The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 86 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing zOS 13 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.90% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 4.14% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +40.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £55,300 £38,898
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.58% +15.88%
zOS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
312 338 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.56% 21.69% 23.44%
Number of salaries quoted 202 184 172
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

zOS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

zOS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

zOS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 18 (94.74%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) DB2
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (26.32%) iSeries
5 5 (26.32%) CICS
5 5 (26.32%) RACF
5 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) SSL
5 5 (26.32%) ACF2
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Clustering
7 3 (15.79%) AIX
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (10.53%) JBoss
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) CICS
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) DB2
General
1 18 (94.74%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) DB2 DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (26.32%) iSeries
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) AIX
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) RACF
1 5 (26.32%) ACF2
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) HP
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