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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 843 864 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 23 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.021% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
41806 42101 41099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.09% 39.00% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33948 33029 33465
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
East Midlands +20 10 £38,750 +1.57% 5
London +16 4 £47,500 -32.14%
South East +5 4 £61,250 -27.94%
North West -1 4 £60,000 +41.17%
East of England 0 1 - -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (94.64%) COBOL
2 52 (92.86%) Mainframe
3 43 (76.79%) DB2
4 30 (53.57%) CICS
4 30 (53.57%) JCL
5 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (39.29%) DataStage
7 18 (32.14%) Finance
8 15 (26.79%) IBM
8 15 (26.79%) ITIL
8 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (23.21%) Pentaho
10 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (19.64%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (19.64%) SDLC
12 10 (17.86%) REXX
12 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
13 9 (16.07%) QA
13 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
13 9 (16.07%) SQL
14 8 (14.29%) Web Services
14 8 (14.29%) Assembly Language
14 8 (14.29%) SLA
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.29%) ETL
14 8 (14.29%) Banking
14 8 (14.29%) Change Management
14 8 (14.29%) Line Management
15 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
15 7 (12.50%) Easytrieve

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (53.57%) CICS
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) DB2
2 22 (39.29%) DataStage
3 13 (23.21%) Pentaho
4 7 (12.50%) Easytrieve
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.79%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.79%) PROIV
2 1 (1.79%) XPEDITER
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (10.71%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Mainframe Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.50%) Mainframe Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) DB2 Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (19.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (10.71%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Social Media
6 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) zOS
2 3 (5.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) SDLC
4 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) ETL
6 8 (14.29%) Change Management
6 8 (14.29%) Line Management
7 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Service Management
10 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.36%) RAD
11 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) COBOL
2 30 (53.57%) JCL
3 10 (17.86%) REXX
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.36%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) CLIST
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) IC3 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 8 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.79%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) IBM
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) TSYS
6 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
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