The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 115 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.054% - 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +15.47%
Mainframe
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
754 560 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.96% 35.18% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 558 466 595
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Cambridge

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk