The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 843 794 840
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +46
Permanent jobs citing zOS 52 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.041% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 21
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29312 27910 30658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.93% 27.51% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24670 23781 26549
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
zOS
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
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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 -19 23 £52,500 -2.77% 4
Yorkshire -24 9 £40,000 +3.22%
South West -13 8 £45,000 -5.26%
South East -14 4 £39,000 -22.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West -8 2 £71,500 +78.75%
North East - 2 £42,500 -
East of England -16 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 103 (67.32%) Mainframe
2 95 (62.09%) IBM
3 84 (54.90%) DB2
4 55 (35.95%) CICS
4 55 (35.95%) Finance
5 51 (33.33%) Banking
6 39 (25.49%) Linux
7 36 (23.53%) Windows
7 36 (23.53%) RACF
8 31 (20.26%) AIX
8 31 (20.26%) WebSphere
9 29 (18.95%) UNIX
10 28 (18.30%) Problem Management
11 25 (16.34%) ITIL
11 25 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (16.34%) IBM Mainframe
12 23 (15.03%) Incident Management
13 22 (14.38%) Tivoli
14 19 (12.42%) BMC
14 19 (12.42%) COBOL
15 17 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
16 16 (10.46%) Cisco
16 16 (10.46%) Performance Management
16 16 (10.46%) Service Management
17 15 (9.80%) Solaris
17 15 (9.80%) Java
17 15 (9.80%) SAN
18 14 (9.15%) Oracle
19 13 (8.50%) SSL
19 13 (8.50%) CA

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 55 (35.95%) CICS
2 31 (20.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.88%) NetWeaver
3 9 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.23%) SAP Web AS
5 6 (3.92%) MQSeries
6 5 (3.27%) Apache
6 5 (3.27%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.61%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.65%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) SAN
2 13 (8.50%) SSL
3 12 (7.84%) Internet
4 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.65%) X.25
6 1 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
6 1 (0.65%) FCoE
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (54.90%) DB2
2 10 (6.54%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.61%) Adabas
6 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) DataStage
7 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
General
1 55 (35.95%) Finance
2 51 (33.33%) Banking
3 13 (8.50%) Advertising
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Administrator
2 27 (17.65%) DB2 DBA
2 27 (17.65%) DBA
3 13 (8.50%) Analyst
4 12 (7.84%) Technical Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Senior Technician
5 10 (6.54%) Service Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Technical Services Manager
5 10 (6.54%) Architect
6 9 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Administrator
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.23%) WebSphere Specialist
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Support
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Support Analyst
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 8 (5.23%) SAP Basis Support
7 8 (5.23%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (8.50%) Middleware
3 11 (7.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (5.88%) SAP Basis
4 9 (5.88%) ISPF
5 4 (2.61%) Web Services
5 4 (2.61%) XML
5 4 (2.61%) HTML
6 3 (1.96%) JAXB
6 3 (1.96%) WSDL
6 3 (1.96%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.96%) Grails
6 3 (1.96%) Java EE
6 3 (1.96%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.96%) Spring
7 2 (1.31%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.31%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.31%) .NET
8 1 (0.65%) J2EE
8 1 (0.65%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 103 (67.32%) Mainframe
2 25 (16.34%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (7.19%) Replication
4 10 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.23%) Online Banking
6 8 (5.23%) VSAM
7 7 (4.58%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.61%) iSeries
9 3 (1.96%) W3C
10 2 (1.31%) Tandem
10 2 (1.31%) GIS
10 2 (1.31%) Clustering
10 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.65%) HACMP
11 1 (0.65%) DTV
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) Open Source
11 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.49%) Linux
2 36 (23.53%) Windows
3 31 (20.26%) AIX
4 29 (18.95%) UNIX
5 15 (9.80%) Solaris
6 10 (6.54%) MVS
7 9 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.23%) Windows NT
8 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.58%) OS/400
9 7 (4.58%) HPUX
9 7 (4.58%) SUSE
10 2 (1.31%) OS/390
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.30%) Problem Management
2 25 (16.34%) ITIL
2 25 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (15.03%) Incident Management
4 16 (10.46%) Performance Management
4 16 (10.46%) Service Management
5 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.84%) Validation
6 12 (7.84%) Migration
6 12 (7.84%) ITSM
7 10 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.23%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.23%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.23%) Logistics
8 8 (5.23%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (5.23%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (4.58%) Business Continuity
9 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.42%) COBOL
2 15 (9.80%) Java
3 12 (7.84%) REXX
4 11 (7.19%) JCL
5 9 (5.88%) SQL
5 9 (5.88%) ABAP
6 6 (3.92%) Assembly Language
6 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.61%) C#
8 3 (1.96%) NATURAL
8 3 (1.96%) Perl
8 3 (1.96%) C
8 3 (1.96%) Python
8 3 (1.96%) Scala
8 3 (1.96%) Groovy
8 3 (1.96%) Ruby
9 2 (1.31%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) PL/1
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.19%) Degree
2 9 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.88%) CCNA
3 8 (5.23%) MCSE
3 8 (5.23%) MCP
3 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) GCIA
6 1 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 36 (23.53%) RACF
2 10 (6.54%) ACF2
3 8 (5.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.58%) KVM
5 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.65%) Xen
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.92%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.31%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 95 (62.09%) IBM
2 19 (12.42%) BMC
3 16 (10.46%) Cisco
4 14 (9.15%) Oracle
5 13 (8.50%) CA
6 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.19%) SAP
7 9 (5.88%) EMC
7 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.88%) VMware
8 8 (5.23%) HP
9 7 (4.58%) Symantec
9 7 (4.58%) Juniper
9 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.58%) NetApp
9 7 (4.58%) Brocade
10 5 (3.27%) Compuware
11 4 (2.61%) Citrix
12 2 (1.31%) Sybase
13 1 (0.65%) Lotus
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago