The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 855 830 842
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs citing MVS 25 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.016% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.088% 0.058% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 20
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +76.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £77,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £25,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -12.28%
MVS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28442 27552 31016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.59% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23783 23690 26862
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MVS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MVS
Salary Trend in England

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

MVS Salary Trend in England

MVS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MVS across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MVS Salary Histogram in England

MVS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the England region over the 3 months to 17 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 - 10 £42,500 -
South West - 4 - - 1
South East - 3 £45,000 - 1
East of England -14 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -30 2 £55,000 +120.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £33,000 -
London -16 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £25,000 -
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 24 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) IBM
4 17 (35.42%) zOS
5 15 (31.25%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) BMC
6 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 13 (27.08%) Windows
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle
8 12 (25.00%) UNIX
8 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.92%) AIX
9 11 (22.92%) REXX
10 10 (20.83%) DB2
10 10 (20.83%) CA
10 10 (20.83%) Tivoli
10 10 (20.83%) ISPF
10 10 (20.83%) OMEGAMON
11 9 (18.75%) .NET
11 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.75%) ITIL
11 9 (18.75%) Finance
11 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 8 (16.67%) C#
12 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) CICS
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.08%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) Big Data
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) DBA
2 10 (20.83%) DB2 DBA
2 10 (20.83%) Mainframe DBA
3 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Leader
4 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.42%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
3 10 (20.83%) ISPF
4 9 (18.75%) .NET
4 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.50%) jQuery
6 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.50%) Lucene
6 6 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (8.33%) Django
7 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.25%) Kafka
9 1 (2.08%) HTML5
9 1 (2.08%) CSS3
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.08%) JSON
9 1 (2.08%) XML
9 1 (2.08%) Ajax
9 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (10.42%) Replication
3 5 (10.42%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) AS400
6 2 (4.17%) VSAM
7 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.08%) DTV
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) zOS
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) UNIX
4 11 (22.92%) AIX
5 6 (12.50%) Linux
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000
6 5 (10.42%) Windows NT
6 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.50%) Data Security
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) Data Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) REXX
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) JCL
6 4 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) COBOL
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) MCP
3 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Tivoli
1 10 (20.83%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.42%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (10.42%) Control-M
3 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) IBM
2 15 (31.25%) BMC
3 12 (25.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.83%) CA
5 6 (12.50%) SAP
5 6 (12.50%) JBoss
6 5 (10.42%) Lotus
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco
6 5 (10.42%) Intel
6 5 (10.42%) Remedy
7 4 (8.33%) Teradata
7 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (8.33%) Trillium
7 4 (8.33%) Peoplefluent
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Capita
9 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.08%) webMethods
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
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