The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 724 791 831
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +40
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 187 173 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 158 146 112
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,775 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £58,750 £59,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
38657 46472 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.98% 42.37% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31550 37401 35818
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,762 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 167 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North West +50 42 £40,000 +24.03% 2
London +63 39 £45,000 - 3
East of England -6 30 £37,500 -21.05% 2
South East +51 25 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South Wales +24 17 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Wales +13 17 £30,500 -6.15% 1
West Midlands -6 14 £26,000 -35.00%
Newport +10 12 £30,500 -12.85%
Lancashire - 12 £38,750 - 2
Bedfordshire +2 11 £42,500 +1.19% 1
South West -4 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Coventry +3 10 £26,000 -25.71%
Essex -1 10 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +25 9 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Bedford +4 9 £42,500 -27.65%
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £30,000 -
Cheshire +36 8 £23,750 -50.00%
City of London +68 7 £48,500 -11.81%
Berkshire +36 7 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Sussex +25 7 £61,500 +0.81% 1
Crawley +13 7 £61,500 +0.81% 1
Brentwood +11 7 - -
Warrington - 7 £23,750 -
Chorley - 6 £37,500 - 1
Preston - 6 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £43,000 -
Cardiff +13 5 £30,000 -4.00%
Kent +10 5 £23,000 -34.28%
Yorkshire +20 4 £30,000 -6.97% 2

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for iSeries.

1 151 (43.02%) AS400
2 142 (40.46%) IBM
3 132 (37.61%) RPG
4 123 (35.04%) Finance
5 103 (29.34%) SQL
6 87 (24.79%) Windows
7 78 (22.22%) DB2
8 75 (21.37%) ITIL
9 73 (20.80%) RPG IV
10 55 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (15.67%) Linux
11 51 (14.53%) ERP
12 41 (11.68%) Windows Server
13 40 (11.40%) Retail
13 40 (11.40%) Degree
13 40 (11.40%) Microsoft
14 39 (11.11%) VMware
15 38 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (10.83%) WebSphere
16 36 (10.26%) MS Excel
17 35 (9.97%) MS Office
17 35 (9.97%) Data Centre
18 33 (9.40%) Unix
19 32 (9.12%) Cisco
20 31 (8.83%) Oracle
21 30 (8.55%) XML
22 29 (8.26%) SQL Server
22 29 (8.26%) System Testing
23 27 (7.69%) SDLC
24 26 (7.41%) Project Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (10.83%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (2.85%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.99%) Apache
5 7 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.71%) IIS
6 6 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.42%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.42%) JBoss
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.97%) MS Office
3 11 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.14%) Infor M3
2 4 (1.14%) Misys Equation
3 3 (0.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.41%) WAN
2 24 (6.84%) LAN
3 17 (4.84%) FTP
3 17 (4.84%) SAN
4 13 (3.70%) VPN
5 10 (2.85%) DNS
5 10 (2.85%) Firewall
5 10 (2.85%) Internet
6 8 (2.28%) MPLS
7 7 (1.99%) DHCP
7 7 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.99%) VLAN
8 4 (1.14%) VoIP
9 3 (0.85%) NAS
10 1 (0.28%) HTTP
10 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.28%) Network Security
10 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.22%) DB2
2 29 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.14%) DTS
5 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.57%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.28%) QlikView
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Subversion
1 7 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 123 (35.04%) Finance
2 40 (11.40%) Retail
3 20 (5.70%) Advertising
3 20 (5.70%) Banking
4 16 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.99%) Billing
6 7 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (33.62%) Analyst
2 77 (21.94%) Developer
3 70 (19.94%) Programmer
4 62 (17.66%) Applications Support
5 59 (16.81%) RPG Programmer
6 50 (14.25%) Support Analyst
7 49 (13.96%) Analyst Programmer
8 47 (13.39%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 46 (13.11%) RPG Developer
10 41 (11.68%) AS400 Developer
11 29 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support
12 26 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
13 22 (6.27%) AS400 Programmer
14 21 (5.98%) Junior
15 15 (4.27%) IT Manager
16 11 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
16 11 (3.13%) Administrator
16 11 (3.13%) Junior Developer
16 11 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
16 11 (3.13%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.55%) XML
2 17 (4.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (4.27%) Middleware
4 14 (3.99%) .NET
5 13 (3.70%) HTML
6 10 (2.85%) J2EE
7 9 (2.56%) Web Services
8 6 (1.71%) CSS
8 6 (1.71%) JSF
9 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.42%) EDI
10 4 (1.14%) Ajax
10 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (1.14%) Classic ASP
10 4 (1.14%) DHTML
10 4 (1.14%) WAP
11 3 (0.85%) ODBC
11 3 (0.85%) XML Messaging
12 2 (0.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 151 (43.02%) AS400
2 55 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.97%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.85%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.99%) FMCG
7 4 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.85%) EPoS
9 2 (0.57%) CMDB
9 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.57%) PMI
9 2 (0.57%) Replication
9 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.57%) VAX
10 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.28%) Statistics
10 1 (0.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 87 (24.79%) Windows
2 55 (15.67%) Linux
3 41 (11.68%) Windows Server
4 33 (9.40%) Unix
5 22 (6.27%) Windows 7
6 18 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.84%) zOS
8 14 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.42%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.13%) Windows Vista
11 10 (2.85%) OS/400
12 9 (2.56%) AIX
13 7 (1.99%) MVS
13 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.85%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.37%) ITIL
2 51 (14.53%) ERP
3 38 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.26%) System Testing
5 27 (7.69%) SDLC
6 26 (7.41%) Project Management
7 25 (7.12%) Service Management
8 24 (6.84%) Waterfall
9 21 (5.98%) Incident Management
10 20 (5.70%) PRINCE2
11 18 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (3.70%) Logistics
14 12 (3.42%) High Availability
14 12 (3.42%) Line Management
14 12 (3.42%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.13%) ITIL V3
15 11 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (2.85%) Business Analysis
16 10 (2.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (37.61%) RPG
2 103 (29.34%) SQL
3 73 (20.80%) RPG IV
4 23 (6.55%) C
5 21 (5.98%) Java
6 14 (3.99%) RPG III
7 10 (2.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.56%) COBOL
9 7 (1.99%) C#
10 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.42%) RPG/400
11 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.14%) VB
11 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.14%) VB6
12 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.57%) C++
13 2 (0.57%) VBA
14 1 (0.28%) JCL
14 1 (0.28%) REXX
Qualifications
1 40 (11.40%) Degree
2 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.99%) CCNA
3 7 (1.99%) CISA
3 7 (1.99%) CISM
3 7 (1.99%) CISSP
4 6 (1.71%) ISEB
4 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) CCDP
7 2 (0.57%) CCMSE
7 2 (0.57%) CCSE
7 2 (0.57%) CCSM
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.57%) VCAP
7 2 (0.57%) VCDX
7 2 (0.57%) VCP5
7 2 (0.57%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) SLA
2 9 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.99%) COBIT
3 7 (1.99%) ISAE 3402
3 7 (1.99%) SSAE 16
4 6 (1.71%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.57%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.99%) XenApp
4 13 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.85%) ACF2
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (0.85%) vSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) SCCM
2 4 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.85%) Nagios
4 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.28%) Nessus
5 1 (0.28%) Nmap
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 142 (40.46%) IBM
2 40 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.11%) VMware
4 32 (9.12%) Cisco
5 31 (8.83%) Oracle
6 19 (5.41%) Infor
7 18 (5.13%) Citrix
7 18 (5.13%) JD Edwards
8 14 (3.99%) IFS
9 9 (2.56%) HP
9 9 (2.56%) Lotus
10 8 (2.28%) Dell
11 7 (1.99%) Hitachi
11 7 (1.99%) Intel
11 7 (1.99%) MKS
11 7 (1.99%) Sybase
12 6 (1.71%) NetApp
13 5 (1.42%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.42%) webMethods
14 4 (1.14%) Veeam
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