The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 - -
VSAM
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
609 446 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.79% 35.48% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 411 299 240
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 £27,500 £25,000
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%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VSAM
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the Edinburgh region.

VSAM Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VSAM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM