The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 147 126 143
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.61% 1.10% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 3.39% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 21
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £67,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
934 1032 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.91% 32.44% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 769 868 871
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

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 Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Leicestershire +9 12 £37,500 +50.00%
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £32,500 +36.84% 2
Northamptonshire -33 5 £47,000 +34.28%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 20 (37.04%) Finance
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 11 (20.37%) IBM
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.67%) UNIX
7 9 (16.67%) JCL
7 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.81%) DB2
8 8 (14.81%) ISEB
8 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 7 (12.96%) COBOL
9 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
9 7 (12.96%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (12.96%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
9 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (11.11%) Linux
10 6 (11.11%) LAN
10 6 (11.11%) Control-M
10 6 (11.11%) CICS
11 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
11 5 (9.26%) Banking

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) CICS
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) DB2
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
5 1 (1.85%) Adabas
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) ChangeMan
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
2 5 (9.26%) Tester
3 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Release Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Tester
4 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Storage Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.56%) VSAM
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) HACMP
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) zOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
2 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
2 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
2 7 (12.96%) Black-Box Testing
2 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Release Management
5 4 (7.41%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) BPR
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Workflow
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) JCL
3 7 (12.96%) COBOL
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) RACF
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Control-M
2 4 (7.41%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) IBM
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Siebel
5 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.85%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.85%) CA
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Teradata