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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 116
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.92% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Median salary - £40,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  

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 626 313 683
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.17% 32.98% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 558 375 851
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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