The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 89 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Permanent jobs citing MVS 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £45,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -18.57%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
MVS
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 440 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.54% 25.23% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 200 357 339
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MVS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MVS Salary Trend in Cheshire

MVS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +7 2 £45,000 +57.89%
MVS
North West

MVS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MVS.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SNA
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) REXX

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SNA
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM