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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 267 308 312
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +4
Permanent jobs citing CICS 43 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.058% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 0.28% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 2
Average salary £55,250 £42,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £51,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2121 2129 2100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.60% 20.53% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1834 1877
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015.

CICS Salary Histogram in the City of London

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (68.97%) Banking
2 38 (65.52%) Mainframe
3 35 (60.34%) COBOL
4 34 (58.62%) DB2
4 34 (58.62%) Finance
5 21 (36.21%) UNIX
6 20 (34.48%) Oracle
7 15 (25.86%) J2EE
8 14 (24.14%) Web Services
9 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
10 12 (20.69%) Java
10 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
11 11 (18.97%) .NET
11 11 (18.97%) SOA
11 11 (18.97%) UML
11 11 (18.97%) MQSeries
12 10 (17.24%) WSDL
12 10 (17.24%) B2B
12 10 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (17.24%) XML
12 10 (17.24%) XSD
12 10 (17.24%) Documentum
12 10 (17.24%) ETL
12 10 (17.24%) FTP
12 10 (17.24%) Logistics
12 10 (17.24%) FileNet
12 10 (17.24%) Project Management
12 10 (17.24%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (18.97%) MQSeries
2 10 (17.24%) Documentum
2 10 (17.24%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) FTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 40 (68.97%) Banking
2 34 (58.62%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
4 10 (17.24%) Marketing
5 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Designer
3 13 (22.41%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Programmer
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Designer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) CICS Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) CICS Systems Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.72%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.72%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) J2EE
2 14 (24.14%) Web Services
3 11 (18.97%) .NET
4 10 (17.24%) WSDL
4 10 (17.24%) XML
4 10 (17.24%) XSD
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (65.52%) Mainframe
2 10 (17.24%) SWIFT
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) UNIX
2 5 (8.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
2 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) SOA
3 11 (18.97%) UML
4 10 (17.24%) B2B
4 10 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (17.24%) ETL
4 10 (17.24%) Logistics
4 10 (17.24%) Project Management
4 10 (17.24%) Change Management
4 10 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (17.24%) Release Management
4 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
4 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
4 10 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) COBOL
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) RACF
1 5 (8.62%) ACF2
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Pega
3 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
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