The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 294 299 301
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 42 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 14
Average salary £55,000 £54,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -16.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,250 £46,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
5000 4795 5401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.14% 40.15% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 4141 4916
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
Mainframe
London

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the City of London region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Banking
3 19 (23.46%) DB2
4 18 (22.22%) UNIX
5 17 (20.99%) Solaris
5 17 (20.99%) Oracle
5 17 (20.99%) Web Services
6 16 (19.75%) SQL
6 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
7 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 15 (18.52%) XML
7 15 (18.52%) Linux
7 15 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (17.28%) Windows
8 14 (17.28%) XSLT
8 14 (17.28%) XML Schema
8 14 (17.28%) B2B
9 13 (16.05%) SOA
9 13 (16.05%) Java
10 12 (14.81%) zOS
11 11 (13.58%) .NET
11 11 (13.58%) Apache
11 11 (13.58%) Document Management
11 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
12 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.35%) UML
12 10 (12.35%) ETL
12 10 (12.35%) CICS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 10 (12.35%) CICS
3 9 (11.11%) nginx
3 9 (11.11%) uWSGI
4 8 (9.88%) GlassFish
4 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) FileNet
5 2 (2.47%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (2.47%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) DB2
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle Database
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (11.11%) MySQL
4 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.88%) BODI
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) MS Access
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Financial Institution
3 8 (9.88%) Marketing
4 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 5 (6.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Architect
2 13 (16.05%) Security Architect
3 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Python Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Senior Technician
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (3.70%) Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Graduate
8 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) Web Services
2 15 (18.52%) XML
3 14 (17.28%) XSLT
3 14 (17.28%) XML Schema
4 11 (13.58%) .NET
5 9 (11.11%) Ajax
5 9 (11.11%) Django
5 9 (11.11%) jQuery
5 9 (11.11%) Pylons
5 9 (11.11%) HTML
6 8 (9.88%) Middleware
7 7 (8.64%) JMX
7 7 (8.64%) JSF
7 7 (8.64%) EJB
7 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) JAXB
7 7 (8.64%) JAX-WS
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) CESG
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) UNIX
2 17 (20.99%) Solaris
3 15 (18.52%) Linux
4 14 (17.28%) Windows
5 12 (14.81%) zOS
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
1 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
2 14 (17.28%) B2B
3 13 (16.05%) SOA
4 11 (13.58%) Document Management
4 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.35%) ETL
5 10 (12.35%) UML
6 9 (11.11%) Information Security
6 9 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 8 (9.88%) Security Architecture
7 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.41%) Information Architecture
8 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.11%) Python
3 9 (11.11%) Ruby
4 7 (8.64%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) C++
5 3 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.23%) COBOL
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) CISSP
2 3 (3.70%) CEH
3 1 (1.23%) OCP
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CISA
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) RACF
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Vagrant
1 9 (11.11%) Ansible
2 8 (9.88%) OpenSSO
3 3 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) IBM
3 8 (9.88%) Sun
3 8 (9.88%) Business Objects
3 8 (9.88%) Cognos
3 8 (9.88%) Informatica
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) HP
6 3 (3.70%) BMC
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Intel
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) Sybase
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) Pega
8 1 (1.23%) Unisys
8 1 (1.23%) EMC
City, London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago