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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 274 314 299
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Permanent jobs citing CICS 37 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.09%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
2190 2215 1989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.17% 21.06% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1916 1788
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 49 (71.01%) Banking
2 47 (68.12%) Mainframe
3 43 (62.32%) COBOL
4 42 (60.87%) DB2
4 42 (60.87%) Finance
5 22 (31.88%) UNIX
6 21 (30.43%) Oracle
7 15 (21.74%) J2EE
8 14 (20.29%) Web Services
8 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
9 13 (18.84%) SOA
9 13 (18.84%) Java
9 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.39%) .NET
10 12 (17.39%) UML
10 12 (17.39%) MQSeries
10 12 (17.39%) SWIFT
11 11 (15.94%) Pega
11 11 (15.94%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (15.94%) Project Management
11 11 (15.94%) WSDL
11 11 (15.94%) B2B
11 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (15.94%) XML
11 11 (15.94%) XSD
11 11 (15.94%) Documentum
11 11 (15.94%) ETL
11 11 (15.94%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (17.39%) MQSeries
2 11 (15.94%) Documentum
2 11 (15.94%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) FTP
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.87%) DB2
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 49 (71.01%) Banking
2 42 (60.87%) Finance
3 11 (15.94%) Investment Banking
3 11 (15.94%) Marketing
4 6 (8.70%) Retail
5 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Architect
1 20 (28.99%) Designer
2 15 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Programmer
4 10 (14.49%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Lead Designer
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Designer
6 5 (7.25%) CICS Systems Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) CICS Programmer
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.45%) Administrator
8 1 (1.45%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.45%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) J2EE
2 14 (20.29%) Web Services
3 12 (17.39%) .NET
4 11 (15.94%) WSDL
4 11 (15.94%) XML
4 11 (15.94%) XSD
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (68.12%) Mainframe
2 12 (17.39%) SWIFT
3 6 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) UNIX
2 6 (8.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
2 13 (18.84%) SOA
2 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) UML
4 11 (15.94%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (15.94%) Project Management
4 11 (15.94%) B2B
4 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (15.94%) ETL
4 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 11 (15.94%) Logistics
4 11 (15.94%) Project Planning
4 11 (15.94%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.94%) Release Management
4 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) COBOL
2 13 (18.84%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) VCP4
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) RACF
1 6 (8.70%) ACF2
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Pega
3 6 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
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