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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 313 307 338
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Permanent jobs citing zOS 9 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.10% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.37% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 1
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
3181 3222 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.15% 27.25% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2803 2889 3207
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

zOS Salary Histogram in the City of London

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) DB2
2 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
3 13 (81.25%) CICS
3 13 (81.25%) RACF
4 10 (62.50%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) ACF2
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 4 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) MVC
9 1 (6.25%) Spring
9 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (6.25%) MySQL
9 1 (6.25%) IIS
9 1 (6.25%) MS Office
9 1 (6.25%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Senior Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) OWASP
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) RACF
2 6 (37.50%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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