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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 856 884 822
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -62
Permanent jobs citing MVS 27 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.097% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 32
Average salary £52,500 £39,875 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -18.20%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £39,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.66% +13.92%
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
27834 29809 28544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 26.81% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23466 25101 24272
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 13 £52,500 +59.09% 1
London - 11 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +8 1 £36,000 -10.00%
South East -1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -4 1 £28,500 -18.57% 2
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (79.49%) JCL
2 30 (76.92%) UNIX
3 28 (71.79%) SOA
4 27 (69.23%) IBM
4 27 (69.23%) Mainframe
5 26 (66.67%) ISPF
6 25 (64.10%) Linux
6 25 (64.10%) Perl
6 25 (64.10%) Oracle
7 24 (61.54%) DB2
7 24 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 24 (61.54%) Business Objects
7 24 (61.54%) Web Services
7 24 (61.54%) SQL
7 24 (61.54%) Java
7 24 (61.54%) AIX
7 24 (61.54%) Solaris
7 24 (61.54%) Tivoli
7 24 (61.54%) CICS
7 24 (61.54%) WebSphere
8 21 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 21 (53.85%) MQSeries
9 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
10 7 (17.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
1 24 (61.54%) CICS
1 24 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 21 (53.85%) MQSeries
3 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 4 (10.26%) Orchard CMS
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) SAS
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.26%) FTP
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Consultant
1 24 (61.54%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) ISPF
2 24 (61.54%) Web Services
3 21 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) jQuery
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5
9 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) UNIX
2 25 (64.10%) Linux
3 24 (61.54%) AIX
3 24 (61.54%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) OS/390
5 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) SOA
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Web Development
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) High Availability
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) JCL
2 25 (64.10%) Perl
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) COBOL
5 5 (12.82%) REXX
6 4 (10.26%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (10.26%) ActionScript
7 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.13%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) IBM
2 25 (64.10%) Oracle
3 24 (61.54%) Business Objects
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Intel
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Northgate
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
EMC Computer Systems (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified competative
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago