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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 835 842 827
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MVS 14 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.051% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 14
Average salary £52,500 £34,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -31.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £35,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+46.85% -28.50%
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
27302 26931 28127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.09% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23029 22315 23987
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 3 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 3 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
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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
London - 7 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -26 3 £52,500 +59.09% 1
MVS
UK

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
3 17 (50.00%) JCL
4 15 (44.12%) IBM
4 15 (44.12%) ISPF
5 14 (41.18%) SOA
5 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 13 (38.24%) DB2
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) Degree
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) REXX
9 9 (26.47%) CSS
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
10 8 (23.53%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) AIX
10 8 (23.53%) Solaris
10 8 (23.53%) CICS
10 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
10 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
10 8 (23.53%) jQuery
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
11 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) Internet
11 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (23.53%) CICS
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) Orchard CMS
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) MQSeries
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.88%) Apache
5 2 (5.88%) SAS
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 4 (11.76%) FTP
3 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) DB2
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) Spotfire
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (8.82%) QlikView
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (8.82%) OLAP
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Mainframe DBA
4 5 (14.71%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (14.71%) DBA
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Spotfire Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) ISPF
2 11 (32.35%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (8.82%) J2EE
8 3 (8.82%) XML
9 2 (5.88%) LAMP
9 2 (5.88%) JSON
9 2 (5.88%) Symfony
9 2 (5.88%) RESTful
9 2 (5.88%) Haml
9 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.88%) Sass
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
2 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) AIX
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) SOA
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Web Development
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Data Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Release Management
6 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) JCL
3 9 (26.47%) REXX
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (5.88%) PHP5
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
3 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 5 (14.71%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) IBM
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
5 5 (14.71%) BMC
5 5 (14.71%) CA
6 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.82%) Trillium
6 3 (8.82%) Teradata
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) Cognos
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago