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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 771 841 798
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -43
Permanent jobs citing CICS 99 37 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.036% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73 26 38
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
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
22536 21670 22557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.39% 21.16% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19196 17996 19789
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +85 67 £55,500 +23.33% 2
North West -3 18 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -30 8 £33,000 -31.25%
East Midlands - 5 £44,000 -
South West -15 1 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 181 (82.65%) Mainframe
2 170 (77.63%) DB2
3 159 (72.60%) COBOL
4 140 (63.93%) Banking
5 131 (59.82%) Finance
6 68 (31.05%) Java
7 67 (30.59%) IBM
8 66 (30.14%) J2EE
9 63 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (26.94%) JCL
10 59 (26.94%) Waterfall
11 56 (25.57%) Risk Analysis
12 54 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (23.29%) UML
14 40 (18.26%) UNIX
15 38 (17.35%) zOS
15 38 (17.35%) IBM Mainframe
15 38 (17.35%) Retail
16 33 (15.07%) VSAM
17 28 (12.79%) RACF
18 26 (11.87%) Oracle
19 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.59%) Service Delivery
20 21 (9.59%) CA Endevor
21 20 (9.13%) Assembly Language
22 19 (8.68%) Degree
22 19 (8.68%) Migration
23 18 (8.22%) Mentoring
24 17 (7.76%) SQL
25 16 (7.31%) Middleware

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (6.39%) MQSeries
2 10 (4.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.11%) CMS
4 8 (3.65%) SAS
5 3 (1.37%) FileNet
5 3 (1.37%) Documentum
5 3 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) Internet
2 12 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.65%) ATM
4 3 (1.37%) FTP
4 3 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) SMS
5 1 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (77.63%) DB2
2 10 (4.57%) Adabas
3 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.28%) Easytrieve
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.91%) OLAP
6 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (2.74%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.83%) ChangeMan
2 4 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (0.91%) ERwin
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 140 (63.93%) Banking
2 131 (59.82%) Finance
3 38 (17.35%) Retail
4 11 (5.02%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.02%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (30.14%) Designer
2 61 (27.85%) Architect
3 33 (15.07%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (13.70%) Applications Architect
5 26 (11.87%) Solutions Designer
6 22 (10.05%) Programmer
7 16 (7.31%) Developer
8 15 (6.85%) Consultant
9 14 (6.39%) Technical Specialist
10 13 (5.94%) Analyst
11 12 (5.48%) CICS Programmer
12 10 (4.57%) COBOL Developer
13 9 (4.11%) VisionPLUS Consultant
13 9 (4.11%) COBOL Programmer
13 9 (4.11%) Systems Designer
14 8 (3.65%) Mainframe Developer
15 6 (2.74%) Technical Leader
16 5 (2.28%) DB2 Developer
17 4 (1.83%) Mainframe Programmer
17 4 (1.83%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.14%) J2EE
2 16 (7.31%) Middleware
3 13 (5.94%) Web Services
4 11 (5.02%) XML
5 10 (4.57%) ISPF
6 9 (4.11%) .NET
7 5 (2.28%) JMS
7 5 (2.28%) JDBC
7 5 (2.28%) JSP
7 5 (2.28%) JNDI
8 4 (1.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (1.83%) SOAP
9 3 (1.37%) XSD
9 3 (1.37%) WSDL
9 3 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (1.37%) HTML
9 3 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.46%) JSON
10 1 (0.46%) RESTful
10 1 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 181 (82.65%) Mainframe
2 38 (17.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 33 (15.07%) VSAM
4 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.57%) Online Banking
6 8 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.65%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.83%) Chip Card
8 4 (1.83%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.37%) PMI
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.26%) UNIX
2 38 (17.35%) zOS
3 6 (2.74%) AIX
4 4 (1.83%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) MVS
4 4 (1.83%) Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.94%) Waterfall
3 56 (25.57%) Risk Analysis
4 54 (24.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (23.29%) UML
6 21 (9.59%) Service Delivery
7 19 (8.68%) Migration
8 18 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.39%) Change Management
10 11 (5.02%) Release Management
10 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.65%) Coaching
13 8 (3.65%) Data Modelling
14 7 (3.20%) Project Management
15 5 (2.28%) SOA
15 5 (2.28%) Software Engineering
15 5 (2.28%) Business Analysis
16 4 (1.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 159 (72.60%) COBOL
2 68 (31.05%) Java
3 59 (26.94%) JCL
4 20 (9.13%) Assembly Language
5 17 (7.76%) SQL
6 12 (5.48%) REXX
7 8 (3.65%) NATURAL
8 4 (1.83%) C++
9 2 (0.91%) Perl
9 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) C
10 1 (0.46%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) ISEB
4 3 (1.37%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.85%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.79%) RACF
2 10 (4.57%) ACF2
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (9.59%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.83%) Control-M
3 3 (1.37%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.91%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (0.91%) MOM
4 2 (0.91%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (0.91%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (30.59%) IBM
2 26 (11.87%) Oracle
3 5 (2.28%) SAP
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.28%) Sun
4 4 (1.83%) CA
4 4 (1.83%) BMC
4 4 (1.83%) Tableau
5 3 (1.37%) Pega
5 3 (1.37%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.91%) Unisys
6 2 (0.91%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.46%) Splunk
7 1 (0.46%) NetApp
7 1 (0.46%) McAfee
7 1 (0.46%) VMware
7 1 (0.46%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco
7 1 (0.46%) HP
7 1 (0.46%) EMC
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