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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 802 890 826
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -64
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 76 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.010% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.025% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 59 5 18
Average salary £47,500 £47,985 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.01% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,665 £47,985 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,194 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £85,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-54.66% +58.87%
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
39212 43484 41190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.99% 39.40% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33880 37477 36127
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
West Midlands - 32 £34,500 -
London +28 17 £52,500 +9.40% 2
East Midlands - 12 £45,000 -
South East +20 8 £50,000 -41.17%
South West - 6 £38,533 -
East of England - 1 - -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 99 (78.57%) Mainframe
2 97 (76.98%) JCL
3 93 (73.81%) IBM
4 62 (49.21%) UNIX
5 55 (43.65%) DB2
6 45 (35.71%) CICS
7 43 (34.13%) COBOL
8 39 (30.95%) SQL
9 35 (27.78%) Linux
9 35 (27.78%) Tivoli
10 34 (26.98%) MVS
11 33 (26.19%) AIX
11 33 (26.19%) Solaris
11 33 (26.19%) SOA
11 33 (26.19%) Oracle
11 33 (26.19%) Java
11 33 (26.19%) Perl
11 33 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 33 (26.19%) Business Objects
11 33 (26.19%) Web Services
11 33 (26.19%) WebSphere
12 32 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
12 32 (25.40%) MQSeries
13 31 (24.60%) Incident Management
13 31 (24.60%) QA
14 29 (23.02%) IBM Notes
14 29 (23.02%) Lotus
14 29 (23.02%) Intel
15 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 27 (21.43%) Banking

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (35.71%) CICS
2 33 (26.19%) WebSphere
2 33 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (25.40%) MQSeries
4 29 (23.02%) IBM Notes
5 17 (13.49%) SAS
6 8 (6.35%) Lync
7 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 27 (21.43%) DHCP
2 27 (21.43%) DNS
2 27 (21.43%) Firewall
3 18 (14.29%) HSRP
4 17 (13.49%) WAN
4 17 (13.49%) LAN
5 13 (10.32%) VoIP
5 13 (10.32%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (9.52%) OSPF
6 12 (9.52%) BGP
7 10 (7.94%) MPLS
8 8 (6.35%) Wireless
9 7 (5.56%) SAN
9 7 (5.56%) NAS
10 6 (4.76%) PBX
11 5 (3.97%) VPN
11 5 (3.97%) Internet
11 5 (3.97%) VLAN
12 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (43.65%) DB2
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) Hudson
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (21.43%) Banking
2 21 (16.67%) Retail
3 18 (14.29%) Law
4 7 (5.56%) Finance
5 6 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.76%) Private Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Consultant
1 33 (26.19%) Technical Consultant
2 28 (22.22%) Mainframe Operator
3 13 (10.32%) Computer Operator
4 12 (9.52%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Mainframe Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Applications Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (7.14%) Network Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Network Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.38%) Network Engineer
11 2 (1.59%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.59%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.59%) Team Leader
11 2 (1.59%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) Web Services
2 32 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (8.73%) HTML
4 10 (7.94%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) J2EE
5 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (78.57%) Mainframe
2 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (3.97%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.79%) Kindle
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.21%) UNIX
2 35 (27.78%) Linux
3 34 (26.98%) MVS
4 33 (26.19%) AIX
4 33 (26.19%) Solaris
5 20 (15.87%) zOS
6 17 (13.49%) Windows
7 1 (0.79%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) SOA
2 31 (24.60%) Incident Management
3 26 (20.63%) SDLC
4 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 17 (13.49%) Change Management
6 15 (11.90%) Migration
6 15 (11.90%) Release Management
6 15 (11.90%) Coaching
7 10 (7.94%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (4.76%) Wealth Management
10 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.38%) Patch Management
11 3 (2.38%) CRM
12 2 (1.59%) ITIL
12 2 (1.59%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.59%) Time Management
12 2 (1.59%) Security Architecture
12 2 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (76.98%) JCL
2 43 (34.13%) COBOL
3 39 (30.95%) SQL
4 33 (26.19%) Java
4 33 (26.19%) Perl
5 15 (11.90%) REXX
6 12 (9.52%) Assembly Language
7 10 (7.94%) PL/1
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
1 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) CCNP
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.60%) QA
2 15 (11.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (27.78%) Tivoli
2 15 (11.90%) CA Endevor
2 15 (11.90%) ServiceCenter
2 15 (11.90%) OpenView
3 10 (7.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (73.81%) IBM
2 33 (26.19%) Oracle
2 33 (26.19%) Business Objects
3 29 (23.02%) Intel
3 29 (23.02%) Lotus
4 15 (11.90%) HP
4 15 (11.90%) VMware
5 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.56%) SAP
6 7 (5.56%) Cisco
7 5 (3.97%) BMC
7 5 (3.97%) Remedy
8 2 (1.59%) CA
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