The table below looks at the statistics for zOS 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 zOS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
London / City of London
Rank 224 - 308
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 1 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% - 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.079% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £38,533 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-22.14% -33.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1269 1637 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.69% 23.74% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1441 2411
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 £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

zOS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

zOS Salary Trend in the City of London

zOS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for zOS.

1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) RACF
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Validation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) RACF Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM