The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 102 49 92
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +43
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 3.09% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 10.03% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 4
Average salary £52,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £31,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
440 339 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.33% 30.79% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 195 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,635 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mainframe
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) Middleware
3 17 (40.48%) UNIX
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 14 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 12 (28.57%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) IBM
7 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (21.43%) zOS
9 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) Oracle
9 8 (19.05%) AIX
9 8 (19.05%) Banking
9 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) DB2
10 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (14.29%) iSeries
12 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
12 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (9.52%) Sybase
13 4 (9.52%) CISA
13 4 (9.52%) QiCA
13 4 (9.52%) CICS
13 4 (9.52%) Retail
13 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.05%) MQSeries
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (9.52%) CICS
5 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.76%) Lync
6 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) DB2
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) French Language
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 4 (9.52%) IT Audit Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Audit Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) DB2 Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Middleware
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) iSeries
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) UNIX
2 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 9 (21.43%) zOS
5 8 (19.05%) AIX
6 2 (4.76%) HPUX
6 2 (4.76%) Solaris
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
3 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) System Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) REXX
2 3 (7.14%) COBOL
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) RPG
4 1 (2.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CISA
2 4 (9.52%) QiCA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) RACF
2 1 (2.38%) ACF2
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) BMC
4 2 (4.76%) CA
4 2 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (2.38%) Intel
Edinburgh
ITHR 752
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago