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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 821 831 823
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing MVS 10 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.011% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.037% 0.041% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 22
Average salary £63,750 £32,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.15% -38.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £31,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,800 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -23.52%
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
27308 26844 28651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.68% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23126 22382 24811
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
London -4 6 £65,000 +32.65%
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -23 1 £30,500 -7.57%
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 20 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) IBM
4 14 (41.18%) ISPF
4 14 (41.18%) Degree
5 13 (38.24%) REXX
6 12 (35.29%) zOS
6 12 (35.29%) DB2
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) CA
7 11 (32.35%) JCL
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) BMC
8 10 (29.41%) OMEGAMON
9 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (26.47%) CSS
10 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
10 8 (23.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) SOA
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) jQuery
11 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (20.59%) Web Development
11 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
12 6 (17.65%) UNIX
12 6 (17.65%) CMS
12 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.65%) Waterfall

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (11.76%) CICS
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) SAS
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) DB2
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (8.82%) OLAP
5 3 (8.82%) Spotfire
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (8.82%) QlikView
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Mainframe DBA
1 10 (29.41%) DB2 DBA
1 10 (29.41%) DBA
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Spotfire Developer
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) ISPF
2 11 (32.35%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.82%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) Haml
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) Sass
7 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.88%) LAMP
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) Symfony
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) VSAM
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) zOS
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (23.53%) SOA
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Web Development
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) REXX
3 11 (32.35%) JCL
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (5.88%) PHP5
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) COBOL
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 11 (32.35%) CA
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) BMC
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Trillium
5 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.82%) Teradata
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Intel
6 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) webMethods
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago