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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - 226 227
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.017% 0.074%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.064% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-29.89% -3.00%
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
1363 1552 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.72% 26.94% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1229 1342
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) JCL
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (28.57%) SNA
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) assyst
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SNA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy