The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
VSAM
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
688 699 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.73% 36.05% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 544 526 425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VSAM
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

VSAM Salary Trend in Cheshire

VSAM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM