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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - 109 139
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.18% 0.044%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.60% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
440 498 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.20% 29.23% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 348 427 535
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MVS
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Windows NT
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) OS/400
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) HPUX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) MVS
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows NT
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) OS/400
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) KVM
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (71.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) VMware