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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 299 320 339
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs citing CICS 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.059% 0.023%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 3
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -8.82%
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
2362 2141 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.48% 18.07% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 1913 2350
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 18 (94.74%) Mainframe
2 17 (89.47%) DB2
3 12 (63.16%) zOS
3 12 (63.16%) RACF
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) ACF2
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) J2EE
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 2 (10.53%) UML
10 2 (10.53%) COBOL
10 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
10 2 (10.53%) Middleware
10 2 (10.53%) Use Case
10 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) QA
11 1 (5.26%) Business Development
11 1 (5.26%) Degree
11 1 (5.26%) Korean Language
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (5.26%) Retail
11 1 (5.26%) VSAM
11 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Korean Language
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Technician
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Mainframe
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) VSAM
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) COBOL
1 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) OCP
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) RACF
2 6 (31.58%) ACF2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago