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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 847 838 854
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 16 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 10
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £50,000 £42,247
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
37306 40057 41670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.39% 40.87% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32144 33531 37041
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
East Midlands +35 9 £40,000 +6.66% 4
London - 3 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 1
South East -18 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 49 (85.96%) Mainframe
2 44 (77.19%) JCL
3 37 (64.91%) IBM
4 31 (54.39%) UNIX
5 19 (33.33%) Windows
6 18 (31.58%) QA
7 16 (28.07%) Incident Management
7 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
7 16 (28.07%) AIX
7 16 (28.07%) Perl
7 16 (28.07%) Linux
8 15 (26.32%) IBM Notes
8 15 (26.32%) SSL
8 15 (26.32%) Intel
8 15 (26.32%) Lotus
9 14 (24.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (24.56%) DB2
10 13 (22.81%) REXX
10 13 (22.81%) Finance
11 12 (21.05%) MVS
11 12 (21.05%) COBOL
12 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) Middleware
12 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
12 11 (19.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 10 (17.54%) Degree
13 10 (17.54%) CICS
14 9 (15.79%) HP
14 9 (15.79%) SLA
14 9 (15.79%) Change Management

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
2 15 (26.32%) IBM Notes
3 10 (17.54%) CICS
4 8 (14.04%) SAS
5 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.75%) Lync
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) SSL
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) DHCP
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
3 8 (14.04%) DNS
4 7 (12.28%) HSRP
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) LAN
5 6 (10.53%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) VoIP
7 3 (5.26%) WLAN
7 3 (5.26%) MPLS
7 3 (5.26%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) Wireless
8 2 (3.51%) OSPF
8 2 (3.51%) BGP
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) IPsec
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Mainframe Operator
2 12 (21.05%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (12.28%) Computer Operator
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) DBA
5 6 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Mainframe DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Data Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (19.30%) Middleware
2 11 (19.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (85.96%) Mainframe
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Kindle
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) UNIX
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) AIX
3 16 (28.07%) Linux
4 12 (21.05%) MVS
5 8 (14.04%) zOS
6 5 (8.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Incident Management
2 9 (15.79%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 8 (14.04%) Release Management
3 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.04%) Coaching
4 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.77%) SOA
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.51%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
8 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.75%) Workflow
9 1 (1.75%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) JCL
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
3 13 (22.81%) REXX
4 12 (21.05%) COBOL
5 11 (19.30%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Assembly Language
6 7 (12.28%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) PL/1
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) VCP4
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) QA
2 9 (15.79%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.75%) RACF
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) OpenView
1 8 (14.04%) CA Endevor
1 8 (14.04%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (8.77%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (8.77%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) IBM
2 15 (26.32%) Intel
2 15 (26.32%) Lotus
3 9 (15.79%) HP
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
4 6 (10.53%) BMC
4 6 (10.53%) CA
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) McAfee
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Northamptonshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 9 days ago