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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 95 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% - 0.086%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
355 242 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.86% 19.97% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 256 171 139
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) COBOL
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) VSAM
2 4 (50.00%) ISPF
2 4 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 4 (50.00%) REXX
2 4 (50.00%) zOS
2 4 (50.00%) JCL
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) SAS

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) zOS
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) COBOL
1 4 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM