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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 862 849 835
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing MVS 16 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.058% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 15
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -20.00%
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
27753 28872 28030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.15% 27.06% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23476 24120 23797
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,826 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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
West Midlands -13 7 £52,500 +59.09% 1
London - 6 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (70.00%) UNIX
1 21 (70.00%) JCL
2 19 (63.33%) SOA
3 17 (56.67%) IBM
3 17 (56.67%) Mainframe
3 17 (56.67%) ISPF
4 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 16 (53.33%) Oracle
5 15 (50.00%) Perl
6 14 (46.67%) Java
6 14 (46.67%) DB2
6 14 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (46.67%) Business Objects
6 14 (46.67%) Web Services
6 14 (46.67%) AIX
6 14 (46.67%) Solaris
6 14 (46.67%) Tivoli
6 14 (46.67%) CICS
6 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
7 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (36.67%) MQSeries
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) Internet
11 6 (20.00%) SLA
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.00%) .NET

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 14 (46.67%) CICS
1 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 11 (36.67%) MQSeries
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (16.67%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (10.00%) SAS
4 3 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) FTP
2 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) DB2
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) Spotfire
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (6.67%) QlikView
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) ISPF
2 14 (46.67%) Web Services
3 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.00%) J2EE
8 3 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) LAMP
9 1 (3.33%) JSON
9 1 (3.33%) Symfony
9 1 (3.33%) RESTful
9 1 (3.33%) Haml
9 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.33%) Sass
9 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Statistics
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) UNIX
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) AIX
3 14 (46.67%) Solaris
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) SOA
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JCL
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) Perl
4 14 (46.67%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) ActionScript
5 4 (13.33%) REXX
5 4 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP5
7 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) IBM
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) Business Objects
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Intel
5 3 (10.00%) Lotus
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
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