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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 794 916 841
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -75
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 88 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.020% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 70 1 10
Average salary £50,000 £47,985 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.19% +19.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £47,985 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,985 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £40,000
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
38288 45629 41515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.01% 40.27% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33038 39233 36440
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 May 2015.

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 May 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
(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
West Midlands - 34 £34,333 - 3
London +63 24 £52,500 +9.40% 1
East Midlands - 18 £47,500 - 1
South East - 11 £50,000 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 77 (74.04%) IBM
1 77 (74.04%) JCL
1 77 (74.04%) Mainframe
2 53 (50.96%) UNIX
3 47 (45.19%) DB2
4 43 (41.35%) CICS
5 34 (32.69%) COBOL
6 32 (30.77%) MVS
7 31 (29.81%) Tivoli
7 31 (29.81%) Oracle
7 31 (29.81%) Java
7 31 (29.81%) Perl
7 31 (29.81%) SQL
7 31 (29.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 31 (29.81%) Business Objects
7 31 (29.81%) Web Services
7 31 (29.81%) AIX
7 31 (29.81%) Solaris
7 31 (29.81%) Linux
7 31 (29.81%) SOA
7 31 (29.81%) WebSphere
8 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
9 28 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
9 28 (26.92%) MQSeries
10 27 (25.96%) DNS
10 27 (25.96%) DHCP
10 27 (25.96%) Firewall
11 25 (24.04%) QA
12 22 (21.15%) Incident Management
12 22 (21.15%) Intel

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 43 (41.35%) CICS
2 31 (29.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (29.81%) WebSphere
3 28 (26.92%) MQSeries
4 22 (21.15%) IBM Notes
5 14 (13.46%) SAS
6 8 (7.69%) Lync
7 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) TCP/IP
2 27 (25.96%) DNS
2 27 (25.96%) DHCP
2 27 (25.96%) Firewall
3 18 (17.31%) HSRP
4 17 (16.35%) LAN
4 17 (16.35%) WAN
5 13 (12.50%) VoIP
5 13 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (11.54%) OSPF
6 12 (11.54%) BGP
7 10 (9.62%) MPLS
8 8 (7.69%) Wireless
9 7 (6.73%) SAN
9 7 (6.73%) Internet
9 7 (6.73%) NAS
10 6 (5.77%) PBX
10 6 (5.77%) SSL
11 5 (4.81%) VPN
11 5 (4.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (45.19%) DB2
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.96%) Hudson
General
1 18 (17.31%) Law
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
2 12 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Legal
4 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.88%) Finance
5 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Consultant
1 31 (29.81%) Technical Consultant
2 21 (20.19%) Mainframe Operator
3 11 (10.58%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Computer Operator
4 10 (9.62%) Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Mainframe Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Network Manager
5 9 (8.65%) Applications Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Technical Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Service Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Network Engineer
10 2 (1.92%) Storage Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Senior Storage Analyst
10 2 (1.92%) Network Team Leader
10 2 (1.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) Web Services
2 28 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (11.54%) HTML
4 9 (8.65%) JSON
5 3 (2.88%) J2EE
5 3 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (74.04%) Mainframe
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.81%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.96%) Kindle
7 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) UNIX
2 32 (30.77%) MVS
3 31 (29.81%) AIX
3 31 (29.81%) Solaris
3 31 (29.81%) Linux
4 13 (12.50%) zOS
5 12 (11.54%) Windows
6 1 (0.96%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) SOA
2 22 (21.15%) Incident Management
2 22 (21.15%) SDLC
3 16 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.54%) Migration
4 12 (11.54%) Release Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
5 10 (9.62%) Coaching
6 9 (8.65%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.88%) CRM
8 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.88%) High Availability
8 3 (2.88%) Test Planning
8 3 (2.88%) Patch Management
9 2 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (1.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) JCL
2 34 (32.69%) COBOL
3 31 (29.81%) Java
3 31 (29.81%) Perl
3 31 (29.81%) SQL
4 13 (12.50%) REXX
5 12 (11.54%) Assembly Language
6 9 (8.65%) PL/1
7 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) CCNP
2 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.04%) QA
2 12 (11.54%) SLA
3 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 31 (29.81%) Tivoli
2 12 (11.54%) OpenView
2 12 (11.54%) ServiceCenter
3 10 (9.62%) SCCM
3 10 (9.62%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 77 (74.04%) IBM
2 31 (29.81%) Oracle
2 31 (29.81%) Business Objects
3 22 (21.15%) Intel
3 22 (21.15%) Lotus
4 12 (11.54%) HP
4 12 (11.54%) VMware
5 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco
7 5 (4.81%) BMC
7 5 (4.81%) Remedy
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
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Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £33935 - £43361 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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