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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 89 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.98% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 2.69% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
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
501 521 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.35% 36.64% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 239 324 351
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) SAS
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) DB2
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Teradata
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) REXX
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) Sybase
6 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) JCL
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) CICS
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Bluemix
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) FirePass
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
1 4 (28.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 4 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) SAS Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) DB2 Support
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Support
2 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior SAS Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 2 (14.29%) CLIST
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
3 2 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) RACF
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware