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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 303 308
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 13
Average salary - £60,000 £40,913
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.65%
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +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
1602 2715 2918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.00% 26.14% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 2404 2496
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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