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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 300 342 321
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -21
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.031% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £39,889
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
zOS
London

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
2441 3467 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.56% 26.70% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 3068 2963
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 23 (79.31%) Retail
2 20 (68.97%) Banking
3 15 (51.72%) DB2
4 13 (44.83%) UNIX
4 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
6 10 (34.48%) Validation
6 10 (34.48%) Mainframe
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) CICS
7 9 (31.03%) RACF
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (24.14%) iSeries
10 6 (20.69%) Data Management
10 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 5 (17.24%) Internet
11 5 (17.24%) IBM
11 5 (17.24%) CCNA
11 5 (17.24%) CISSP
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (17.24%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (17.24%) GCIA
11 5 (17.24%) GCIH
11 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) CICS
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
General
1 23 (79.31%) Retail
2 20 (68.97%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) DB2 Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Malware Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Master Data Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Management Information System
2 10 (34.48%) Mainframe
3 7 (24.14%) iSeries
4 5 (17.24%) Reference Data
5 4 (13.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (13.79%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) VSAM
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) UNIX
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Validation
2 6 (20.69%) Data Management
2 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.24%) ERD
3 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (17.24%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (17.24%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNA
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.24%) GCIA
1 5 (17.24%) GCIH
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) RACF
2 4 (13.79%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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