The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 166 189 153
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Permanent jobs citing CICS 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.028% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 0.14% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +34.75%
CICS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
675 704 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.55% 20.02% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 575 634 531
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,524 £23,180
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CICS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the East Midlands region.

CICS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

CICS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

CICS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £45,500 +30.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £38,500 - 1
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (92.86%) JCL
3 12 (85.71%) COBOL
4 11 (78.57%) DB2
5 10 (71.43%) IBM
6 9 (64.29%) Java
7 6 (42.86%) zOS
8 5 (35.71%) Retail
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Adabas
8 5 (35.71%) CA Endevor
9 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
9 4 (28.57%) VSAM
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (28.57%) C++
10 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
10 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (21.43%) Finance
10 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (21.43%) ISPF
10 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
10 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
11 2 (14.29%) Degree
11 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 2 (14.29%) Workflow
11 2 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (14.29%) RACF

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 5 (35.71%) Adabas
3 2 (14.29%) OLAP
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) ISPF
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Lucene
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) VSAM
3 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (7.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JCL
2 12 (85.71%) COBOL
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
7 2 (14.29%) REXX
8 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) CA Endevor
2 2 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Computacenter
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco