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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 296 352
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.23% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 6
Median salary - £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.15%
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
1398 1974 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.44% 19.65% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1698 2284
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Change Management
2 9 (81.82%) SDLC
3 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) JCL
4 5 (45.45%) SEPA
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) MTS
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Subject Matter Expert
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe Expert
4 2 (18.18%) SOA Architect
5 1 (9.09%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
2 7 (63.64%) JCL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SEPA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago