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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 853 855 870
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 27 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 2
Average salary £51,250 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,630 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - -
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
40075 39873 43648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.04% 39.75% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31593 32620 36865
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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
East of England - 11 £55,000 -
North West - 6 £42,500 -
South East - 3 £85,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £33,000 -
London -3 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (82.05%) COBOL
1 32 (82.05%) JCL
2 31 (79.49%) DB2
2 31 (79.49%) CICS
3 23 (58.97%) Mainframe
4 13 (33.33%) CMS
4 13 (33.33%) IBM
4 13 (33.33%) Degree
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) VisionPLUS
7 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
7 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.51%) SAS
8 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 6 (15.38%) ISPF
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) REXX
9 6 (15.38%) UNIX
9 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Easytrieve
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) .NET
10 5 (12.82%) C#
10 5 (12.82%) zOS
10 5 (12.82%) Adabas
10 5 (12.82%) NATURAL
10 5 (12.82%) Computer Science

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (79.49%) CICS
2 13 (33.33%) CMS
3 8 (20.51%) SAS
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (23.08%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) Easytrieve
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Adabas
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) ChangeMan
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) VisionPLUS Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) COBOL Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.56%) DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) ISPF
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (10.26%) jQuery
3 4 (10.26%) Ajax
3 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) EntireX
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Mainframe
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Data Conversion
4 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
4 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) zOS
3 2 (5.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.26%) Time Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) COBOL
1 32 (82.05%) JCL
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) REXX
4 5 (12.82%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) NATURAL
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) RACF
1 1 (2.56%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) CA Endevor
2 4 (10.26%) Control-M
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) Tableau
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
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