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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 742 828 819
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -9
Permanent jobs citing CICS 124 45 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.045% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 101 30 40
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,525
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -8.82%
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
22131 20314 22746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.74% 20.32% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18233 17414 19579
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 57 £55,000 - 4
London +3 30 £55,000 -6.38% 7
East of England - 11 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands 0 9 £38,800 +10.85%
South East -4 6 £85,000 - 2
South West -27 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire -49 3 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -6 2 £39,500 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 156 (82.98%) DB2
2 155 (82.45%) Mainframe
3 125 (66.49%) COBOL
4 99 (52.66%) Finance
5 90 (47.87%) Banking
6 77 (40.96%) IBM
7 67 (35.64%) JCL
8 58 (30.85%) zOS
8 58 (30.85%) Java
9 51 (27.13%) J2EE
9 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (25.53%) Waterfall
11 46 (24.47%) Risk Analysis
12 42 (22.34%) IBM Mainframe
12 42 (22.34%) UML
13 40 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (17.55%) RACF
15 32 (17.02%) UNIX
15 32 (17.02%) VSAM
15 32 (17.02%) CA Endevor
16 24 (12.77%) Retail
17 23 (12.23%) QA
17 23 (12.23%) Mentoring
17 23 (12.23%) SQL
18 20 (10.64%) Change Management
19 19 (10.11%) ITIL
19 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (9.57%) Coaching
20 18 (9.57%) Degree
21 17 (9.04%) Unit Testing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.79%) WebSphere
1 9 (4.79%) CMS
2 7 (3.72%) SAS
3 4 (2.13%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.60%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) VisionPLUS
1 9 (4.79%) BASE24
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) ATM
2 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) SMTP
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (82.98%) DB2
2 12 (6.38%) Adabas
3 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.66%) Easytrieve
5 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.60%) Ingres
6 2 (1.06%) OLAP
6 2 (1.06%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.13%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.13%) JIRA
3 3 (1.60%) JUnit
4 2 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 99 (52.66%) Finance
2 90 (47.87%) Banking
3 24 (12.77%) Retail
4 10 (5.32%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.79%) Advertising
6 5 (2.66%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.81%) Architect
2 40 (21.28%) Designer
3 25 (13.30%) Applications Architect
4 23 (12.23%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (11.17%) Solutions Designer
6 19 (10.11%) Analyst
7 18 (9.57%) Programmer
8 17 (9.04%) Technical Specialist
9 14 (7.45%) Developer
10 12 (6.38%) Analyst Programmer
10 12 (6.38%) Consultant
11 10 (5.32%) COBOL Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Technical Manager
11 10 (5.32%) COBOL Programmer
12 9 (4.79%) Mainframe Developer
12 9 (4.79%) VisionPLUS Consultant
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Technician
13 8 (4.26%) Service Manager
13 8 (4.26%) Technical Services Manager
14 7 (3.72%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.13%) J2EE
2 16 (8.51%) Web Services
3 9 (4.79%) ISPF
4 5 (2.66%) XML
5 4 (2.13%) HTML
6 3 (1.60%) Java EE
6 3 (1.60%) Grails
6 3 (1.60%) Spring
6 3 (1.60%) JAXB
6 3 (1.60%) WSDL
6 3 (1.60%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.06%) EntireX
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
7 2 (1.06%) ATL
7 2 (1.06%) JDBC
7 2 (1.06%) JSP
7 2 (1.06%) .NET
7 2 (1.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (82.45%) Mainframe
2 42 (22.34%) IBM Mainframe
3 32 (17.02%) VSAM
4 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.79%) Contract for Difference
5 9 (4.79%) AS400
6 8 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.13%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.60%) W3C
9 3 (1.60%) Chip Card
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) HACMP
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.85%) zOS
2 32 (17.02%) UNIX
3 13 (6.91%) AIX
4 6 (3.19%) Linux
5 5 (2.66%) Windows
6 3 (1.60%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) MVS
8 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.53%) Waterfall
3 46 (24.47%) Risk Analysis
4 42 (22.34%) UML
5 40 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.23%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.64%) Change Management
8 19 (10.11%) ITIL
9 18 (9.57%) Coaching
10 17 (9.04%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.98%) Release Management
12 13 (6.91%) Service Management
12 13 (6.91%) Problem Management
13 12 (6.38%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.79%) ITSM
14 9 (4.79%) Validation
15 7 (3.72%) Migration
16 6 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
17 5 (2.66%) Software Engineering
17 5 (2.66%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (66.49%) COBOL
2 67 (35.64%) JCL
3 58 (30.85%) Java
4 23 (12.23%) SQL
5 13 (6.91%) REXX
6 9 (4.79%) NATURAL
7 6 (3.19%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.66%) C++
9 3 (1.60%) Ruby
9 3 (1.60%) Scala
9 3 (1.60%) Groovy
9 3 (1.60%) C#
9 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.60%) Perl
9 3 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) PL/1
11 1 (0.53%) SELCOPY
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (9.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.66%) ISEB
3 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) OCP
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.23%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (17.55%) RACF
2 7 (3.72%) ACF2
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (17.02%) CA Endevor
2 4 (2.13%) Control-M
3 3 (1.60%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.06%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (1.06%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.06%) MOM
4 2 (1.06%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (40.96%) IBM
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle
3 8 (4.26%) CA
4 6 (3.19%) SAP
5 4 (2.13%) BMC
5 4 (2.13%) Tableau
6 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 2 (1.06%) Unisys
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.06%) Sun
7 2 (1.06%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.06%) Teradata
8 1 (0.53%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
8 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
8 1 (0.53%) Micro Focus
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago