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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 762 796 799
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs citing CICS 113 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 95 39 38
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,525
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
22425 20254 22932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.78% 20.16% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18449 17321 19731
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
North West +14 48 £55,500 -7.50% 1
London 0 26 £55,000 - 7
East of England - 11 £55,000 -
South West -21 8 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +4 7 £38,900 +11.14% 1
South East -18 5 £85,000 +54.54% 3
Yorkshire -39 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands 0 3 £39,000 - 1
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 139 (80.35%) DB2
2 137 (79.19%) Mainframe
3 111 (64.16%) COBOL
4 84 (48.55%) Finance
5 76 (43.93%) Banking
6 68 (39.31%) IBM
7 58 (33.53%) zOS
8 56 (32.37%) JCL
9 48 (27.75%) Java
10 45 (26.01%) J2EE
11 42 (24.28%) Waterfall
12 39 (22.54%) IBM Mainframe
13 38 (21.97%) Risk Analysis
14 36 (20.81%) UML
15 34 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (19.08%) RACF
17 32 (18.50%) VSAM
18 26 (15.03%) CA Endevor
18 26 (15.03%) UNIX
19 24 (13.87%) SQL
20 20 (11.56%) ITIL
21 17 (9.83%) Degree
21 17 (9.83%) QA
22 16 (9.25%) Unit Testing
22 16 (9.25%) Retail
22 16 (9.25%) Web Services
23 15 (8.67%) Service Management
23 15 (8.67%) Mentoring
24 14 (8.09%) Problem Management
24 14 (8.09%) Oracle

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (5.20%) CMS
2 6 (3.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.31%) Apache
3 4 (2.31%) SAS
4 3 (1.73%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.20%) BASE24
1 9 (5.20%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.31%) ATM
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (80.35%) DB2
2 9 (5.20%) Adabas
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.73%) Ingres
5 3 (1.73%) Easytrieve
6 2 (1.16%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) OLAP
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.47%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.31%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.31%) JIRA
3 3 (1.73%) JUnit
4 1 (0.58%) ERwin
General
1 84 (48.55%) Finance
2 76 (43.93%) Banking
3 16 (9.25%) Retail
4 11 (6.36%) Advertising
5 10 (5.78%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.89%) Back Office
7 2 (1.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.58%) Legal
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (20.81%) Architect
2 34 (19.65%) Designer
3 25 (14.45%) Applications Architect
4 21 (12.14%) Analyst
5 18 (10.40%) Programmer
5 18 (10.40%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (9.25%) Solutions Designer
7 15 (8.67%) Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Analyst Programmer
9 12 (6.94%) Technical Manager
10 11 (6.36%) Consultant
11 10 (5.78%) Service Manager
11 10 (5.78%) Technical Services Manager
11 10 (5.78%) COBOL Developer
11 10 (5.78%) Senior Technician
12 9 (5.20%) VisionPLUS Consultant
12 9 (5.20%) COBOL Programmer
12 9 (5.20%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (4.62%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
13 8 (4.62%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.01%) J2EE
2 16 (9.25%) Web Services
3 7 (4.05%) ISPF
4 5 (2.89%) XML
5 4 (2.31%) HTML
6 3 (1.73%) Java EE
6 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.73%) Spring
6 3 (1.73%) WSDL
6 3 (1.73%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.73%) JAXB
6 3 (1.73%) Grails
7 2 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.16%) EntireX
7 2 (1.16%) JNDI
7 2 (1.16%) .NET
7 2 (1.16%) JMS
7 2 (1.16%) ATL
7 2 (1.16%) JDBC
7 2 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (79.19%) Mainframe
2 39 (22.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 32 (18.50%) VSAM
4 9 (5.20%) Contract for Difference
4 9 (5.20%) AS400
5 8 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.31%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.73%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.73%) W3C
9 1 (0.58%) HACMP
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (33.53%) zOS
2 26 (15.03%) UNIX
3 10 (5.78%) AIX
4 6 (3.47%) Linux
5 3 (1.73%) Solaris
5 3 (1.73%) Windows
6 2 (1.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.58%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.28%) Waterfall
2 38 (21.97%) Risk Analysis
3 36 (20.81%) UML
4 34 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.56%) ITIL
6 16 (9.25%) Unit Testing
7 15 (8.67%) Service Management
7 15 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (8.09%) Problem Management
9 13 (7.51%) Change Management
10 12 (6.94%) Coaching
11 11 (6.36%) ITSM
12 10 (5.78%) Validation
12 10 (5.78%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.20%) Release Management
14 7 (4.05%) Migration
15 5 (2.89%) Performance Testing
15 5 (2.89%) Compatibility Testing
15 5 (2.89%) Load Testing
15 5 (2.89%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (64.16%) COBOL
2 56 (32.37%) JCL
3 48 (27.75%) Java
4 24 (13.87%) SQL
5 8 (4.62%) REXX
6 7 (4.05%) NATURAL
7 3 (1.73%) Ruby
7 3 (1.73%) Groovy
7 3 (1.73%) Scala
7 3 (1.73%) Python
7 3 (1.73%) C#
7 3 (1.73%) C++
7 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.73%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) PL/1
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) ISEB
3 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.58%) OCP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.08%) RACF
2 7 (4.05%) ACF2
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (15.03%) CA Endevor
2 4 (2.31%) Control-M
3 2 (1.16%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.58%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 68 (39.31%) IBM
2 14 (8.09%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) CA
4 5 (2.89%) SAP
5 4 (2.31%) Tableau
6 3 (1.73%) Sybase
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.16%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.16%) Teradata
8 1 (0.58%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.58%) BMC
8 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum basic + bonus + pension + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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