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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - 306 355
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +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
1701 2445 3469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.03% 23.60% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 2132 3070
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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