The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK / England
Rank 805 837 834
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Permanent jobs citing CICS 35 70 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.076% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 63
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £87,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
13877 17304 19812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.61% 18.72% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11724 14607 16874
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

CICS Salary Histogram in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +78 26 £52,500 -8.69% 1
North West -26 5 £40,500 -12.43%
London +16 2 £70,000 +21.73%
East Midlands -1 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing CICS 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 England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 64 (96.97%) Mainframe
2 59 (89.39%) DB2
3 55 (83.33%) COBOL
4 48 (72.73%) IBM
4 48 (72.73%) JCL
5 33 (50.00%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) UML
7 21 (31.82%) Java
8 19 (28.79%) Migration
8 19 (28.79%) Data Analysis
9 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 18 (27.27%) zOS
10 17 (25.76%) Tivoli
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle
10 17 (25.76%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (21.21%) Banking
12 11 (16.67%) VSAM
12 11 (16.67%) Unix
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.15%) MVS
14 9 (13.64%) OS/390
14 9 (13.64%) Service Management
14 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
15 8 (12.12%) Cognizant
16 6 (9.09%) Workflow
16 6 (9.09%) RACF
16 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
17 5 (7.58%) DataStage
17 5 (7.58%) Informatica

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.52%) JBoss
1 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) FTP
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) SMTP
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (89.39%) DB2
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.58%) DataStage
4 3 (4.55%) IMS/DB
4 3 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (1.52%) Adabas
5 1 (1.52%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 3 (4.55%) Firebug
3 3 (4.55%) JMeter
3 3 (4.55%) The Grinder
3 3 (4.55%) Toad
4 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) French Language
5 1 (1.52%) German Language
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 23 (34.85%) COBOL Analyst
2 23 (34.85%) Programmer
3 21 (31.82%) Analyst Programmer
3 21 (31.82%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 21 (31.82%) COBOL Programmer
3 21 (31.82%) DB2 Programmer
4 20 (30.30%) CICS Analyst
5 19 (28.79%) CICS Programmer
6 14 (21.21%) Developer
7 13 (19.70%) COBOL Developer
8 9 (13.64%) DB2 Developer
8 9 (13.64%) Lead Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Mainframe Analyst
9 7 (10.61%) Mainframe Programmer
9 7 (10.61%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (9.09%) Designer
10 6 (9.09%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 6 (9.09%) MVS Programmer
11 5 (7.58%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) EJB
3 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) JMS
3 1 (1.52%) JSP
3 1 (1.52%) REST
3 1 (1.52%) Servlets
3 1 (1.52%) Struts
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) WSDL
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 64 (96.97%) Mainframe
2 17 (25.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (16.67%) VSAM
4 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.52%) PMI
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) zOS
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 10 (15.15%) MVS
4 9 (13.64%) OS/390
5 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) Windows
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) UML
2 19 (28.79%) Data Analysis
2 19 (28.79%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Service Management
4 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.09%) Workflow
6 5 (7.58%) Data Management
6 5 (7.58%) ETL
7 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.55%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 55 (83.33%) COBOL
2 48 (72.73%) JCL
3 33 (50.00%) SQL
4 21 (31.82%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) REXX
6 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) CLIST
6 2 (3.03%) PL/1
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) RACF
2 2 (3.03%) ACF2
3 1 (1.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (4.55%) zSecure
3 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) IBM
2 17 (25.76%) Oracle
3 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.12%) Cognizant
5 5 (7.58%) Informatica
6 4 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) CA
7 1 (1.52%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.52%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.52%) Pega
7 1 (1.52%) Sun
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