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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 271 316
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 9
Median salary - £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £44,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.16% -19.09%
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
1109 1606 2301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.65% 18.33% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1348 1951
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 £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
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