The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 161 - 151
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
zOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
800 990 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.98% 28.02% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 688 824 712
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

zOS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

zOS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

zOS
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 zOS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 - 6 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 9 (90.00%) DB2
1 9 (90.00%) JCL
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (60.00%) PL/1
3 6 (60.00%) DataStage
3 6 (60.00%) VSAM
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) CICS
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) ISPF
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Adabas
6 2 (20.00%) BMC
6 2 (20.00%) CA
6 2 (20.00%) REXX

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) DataStage
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) VSAM
3 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JCL
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
3 6 (60.00%) PL/1
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) CA
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Computacenter