The 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 159 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.61% 0.95% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 3.12% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 23
Average salary £38,900 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £24,727 £23,270
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £68,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +15.47%
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
979 994 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.93% 30.43% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 776 838 867
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 £24,725 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +10 10 £30,000 -3.22%
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £32,500 +9.24%
Northamptonshire -29 4 £49,000 +40.00%
Derbyshire - 1 £47,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) ITIL
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 12 (22.64%) IBM
5 11 (20.75%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) UNIX
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.98%) JCL
8 8 (15.09%) Linux
8 8 (15.09%) COBOL
8 8 (15.09%) DB2
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) ISEB
9 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
9 7 (13.21%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (13.21%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
10 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.32%) ChangeMan
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (11.32%) CICS
10 6 (11.32%) Control-M
11 5 (9.43%) LAN
11 5 (9.43%) MS Office
11 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.32%) CICS
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) DB2
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) DTS
4 1 (1.89%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) Adabas
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) ChangeMan
2 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) Tester
2 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Release Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Tester
4 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Software Configuration Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Software Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Web Tester
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.66%) VSAM
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.89%) HACMP
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) SecurID
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) zOS
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Project Management
2 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
2 7 (13.21%) Black-Box Testing
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
3 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.55%) Release Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
5 4 (7.55%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) BPR
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) JCL
3 8 (15.09%) COBOL
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.89%) REXX
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ISEB
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) RACF
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Control-M
2 4 (7.55%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) IBM
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) CA
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) Teradata