Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM AS/400
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 293 288
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 +14
Permanent jobs citing AS400 27 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 20
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -29.14% +30.60%
10th Percentile £18,250 £26,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £46,250 £67,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

AS400 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,507 3,773 3,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.19% 36.19% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,641 2,761 2,759
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +26 15 £42,500 -
Coventry +5 10 £25,000 -3.85%
Shropshire - 2 £35,000 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 22 (81.48%) iSeries
2 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (44.44%) RPG
5 12 (44.44%) IBM
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Vista
7 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
7 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
7 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (25.93%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (25.93%) Project Management
10 7 (25.93%) OS/400
11 6 (22.22%) ERP
12 5 (18.52%) JD Edwards
12 5 (18.52%) EDI
12 5 (18.52%) EAI
12 5 (18.52%) SOA
12 5 (18.52%) ETL
12 5 (18.52%) Java
12 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
12 5 (18.52%) Workflow
12 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
12 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
12 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (18.52%) RPG IV

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) PBX
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) AS400 Support
1 7 (25.93%) Technical Support
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Integration Developer
3 5 (18.52%) RPG Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Trainee
4 4 (14.81%) Trainee Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Trainee Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) iSeries
2 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Vista
4 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) OS/400
6 2 (7.41%) HPUX
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 7 (25.93%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (22.22%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
5 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Data Integration
5 5 (18.52%) EAI
5 5 (18.52%) ETL
5 5 (18.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) RPG
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) JD Edwards
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Infor
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel