The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Permanent jobs citing AS400 11 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.44% 1.62% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 4.09% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 8
Median salary £27,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.47% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £45,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -  

AS400 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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 283 440 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 36.99% 39.71% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 236 366 381
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing AS400 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AS400 in Kent.

Salary trend for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in Kent over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Chatham +4 5 £24,000 -45.14%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
AS400
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing AS400 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 Kent region with a requirement for AS400.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) A+ Certification
5 7 (36.84%) MCP
6 5 (26.32%) RPG IV
6 5 (26.32%) iSeries
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) RPG
6 5 (26.32%) VBA
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Cognos
7 4 (21.05%) EDI
7 4 (21.05%) ERP
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) DB2
7 4 (21.05%) ActionScript
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) EDIFACT
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Pentaho
7 4 (21.05%) ActionScript 2.0

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) Pentaho
2 3 (15.79%) DTS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
1 7 (36.84%) IT Technician
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory Technician
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix Technician
3 4 (21.05%) AS400 Developer
3 4 (21.05%) RPG Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) EDI
1 4 (21.05%) EDIFACT
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) RPG
2 5 (26.32%) RPG IV
2 5 (26.32%) VBA
3 4 (21.05%) ActionScript
3 4 (21.05%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) R
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) A+ Certification
1 7 (36.84%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Cognos
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Mercator