The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited iSeries 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 iSeries
Rank 202 172 196
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 17 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.32% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 10
Average salary £24,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £44,400 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
iSeries
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%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Salary Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

iSeries
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 iSeries 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
(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
Birmingham -21 9 £19,000 -41.53%
Coventry - 6 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton +7 2 £49,250 +40.71%
iSeries
England

iSeries
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 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 22 (70.97%) IBM
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) AS400
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 9 (29.03%) Retail
5 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
5 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) MS Office
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Office 365
8 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.90%) SAN
9 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
9 4 (12.90%) ETL
9 4 (12.90%) CRM
9 4 (12.90%) Cognos
9 4 (12.90%) Cognos Impromptu

iSeries
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 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Impromptu
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Event Studio
1 4 (12.90%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Team Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Support Team Leader
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) PC Support
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
5 5 (16.13%) Operations Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (9.68%) IT Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) IT Operations Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) AS400
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) CRM
4 4 (12.90%) ETL
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (12.90%) MCITP
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) IBM
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Cognos
5 4 (12.90%) Veeam