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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 830 837 844
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 10 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.044% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £49,250 £46,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.91% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,625 £39,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £100,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -11.42%
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
36393 38837 38062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.73% 40.00% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29343 30558 31350
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
South East -20 3 £50,000 -50.00%
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £40,625 - 1
London +8 1 £65,000 +41.30%
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (90.63%) COBOL
2 26 (81.25%) Mainframe
3 23 (71.88%) DB2
4 22 (68.75%) JCL
5 14 (43.75%) CICS
6 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) IBM
6 12 (37.50%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (31.25%) ETL
7 10 (31.25%) SLA
7 10 (31.25%) DataStage
7 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (28.13%) zOS
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) PL/1
10 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (15.63%) CA Endevor
11 5 (15.63%) Retail
12 4 (12.50%) Marketing
12 4 (12.50%) Migration
12 4 (12.50%) HTML
12 4 (12.50%) Java
12 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
13 3 (9.38%) jQuery
13 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (43.75%) CICS
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) DB2
2 10 (31.25%) DataStage
3 3 (9.38%) Adabas
3 3 (9.38%) Pentaho
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) Easytrieve
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Retail
4 4 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (9.38%) COBOL Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) CICS Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) Ajax
2 3 (9.38%) jQuery
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 3 (9.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) zOS
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
3 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) COBOL
2 22 (68.75%) JCL
3 6 (18.75%) PL/1
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
5 3 (9.38%) NATURAL
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) RACF
1 2 (6.25%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) CA Endevor
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago