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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 719 710 662
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 168 162 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 127 131 171
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%

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
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +24 156 £45,000 +5.88% 16
East of England +21 50 £41,500 -2.35% 2
South East -22 40 £35,000 - 2
Essex +1 27 £45,000 -18.18% 1
London -46 22 £52,500 +16.66% 6
North West +17 19 £50,000 +78.57% 3
Hampshire -9 19 £35,000 -
Southampton +19 18 £35,000 -17.64%
West Midlands -20 14 £48,500 +76.36% 1
Brentwood -8 13 £45,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 10 - -
Chorley - 10 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 10 - -
Bedfordshire +5 8 £36,750 +104.16%
Cardiff -11 8 £41,000 +22.38%
South Wales -12 8 £41,000 +24.24%
Wales -14 8 £41,000 +24.24%
Warrington - 8 £49,000 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £49,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -1 7 £48,500 +38.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 6 - -
Coventry -2 6 £55,000 +131.57%
South West -3 6 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Norfolk +2 5 £41,500 +10.66%
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 -
Slough +6 4 £60,750 +102.50% 1
Scotland +5 4 £58,000 +78.46% 1

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 158 (51.47%) AS400
2 122 (39.74%) SQL
3 111 (36.16%) IBM
4 89 (28.99%) Finance
5 87 (28.34%) RPG
6 67 (21.82%) Windows
7 62 (20.20%) Mentoring
8 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
9 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (15.31%) .NET
11 46 (14.98%) UNIX
12 45 (14.66%) DB2
13 37 (12.05%) C#
14 36 (11.73%) ITIL
15 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET
16 34 (11.07%) Linux
17 33 (10.75%) Banking
18 31 (10.10%) MS Office
19 30 (9.77%) MS Excel
19 30 (9.77%) Coaching
20 29 (9.45%) Java
20 29 (9.45%) Citrix
20 29 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (8.79%) Active Directory
22 26 (8.47%) Project Management
22 26 (8.47%) Service Delivery
22 26 (8.47%) VMware
22 26 (8.47%) WebSphere
23 25 (8.14%) QA

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.30%) Lync
4 4 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.30%) JBoss
4 4 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.30%) CMS
5 3 (0.98%) IIS
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.33%) Node.js
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 31 (10.10%) MS Office
2 30 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.63%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.98%) Agresso
3 3 (0.98%) AWD
3 3 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.65%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.33%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.26%) SaaS
1 10 (3.26%) PaaS
1 10 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (3.26%) IaaS
2 5 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.14%) SAN
2 15 (4.89%) LAN
2 15 (4.89%) WAN
3 12 (3.91%) VPN
3 12 (3.91%) Firewall
4 11 (3.58%) VoIP
4 11 (3.58%) MPLS
4 11 (3.58%) Unified Communications
5 8 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.61%) SSL
6 3 (0.98%) LDAP
6 3 (0.98%) DNS
6 3 (0.98%) HTTP
6 3 (0.98%) DHCP
7 2 (0.65%) FTP
8 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.33%) Internet
8 1 (0.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.66%) DB2
2 15 (4.89%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.61%) MS Access
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Event Studio
6 3 (0.98%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Synon
2 3 (0.98%) Subversion
3 2 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 89 (28.99%) Finance
2 33 (10.75%) Banking
3 17 (5.54%) Retail
4 16 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.58%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.93%) Billing
7 8 (2.61%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.30%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.30%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Back Office
9 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 93 (30.29%) Analyst
2 40 (13.03%) Team Leader
3 29 (9.45%) Developer
3 29 (9.45%) Support Analyst
4 27 (8.79%) Development Team Leader
5 23 (7.49%) Software Team Leader
6 22 (7.17%) .NET Team Leader
6 22 (7.17%) Software Development Team Leader
7 17 (5.54%) RPG Developer
8 16 (5.21%) AS400 Support
8 16 (5.21%) Architect
8 16 (5.21%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.56%) Technical Support
9 14 (4.56%) Administrator
10 13 (4.23%) Technical Manager
10 13 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.23%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.26%) Services Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.31%) .NET
2 34 (11.07%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.84%) Web Services
4 17 (5.54%) .NET Framework
5 12 (3.91%) HTML
6 11 (3.58%) Flash
7 10 (3.26%) J2EE
7 10 (3.26%) XML
7 10 (3.26%) CSS
8 8 (2.61%) jQuery
8 8 (2.61%) REST
8 8 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (2.28%) JMS
9 7 (2.28%) SOAP
10 5 (1.63%) Swing
11 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.30%) RESTful
12 3 (0.98%) XSL
12 3 (0.98%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 158 (51.47%) AS400
2 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.86%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.26%) LPAR
6 8 (2.61%) Clustering
7 5 (1.63%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.30%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
10 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.82%) Windows
2 46 (14.98%) UNIX
3 34 (11.07%) Linux
4 24 (7.82%) AIX
5 15 (4.89%) Solaris
5 15 (4.89%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.23%) Windows XP
6 13 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.58%) VMS
9 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.93%) OS/400
11 8 (2.61%) zOS
12 6 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.95%) SUSE
13 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.20%) Mentoring
2 53 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.73%) ITIL
4 30 (9.77%) Coaching
5 29 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (8.47%) Project Management
6 26 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 23 (7.49%) ERP
8 18 (5.86%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.54%) Migration
10 15 (4.89%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (4.56%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.23%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.23%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.23%) Software Deployment
13 12 (3.91%) Business Analysis
14 11 (3.58%) CRM
15 10 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (3.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.74%) SQL
2 87 (28.34%) RPG
3 37 (12.05%) C#
4 29 (9.45%) Java
5 18 (5.86%) RPG IV
6 17 (5.54%) COBOL
7 12 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.63%) C++
8 5 (1.63%) RPG III
8 5 (1.63%) RPG/400
9 3 (0.98%) C
9 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.33%) ABAP
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.84%) ISEB
1 21 (6.84%) Degree
2 14 (4.56%) ISTQB
2 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.56%) MCSE
3 13 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.23%) CCNA
4 11 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.98%) IBM Certification
5 3 (0.98%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.14%) QA
2 17 (5.54%) SLA
3 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.23%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (5.54%) Backup Exec
2 15 (4.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (4.89%) SCCM
3 14 (4.56%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (4.23%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.63%) Nagios
6 3 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.98%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.65%) Control-M
8 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (36.16%) IBM
2 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.45%) Citrix
4 26 (8.47%) VMware
5 22 (7.17%) Oracle
6 17 (5.54%) HP
7 15 (4.89%) NetApp
8 14 (4.56%) 3PAR
9 11 (3.58%) Avaya
9 11 (3.58%) BMC
10 10 (3.26%) Intel
11 8 (2.61%) Sun
11 8 (2.61%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.28%) Cisco
13 5 (1.63%) BT
13 5 (1.63%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.98%) SAP
14 3 (0.98%) Cognos
14 3 (0.98%) Symantec
14 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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