The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 760 796 797
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Permanent jobs citing zOS 94 93 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.085% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 36
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £72,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +17.64%
zOS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26828 29417 27856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 26.83% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22671 24921 23745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

zOS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the England region.

zOS Salary Trend in England

zOS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in England

zOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
London +37 30 £55,000 +5.76% 3
South West 0 14 £44,250 - 1
North West -1 14 - -
South East +6 13 £50,000 -31.03% 2
Yorkshire +2 12 £34,000 -29.89% 1
East Midlands +15 8 - -
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 109 (64.12%) DB2
1 109 (64.12%) IBM
2 69 (40.59%) Windows
3 67 (39.41%) Mainframe
4 66 (38.82%) Banking
5 54 (31.76%) Linux
6 51 (30.00%) CICS
6 51 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 47 (27.65%) Retail
8 46 (27.06%) AIX
9 41 (24.12%) Solaris
10 38 (22.35%) TCP/IP
10 38 (22.35%) RACF
11 37 (21.76%) UNIX
12 36 (21.18%) Oracle
12 36 (21.18%) Mentoring
13 34 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 33 (19.41%) RDBMS
14 33 (19.41%) Relational Database
15 32 (18.82%) HP
15 32 (18.82%) WebLogic
15 32 (18.82%) Middleware
15 32 (18.82%) Oracle Database
16 30 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 30 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
16 30 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (17.65%) VMware
16 30 (17.65%) JCL
16 30 (17.65%) Red Hat

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (30.00%) CICS
1 51 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (18.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.29%) Apache
3 9 (5.29%) MQSeries
4 7 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.53%) JBoss
5 6 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (3.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (1.76%) SAS
7 2 (1.18%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.59%) MS Office
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.35%) TCP/IP
2 28 (16.47%) SAN
3 7 (4.12%) Firewall
4 6 (3.53%) SSL
4 6 (3.53%) Internet
4 6 (3.53%) Network Security
5 5 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.18%) SNA
7 1 (0.59%) DMZ
7 1 (0.59%) LAN
7 1 (0.59%) SMS
7 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (64.12%) DB2
2 33 (19.41%) RDBMS
2 33 (19.41%) Relational Database
3 32 (18.82%) Oracle Database
4 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 28 (16.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 11 (6.47%) Adabas
7 6 (3.53%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.18%) MySQL
8 2 (1.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.59%) DataStage
9 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (8.24%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.53%) Ant
2 6 (3.53%) Maven
2 6 (3.53%) CruiseControl
2 6 (3.53%) Subversion
General
1 66 (38.82%) Banking
2 47 (27.65%) Retail
3 22 (12.94%) Finance
4 8 (4.71%) Marketing
4 8 (4.71%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.00%) Architect
1 34 (20.00%) Analyst
2 30 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (16.47%) Infrastructure Architect
3 28 (16.47%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 21 (12.35%) Developer
5 18 (10.59%) Technical Leader
6 16 (9.41%) Consultant
7 14 (8.24%) Administrator
8 10 (5.88%) Programmer
8 10 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
9 9 (5.29%) Technical Specialist
9 9 (5.29%) DBA
10 8 (4.71%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.71%) Applications Developer
10 8 (4.71%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.71%) COBOL Programmer
10 8 (4.71%) COBOL Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 32 (18.82%) Middleware
3 30 (17.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (10.00%) HTML
5 12 (7.06%) ISPF
6 9 (5.29%) Web Services
7 8 (4.71%) SOAP
7 8 (4.71%) WSDL
7 8 (4.71%) JSON
8 7 (4.12%) Spring
8 7 (4.12%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.12%) XML
8 7 (4.12%) XSLT
9 6 (3.53%) J2EE
9 6 (3.53%) DOM
9 6 (3.53%) Struts
9 6 (3.53%) CSS
9 6 (3.53%) JSP
9 6 (3.53%) XML Schema
9 6 (3.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (39.41%) Mainframe
2 30 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
3 28 (16.47%) FlexPod
4 20 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.29%) SWIFT
7 8 (4.71%) Credit Risk
8 7 (4.12%) iSeries
9 6 (3.53%) Open Source
9 6 (3.53%) DataPower
10 5 (2.94%) Reference Data
11 4 (2.35%) Clustering
11 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.18%) VSAM
13 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.59%) Tandem
14 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 69 (40.59%) Windows
2 54 (31.76%) Linux
3 46 (27.06%) AIX
4 41 (24.12%) Solaris
5 37 (21.76%) UNIX
6 30 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (17.06%) HPUX
7 29 (17.06%) SUSE
7 29 (17.06%) OS/400
8 3 (1.76%) OS/390
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) MVS
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.18%) Mentoring
2 28 (16.47%) Business Continuity
2 28 (16.47%) Infrastructure Management
2 28 (16.47%) Coaching
3 19 (11.18%) Unit Testing
4 16 (9.41%) Validation
5 11 (6.47%) Project Management
6 9 (5.29%) Migration
6 9 (5.29%) Test Planning
7 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.71%) Incident Management
7 8 (4.71%) Project Planning
7 8 (4.71%) Product Management
8 7 (4.12%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.53%) Data Management
9 6 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (3.53%) Performance Testing
10 5 (2.94%) ERD
10 5 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.65%) JCL
2 23 (13.53%) SQL
3 22 (12.94%) COBOL
4 17 (10.00%) Java
5 11 (6.47%) Assembly Language
5 11 (6.47%) NATURAL
6 10 (5.88%) REXX
7 9 (5.29%) PL/1
8 6 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.53%) C
9 2 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (1.18%) ABAP
10 1 (0.59%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.59%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (3.53%) OCPJP
2 5 (2.94%) GCIA
2 5 (2.94%) GCIH
2 5 (2.94%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) CCNA
2 5 (2.94%) CISSP
2 5 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.35%) RACF
2 30 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.47%) Hyper-V
3 28 (16.47%) KVM
4 25 (14.71%) ACF2
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (17.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 109 (64.12%) IBM
2 36 (21.18%) Oracle
3 32 (18.82%) HP
4 30 (17.65%) VMware
4 30 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 30 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.47%) Symantec
5 28 (16.47%) Cisco
5 28 (16.47%) Juniper
5 28 (16.47%) BMC
5 28 (16.47%) CA
5 28 (16.47%) CheckPoint
5 28 (16.47%) NetApp
5 28 (16.47%) EMC
5 28 (16.47%) Brocade
6 4 (2.35%) Twitter
7 2 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (0.59%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Remedy
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