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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 111 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 15 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.70% 0.050% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 0.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £42,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
680 720 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.70% 36.02% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 495 605 630
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,413 £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 28 November 2014. 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 +12 10 £42,000 -
Marlow - 5 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) UNIX
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) SAN
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (56.52%) NAS
4 10 (43.48%) Clustering
5 9 (39.13%) CRM
5 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (39.13%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) J2EE
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
6 8 (34.78%) SLA
6 8 (34.78%) SPSS
6 8 (34.78%) Cognos
6 8 (34.78%) SAS
6 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
6 8 (34.78%) Change Management
6 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (34.78%) vCloud
6 8 (34.78%) OpenStack
6 8 (34.78%) Security Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Windows NT
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
9 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (34.78%) SAS
1 8 (34.78%) OpenStack
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SPSS
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) SAN
1 13 (56.52%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Operator
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Trainee
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) UNIX
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Solaris
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
3 5 (21.74%) Windows NT
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) CRM
1 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (34.78%) TOGAF
2 8 (34.78%) Security Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) vCloud
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
3 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) BladeLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
2 8 (34.78%) Cognos
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM