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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 105 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing zOS 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 0.80% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £50,250 - £36,950
90% offered a salary of more than £49,650 - £33,310
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 - £40,590
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
374 374 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 25.48% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 239 180
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) IBM
4 8 (44.44%) DB2
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Online Banking
9 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (11.11%) Clustering
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.11%) RACF
9 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.11%) CICS
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (11.11%) JBoss
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.11%) SSL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) CICS
2 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
General
1 16 (88.89%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 6 (33.33%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Online Banking
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) RACF
1 2 (11.11%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) HP
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago