The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 75 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% 2.02% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 5.15% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 15
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +62.50%  
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 260 330 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 40.00% 39.15% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 155 248 266
Median salary £45,625 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Bedfordshire

iSeries
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +1 1 £50,000 -16.66%
iSeries
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Presales
3 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) AS400
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
6 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (11.11%) FalconStor
7 1 (11.11%) VCP6
7 1 (11.11%) CCMSE
7 1 (11.11%) CCSM
7 1 (11.11%) VCAP
7 1 (11.11%) VCP5
7 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 1 (11.11%) CCSE
7 1 (11.11%) Information Management
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Architect
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
2 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
3 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Korn
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCMSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCSM
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VCAP
1 1 (11.11%) VCDX
1 1 (11.11%) VCP5
1 1 (11.11%) VCP6
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) FalconStor
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam