The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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 / London
Rank 528 598 625
Rank change year-on-year +70 +27  
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 49 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 29
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.55% -14.28%  
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14393 18967 18550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.33% 45.22% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15810 15028
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

iSeries
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in London

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 101 (87.07%) SQL
2 64 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 60 (51.72%) Windows
4 57 (49.14%) Java
4 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (49.14%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (46.55%) IIS
6 53 (45.69%) XML
6 53 (45.69%) E-Commerce
6 53 (45.69%) WebSphere
6 53 (45.69%) E-business
6 53 (45.69%) Public Cloud
7 52 (44.83%) DevOps
8 51 (43.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 51 (43.97%) Kanban
9 33 (28.45%) AS400
10 30 (25.86%) ITIL
11 29 (25.00%) Linux
12 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (18.97%) Problem Management
13 22 (18.97%) RPG
14 20 (17.24%) Change Control
14 20 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (16.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (16.38%) RiskWrite
15 19 (16.38%) VersionOne
15 19 (16.38%) Service Delivery
15 19 (16.38%) Finance
15 19 (16.38%) Incident Management
15 19 (16.38%) Trend Analysis

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 54 (46.55%) IIS
2 53 (45.69%) WebSphere
3 10 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (16.38%) RiskWrite
2 4 (3.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.86%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 57 (49.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) FTP
1 3 (2.59%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) SAN
2 2 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (0.86%) SNA
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) DB2
2 10 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (8.62%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Eclipse
1 19 (16.38%) VersionOne
2 12 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (54.31%) Administrator
2 48 (41.38%) DevOps Administrator
3 31 (26.72%) Applications Support
4 25 (21.55%) Linux Administrator
5 24 (20.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 24 (20.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 24 (20.69%) Windows Administrator
6 20 (17.24%) Technical Support
7 19 (16.38%) Analyst
7 19 (16.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 19 (16.38%) Technical Analyst
7 19 (16.38%) Technical Support Analyst
8 13 (11.21%) AS400 Developer
8 13 (11.21%) Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Junior
9 7 (6.03%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.17%) RPG Developer
11 5 (4.31%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.69%) XML
2 7 (6.03%) EDI
3 4 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (45.69%) Public Cloud
2 33 (28.45%) AS400
3 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.62%) Online Banking
5 5 (4.31%) PMI
6 3 (2.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.72%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Windows
2 29 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.45%) MVS
6 1 (0.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) i5/OS
6 1 (0.86%) OS/400
6 1 (0.86%) Unix
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.69%) E-business
2 53 (45.69%) E-Commerce
3 52 (44.83%) DevOps
4 51 (43.97%) Continuous Delivery
4 51 (43.97%) Kanban
5 30 (25.86%) ITIL
6 22 (18.97%) Problem Management
7 20 (17.24%) Change Control
7 20 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (16.38%) Incident Management
8 19 (16.38%) Service Delivery
8 19 (16.38%) Trend Analysis
9 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.62%) Asset Management
10 10 (8.62%) ITIL V3
10 10 (8.62%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.90%) SDLC
12 5 (4.31%) Time Management
12 5 (4.31%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 101 (87.07%) SQL
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 22 (18.97%) RPG
4 9 (7.76%) RPG IV
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 2 (1.72%) Python
5 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 13 (11.21%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Ansible
1 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.79%) IBM
3 10 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (8.62%) SAP
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.31%) Citrix
5 5 (4.31%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.72%) Dell
6 2 (1.72%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (1.72%) EMC
6 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.72%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco
7 1 (0.86%) Intel
7 1 (0.86%) Misys