The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 269 333 -
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 37 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.034% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.65% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
CICS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2246 2413 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.60% 20.36% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 2054 2117
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CICS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the City of London region.

CICS Salary Trend in the City of London

CICS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in the City of London

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 38 (76.00%) Banking
2 35 (70.00%) DB2
3 33 (66.00%) Mainframe
4 31 (62.00%) Finance
5 30 (60.00%) COBOL
6 17 (34.00%) UNIX
7 16 (32.00%) Oracle
8 11 (22.00%) Investment Banking
9 10 (20.00%) RACF
9 10 (20.00%) zOS
9 10 (20.00%) J2EE
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) ACF2
12 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
13 6 (12.00%) IBM
13 6 (12.00%) UML
13 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.00%) SWIFT
13 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
14 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.00%) Java
15 4 (8.00%) Assembly Language
15 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
15 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (8.00%) Release Management
15 4 (8.00%) Logistics
15 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
15 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.00%) Documentum
2 4 (8.00%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (70.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 38 (76.00%) Banking
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 11 (22.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Designer
2 13 (26.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Systems Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Programmer
8 1 (2.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) J2EE
2 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) XSD
3 4 (8.00%) WSDL
3 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (66.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) VSAM
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) UNIX
2 10 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (12.00%) UML
2 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (8.00%) Logistics
4 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) SOA
4 4 (8.00%) ETL
4 4 (8.00%) B2B
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Release Management
4 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) COBOL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) RACF
2 8 (16.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Pega
4 1 (2.00%) SAP