The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 217 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% - 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £60,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -10.00%
zOS
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1592 1447 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.82% 26.81% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1122 1237
Average salary £42,500 £41,600 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.16% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in Berkshire

zOS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 £65,000 -
zOS
South East

zOS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (90.00%) JCL
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (30.00%) MOM
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Unisys
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) OMEGAMON
6 3 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) SNA
7 2 (20.00%) CICS
7 2 (20.00%) BMC
8 1 (10.00%) Control-M
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Network Management
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Remedy
8 1 (10.00%) Legal
8 1 (10.00%) assyst

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SNA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (30.00%) MOM
2 3 (30.00%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (30.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (30.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) Unisys
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft