The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 94 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 0.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 2.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 263 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 23.95% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 199 166 242
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
zOS
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

zOS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (76.00%) IBM
2 12 (48.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) DB2
3 9 (36.00%) CA
3 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (28.00%) BMC
4 7 (28.00%) Compuware
5 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) AIX
7 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (12.00%) Online Banking
8 3 (12.00%) CICS
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
9 2 (8.00%) Replication
9 2 (8.00%) Retail
9 2 (8.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) REXX
9 2 (8.00%) OMEGAMON

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (12.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) DB2
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Programmer
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Programmer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) DB2 Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) CA
3 7 (28.00%) BMC
3 7 (28.00%) Compuware