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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 71 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 40 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.67% 1.76% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.59% 5.10% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
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
607 490 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.47% 34.43% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 379 338 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 32 (58.18%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (52.73%) Finance
3 27 (49.09%) IBM
4 25 (45.45%) Banking
5 24 (43.64%) CICS
6 22 (40.00%) Project Management
7 21 (38.18%) Workflow
7 21 (38.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
9 17 (30.91%) JCL
9 17 (30.91%) Retail
10 16 (29.09%) DB2
11 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
12 14 (25.45%) Change Management
12 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
12 14 (25.45%) Coaching
13 13 (23.64%) QA
14 12 (21.82%) zOS
15 11 (20.00%) REXX
15 11 (20.00%) COBOL
15 11 (20.00%) SAS
15 11 (20.00%) CA Endevor
16 10 (18.18%) Middleware
16 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (16.36%) SQL
17 9 (16.36%) Windows
17 9 (16.36%) Release Management
18 8 (14.55%) MQSeries
19 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
19 7 (12.73%) Windows 2000

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (43.64%) CICS
2 11 (20.00%) SAS
3 8 (14.55%) MQSeries
4 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
5 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) Lync
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (10.91%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) DMZ
2 6 (10.91%) MPLS
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.91%) FCoE
3 5 (9.09%) ATM
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Banking
3 17 (30.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Technical Specialist
4 10 (18.18%) Programmer
4 10 (18.18%) CICS Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) CICS Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) DBA
9 2 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) SAS Developer
10 1 (1.82%) DB2 DBA
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Support
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Programmer
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Support Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) MSMQ
3 5 (9.09%) ISPF
4 1 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (38.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (12.73%) Replication
4 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
4 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
5 5 (9.09%) Chip Card
6 4 (7.27%) VSAM
6 4 (7.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) zOS
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) HPUX
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 2000
3 7 (12.73%) UNIX
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) AIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 21 (38.18%) Workflow
3 15 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 14 (25.45%) Change Management
4 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
4 14 (25.45%) Coaching
5 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.36%) Release Management
7 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.73%) Line Management
8 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.82%) ETL
11 1 (1.82%) ITIL
11 1 (1.82%) Service Management
11 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Assembly Language
2 17 (30.91%) JCL
3 11 (20.00%) REXX
3 11 (20.00%) COBOL
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) CA Endevor
2 6 (10.91%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) IBM
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Brocade
2 7 (12.73%) Fujitsu
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) Clearswift
3 6 (10.91%) BT
3 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) Nortel
3 6 (10.91%) Avaya
3 6 (10.91%) Juniper
4 4 (7.27%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Compuware
6 1 (1.82%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hyphen
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago