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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 242 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - -
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
2254 2155 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.52% 29.50% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1808 2239
Average salary £40,800 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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
Essex - 9 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) COBOL
1 14 (100.00%) CICS
1 14 (100.00%) JCL
2 9 (64.29%) CMS
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 9 (64.29%) VisionPLUS
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (14.29%) REXX
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) MVS
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Cognizant
7 1 (7.14%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) CICS
2 9 (64.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) VisionPLUS Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
1 2 (14.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) COBOL
1 14 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (14.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Cognizant