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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 884 920 905
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 25 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.009% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.022% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 8
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.60%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -16.66%
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
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
North West +32 8 £47,500 +16.92%
London +13 6 - - 3
East Midlands +5 6 - -
South East - 5 £55,000 -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 69 (97.18%) COBOL
2 67 (94.37%) Mainframe
3 59 (83.10%) DB2
4 56 (78.87%) CICS
4 56 (78.87%) JCL
5 36 (50.70%) IBM
6 33 (46.48%) DataStage
7 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (35.21%) SDLC
8 24 (33.80%) QA
9 22 (30.99%) Finance
10 20 (28.17%) IBM Mainframe
11 18 (25.35%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (25.35%) ITIL
12 16 (22.54%) REXX
12 16 (22.54%) Banking
12 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
13 14 (19.72%) ChangeMan
13 14 (19.72%) zOS
13 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
13 14 (19.72%) SQL
14 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
15 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (16.90%) Pentaho
16 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) RAD
17 10 (14.08%) VisionPLUS
17 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
17 10 (14.08%) TSYS

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 56 (78.87%) CICS
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (83.10%) DB2
2 33 (46.48%) DataStage
3 12 (16.90%) Pentaho
4 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.63%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) ChangeMan
2 3 (4.23%) ERwin
2 3 (4.23%) XPEDITER
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.41%) PROIV
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Mainframe Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Mainframe Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) CICS Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (4.23%) DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Development DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
2 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
2 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) WCF
3 7 (9.86%) ISPF
4 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (94.37%) Mainframe
2 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (28.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) zOS
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) SDLC
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
4 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
5 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.49%) RAD
8 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.68%) Change Management
10 8 (11.27%) ETL
10 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Refactoring
12 6 (8.45%) Coaching
12 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.45%) Migration
12 6 (8.45%) SOA
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) COBOL
2 56 (78.87%) JCL
3 16 (22.54%) REXX
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) CLIST
6 8 (11.27%) C#
7 7 (9.86%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.04%) PL/1
9 1 (1.41%) Java
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.41%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) CA Endevor
1 6 (8.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) IBM
2 10 (14.08%) TSYS
3 6 (8.45%) CA
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Syncsort
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