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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 790 821 809
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs citing zOS 76 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.061% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 37
Average salary £52,750 £45,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.22% -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,533 £40,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
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
26739 29204 27564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.28% 27.05% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22894 24474 23634
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +7 26 £55,000 - 1
North West +11 15 £52,500 - 4
Yorkshire +20 13 £50,500 +26.25% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £27,500 -35.29% 1
South West -12 6 £38,533 -14.37%
South East +4 1 £50,000 - 2
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 110 (64.33%) IBM
2 102 (59.65%) DB2
3 81 (47.37%) Banking
4 70 (40.94%) Windows
5 67 (39.18%) Linux
6 65 (38.01%) Mainframe
7 64 (37.43%) AIX
8 61 (35.67%) Solaris
9 58 (33.92%) Retail
10 57 (33.33%) HP
11 55 (32.16%) Middleware
12 50 (29.24%) WebSphere
13 48 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 38 (22.22%) JCL
15 35 (20.47%) CICS
15 35 (20.47%) Oracle
16 34 (19.88%) Service Delivery
17 31 (18.13%) SQL
18 30 (17.54%) WebSphere MQ
19 28 (16.37%) Internet
19 28 (16.37%) CA
19 28 (16.37%) COBOL
19 28 (16.37%) Mentoring
20 27 (15.79%) Relational Database
20 27 (15.79%) Oracle Database
20 27 (15.79%) SDLC
20 27 (15.79%) WebLogic
20 27 (15.79%) RDBMS
21 26 (15.20%) SAN

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (29.24%) WebSphere
2 35 (20.47%) CICS
3 27 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.02%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 5 (2.92%) Apache
7 4 (2.34%) SAS
8 2 (1.17%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.37%) Internet
2 26 (15.20%) SAN
3 13 (7.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.51%) Firewall
5 5 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.92%) Network Security
6 4 (2.34%) DMZ
7 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (59.65%) DB2
2 27 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 27 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 27 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 25 (14.62%) SQL Server
4 23 (13.45%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (4.68%) Adabas
6 6 (3.51%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (2.34%) DataStage
8 2 (1.17%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.51%) CruiseControl
2 6 (3.51%) Subversion
2 6 (3.51%) Maven
2 6 (3.51%) Ant
3 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 81 (47.37%) Banking
2 58 (33.92%) Retail
3 22 (12.87%) Finance
4 10 (5.85%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.17%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (16.37%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Architect
3 24 (14.04%) Technical Specialist
4 23 (13.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 23 (13.45%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (13.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 21 (12.28%) Analyst
6 15 (8.77%) DBA
7 14 (8.19%) Consultant
8 13 (7.60%) Administrator
9 11 (6.43%) Mainframe Developer
10 10 (5.85%) DB2 DBA
10 10 (5.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 9 (5.26%) Programmer
12 8 (4.68%) Applications Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Analyst Programmer
13 7 (4.09%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
13 7 (4.09%) COBOL Programmer
13 7 (4.09%) COBOL Analyst
13 7 (4.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.16%) Middleware
2 38 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 30 (17.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (10.53%) HTML
4 18 (10.53%) ISPF
5 11 (6.43%) XML
6 10 (5.85%) Spring
7 8 (4.68%) JSON
7 8 (4.68%) Web Services
8 7 (4.09%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.09%) WSDL
8 7 (4.09%) XML Schema
9 6 (3.51%) SAX
9 6 (3.51%) DOM
9 6 (3.51%) XSLT
9 6 (3.51%) XHTML
9 6 (3.51%) UDDI
9 6 (3.51%) J2EE
9 6 (3.51%) CSS
9 6 (3.51%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (38.01%) Mainframe
2 48 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (14.04%) Data Centre
4 23 (13.45%) Online Banking
4 23 (13.45%) FlexPod
5 19 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 14 (8.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (5.85%) Credit Risk
8 6 (3.51%) DataPower
9 5 (2.92%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.34%) VSAM
10 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.17%) PMI
12 1 (0.58%) W3C
12 1 (0.58%) GIS
12 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.94%) Windows
2 67 (39.18%) Linux
3 64 (37.43%) AIX
4 61 (35.67%) Solaris
5 24 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (13.45%) SUSE
6 23 (13.45%) HPUX
6 23 (13.45%) OS/400
7 16 (9.36%) UNIX
8 4 (2.34%) MVS
9 2 (1.17%) OS/390
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) Service Delivery
2 28 (16.37%) Mentoring
3 27 (15.79%) SDLC
4 23 (13.45%) Converged Infrastructure
4 23 (13.45%) Coaching
4 23 (13.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 23 (13.45%) Business Continuity
5 18 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 15 (8.77%) Validation
7 10 (5.85%) Migration
7 10 (5.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.85%) Product Management
8 9 (5.26%) Project Management
9 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.68%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.68%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (4.68%) Test Planning
10 6 (3.51%) Performance Testing
10 6 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.22%) JCL
2 31 (18.13%) SQL
3 28 (16.37%) COBOL
4 17 (9.94%) Java
5 12 (7.02%) REXX
5 12 (7.02%) PL/1
6 10 (5.85%) Assembly Language
6 10 (5.85%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.68%) NATURAL
8 5 (2.92%) Perl
9 4 (2.34%) C
9 4 (2.34%) C++
9 4 (2.34%) Python
10 2 (1.17%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.51%) OCPJP
2 5 (2.92%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) GCIA
2 5 (2.92%) GCIH
2 5 (2.92%) CCNA
2 5 (2.92%) CISSP
2 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.58%) PMP
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.45%) Hyper-V
2 23 (13.45%) KVM
3 19 (11.11%) RACF
4 17 (9.94%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (4.09%) ACF2
6 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (14.04%) Tivoli
2 18 (10.53%) zSecure
3 2 (1.17%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.17%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 110 (64.33%) IBM
2 57 (33.33%) HP
3 35 (20.47%) Oracle
4 28 (16.37%) CA
5 26 (15.20%) VMware
6 24 (14.04%) Red Hat
7 23 (13.45%) CheckPoint
7 23 (13.45%) Symantec
7 23 (13.45%) NetApp
7 23 (13.45%) Brocade
7 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
7 23 (13.45%) EMC
7 23 (13.45%) Juniper
7 23 (13.45%) BMC
7 23 (13.45%) Cisco
8 8 (4.68%) SAP
9 4 (2.34%) Twitter
10 2 (1.17%) Lotus
11 1 (0.58%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.58%) Google
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