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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 840 837 827
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing MVS 29 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.017% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.099% 0.061% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 22
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -13.46%
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
29429 27880 30889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.41% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24638 23881 26722
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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
Yorkshire -33 6 £55,000 +120.00%
North East - 6 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -3 5 £33,000 -5.71%
South East -18 5 £42,500 -29.16%
South West -14 3 - -
East of England +4 2 - - 1
London -11 1 £65,000 +36.84%
North West - 1 £25,000 -
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (43.18%) Mainframe
2 17 (38.64%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 16 (36.36%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) UNIX
4 14 (31.82%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) IBM
4 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 13 (29.55%) zOS
5 13 (29.55%) AIX
5 13 (29.55%) Oracle
6 11 (25.00%) BMC
7 10 (22.73%) Tivoli
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) ITIL
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Spring
9 8 (18.18%) Maven
9 8 (18.18%) Lucene
9 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 8 (18.18%) Data Security
9 8 (18.18%) MVC
9 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 8 (18.18%) JBoss

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.36%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.55%) CICS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.27%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MySQL
1 8 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 8 (18.18%) Big Data
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Maven
1 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.64%) DB2 DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Mainframe DBA
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.36%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) .NET
4 8 (18.18%) Spring
4 8 (18.18%) Lucene
4 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 8 (18.18%) jQuery
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.64%) ISPF
7 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.09%) Django
8 3 (6.82%) Kafka
9 1 (2.27%) COM
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.27%) CSS3
9 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Mainframe
2 8 (18.18%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 5 (11.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (6.82%) AS400
5 2 (4.55%) VSAM
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) DTV
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) UNIX
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) zOS
2 13 (29.55%) AIX
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows NT
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
1 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) Data Security
2 8 (18.18%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Data Management
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) REXX
4 5 (11.36%) JCL
5 4 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) COBOL
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) CCNA
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
2 5 (11.36%) MCP
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.64%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (11.36%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (11.36%) Control-M
4 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) IBM
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) BMC
4 8 (18.18%) JBoss
5 6 (13.64%) SAP
5 6 (13.64%) CA
6 5 (11.36%) Lotus
6 5 (11.36%) Intel
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco
6 5 (11.36%) Remedy
7 4 (9.09%) Peoplefluent
7 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (6.82%) Trillium
8 3 (6.82%) Teradata
9 2 (4.55%) Capita
9 2 (4.55%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) webMethods
10 1 (2.27%) EMC
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.27%) Adobe