The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 95 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 19 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 0.11% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.43% 0.30% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £42,000 £75,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
554 677 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.47% 37.20% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 425 551 644
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Milton Keynes +9 13 £42,000 -44.00% 2
Marlow - 6 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (95.45%) UNIX
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) SAN
2 13 (59.09%) Clustering
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (59.09%) NAS
3 11 (50.00%) Change Management
3 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (50.00%) SLA
4 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (36.36%) vCloud
4 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
4 8 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (36.36%) SPSS
4 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 8 (36.36%) Business Objects
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) J2EE
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) CRM
4 8 (36.36%) Cognos
4 8 (36.36%) SAS
5 5 (22.73%) ISA Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
1 8 (36.36%) SAS
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SPSS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SAN
1 13 (59.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Administrator
2 8 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) UNIX
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Solaris
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows NT
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Change Management
1 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
2 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (36.36%) Supplier Management
2 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) vCloud
3 5 (22.73%) ISA Server
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) BladeLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Business Objects
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Cognos
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Intel