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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 162 - 154
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.095% - 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% - 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
651 666 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.68% 18.48% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 572 543 501
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 28 January 2015. 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 - 2 - -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (90.91%) JCL
3 9 (81.82%) COBOL
4 8 (72.73%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) IBM
6 5 (45.45%) Retail
6 5 (45.45%) ISPF
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (36.36%) REXX
7 4 (36.36%) Adabas
8 3 (27.27%) zOS
8 3 (27.27%) C++
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (18.18%) CA Endevor
9 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 2 (18.18%) VSAM
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (18.18%) Workflow
9 2 (18.18%) ERwin
9 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (18.18%) NATURAL
9 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) Adabas
3 2 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ERwin
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) VSAM
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JCL
2 9 (81.82%) COBOL
3 8 (72.73%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) REXX
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) NATURAL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) MAINVIEW
1 2 (18.18%) CA Endevor
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Computacenter
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco