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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 177 - 168
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.082% - 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - -
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
1248 1015 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.03% 30.95% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 867 985
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 £24,295 £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%

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 1 October 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 - 3 £33,000 - 1
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) CICS
2 4 (80.00%) CA Endevor
3 3 (60.00%) Adabas
3 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) zOS
5 1 (20.00%) DataStage
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Degree

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) CICS
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Adabas
3 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) COBOL Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM