The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 79
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 0 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.50% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.11% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 17
Median salary - - £50,000
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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 368 450 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.62% 45.00% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 308 352 423
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -14.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

iSeries
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Management

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DB2 Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware