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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - - 96
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.52%
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
284 282 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.29% 20.55% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 193 207 227
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MTS
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SEPA
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Banking

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software