The table below looks at the statistics for OS/400 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/400 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/400 (OS400)
Rank 894 902 940
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +38
Permanent jobs citing OS/400 54 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.038% 0.011%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 52 22 11
Average salary £52,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £33,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £40,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +24.03%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26430 29188 28881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.38% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22285 24503 23823
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

OS/400
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/400
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK.

OS/400 Salary Trend in the UK

OS/400
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OS/400 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

OS/400 Salary Histogram in the UK

OS/400
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +51 51 £53,000 +32.50% 3
Bedfordshire +29 35 £64,450 +61.12%
East of England +29 35 £64,450 +61.12%
Bedford - 8 £53,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
Midlands - 6 £52,000 -
Wales -2 3 £36,500 -14.11%
South Wales -6 3 £36,500 -14.11%
Newport - 3 £36,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £47,500 -
London +3 2 £55,000 - 1
Leicester - 2 - -
South East +11 1 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Hinckley - 1 £47,500 -

OS/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/400 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 OS/400.

1 56 (62.22%) AS400
2 54 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 53 (58.89%) iSeries
4 47 (52.22%) RPG
4 47 (52.22%) SQL
5 46 (51.11%) IBM
6 39 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
7 35 (38.89%) MQSeries
8 29 (32.22%) High Availability
9 23 (25.56%) Windows
10 21 (23.33%) ITIL
11 19 (21.11%) Linux
11 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
11 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.11%) VMware
12 18 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 16 (17.78%) Coaching
13 16 (17.78%) DB2
14 15 (16.67%) WebLogic
14 15 (16.67%) AIX
14 15 (16.67%) HPUX
14 15 (16.67%) Solaris
14 15 (16.67%) RDBMS
14 15 (16.67%) Oracle
14 15 (16.67%) HP
14 15 (16.67%) EMC
14 15 (16.67%) Juniper
14 15 (16.67%) SAN
14 15 (16.67%) BMC
14 15 (16.67%) CA

OS/400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/400 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 OS/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (38.89%) MQSeries
3 15 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.44%) IBM Domino
5 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) DHCP
2 4 (4.44%) DNS
2 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) DB2
3 15 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 15 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.44%) Automotive
1 4 (4.44%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Consultant
2 15 (16.67%) Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 15 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (13.33%) Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) AS400 Support
5 8 (8.89%) Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 6 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Developer
8 4 (4.44%) AS400 Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 15 (16.67%) Middleware
1 15 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (15.56%) Flash
3 3 (3.33%) EDI
3 3 (3.33%) WSH
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
4 1 (1.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.11%) ODBC
4 1 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (62.22%) AS400
2 53 (58.89%) iSeries
3 15 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 15 (16.67%) FlexPod
3 15 (16.67%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (6.67%) LPAR
4 6 (6.67%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 15 (16.67%) AIX
3 15 (16.67%) HPUX
3 15 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (16.67%) Solaris
3 15 (16.67%) SUSE
3 15 (16.67%) zOS
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
2 29 (32.22%) High Availability
3 21 (23.33%) ITIL
4 18 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 16 (17.78%) Coaching
6 15 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 15 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.56%) Line Management
8 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.22%) System Testing
10 2 (2.22%) Time Management
10 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) RPG
1 47 (52.22%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) RPG/400
3 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) Python
3 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.33%) VCP5
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 15 (16.67%) KVM
1 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) DFS Replication
3 3 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (51.11%) IBM
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) BMC
3 15 (16.67%) Brocade
3 15 (16.67%) CA
3 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (16.67%) Cisco
3 15 (16.67%) EMC
3 15 (16.67%) HP
3 15 (16.67%) Juniper
3 15 (16.67%) NetApp
3 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 15 (16.67%) Symantec
4 11 (12.22%) Intel
5 5 (5.56%) Lotus
6 3 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.11%) Apple
7 1 (1.11%) JDA
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