The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 29 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 Application Platforms category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 792 767 825
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +58
Permanent jobs citing CICS 96 77 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 34
Average salary £55,000 £54,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,540 £35,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23083 20658 22735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.13% 20.30% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19209 17583 19624
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CICS
UK

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CICS
Salary Trend in England

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

CICS Salary Trend in England

CICS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -1 29 £57,500 -4.16%
London -27 26 £52,500 -10.63% 5
South West -2 10 £45,000 -5.26%
South East +1 7 £85,000 +54.54% 2
Yorkshire -37 7 £40,000 -
East Midlands 0 6 £38,800 +10.85% 2
West Midlands - 3 £39,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £55,000 - 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 115 (72.78%) Mainframe
2 113 (71.52%) DB2
3 95 (60.13%) COBOL
4 67 (42.41%) IBM
5 66 (41.77%) Finance
6 56 (35.44%) Banking
7 54 (34.18%) zOS
8 52 (32.91%) JCL
9 39 (24.68%) IBM Mainframe
10 36 (22.78%) Java
11 33 (20.89%) RACF
12 30 (18.99%) J2EE
13 29 (18.35%) VSAM
14 28 (17.72%) UNIX
15 26 (16.46%) ITIL
16 25 (15.82%) UML
17 23 (14.56%) Risk Analysis
18 22 (13.92%) Waterfall
18 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (12.66%) SQL
19 20 (12.66%) CA Endevor
20 19 (12.03%) Service Management
21 17 (10.76%) Change Management
21 17 (10.76%) QA
21 17 (10.76%) Retail
22 16 (10.13%) Problem Management
22 16 (10.13%) Oracle
22 16 (10.13%) Web Services
23 13 (8.23%) Advertising
24 12 (7.59%) Degree

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.96%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.53%) SAS
2 4 (2.53%) Apache
3 3 (1.90%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) BASE24
2 3 (1.90%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (71.52%) DB2
2 8 (5.06%) Adabas
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) Ingres
7 2 (1.27%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) ChangeMan
1 4 (2.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.90%) JUnit
3 1 (0.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (41.77%) Finance
2 56 (35.44%) Banking
3 17 (10.76%) Retail
4 13 (8.23%) Advertising
5 10 (6.33%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.80%) Billing
7 5 (3.16%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (15.19%) Architect
1 24 (15.19%) Analyst
2 21 (13.29%) Developer
3 20 (12.66%) Designer
4 17 (10.76%) Applications Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Senior Technician
5 13 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Technical Manager
6 12 (7.59%) Programmer
7 11 (6.96%) Analyst Programmer
7 11 (6.96%) Service Manager
7 11 (6.96%) Technical Services Manager
8 10 (6.33%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (5.70%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (5.06%) COBOL Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Mainframe Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.16%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.16%) COBOL Programmer
11 5 (3.16%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.99%) J2EE
2 16 (10.13%) Web Services
3 7 (4.43%) ISPF
4 6 (3.80%) XML
5 5 (3.16%) HTML
6 3 (1.90%) Grails
6 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.90%) WSDL
6 3 (1.90%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.90%) JAXB
6 3 (1.90%) Java EE
6 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.90%) Spring
7 2 (1.27%) JSON
7 2 (1.27%) ATL
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.27%) EntireX
7 2 (1.27%) Middleware
8 1 (0.63%) Servlets
8 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (72.78%) Mainframe
2 39 (24.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 29 (18.35%) VSAM
4 9 (5.70%) Contract for Difference
4 9 (5.70%) AS400
5 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.53%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.90%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.90%) W3C
9 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) Clustering
10 1 (0.63%) HACMP
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.18%) zOS
2 28 (17.72%) UNIX
3 12 (7.59%) AIX
4 6 (3.80%) Linux
5 4 (2.53%) Solaris
6 3 (1.90%) Windows
7 1 (0.63%) VME
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.46%) ITIL
2 25 (15.82%) UML
3 23 (14.56%) Risk Analysis
4 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.92%) Waterfall
5 19 (12.03%) Service Management
6 17 (10.76%) Change Management
7 16 (10.13%) Problem Management
8 12 (7.59%) ITSM
8 12 (7.59%) Validation
9 11 (6.96%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.70%) Release Management
11 8 (5.06%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.43%) Migration
13 6 (3.80%) Project Management
14 5 (3.16%) Performance Testing
14 5 (3.16%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (3.16%) Load Testing
14 5 (3.16%) Stress Testing
14 5 (3.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (60.13%) COBOL
2 52 (32.91%) JCL
3 36 (22.78%) Java
4 20 (12.66%) SQL
5 7 (4.43%) REXX
5 7 (4.43%) NATURAL
6 4 (2.53%) C++
7 3 (1.90%) PL/1
7 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.90%) Groovy
7 3 (1.90%) Scala
7 3 (1.90%) Python
7 3 (1.90%) C#
7 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.90%) Perl
7 3 (1.90%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) C
9 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.16%) ISEB
3 3 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (20.89%) RACF
2 4 (2.53%) ACF2
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (12.66%) CA Endevor
2 4 (2.53%) Control-M
3 2 (1.27%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (42.41%) IBM
2 16 (10.13%) Oracle
3 5 (3.16%) CA
3 5 (3.16%) SAP
4 4 (2.53%) Tableau
5 3 (1.90%) Sybase
6 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.27%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.27%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago