The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 6.45% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 - -
VSAM
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
64 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 51.61% 42.86% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

VSAM
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the Basildon region.

VSAM Salary Trend in Basildon

VSAM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VSAM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSAM.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
1 8 (100.00%) JCL
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
1 8 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VSAM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) CICS
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree