The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 877 856 869
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 25 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.020% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 13
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.54%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37966 34810 38744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.21% 32.84% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30295 28577 32977
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
VSAM
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 9 £46,000 - 1
East of England - 6 £46,500 -
South East -13 3 £100,000 +90.47%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 30 (96.77%) COBOL
2 18 (58.06%) CICS
3 16 (51.61%) Mainframe
4 12 (38.71%) Change Management
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) IBM
4 12 (38.71%) Project Management
5 11 (35.48%) CA Endevor
5 11 (35.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (32.26%) JCL
6 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
7 8 (25.81%) zOS
7 8 (25.81%) DB2
8 7 (22.58%) REXX
8 7 (22.58%) ISPF
9 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
9 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
9 5 (16.13%) RACF
9 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (16.13%) Workflow
9 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
9 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
9 5 (16.13%) V-Model
9 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) ACF2
10 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (58.06%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Mainframe
2 11 (35.48%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Project Management
1 12 (38.71%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
3 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Workflow
3 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
3 5 (16.13%) V-Model
3 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Test Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) COBOL
2 10 (32.26%) JCL
3 7 (22.58%) REXX
4 5 (16.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) RACF
1 5 (16.13%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) CA Endevor
2 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) BT
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