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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 98 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.35% 0.087%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 1.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £45,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
279 344 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.90% 23.91% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 185 235 179
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Mainframe
2 20 (76.92%) Banking
3 19 (73.08%) Assembly Language
4 15 (57.69%) IBM
4 15 (57.69%) DB2
4 15 (57.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 13 (50.00%) Retail
6 11 (42.31%) COBOL
6 11 (42.31%) zOS
6 11 (42.31%) JCL
6 11 (42.31%) Middleware
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) REXX
9 7 (26.92%) CA Endevor
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) Cryptography
10 6 (23.08%) Change Management
11 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
11 5 (19.23%) Chip Card
11 5 (19.23%) Internet
11 5 (19.23%) RACF
11 5 (19.23%) MQSeries
11 5 (19.23%) SAS
11 5 (19.23%) ATM
11 5 (19.23%) Mentoring

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (19.23%) MQSeries
1 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (76.92%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Retail
3 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Programmer
1 11 (42.31%) CICS Programmer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) CICS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP BW Support
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) Mainframe
2 15 (57.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) Cryptography
5 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
5 5 (19.23%) Chip Card
6 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) zOS
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Release Management
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Assembly Language
2 11 (42.31%) JCL
2 11 (42.31%) COBOL
3 7 (26.92%) REXX
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) RACF
2 3 (11.54%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) CA Endevor
2 2 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) BMC
3 2 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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