The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 128 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.39% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £87,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,346 £87,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £87,500 £94,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
Mainframe
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
745 638 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.23% 32.60% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 657 497 602
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Bristol

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Security Management
2 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) AS400
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) Tru64
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Informix
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
4 5 (41.67%) AIX
4 5 (41.67%) HPUX
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) Sybase
4 5 (41.67%) DB2
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Legal
4 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) MODAF

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
1 5 (41.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) AS400
1 7 (58.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) HPUX
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 5 (41.67%) Tru64
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
1 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Security Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) MODAF
2 5 (41.67%) Quality Management
2 5 (41.67%) Requirements Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Threat Management
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Database Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO27002
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Sybase