The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 97 99 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 2.04% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £50,250 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
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
268 343 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.97% 23.67% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 161 204 221
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,600 £51,700
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) CLIST
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (33.33%) zSecure
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) PKI

zOS
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 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 2 (66.67%) CLIST
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase