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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 838 871 883
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 28 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,760 - £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 - -
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
40408 39352 43699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 39.37% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31824 32202 37061
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 1
South East - 4 £85,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £33,000 -
London -6 2 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (83.33%) COBOL
2 33 (78.57%) JCL
3 32 (76.19%) DB2
3 32 (76.19%) CICS
4 26 (61.90%) Mainframe
5 15 (35.71%) IBM
6 13 (30.95%) CMS
6 13 (30.95%) Degree
7 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) REXX
8 9 (21.43%) VisionPLUS
8 9 (21.43%) ISPF
8 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
9 8 (19.05%) zOS
9 8 (19.05%) SAS
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) CA Endevor
11 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (14.29%) UNIX
11 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.90%) Project Management
12 5 (11.90%) Easytrieve
12 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.90%) .NET
12 5 (11.90%) C#
12 5 (11.90%) Adabas

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (76.19%) CICS
2 13 (30.95%) CMS
3 8 (19.05%) SAS
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) DB2
2 5 (11.90%) Easytrieve
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Adabas
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) DataStage
4 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) ChangeMan
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) VisionPLUS Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) COBOL Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) ISPF
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.76%) EntireX
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (61.90%) Mainframe
2 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (9.52%) Data Conversion
4 4 (9.52%) Data Extraction
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) zOS
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Time Management
5 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Web Design
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) COBOL
2 33 (78.57%) JCL
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) REXX
5 5 (11.90%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) NATURAL
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) RACF
1 3 (7.14%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) CA Endevor
2 4 (9.52%) Control-M
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Tableau
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) Cognizant
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Posted: 5 days ago
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