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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 856 839 829
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing MVS 21 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.021% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 31
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £59,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £29,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+45.29% +0.86%
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
29175 28702 29091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.77% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24469 24448 25216
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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
London -19 9 £65,000 +18.18%
North East - 6 £42,500 -
South West - 3 - -
West Midlands +1 2 £30,500 -8.95%
Yorkshire -36 1 £35,000 +40.00%
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (58.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) IBM
4 17 (34.00%) BMC
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 17 (34.00%) CSS
5 14 (28.00%) zOS
5 14 (28.00%) ISPF
6 13 (26.00%) REXX
6 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 12 (24.00%) DB2
7 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (24.00%) CA
7 12 (24.00%) OMEGAMON
8 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (22.00%) UNIX
9 10 (20.00%) JCL
9 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (20.00%) MVC
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) jQuery
10 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.00%) Windows
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle
12 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 4 (8.00%) Orchard CMS
5 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
6 2 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (4.00%) nginx
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) SAS
6 2 (4.00%) CICS
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.00%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) DB2
2 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) OLAP
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (6.00%) QlikView
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) Maven
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.00%) Banking
1 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) DBA
2 12 (24.00%) DB2 DBA
2 12 (24.00%) Mainframe DBA
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
1 17 (34.00%) CSS
2 14 (28.00%) ISPF
3 13 (26.00%) .NET
3 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) Lucene
8 3 (6.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) JSON
8 3 (6.00%) Django
9 2 (4.00%) LAMP
9 2 (4.00%) Symfony
9 2 (4.00%) Sass
9 2 (4.00%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) AS400
5 2 (4.00%) VSAM
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) DTV
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) zOS
2 11 (22.00%) UNIX
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (20.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.00%) Data Management
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) SOA
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Data Security
7 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) REXX
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) JCL
5 8 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) COBOL
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) PHP5
7 2 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (10.00%) Control-M
3 2 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) IBM
2 17 (34.00%) BMC
3 12 (24.00%) CA
4 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.00%) Lotus
6 7 (14.00%) Intel
7 6 (12.00%) Trillium
7 6 (12.00%) Teradata
8 5 (10.00%) Remedy
9 3 (6.00%) HP
9 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
9 3 (6.00%) SAP
10 2 (4.00%) VMware
11 1 (2.00%) Capita
11 1 (2.00%) Peoplefluent
11 1 (2.00%) webMethods
11 1 (2.00%) Cognos
11 1 (2.00%) Adobe
11 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com