The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 731 827 800
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -27
Permanent jobs citing CICS 123 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.057% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 89 39 39
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% -11.42%
CICS
UK

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
20964 23205 21450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.04% 21.16% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17570 19500 18351
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
London +83 57 £52,500 +14.13% 7
East Midlands - 23 £45,000 - 2
South East +8 13 £50,000 -31.03% 6
West Midlands +4 13 £52,500 +32.91% 1
North West -4 8 £40,000 -44.05% 3
South West -10 8 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 193 (93.69%) Mainframe
2 170 (82.52%) DB2
3 113 (54.85%) COBOL
4 105 (50.97%) IBM
5 95 (46.12%) Banking
6 79 (38.35%) JCL
7 61 (29.61%) Web Services
8 60 (29.13%) SOA
9 58 (28.16%) Finance
10 56 (27.18%) Java
11 51 (24.76%) UNIX
11 51 (24.76%) zOS
12 48 (23.30%) Oracle
13 47 (22.82%) Retail
14 43 (20.87%) SQL
15 42 (20.39%) Linux
15 42 (20.39%) RACF
15 42 (20.39%) ISPF
16 41 (19.90%) IBM Mainframe
16 41 (19.90%) MQSeries
17 37 (17.96%) WebSphere Application Server
17 37 (17.96%) WebSphere
18 36 (17.48%) Perl
19 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (16.50%) TCP/IP
21 32 (15.53%) MVS
21 32 (15.53%) Business Objects
22 31 (15.05%) AIX
22 31 (15.05%) Solaris
22 31 (15.05%) Tivoli

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 41 (19.90%) MQSeries
2 37 (17.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 37 (17.96%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.83%) FileNet
3 12 (5.83%) Documentum
4 5 (2.43%) JBoss
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.50%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.22%) FTP
3 8 (3.88%) Internet
3 8 (3.88%) SSL
4 5 (2.43%) ATM
4 5 (2.43%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (82.52%) DB2
2 9 (4.37%) DataStage
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.37%) Pentaho
3 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.40%) MS Access
5 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.97%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.49%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.40%) Toad
3 5 (2.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.43%) JIRA
3 5 (2.43%) Hudson
3 5 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 95 (46.12%) Banking
2 58 (28.16%) Finance
3 47 (22.82%) Retail
4 26 (12.62%) Marketing
5 10 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (16.50%) Consultant
2 33 (16.02%) Developer
3 31 (15.05%) Technical Consultant
4 25 (12.14%) Analyst
5 23 (11.17%) Mainframe Developer
6 21 (10.19%) Programmer
7 20 (9.71%) Architect
8 19 (9.22%) Technical Leader
9 18 (8.74%) Designer
10 16 (7.77%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.85%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Programmer
13 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Operations Manager
14 7 (3.40%) Technical Specialist
14 7 (3.40%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
15 6 (2.91%) Database Manager
15 6 (2.91%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.61%) Web Services
2 42 (20.39%) ISPF
3 28 (13.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 23 (11.17%) .NET
5 20 (9.71%) XML
6 19 (9.22%) J2EE
7 15 (7.28%) Middleware
7 15 (7.28%) HTML
8 14 (6.80%) WSDL
9 12 (5.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.83%) XSD
10 8 (3.88%) JSON
11 6 (2.91%) SOAP
12 5 (2.43%) Java EE
13 4 (1.94%) JNDI
13 4 (1.94%) JMS
13 4 (1.94%) JDBC
13 4 (1.94%) JSP
14 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 1 (0.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 193 (93.69%) Mainframe
2 41 (19.90%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.71%) SWIFT
5 17 (8.25%) Management Information System
6 11 (5.34%) VSAM
7 10 (4.85%) PMI
8 6 (2.91%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.49%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.76%) UNIX
1 51 (24.76%) zOS
2 42 (20.39%) Linux
3 32 (15.53%) MVS
4 31 (15.05%) AIX
4 31 (15.05%) Solaris
5 7 (3.40%) Windows
6 1 (0.49%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) SOA
2 35 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (9.71%) Project Management
4 20 (9.71%) Project Planning
5 18 (8.74%) Change Management
5 18 (8.74%) ETL
6 17 (8.25%) Release Management
6 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.28%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.31%) Logistics
10 12 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (5.83%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.83%) B2B
10 12 (5.83%) UML
10 12 (5.83%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (5.34%) Validation
11 11 (5.34%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 113 (54.85%) COBOL
2 79 (38.35%) JCL
3 56 (27.18%) Java
4 43 (20.87%) SQL
5 36 (17.48%) Perl
6 21 (10.19%) Assembly Language
7 16 (7.77%) REXX
8 14 (6.80%) PL/1
9 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.91%) Delphi
10 5 (2.43%) VB
10 5 (2.43%) Python
10 5 (2.43%) Ruby
11 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.94%) ISEB
3 4 (1.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (20.39%) RACF
2 24 (11.65%) ACF2
3 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 31 (15.05%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.85%) CA Endevor
3 5 (2.43%) Puppet
3 5 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (50.97%) IBM
2 48 (23.30%) Oracle
3 32 (15.53%) Business Objects
4 12 (5.83%) Pega
5 6 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.43%) Informatica
6 5 (2.43%) New Relic
6 5 (2.43%) F5
7 4 (1.94%) Sun
8 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.49%) Computacenter
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