The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-29.89% +14.11%
zOS
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.97% 14.18% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 46
Average salary £26,041 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.65% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

zOS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

zOS Salary Trend in Chester