The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - 124 115
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.052% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
zOS
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
462 480 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.57% 24.76% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 397 371 372
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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