Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 997 834 937
Rank change year-on-year -163 +103 +93
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 202 387 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 141 331 333
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 76731 77099 91683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.04% 40.87% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57773 63322 73444
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in the UK

iSeries
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -134 168 £42,500 +6.25% 7
UK excluding London -102 149 £42,500 +6.25% 8
London -33 50 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands +38 37 £38,750 +10.71% 1
North of England -60 30 £41,250 +3.13% 4
South East +21 28 £43,750 -2.78% 1
West Midlands +14 25 £42,500 +57.41%
Wales +6 23 £42,500 +28.12% 2
North West -71 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England -10 15 £50,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +38 12 £35,000 -26.32% 1
Yorkshire +31 11 £32,375 +7.92% 2
South West +11 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland 0 8 £26,250 -
North East +9 2 £36,500 +21.67%

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for iSeries.

1 102 (50.50%) AS400
2 101 (50.00%) SQL
3 86 (42.57%) IBM
4 81 (40.10%) RPG
5 61 (30.20%) Windows
6 48 (23.76%) Microsoft
7 42 (20.79%) Linux
8 39 (19.31%) Finance
9 38 (18.81%) ITIL
10 34 (16.83%) VMware
11 31 (15.35%) Degree
11 31 (15.35%) OS/400
12 30 (14.85%) Firewall
12 30 (14.85%) RPG IV
12 30 (14.85%) Windows Server
13 27 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (13.37%) SDLC
13 27 (13.37%) HTTP
14 25 (12.38%) Project Management
14 25 (12.38%) Shell Script
14 25 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
15 24 (11.88%) Java
15 24 (11.88%) WebSphere
16 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.40%) Python
16 21 (10.40%) DevOps
16 21 (10.40%) Bash Shell
17 20 (9.90%) Data Centre
17 20 (9.90%) ERP
18 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (11.88%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (4.46%) IIS
4 7 (3.47%) CMS
5 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.44%) RiskWrite
2 5 (2.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.99%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.99%) Movex
4 2 (0.99%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.46%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.48%) Office 365
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.99%) GitHub
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.85%) Firewall
2 27 (13.37%) HTTP
3 13 (6.44%) LAN
4 12 (5.94%) SAN
4 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.95%) DHCP
5 10 (4.95%) DNS
5 10 (4.95%) VLAN
5 10 (4.95%) Wireless
6 8 (3.96%) SMTP
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.49%) VPN
8 2 (0.99%) WAN
9 1 (0.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.50%) Network Security
9 1 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.50%) Skype
9 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.92%) DB2
2 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.97%) MySQL
3 6 (2.97%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.49%) Power BI
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Eclipse
2 13 (6.44%) VersionOne
3 11 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.46%) JIRA
6 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.97%) Selenium
8 5 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.48%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.48%) JUnit
8 5 (2.48%) Protractor
8 5 (2.48%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.50%) JMeter
9 1 (0.50%) Subversion
9 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (19.31%) Finance
2 14 (6.93%) Advertising
3 10 (4.95%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (28.71%) Analyst
2 37 (18.32%) Developer
3 25 (12.38%) Technical Support
4 24 (11.88%) AS400 Developer
5 22 (10.89%) RPG Developer
6 21 (10.40%) Applications Support
6 21 (10.40%) Applications Support Analyst
7 18 (8.91%) Technical Analyst
8 17 (8.42%) Consultant
8 17 (8.42%) Programmer
9 16 (7.92%) Administrator
9 16 (7.92%) Technical Support Analyst
10 15 (7.43%) AS400 Support
10 15 (7.43%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.45%) RPG Programmer
12 10 (4.95%) Analyst Programmer
13 9 (4.46%) RPG Analyst Programmer
14 8 (3.96%) IT Security Consultant
14 8 (3.96%) Security Consultant
14 8 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.92%) HTML
1 16 (7.92%) Middleware
2 13 (6.44%) .NET
3 10 (4.95%) CSS
3 10 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (4.95%) XML
4 9 (4.46%) EDI
4 9 (4.46%) JDBC
5 6 (2.97%) EDIFACT
6 5 (2.48%) Node.js
6 5 (2.48%) WPF
7 3 (1.49%) JSON
8 2 (0.99%) REST
9 1 (0.50%) Grails
9 1 (0.50%) jQuery
9 1 (0.50%) POSIX
9 1 (0.50%) RESTful
9 1 (0.50%) SOAP
9 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (50.50%) AS400
2 27 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.46%) PMI
6 6 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.48%) LPAR
8 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.49%) Clustering
9 3 (1.49%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.50%) CMDB
11 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.20%) Windows
2 42 (20.79%) Linux
3 31 (15.35%) OS/400
4 30 (14.85%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.95%) Unix
6 10 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.96%) Solaris
7 8 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.96%) Windows Vista
7 8 (3.96%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.99%) AIX
11 2 (0.99%) CentOS
11 2 (0.99%) i5/OS
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) ITIL
2 27 (13.37%) SDLC
3 25 (12.38%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (12.38%) Project Management
4 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.40%) DevOps
5 20 (9.90%) ERP
6 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.41%) Change Control
7 16 (7.92%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.92%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.93%) Incident Management
8 14 (6.93%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.44%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.44%) High Availability
10 12 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.94%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 101 (50.00%) SQL
2 81 (40.10%) RPG
3 30 (14.85%) RPG IV
4 25 (12.38%) Shell Script
5 24 (11.88%) Java
6 21 (10.40%) Bash Shell
6 21 (10.40%) Python
7 15 (7.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.46%) C#
8 9 (4.46%) Jython
9 7 (3.47%) PHP
9 7 (3.47%) RPG/400
10 6 (2.97%) ActionScript
10 6 (2.97%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (2.97%) Delphi
10 6 (2.97%) Groovy
10 6 (2.97%) VBA
11 5 (2.48%) Scala
12 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (15.35%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (4.46%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.46%) PMP
3 9 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.96%) VCP5
5 5 (2.48%) CCENT
5 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ACCA
6 1 (0.50%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) CISM
6 1 (0.50%) MCSA
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.50%) QiCA
6 1 (0.50%) RHCE
6 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) ISO 9001
1 9 (4.46%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.98%) Firmware
5 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) GPFS
7 1 (0.50%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.50%) XenApp
7 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.93%) Ansible
2 12 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.94%) Puppet
3 4 (1.98%) Nagios
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (42.57%) IBM
2 48 (23.76%) Microsoft
3 34 (16.83%) VMware
4 12 (5.94%) JD Edwards
4 12 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.45%) Cisco
6 10 (4.95%) Splunk
7 8 (3.96%) Infor
8 6 (2.97%) Citrix
8 6 (2.97%) Cognos
8 6 (2.97%) Intel
8 6 (2.97%) Oracle
9 3 (1.49%) Apple
9 3 (1.49%) HP
9 3 (1.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.99%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.99%) Clearswift
10 2 (0.99%) Nokia
10 2 (0.99%) Remedy