The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
England / East of England
Rank 246 244 203
Rank change year-on-year -2 -41  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 1 25 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.017% 0.34% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.80% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 54
Median salary £50,000 £56,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% +32.94%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2255 3119 3005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.38% 42.38% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 2358 2358
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

iSeries
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the East of England

iSeries
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bedfordshire +2 1 £50,000 -23.07%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) DB2
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Firmware
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Presales
4 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) NetApp
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) AS400
7 2 (10.00%) Data Encryption
8 1 (5.00%) VCP6
8 1 (5.00%) CCMSE
8 1 (5.00%) CCSM
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) DB2 Support
2 4 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Presales
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Encryption
5 2 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCDP
1 1 (5.00%) CCIE
1 1 (5.00%) CCMSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) CCSE
1 1 (5.00%) CCSM
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) VCAP
1 1 (5.00%) VCDX
1 1 (5.00%) VCP5
1 1 (5.00%) VCP6
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) FalconStor
3 1 (5.00%) Veeam