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 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 121 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.96% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 2.97% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £20,250 £42,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.78% -44.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +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
777 572 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.40% 32.15% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 634 434 602
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016. 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 -7 5 £20,250 -51.78%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) CISA
4 4 (26.67%) CISM
4 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) BCP
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Clustering
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) IBM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) FMCG
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) COBOL
1 1 (6.67%) JCL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CISA
2 4 (26.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) SAP