Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM iSeries
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 123 143
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +5
Permanent jobs citing iSeries 23 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.13% 1.33% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.25% 3.99% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 13
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £33,173 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.12% - -17.07%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,035 £27,950
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £35,800
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 708 878 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.88% 33.28% 31.32%
Number of salaries quoted 584 738 710
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,413 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,953 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +22 23 £42,500 +28.12% 4
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 21 (91.30%) IBM
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) OS/400
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) Shell Script
5 14 (60.87%) Advertising
5 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
7 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
8 10 (43.48%) DevOps
8 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
8 10 (43.48%) Splunk
8 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (43.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (43.48%) Python
8 10 (43.48%) DHCP
8 10 (43.48%) HTTP
8 10 (43.48%) DNS
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (39.13%) Finance
9 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (34.78%) VCP5
10 8 (34.78%) Middleware
10 8 (34.78%) AS400
11 6 (26.09%) SQL
12 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (21.74%) LPAR

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 10 (43.48%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DHCP
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
General
1 14 (60.87%) Advertising
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
6 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (8.70%) Programmer
8 2 (8.70%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 2 (8.70%) RPG Programmer
9 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) AS400
2 5 (21.74%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) OS/400
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (4.35%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps
1 10 (43.48%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Data Privacy
3 3 (13.04%) Data Security
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
2 10 (43.48%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) RPG
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (34.78%) VCP5
3 5 (21.74%) CCENT
3 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) IBM
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Vyatta