The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 99 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% - 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% - 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £51,750 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
CICS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
301 247 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.23% 19.84% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 222 178 151
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CICS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Edinburgh region.

CICS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 14 (87.50%) DB2
2 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
2 13 (81.25%) Banking
3 12 (75.00%) Change Management
4 11 (68.75%) IBM
4 11 (68.75%) Assembly Language
4 11 (68.75%) Retail
4 11 (68.75%) QA
4 11 (68.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (68.75%) Mentoring
4 11 (68.75%) Coaching
4 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (56.25%) COBOL
5 9 (56.25%) JCL
6 7 (43.75%) REXX
6 7 (43.75%) SAS
6 7 (43.75%) Release Management
6 7 (43.75%) CA Endevor
7 6 (37.50%) zOS
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
9 4 (25.00%) ISPF
9 4 (25.00%) VSAM
10 3 (18.75%) ATM
10 3 (18.75%) Chip Card
11 2 (12.50%) Middleware
11 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 2 (12.50%) SAP
11 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) SAS
2 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ATM
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (81.25%) Banking
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Support
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP BW Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) ISPF
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Mainframe
2 11 (68.75%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) VSAM
4 3 (18.75%) Chip Card
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) zOS
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
2 11 (68.75%) Mentoring
2 11 (68.75%) Coaching
3 7 (43.75%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Assembly Language
2 9 (56.25%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) JCL
3 7 (43.75%) REXX
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago