The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills 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 zOS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 264 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.085% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +21.25%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2165 2224 2691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.85% 31.45% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1867 2250
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

zOS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

zOS Salary Trend in the East of England

zOS
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 zOS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Hertfordshire -15 3 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) REXX
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) Jython
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
1 2 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (25.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) VSAM
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) Jython
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (50.00%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) NetIQ
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO