The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 86 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.35% 1.14% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.18% 3.83% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Mainframe
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
478 366 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.34% 29.88% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 308 232 236
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) IBM
4 10 (38.46%) DB2
4 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 10 (38.46%) Workflow
5 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (30.77%) Change Management
6 8 (30.77%) CICS
6 8 (30.77%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) Retail
7 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) SAS
9 5 (19.23%) zOS
10 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (15.38%) JCL
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
10 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
10 4 (15.38%) Assembly Language
10 4 (15.38%) REXX
10 4 (15.38%) HPUX
10 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 4 (15.38%) COBOL
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) Brocade

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) CICS
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
3 4 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) DMZ
2 3 (11.54%) MPLS
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis Support
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) ISPF
2 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) VSAM
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) zOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
1 10 (38.46%) Workflow
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
5 3 (11.54%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) COBOL
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
1 4 (15.38%) Assembly Language
1 4 (15.38%) REXX
1 4 (15.38%) JCL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) APMP
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) CA Endevor
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Brocade
2 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Nortel
3 3 (11.54%) Avaya
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Clearswift
3 3 (11.54%) BT
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
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