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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 84 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 25 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.45% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 4.19% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £72,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
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
613 430 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.20% 34.54% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 413 289 250
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 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 23 (62.16%) Finance
1 23 (62.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (45.95%) Workflow
2 17 (45.95%) IBM
2 17 (45.95%) Project Management
3 16 (43.24%) Banking
4 13 (35.14%) DB2
4 13 (35.14%) CICS
5 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
5 12 (32.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (29.73%) QA
6 11 (29.73%) Retail
6 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
6 11 (29.73%) Coaching
6 11 (29.73%) Change Management
7 9 (24.32%) JCL
7 9 (24.32%) Assembly Language
8 8 (21.62%) SAS
9 7 (18.92%) REXX
9 7 (18.92%) zOS
9 7 (18.92%) COBOL
9 7 (18.92%) CA Endevor
9 7 (18.92%) Release Management
10 6 (16.22%) Brocade
10 6 (16.22%) Fujitsu
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) Line Management
10 6 (16.22%) APMP
10 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (16.22%) SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (35.14%) CICS
2 8 (21.62%) SAS
3 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.81%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (13.51%) MPLS
2 5 (13.51%) DMZ
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) FCoE
3 3 (8.11%) ATM
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) DB2
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
3 11 (29.73%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Business Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) CICS Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) CICS Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) MSMQ
2 4 (10.81%) ISPF
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) XSLT
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (32.43%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.51%) Replication
4 4 (10.81%) VSAM
5 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.11%) Chip Card
6 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) zOS
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) HPUX
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Workflow
1 17 (45.95%) Project Management
2 12 (32.43%) Business Analysis
3 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
3 11 (29.73%) Coaching
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Release Management
5 6 (16.22%) Line Management
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) System Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) JCL
1 9 (24.32%) Assembly Language
2 7 (18.92%) REXX
2 7 (18.92%) COBOL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) APMP
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) CA Endevor
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) Brocade
2 6 (16.22%) Fujitsu
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Clearswift
3 5 (13.51%) BT
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Nortel
3 5 (13.51%) Avaya
3 5 (13.51%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
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