The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 827 887 860
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -27
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 33 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.019% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.047% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 6
Average salary £48,500 £46,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £40,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -23.07%
VSAM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40063 45064 40374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.78% 40.80% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31919 36274 33111
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,756
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in England

VSAM
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the England region.

VSAM Salary Trend in England

VSAM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSAM across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VSAM Salary Histogram in England

VSAM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
South East - 15 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +27 14 £42,500 - 2
North West - 4 £60,000 - 4
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 39 (97.50%) COBOL
1 39 (97.50%) Mainframe
2 34 (85.00%) DB2
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) JCL
5 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 13 (32.50%) DataStage
5 13 (32.50%) CICS
6 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (22.50%) SLA
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (20.00%) ETL
8 8 (20.00%) Marketing
8 8 (20.00%) SDLC
8 8 (20.00%) Credit Risk
8 8 (20.00%) Pentaho
9 7 (17.50%) Line Management
9 7 (17.50%) IBM
10 6 (15.00%) SQL
11 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (12.50%) QA
11 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (10.00%) Social Media
12 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) Migration

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) CICS
2 3 (7.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) DB2
2 13 (32.50%) DataStage
3 8 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Easytrieve
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.00%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (7.50%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Web Services
1 8 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) WSDL
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (97.50%) Mainframe
2 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (10.00%) Social Media
6 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) ETL
3 8 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (17.50%) Line Management
5 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.50%) Change Control
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) COBOL
2 17 (42.50%) JCL
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.00%) REXX
6 1 (2.50%) PL/1
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 5 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) CA
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Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Salary: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago