Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 106 136
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 -1
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 27 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.88% 1.60% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.81% 4.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 13
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% - -17.07%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,035 £27,950
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £35,800
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £33,173
% change year-on-year +20.58% - -17.07%

iSeries is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 465 725 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.40% 33.15% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 406 642 647
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,313 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 22 £41,875 +37.30%
Cardiff +23 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £47,500 -
iSeries
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 23 (85.19%) IBM
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) OS/400
4 15 (55.56%) Advertising
5 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
6 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
7 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
8 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (37.04%) Splunk
8 10 (37.04%) DevOps
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
8 10 (37.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (37.04%) Finance
8 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (37.04%) Python
8 10 (37.04%) DHCP
8 10 (37.04%) HTTP
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (29.63%) AS400
10 8 (29.63%) Middleware
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) VCP5
11 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (55.56%) Advertising
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 2 (7.41%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (29.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) AS400
2 5 (18.52%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) OS/400
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.70%) VyOS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
3 3 (11.11%) Data Security
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Information Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) RPG
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (29.63%) VCP5
3 5 (18.52%) CCENT
3 5 (18.52%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) IBM
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Vyatta