The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 116 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% - 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% - 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 17
Average salary £40,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
CICS
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
306 383 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 22.14% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 227 308 309
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

CICS Salary Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) JCL
5 3 (37.50%) zOS
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) VSAM
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (25.00%) Product Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) WSDL
7 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) IMS/DB

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) IMS/DB
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) VSAM
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 4 (50.00%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday