The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 259 255 244
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.071% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 8
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £38,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £38,455
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £71,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3012 2930 2735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 42.88% 39.99% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2266 2172
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the East of England

Mainframe
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 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
Hertfordshire +5 3 £57,500 -11.53%
Bedfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) Unisys
3 3 (20.00%) Unicenter
3 3 (20.00%) Remedy
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BASE24
1 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (6.67%) PROIV
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Operator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Operator
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy
1 3 (20.00%) Unisys
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Nortel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft