The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 180 171 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.027% 0.061% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -2.85%
IBM Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1254 1021 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.98% 31.14% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 871 987
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the East Midlands

IBM Mainframe
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 IBM Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) JCL
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) CICS
4 3 (50.00%) COBOL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) DB2
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) People Management
6 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) VSAM
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (16.67%) zOS
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) People Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JCL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco