The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 211 168 197
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +29
Permanent jobs citing AS400 8 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.49% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 1.58% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 8
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £44,900 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1586 1518 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.83% 30.90% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1284 1214
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region.

AS400 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

AS400 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

AS400
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Coventry - 6 £24,250 -
Wolverhampton +6 1 £48,500 +38.57%
Birmingham -32 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing AS400 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 AS400.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) iSeries
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) Office 365
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) RPG IV
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) RPG
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) ERP

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing AS400 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 AS400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Operations Manager
1 4 (23.53%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (11.76%) AS400 Support
2 2 (11.76%) RPG Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Operations Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
3 1 (5.88%) AS400 Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) RPG
1 2 (11.76%) RPG IV
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Computacenter