The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 84 111
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 1.38% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.79% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 2
Median salary - £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.36%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 350 475 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.14% 36.51% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 234 388 475
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

iSeries
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Cheshire

iSeries
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Billing Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT