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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 848 851 837
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing MVS 17 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.012% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.059% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 30
Average salary £62,500 £33,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.56% -23.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £31,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,200 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +6.55%
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
28666 27790 30213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.63% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24198 23284 26329
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 11 £65,000 +32.65%
West Midlands -16 2 £30,500 -8.95%
Yorkshire -17 1 £35,000 +40.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 - -
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (65.12%) Mainframe
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) IBM
4 16 (37.21%) ISPF
5 14 (32.56%) DB2
5 14 (32.56%) BMC
5 14 (32.56%) REXX
5 14 (32.56%) zOS
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
6 13 (30.23%) JCL
6 13 (30.23%) Degree
7 12 (27.91%) CA
7 12 (27.91%) OMEGAMON
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.93%) UNIX
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (20.93%) jQuery
11 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
11 8 (18.60%) SOA
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (16.28%) Web Development
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (13.95%) N-Tier

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 6 (13.95%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (9.30%) CICS
3 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) SAS
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.98%) OLAP
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) Spotfire
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (6.98%) QlikView
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) DBA
1 12 (27.91%) DB2 DBA
1 12 (27.91%) Mainframe DBA
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Spotfire Developer
7 2 (4.65%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) ISPF
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 9 (20.93%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) LAMP
7 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) RESTful
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) Symfony
7 2 (4.65%) Sass
7 2 (4.65%) Haml
7 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) VSAM
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) AS400
5 1 (2.33%) Open Source
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) zOS
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) AIX
6 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.60%) SOA
4 7 (16.28%) Web Development
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
8 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.65%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.65%) High Availability
9 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) REXX
3 13 (30.23%) JCL
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.65%) PHP5
6 2 (4.65%) COBOL
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) Data Quality
2 5 (11.63%) QA
3 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.65%) Control-M
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) IBM
2 14 (32.56%) BMC
3 12 (27.91%) CA
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) Trillium
6 6 (13.95%) Teradata
7 4 (9.30%) Intel
7 4 (9.30%) Lotus
8 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
8 3 (6.98%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
9 2 (4.65%) Remedy
9 2 (4.65%) VMware
10 1 (2.33%) webMethods
10 1 (2.33%) Cognos
10 1 (2.33%) Adobe