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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 285 335 -
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 32 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.041% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +0.51%
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
2319 2428 2341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.82% 19.93% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2015 2068 2125
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 37 (86.05%) Banking
2 32 (74.42%) DB2
3 29 (67.44%) Finance
4 28 (65.12%) COBOL
5 27 (62.79%) Mainframe
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) UNIX
7 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
8 8 (18.60%) zOS
8 8 (18.60%) RACF
9 7 (16.28%) J2EE
10 6 (13.95%) Web Services
10 6 (13.95%) SWIFT
10 6 (13.95%) ACF2
11 5 (11.63%) QA
12 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
12 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
12 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.30%) IBM
13 3 (6.98%) UML
14 2 (4.65%) Validation
14 2 (4.65%) Migration
14 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (4.65%) Use Case
14 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
14 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
15 1 (2.33%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (2.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
General
1 37 (86.05%) Banking
2 29 (67.44%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Designer
2 10 (23.26%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Designer
3 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) J2EE
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.95%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) VSAM
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
2 3 (6.98%) UML
3 2 (4.65%) Validation
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.65%) Use Case
3 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.33%) Coaching
4 1 (2.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) COBOL
2 4 (9.30%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.33%) JCL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) RACF
2 6 (13.95%) ACF2
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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