The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 864 910 932
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Permanent jobs citing MVS 18 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.082% 0.078% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 18
Median salary £43,750 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
22083 26980 28515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.65% 26.38% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18847 23085 23793
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

MVS Salary Histogram in England

MVS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 9 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +41 3 £57,500 +35.29%
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £22,500 -
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UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MVS.

1 22 (57.89%) Mainframe
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 19 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) DB2
4 16 (42.11%) IBM
4 16 (42.11%) JCL
5 15 (39.47%) Unix
6 14 (36.84%) UML
6 14 (36.84%) XML
6 14 (36.84%) COBOL
6 14 (36.84%) CICS
6 14 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Degree
9 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.05%) iSeries
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
12 6 (15.79%) SAS Certification
12 6 (15.79%) Cognos
12 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (15.79%) SAS
12 6 (15.79%) NAS
12 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
12 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.79%) Release Management
12 6 (15.79%) SAS EBI

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (36.84%) CICS
2 6 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) NAS
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) SNA
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.79%) SAS EBI
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Team Leader
2 14 (36.84%) Technical Leader
2 14 (36.84%) Technical Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Computer Operator
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) AS400 Operator
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) EDI
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) ISPF
5 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Mainframe
2 14 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (21.05%) iSeries
4 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.89%) AS400
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (5.26%) User Experience
9 1 (2.63%) Economics
9 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Unix
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) zOS
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) UML
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.79%) Release Management
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) SDLC
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Optimisation
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) JCL
3 14 (36.84%) COBOL
4 5 (13.16%) RPG
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (5.26%) RACF
2 2 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Cognos
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm