The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 844 828 876
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +48
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 30 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.053% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,500 £39,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.38%
ISPF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41064 39535 45316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.30% 39.78% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34808 34456 40134
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the England region.

ISPF Salary Trend in England

ISPF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISPF across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ISPF Salary Histogram in England

ISPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 0 7 £47,985 -24.72% 1
North East - 7 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 -
South East -28 4 £85,000 +150.00% 1
North West -37 3 £45,000 -13.04%
East Midlands -12 2 £42,500 +41.66%
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 31 (79.49%) Mainframe
2 25 (64.10%) IBM
3 22 (56.41%) JCL
4 16 (41.03%) COBOL
5 15 (38.46%) REXX
5 15 (38.46%) zOS
6 14 (35.90%) DB2
6 14 (35.90%) UNIX
6 14 (35.90%) Degree
7 12 (30.77%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) VSAM
8 11 (28.21%) CA Endevor
9 8 (20.51%) Migration
9 8 (20.51%) SAS
9 8 (20.51%) BMC
10 7 (17.95%) CA
10 7 (17.95%) Lotus
10 7 (17.95%) Intel
10 7 (17.95%) CICS
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) IBM Notes
10 7 (17.95%) Change Management
10 7 (17.95%) MVS
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) OMEGAMON
11 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (15.38%) Workflow
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) ChangeMan
12 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ISPF 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 ISPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.51%) SAS
2 7 (17.95%) CICS
2 7 (17.95%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SPSS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) ChangeMan
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) ERwin
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) DB2 DBA
1 10 (25.64%) DBA
1 10 (25.64%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (17.95%) Mainframe Operator
2 7 (17.95%) Mainframe DBA
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) SWIFT Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Computer Operator
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.56%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (79.49%) Mainframe
2 11 (28.21%) VSAM
3 5 (12.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (12.82%) SWIFT
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) zOS
2 14 (35.90%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) MVS
4 3 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Change Management
3 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) Workflow
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) JCL
2 16 (41.03%) COBOL
3 15 (38.46%) REXX
4 12 (30.77%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) RACF
1 5 (12.82%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) CA Endevor
2 7 (17.95%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.26%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (10.26%) OpenView
4 4 (10.26%) Control-M
5 1 (2.56%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) BMC
3 7 (17.95%) CA
3 7 (17.95%) Lotus
3 7 (17.95%) Intel
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Tableau
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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