The table below looks at the statistics for i5/OS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited i5/OS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM i5/OS
Rank - - 197
Permanent jobs citing i5/OS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary - £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
i5/OS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1427 1373 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.48% 25.23% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1218 1045
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

i5/OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing i5/OS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

i5/OS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

i5/OS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing i5/OS across the West Midlands region.

i5/OS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

i5/OS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing i5/OS 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 i5/OS.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) OS/400
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

i5/OS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing i5/OS 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 i5/OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM