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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 170 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing zOS 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.22% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.92% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £38,533 £34,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.89%
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
869 870 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.39% 23.69% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 686 732 885
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 5 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for zOS.

1 13 (86.67%) Mainframe
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) DB2
4 9 (60.00%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) OS/390
5 5 (33.33%) COBOL
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) DataStage
6 4 (26.67%) BMC
6 4 (26.67%) REXX
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Adabas
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) ERwin
6 4 (26.67%) Data Management
6 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) VSAM
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) CICS
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) Adabas
2 4 (26.67%) DataStage
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ERwin
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (26.67%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (26.67%) Mainframe DBA
4 4 (26.67%) Production DBA
5 3 (20.00%) Development DBA
6 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) DataStage Developer
7 1 (6.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead SQL Server Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) J2SE
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) VSAM
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) OS/390
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Physical Data Model
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) COBOL
3 4 (26.67%) REXX
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JCL
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) PL/1
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO