The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 324 309 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.060% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3304 2884 3482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 24.58% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2903 2587 3214
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
zOS
London

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (72.22%) DB2
2 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) CICS
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (44.44%) RACF
6 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) BMC
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) Advertising
10 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (11.11%) IBM
10 2 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (5.56%) Retail
11 1 (5.56%) CA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (50.00%) CICS
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) DB2
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) CA