The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 325 311 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% 0.043% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +31.57%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2630 2114 2503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.86% 18.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1899 2329
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
CICS
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (90.00%) DB2
2 9 (90.00%) zOS
3 8 (80.00%) RACF
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (30.00%) Validation
8 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (20.00%) Advertising
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (10.00%) OCP
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle
9 1 (10.00%) Middleware
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 1 (10.00%) Migration
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (10.00%) Retail
9 1 (10.00%) Business Development
9 1 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) Korean Language
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) RACF
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle