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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 847 831 883
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +52
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 0.072% 0.052% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 26 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
41438 40072 45456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.23% 39.76% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35141 34935 40257
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 1 September 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 1 September 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
North East - 8 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 -
London -13 6 £47,985 -24.72% 2
South East 0 4 £85,000 +150.00% 1
North West -21 3 £45,000 -13.04%
East Midlands -8 2 £42,500 +41.66%
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 26 (65.00%) IBM
3 22 (55.00%) JCL
4 16 (40.00%) REXX
4 16 (40.00%) zOS
4 16 (40.00%) COBOL
5 15 (37.50%) DB2
5 15 (37.50%) Degree
6 14 (35.00%) UNIX
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) VSAM
8 11 (27.50%) CA Endevor
9 9 (22.50%) BMC
10 8 (20.00%) CA
10 8 (20.00%) SAS
10 8 (20.00%) Migration
10 8 (20.00%) MVS
10 8 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
11 7 (17.50%) QA
11 7 (17.50%) Change Management
11 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (17.50%) Lotus
11 7 (17.50%) Intel
11 7 (17.50%) CICS
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) IBM Notes
12 6 (15.00%) Workflow
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) ChangeMan
13 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (20.00%) SAS
2 7 (17.50%) CICS
2 7 (17.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) DHCP
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) ChangeMan
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) ERwin
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DBA
1 11 (27.50%) DB2 DBA
2 10 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (20.00%) Mainframe DBA
4 7 (17.50%) Mainframe Operator
5 6 (15.00%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) SWIFT Specialist
7 4 (10.00%) Network Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Computer Operator
9 2 (5.00%) Administrator
9 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
10 1 (2.50%) FIX Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (27.50%) VSAM
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (12.50%) SWIFT
4 4 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) zOS
2 14 (35.00%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) MVS
4 7 (17.50%) Windows
5 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
2 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Workflow
4 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JCL
2 16 (40.00%) REXX
2 16 (40.00%) COBOL
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 5 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) RACF
1 5 (12.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) CA Endevor
2 8 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.00%) OpenView
4 4 (10.00%) Control-M
4 4 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (2.50%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) BMC
3 8 (20.00%) CA
4 7 (17.50%) Lotus
4 7 (17.50%) Intel
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Tableau
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago