The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.75% 3.21% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 8.96% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +155.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35 67 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 26.12% 35.83% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 62 66
Median salary £30,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing iSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Bedford

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing iSeries in Bedford.

Salary trend for iSeries in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Bedford region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 6 (75.00%) SAN
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
2 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) AS400
5 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Data Encryption
6 1 (12.50%) VCAP
6 1 (12.50%) VCP5
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) VCP6
6 1 (12.50%) CCMSE
6 1 (12.50%) CCSM
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (12.50%) CCSE

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
5 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Architect
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Data Encryption
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCMSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCSM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VCAP
1 1 (12.50%) VCDX
1 1 (12.50%) VCP5
1 1 (12.50%) VCP6
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix