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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 102 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing zOS 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 0.67% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £36,950 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +19.35%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 299 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.76% 24.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 218 207
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (84.21%) IBM
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) DB2
3 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) CA
4 6 (31.58%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) Compuware
4 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
4 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (26.32%) BMC
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) CICS
6 4 (21.05%) AIX
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (21.05%) VSAM
6 4 (21.05%) ISPF
7 3 (15.79%) Online Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (21.05%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ISPF
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) VSAM
2 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) AIX
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Compuware
2 6 (31.58%) CA
3 5 (26.32%) BMC