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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 873 892 918
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 4 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.046% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.12%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.12%
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
34317 42371 43234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.84% 42.74% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28200 34192 35186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,252 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VSAM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -17 3 £40,500 -10.00%
East Midlands -29 1 - -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing VSAM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VSAM.

1 20 (100.00%) COBOL
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) DB2
2 18 (90.00%) JCL
3 17 (85.00%) CICS
4 15 (75.00%) IBM
5 13 (65.00%) Banking
6 12 (60.00%) Cognizant
7 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
8 10 (50.00%) Oracle
9 9 (45.00%) SQL
9 9 (45.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) Data Mining
10 6 (30.00%) ETL
10 6 (30.00%) DataStage
10 6 (30.00%) Informatica
10 6 (30.00%) Data Management
10 6 (30.00%) Workflow
10 6 (30.00%) Service Management
11 5 (25.00%) Easytrieve
11 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 4 (20.00%) The Grinder
12 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (20.00%) Firebug
12 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
12 4 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (85.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) DB2
2 6 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (30.00%) DataStage
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) Easytrieve
4 4 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (20.00%) Firebug
1 4 (20.00%) JMeter
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (20.00%) The Grinder
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
1 4 (20.00%) XPEDITER
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Data Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (45.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) DataPower
6 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (30.00%) Data Management
2 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) COBOL
2 18 (90.00%) JCL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) REXX
5 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Cognizant
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Informatica
5 4 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Syncsort
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) CA
7 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software