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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 850 855 873
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 20 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.003% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
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
33738 34138 37765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.31% 33.43% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26723 27748 32126
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 10 £55,000 - 1
South East - 4 £85,000 -
North West -10 2 £43,750 +9.37% 2
East Midlands - 2 £38,150 -
London - 1 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (88.37%) COBOL
2 32 (74.42%) CICS
3 29 (67.44%) JCL
4 27 (62.79%) DB2
5 21 (48.84%) Mainframe
6 13 (30.23%) CMS
6 13 (30.23%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) ISPF
7 11 (25.58%) IBM
8 10 (23.26%) REXX
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) VisionPLUS
9 9 (20.93%) zOS
10 8 (18.60%) CA Endevor
10 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
10 8 (18.60%) SAS
10 8 (18.60%) Project Management
11 7 (16.28%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.63%) Assembly Language
13 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
13 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
13 5 (11.63%) RACF
13 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (11.63%) Change Management
13 5 (11.63%) Workflow
13 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (74.42%) CICS
2 13 (30.23%) CMS
3 8 (18.60%) SAS
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) DB2
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Adabas
5 1 (2.33%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) Easytrieve
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) ChangeMan
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) VisionPLUS Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) COBOL Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) DB2 DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) ISPF
2 4 (9.30%) Ajax
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) jQuery
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.65%) EntireX
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Mainframe
2 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
3 7 (16.28%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.30%) Data Conversion
5 4 (9.30%) Data Extraction
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) zOS
2 6 (13.95%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.63%) Workflow
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Web Design
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) COBOL
2 29 (67.44%) JCL
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 10 (23.26%) REXX
4 5 (11.63%) Assembly Language
5 4 (9.30%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) NATURAL
7 1 (2.33%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) RACF
1 5 (11.63%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) CA Endevor
2 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.33%) CA
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