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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 755 829 813
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -16
Permanent jobs citing CICS 124 40 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.040% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101 26 35
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £69,150
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
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
22259 20213 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.87% 20.42% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18407 17309 18960
Average salary £42,500 £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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.32%

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 October 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 October 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 58 £55,000 - 3
London -8 31 £55,000 - 6
East of England - 11 £55,000 -
East Midlands +3 10 £38,800 +10.85% 2
South East +1 5 £85,000 -
South West -12 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Yorkshire -41 3 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -16 1 £40,000 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 160 (84.66%) DB2
2 155 (82.01%) Mainframe
3 129 (68.25%) COBOL
4 100 (52.91%) Finance
5 96 (50.79%) Banking
6 75 (39.68%) IBM
7 66 (34.92%) JCL
8 60 (31.75%) Java
9 54 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (28.04%) J2EE
10 53 (28.04%) zOS
11 51 (26.98%) Waterfall
12 48 (25.40%) Risk Analysis
13 44 (23.28%) UML
14 42 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 41 (21.69%) IBM Mainframe
16 35 (18.52%) UNIX
17 34 (17.99%) CA Endevor
18 33 (17.46%) RACF
19 30 (15.87%) VSAM
20 26 (13.76%) Retail
21 25 (13.23%) QA
22 23 (12.17%) Mentoring
23 22 (11.64%) SQL
24 21 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
25 20 (10.58%) Change Management
26 18 (9.52%) Degree
26 18 (9.52%) Coaching
27 17 (8.99%) Web Services
27 17 (8.99%) Unit Testing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.76%) CMS
1 9 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.23%) SAS
3 4 (2.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.59%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.59%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) BASE24
1 9 (4.76%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) ATM
2 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.53%) SMTP
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (84.66%) DB2
2 12 (6.35%) Adabas
3 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.65%) Easytrieve
5 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.59%) Ingres
5 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) OLAP
6 2 (1.06%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.12%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.12%) JIRA
3 3 (1.59%) JUnit
4 2 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 100 (52.91%) Finance
2 96 (50.79%) Banking
3 26 (13.76%) Retail
4 10 (5.29%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.17%) Advertising
6 5 (2.65%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.75%) Architect
2 42 (22.22%) Designer
3 26 (13.76%) Applications Architect
4 24 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (11.64%) Solutions Designer
6 19 (10.05%) Technical Specialist
7 18 (9.52%) Programmer
7 18 (9.52%) Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Consultant
9 12 (6.35%) Analyst Programmer
10 10 (5.29%) COBOL Programmer
10 10 (5.29%) COBOL Developer
11 9 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
11 9 (4.76%) VisionPLUS Consultant
11 9 (4.76%) Senior Technician
12 7 (3.70%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
12 7 (3.70%) COBOL Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Technical Manager
13 6 (3.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (28.04%) J2EE
2 17 (8.99%) Web Services
3 7 (3.70%) ISPF
4 6 (3.17%) XML
5 4 (2.12%) HTML
6 3 (1.59%) .NET
6 3 (1.59%) WSDL
6 3 (1.59%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.59%) JAXB
6 3 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.59%) Spring
6 3 (1.59%) Java EE
6 3 (1.59%) Grails
7 2 (1.06%) JSON
7 2 (1.06%) JMS
7 2 (1.06%) JNDI
7 2 (1.06%) EntireX
7 2 (1.06%) Middleware
7 2 (1.06%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 155 (82.01%) Mainframe
2 41 (21.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 30 (15.87%) VSAM
4 21 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.76%) Contract for Difference
5 9 (4.76%) AS400
6 8 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.12%) Chip Card
8 4 (2.12%) Data Conversion
8 4 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.59%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.59%) W3C
10 1 (0.53%) HACMP
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.04%) zOS
2 35 (18.52%) UNIX
3 13 (6.88%) AIX
4 7 (3.70%) Linux
5 6 (3.17%) Windows
6 3 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) MVS
8 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.98%) Waterfall
3 48 (25.40%) Risk Analysis
4 44 (23.28%) UML
5 42 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.17%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.58%) Change Management
8 18 (9.52%) Coaching
9 17 (8.99%) Release Management
9 17 (8.99%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.47%) ITIL
11 11 (5.82%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.29%) Problem Management
13 9 (4.76%) Service Management
13 9 (4.76%) Validation
14 7 (3.70%) Migration
15 6 (3.17%) ITSM
16 5 (2.65%) Performance Testing
16 5 (2.65%) Compatibility Testing
16 5 (2.65%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (68.25%) COBOL
2 66 (34.92%) JCL
3 60 (31.75%) Java
4 22 (11.64%) SQL
5 12 (6.35%) REXX
6 9 (4.76%) NATURAL
7 7 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.12%) C++
9 3 (1.59%) Ruby
9 3 (1.59%) Groovy
9 3 (1.59%) Scala
9 3 (1.59%) Python
9 3 (1.59%) C#
9 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.59%) Perl
10 2 (1.06%) PL/1
11 1 (0.53%) SELCOPY
11 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) ISEB
3 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) OCP
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.23%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (17.46%) RACF
2 7 (3.70%) ACF2
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (17.99%) CA Endevor
2 4 (2.12%) Control-M
3 3 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.06%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.06%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.06%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.06%) MOM
4 2 (1.06%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.06%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (39.68%) IBM
2 15 (7.94%) Oracle
3 8 (4.23%) CA
4 6 (3.17%) SAP
5 4 (2.12%) BMC
5 4 (2.12%) Tableau
6 3 (1.59%) 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%) Splunk
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
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Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
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