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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 85 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.94% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 5.52% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 25
Average salary £43,750 £43,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £31,950 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £58,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
481 507 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.82% 35.18% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 305 264
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 26 (53.06%) Banking
2 23 (46.94%) CICS
3 20 (40.82%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) IBM
5 18 (36.73%) Retail
5 18 (36.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (34.69%) Assembly Language
6 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (32.65%) Middleware
8 15 (30.61%) JCL
9 14 (28.57%) DB2
10 13 (26.53%) Windows
11 12 (24.49%) zOS
12 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
13 10 (20.41%) Project Management
13 10 (20.41%) UNIX
13 10 (20.41%) COBOL
14 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.37%) REXX
14 9 (18.37%) CA Endevor
15 8 (16.33%) Workflow
16 7 (14.29%) Change Management
16 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
16 7 (14.29%) SAS
17 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
17 6 (12.24%) SQL
17 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
17 6 (12.24%) CA
17 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 23 (46.94%) CICS
2 7 (14.29%) SAS
3 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
4 5 (10.20%) Lync
4 5 (10.20%) IBM Notes
4 5 (10.20%) MQSeries
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) ATM
4 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) DMZ
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) FCoE
4 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 26 (53.06%) Banking
2 20 (40.82%) Finance
3 18 (36.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
1 11 (22.45%) CICS Programmer
1 11 (22.45%) Programmer
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.12%) CICS Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) DBA
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Trainee
5 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) ISPF
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (34.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
4 5 (10.20%) Online Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Chip Card
5 3 (6.12%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) DataPower
6 1 (2.04%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) zOS
3 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) HPUX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
2 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 8 (16.33%) Workflow
4 7 (14.29%) Change Management
4 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Release Management
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Assembly Language
2 15 (30.61%) JCL
3 10 (20.41%) COBOL
4 9 (18.37%) REXX
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) RACF
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) ACF2
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) CA Endevor
2 2 (4.08%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) IBM
2 6 (12.24%) CA
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 5 (10.20%) Lotus
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Nortel
6 1 (2.04%) Compuware
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.04%) Brocade
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
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