The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 105 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% - 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +33.33%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
368 279 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.05% 25.09% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 243 173 215
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
CICS
Scotland

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) COBOL
3 3 (50.00%) zOS
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
4 2 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) REXX
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) RACF
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) DB2 Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
1 2 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) CA