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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 300 301 308
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £65,000 £40,913 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.87% -28.84%
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
2697 2872 3098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.70% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2387 2472 2790
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in the City of London

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) CICS
3 5 (41.67%) RACF
3 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) ACF2
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) GCIA
5 3 (25.00%) GCIH
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) iSeries

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (41.67%) CICS
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) OWASP
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) GCIA
1 3 (25.00%) GCIH
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) RACF
1 5 (41.67%) ACF2
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
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