The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 115 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 0.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
454 578 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.81% 30.86% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 349 458 510
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
zOS
North West

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

zOS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in Cheshire

zOS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +14 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Macclesfield - 2 - -
zOS
North West

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) Windows NT
3 11 (73.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (66.67%) Banking
4 10 (66.67%) Tivoli
5 8 (53.33%) Capacity Management
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Management
5 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Migration
5 8 (53.33%) Replication
5 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (53.33%) MCP
5 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (53.33%) MVS
5 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 8 (53.33%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Storage Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
3 11 (73.33%) Windows NT
4 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 2000
4 8 (53.33%) MVS
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) OS/400
6 2 (13.33%) HPUX
6 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Management
1 8 (53.33%) Capacity Management
1 8 (53.33%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) BPMN
3 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCP
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Brocade
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle