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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 762 791 779
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing CICS 84 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.058% 0.073%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 53
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 £50,000 £39,800 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
20540 20621 20072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.00% 20.98% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17367 16981 17156
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +75 60 £55,000 +20.87% 5
North West +3 7 £65,000 +66.66% 2
South East -26 4 £50,000 -23.07% 2
South West -33 4 - - 2
East Midlands - 4 - - 2
West Midlands -23 3 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 160 (86.96%) Mainframe
2 126 (68.48%) DB2
3 114 (61.96%) Banking
4 110 (59.78%) COBOL
5 97 (52.72%) Finance
6 81 (44.02%) IBM
7 51 (27.72%) Retail
8 49 (26.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 46 (25.00%) Java
10 44 (23.91%) UNIX
11 43 (23.37%) JCL
12 33 (17.93%) J2EE
12 33 (17.93%) Oracle
13 32 (17.39%) zOS
14 29 (15.76%) Web Services
14 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (15.22%) MQSeries
15 28 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (13.59%) Assembly Language
17 23 (12.50%) Change Management
17 23 (12.50%) SOA
17 23 (12.50%) UML
18 21 (11.41%) TCP/IP
18 21 (11.41%) RACF
19 20 (10.87%) XML
19 20 (10.87%) Release Management
20 19 (10.33%) Project Management
21 18 (9.78%) Middleware
21 18 (9.78%) Service Delivery

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 28 (15.22%) MQSeries
2 13 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.52%) FileNet
3 12 (6.52%) Documentum
4 9 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.41%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.07%) Internet
2 13 (7.07%) FTP
3 8 (4.35%) ATM
4 3 (1.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.54%) SMS
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (68.48%) DB2
2 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.72%) Adabas
4 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.09%) MS Access
6 2 (1.09%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.54%) OLAP
7 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.09%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) ERwin
General
1 114 (61.96%) Banking
2 97 (52.72%) Finance
3 51 (27.72%) Retail
4 14 (7.61%) Marketing
5 12 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 11 (5.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.09%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (19.57%) Architect
1 36 (19.57%) Designer
2 26 (14.13%) Programmer
3 25 (13.59%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (9.24%) CICS Programmer
5 16 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
6 14 (7.61%) Solutions Designer
7 13 (7.07%) Technical Leader
8 12 (6.52%) Developer
8 12 (6.52%) Analyst
8 12 (6.52%) Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (4.35%) Operations Manager
10 8 (4.35%) Systems Designer
10 8 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
12 6 (3.26%) Systems Programmer
12 6 (3.26%) Senior Programmer
12 6 (3.26%) COBOL Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.93%) J2EE
2 29 (15.76%) Web Services
3 20 (10.87%) XML
4 18 (9.78%) .NET
4 18 (9.78%) Middleware
5 14 (7.61%) ISPF
6 13 (7.07%) WSDL
7 12 (6.52%) XSD
7 12 (6.52%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.80%) HTML
9 6 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (2.17%) JMS
10 4 (2.17%) JNDI
10 4 (2.17%) JDBC
10 4 (2.17%) JSP
10 4 (2.17%) SOAP
10 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (1.63%) JSON
12 1 (0.54%) RESTful
12 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 160 (86.96%) Mainframe
2 49 (26.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 29 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.15%) VSAM
5 14 (7.61%) SWIFT
6 10 (5.43%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.17%) PMI
7 4 (2.17%) Chip Card
7 4 (2.17%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.91%) UNIX
2 32 (17.39%) zOS
3 12 (6.52%) AIX
4 9 (4.89%) Linux
5 8 (4.35%) MVS
5 8 (4.35%) Solaris
6 4 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (12.50%) UML
3 23 (12.50%) SOA
3 23 (12.50%) Change Management
4 20 (10.87%) Release Management
5 19 (10.33%) Project Management
6 18 (9.78%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (9.24%) Waterfall
7 17 (9.24%) Migration
8 16 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 16 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (7.61%) Project Planning
9 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.07%) Logistics
10 13 (7.07%) ETL
11 12 (6.52%) B2B
11 12 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 110 (59.78%) COBOL
2 46 (25.00%) Java
3 43 (23.37%) JCL
4 25 (13.59%) Assembly Language
5 10 (5.43%) REXX
5 10 (5.43%) SQL
6 8 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (2.17%) NATURAL
8 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) PL/1
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) ISEB
2 5 (2.72%) VCP4
3 4 (2.17%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
2 5 (2.72%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (11.41%) RACF
2 17 (9.24%) ACF2
3 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (6.52%) CA Endevor
2 8 (4.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.63%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.09%) MOM
4 2 (1.09%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.54%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (44.02%) IBM
2 33 (17.93%) Oracle
3 12 (6.52%) Pega
4 8 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.26%) Sun
6 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.63%) BMC
8 2 (1.09%) Unisys
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) HP
9 1 (0.54%) EMC
9 1 (0.54%) CA
9 1 (0.54%) NetApp
9 1 (0.54%) McAfee
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
9 1 (0.54%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.54%) Splunk
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous package and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: exceptional benefits package and excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago