The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 164 168 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -16.66%
VSAM
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
1329 1103 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.91% 34.56% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 988 885 1091
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VSAM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VSAM Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VSAM
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 VSAM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +9 6 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 41 (100.00%) COBOL
1 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 37 (90.24%) Mainframe
3 34 (82.93%) CICS
4 33 (80.49%) DataStage
5 27 (65.85%) JCL
6 19 (46.34%) IBM
6 19 (46.34%) IBM Mainframe
6 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (46.34%) SDLC
7 18 (43.90%) ITIL
7 18 (43.90%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
8 14 (34.15%) ChangeMan
9 12 (29.27%) SQL
9 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
10 9 (21.95%) Web Services
11 8 (19.51%) C#
11 8 (19.51%) .NET
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
11 8 (19.51%) zOS
11 8 (19.51%) WCF
11 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (19.51%) QA
11 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Entity Framework
12 7 (17.07%) ETL
13 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
13 6 (14.63%) Migration

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (82.93%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 33 (80.49%) DataStage
3 12 (29.27%) Pentaho
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) ChangeMan
2 3 (7.32%) ERwin
2 3 (7.32%) XPEDITER
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Development DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
2 8 (19.51%) Entity Framework
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (90.24%) Mainframe
2 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (46.34%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) SDLC
2 18 (43.90%) ITIL
3 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.07%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (7.32%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) COBOL
2 27 (65.85%) JCL
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 5 (12.20%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Syncsort