7.46%) ISEB
4 20 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (5.67%) MCSE
6 18 (5.37%) ISTQB
7 17 (5.07%) CCNA
7 17 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.90%) MCITP
9 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) HP APS
10 1 (0.30%) CISMP
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.97%) QA
2 15 (4.48%) SLA
3 5 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.27%) VMware ESX
3 20 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.37%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (7.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 22 (6.57%) Tivoli
3 18 (5.37%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (4.18%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.28%) SCCM
6 6 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (1.79%) HP SIM
7 5 (1.49%) Nagios
8 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.60%) Control-M
10 1 (0.30%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 119 (35.52%) IBM
2 72 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.96%) Citrix
4 29 (8.66%) VMware
5 23 (6.87%) Oracle
6 22 (6.57%) HP
6 22 (6.57%) NetApp
7 17 (5.07%) BMC
8 15 (4.48%) 3PAR
8 15 (4.48%) Avaya
9 8 (2.39%) Cisco
10 7 (2.09%) BT
11 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.49%) Intel
13 4 (1.19%) JD Edwards
13 4 (1.19%) Misys
13 4 (1.19%) Cognos
14 3 (0.90%) SAP
14 3 (0.90%) Sun
14 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Brentwood
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Brentwood
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
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North West London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Slough
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