The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM 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 VSAM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 256 245 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.014% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2851 2791 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.93% 36.46% 39.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2211 2343
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VSAM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VSAM Salary Trend in the East of England

VSAM
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 VSAM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) PROIV
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) PROIV
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option