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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 793 826 809
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs citing CICS 100 36 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.035% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 72 24 38
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £38,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +1.05%
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
22782 21607 22212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.33% 21.14% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19371 18161 19420
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 +54 58 £55,000 +13.40% 4
North West +17 25 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +21 7 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Yorkshire -45 7 £33,000 -31.95%
South East -18 2 £38,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 173 (81.60%) Mainframe
2 163 (76.89%) COBOL
2 163 (76.89%) DB2
3 141 (66.51%) Banking
4 126 (59.43%) Finance
5 63 (29.72%) Java
5 63 (29.72%) IBM
6 62 (29.25%) JCL
7 61 (28.77%) J2EE
8 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (26.89%) Waterfall
10 56 (26.42%) Risk Analysis
11 49 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (23.11%) UML
12 39 (18.40%) Retail
12 39 (18.40%) zOS
12 39 (18.40%) IBM Mainframe
13 37 (17.45%) UNIX
14 34 (16.04%) VSAM
15 28 (13.21%) CA Endevor
16 26 (12.26%) RACF
17 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (10.38%) Mentoring
19 21 (9.91%) Oracle
20 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
21 19 (8.96%) Assembly Language
22 18 (8.49%) SQL
22 18 (8.49%) QA
23 17 (8.02%) Degree
23 17 (8.02%) Migration

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.19%) MQSeries
2 10 (4.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.25%) CMS
4 8 (3.77%) SAS
5 2 (0.94%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (1.89%) BASE24
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.19%) Internet
2 8 (3.77%) ATM
3 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) SMTP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (76.89%) DB2
2 11 (5.19%) Adabas
3 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.36%) Easytrieve
5 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.94%) OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.83%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.89%) ChangeMan
2 4 (1.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.94%) ERwin
3 2 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 141 (66.51%) Banking
2 126 (59.43%) Finance
3 39 (18.40%) Retail
4 11 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (31.13%) Designer
2 57 (26.89%) Architect
3 31 (14.62%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (14.15%) Applications Architect
5 26 (12.26%) Solutions Designer
6 25 (11.79%) Programmer
7 18 (8.49%) Technical Specialist
8 16 (7.55%) Developer
9 13 (6.13%) Analyst
9 13 (6.13%) Consultant
10 12 (5.66%) CICS Programmer
11 11 (5.19%) COBOL Programmer
12 10 (4.72%) COBOL Developer
13 9 (4.25%) VisionPLUS Consultant
13 9 (4.25%) Systems Designer
14 8 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
14 8 (3.77%) Mainframe Developer
15 6 (2.83%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
15 6 (2.83%) COBOL Analyst
16 5 (2.36%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (28.77%) J2EE
2 15 (7.08%) Middleware
3 13 (6.13%) Web Services
4 8 (3.77%) XML
5 7 (3.30%) ISPF
6 4 (1.89%) SOAP
6 4 (1.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (1.89%) .NET
7 3 (1.42%) HTML
7 3 (1.42%) JDBC
7 3 (1.42%) JSP
7 3 (1.42%) JMS
7 3 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.42%) JNDI
8 2 (0.94%) Grails
8 2 (0.94%) Spring
8 2 (0.94%) Java EE
8 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.94%) WSDL
8 2 (0.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 173 (81.60%) Mainframe
2 39 (18.40%) IBM Mainframe
3 34 (16.04%) VSAM
4 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) Online Banking
6 8 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.77%) SWIFT
7 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.89%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.89%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.89%) Chip Card
8 4 (1.89%) AS400
9 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) W3C
11 1 (0.47%) HACMP
11 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.40%) zOS
2 37 (17.45%) UNIX
3 8 (3.77%) AIX
4 4 (1.89%) Windows
4 4 (1.89%) Linux
5 2 (0.94%) MVS
5 2 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.89%) Waterfall
3 56 (26.42%) Risk Analysis
4 49 (23.11%) UML
4 49 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (10.38%) Mentoring
6 20 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 17 (8.02%) Migration
8 15 (7.08%) Change Management
9 13 (6.13%) Coaching
10 12 (5.66%) Release Management
10 12 (5.66%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.83%) Data Modelling
13 5 (2.36%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.36%) Business Analysis
14 4 (1.89%) Validation
14 4 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (1.42%) Performance Monitoring
15 3 (1.42%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 163 (76.89%) COBOL
2 63 (29.72%) Java
3 62 (29.25%) JCL
4 19 (8.96%) Assembly Language
5 18 (8.49%) SQL
6 11 (5.19%) REXX
7 9 (4.25%) NATURAL
8 4 (1.89%) C++
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 2 (0.94%) Groovy
9 2 (0.94%) Scala
9 2 (0.94%) Python
9 2 (0.94%) C#
9 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 17 (8.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.49%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (12.26%) RACF
2 7 (3.30%) ACF2
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (13.21%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.89%) Control-M
3 3 (1.42%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.94%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.94%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (0.94%) MOM
4 2 (0.94%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (29.72%) IBM
2 21 (9.91%) Oracle
3 6 (2.83%) SAP
4 4 (1.89%) CA
4 4 (1.89%) BMC
4 4 (1.89%) Tableau
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.42%) Sun
6 2 (0.94%) Unisys
6 2 (0.94%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.47%) NetApp
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.47%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.47%) Splunk
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
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