The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 807 830 862
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Permanent jobs citing CICS 44 116 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 80 74
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
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
15209 19002 22143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 18.86% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12799 16009 18665
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

CICS Salary Histogram in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +87 24 £52,500 -2.32% 1
North West -14 8 £40,500 +4.51%
East Midlands -19 6 £42,500 +17.89% 2
London +33 5 £70,000 +21.73%
West Midlands - 1 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 74 (97.37%) Mainframe
2 69 (90.79%) DB2
3 64 (84.21%) COBOL
4 58 (76.32%) IBM
5 57 (75.00%) JCL
6 37 (48.68%) SQL
7 27 (35.53%) Java
8 26 (34.21%) IBM Mainframe
9 24 (31.58%) Finance
10 23 (30.26%) Oracle
11 22 (28.95%) UML
11 22 (28.95%) zOS
12 17 (22.37%) VSAM
13 16 (21.05%) Banking
13 16 (21.05%) Unix
14 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
14 15 (19.74%) Migration
15 14 (18.42%) MVS
15 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
16 13 (17.11%) Tivoli
17 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (13.16%) OS/390
18 10 (13.16%) Cognizant
18 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
18 10 (13.16%) Service Management
19 8 (10.53%) RACF
19 8 (10.53%) Degree
20 7 (9.21%) REXX
20 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
20 7 (9.21%) Workflow

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) FTP
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.95%) SMTP
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (90.79%) DB2
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Data Mining
3 6 (7.89%) DataStage
4 5 (6.58%) Easytrieve
5 4 (5.26%) MS Access
6 3 (3.95%) IMS/DB
7 1 (1.32%) Adabas
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 4 (5.26%) Firebug
2 4 (5.26%) JMeter
2 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.26%) The Grinder
2 4 (5.26%) Toad
2 4 (5.26%) XPEDITER
3 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 16 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) COBOL Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Programmer
3 18 (23.68%) Analyst Programmer
3 18 (23.68%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 18 (23.68%) COBOL Programmer
3 18 (23.68%) DB2 Programmer
3 18 (23.68%) Developer
4 16 (21.05%) CICS Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) COBOL Developer
5 15 (19.74%) CICS Programmer
6 12 (15.79%) DB2 Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Lead Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Mainframe Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Mainframe Programmer
9 7 (9.21%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
9 7 (9.21%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) Data Manager
10 6 (7.89%) Team Leader
10 6 (7.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (2.63%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) EJB
4 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.32%) ISPF
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) JMS
4 1 (1.32%) JSP
4 1 (1.32%) Servlets
4 1 (1.32%) Struts
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) WSDL
4 1 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 74 (97.37%) Mainframe
2 26 (34.21%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (22.37%) VSAM
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) DataPower
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) zOS
2 16 (21.05%) Unix
3 14 (18.42%) MVS
4 10 (13.16%) OS/390
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) UML
2 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
2 15 (19.74%) Migration
3 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
3 10 (13.16%) Service Management
4 7 (9.21%) Workflow
5 6 (7.89%) Data Management
5 6 (7.89%) ETL
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.26%) SDLC
7 4 (5.26%) Stress Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) COBOL
2 57 (75.00%) JCL
3 37 (48.68%) SQL
4 27 (35.53%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) REXX
6 3 (3.95%) CLIST
7 2 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.32%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) RACF
2 2 (2.63%) ACF2
2 2 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (3.95%) zSecure
4 2 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) IBM
2 23 (30.26%) Oracle
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.16%) Cognizant
5 6 (7.89%) Informatica
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Syncsort
7 1 (1.32%) CA
7 1 (1.32%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.32%) Pega
7 1 (1.32%) Sun
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