The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 834 865 883
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +18
Permanent jobs citing zOS 44 71 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.070% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 42
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,707 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
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
22082 26825 28883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.64% 26.32% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18865 22979 24097
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

zOS Salary Histogram in England

zOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
East Midlands +27 12 £52,500 +90.90%
South East - 12 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 9 £30,000 -
London +33 6 £90,000 +63.63% 1
North East - 3 £35,000 -
North West -10 2 £45,000 -14.28%
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 39 (62.90%) Mainframe
2 37 (59.68%) IBM
3 36 (58.06%) DB2
4 30 (48.39%) Linux
5 19 (30.65%) Java
5 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
6 18 (29.03%) SQL
6 18 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (29.03%) CICS
7 17 (27.42%) iSeries
8 14 (22.58%) Service Management
8 14 (22.58%) Incident Management
8 14 (22.58%) JCL
8 14 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.97%) COBOL
9 13 (20.97%) Finance
10 11 (17.74%) Windows
10 11 (17.74%) OS/390
10 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (16.13%) Unix
12 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
13 8 (12.90%) RACF
14 7 (11.29%) Oracle
14 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
15 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
15 6 (9.68%) ITIL
15 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
15 6 (9.68%) SAN

zOS
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 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
2 18 (29.03%) CICS
2 18 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) SAN
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) SNA
3 1 (1.61%) ATM
3 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (58.06%) DB2
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Analyst
1 16 (25.81%) Support Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Developer
3 12 (19.35%) COBOL Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Lead Developer
5 10 (16.13%) DB2 Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Linux Support
6 5 (8.06%) Server Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Server Support
6 5 (8.06%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.45%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Programmer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (6.45%) ISPF
2 4 (6.45%) Java EE
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.23%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (62.90%) Mainframe
2 17 (27.42%) iSeries
3 7 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (9.68%) AS400
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 3 (4.84%) VSAM
7 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) OS/390
2 11 (17.74%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Unix
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.23%) MVS
8 1 (1.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Incident Management
1 14 (22.58%) Service Management
2 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 5 (8.06%) Logistics
4 5 (8.06%) SOA
4 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.45%) Content Management
5 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Content Management
5 4 (6.45%) OWASP
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.84%) SDLC
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.23%) Release Management
8 1 (1.61%) MVVM
8 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) SQL
3 14 (22.58%) JCL
4 13 (20.97%) COBOL
5 4 (6.45%) Perl
5 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.45%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.23%) CLIST
7 2 (3.23%) REXX
8 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.61%) PL/1
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) RACF
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (4.84%) ACF2
5 2 (3.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.45%) zSecure
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) IBM
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) CA
4 5 (8.06%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.61%) Pega
6 1 (1.61%) TSYS
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