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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
UK / England
Rank 811 860 860
Rank change year-on-year
+49 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 13 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.069% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 40
Median salary £28,750 £38,533 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% -28.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £38,533 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £38,533 £59,000
% change year-on-year
-22.14% -34.68%

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
18755 24897 27517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.84% 26.11% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15892 21143 23303
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
South East +50 10 £28,750 -
London +70 2 - - 3
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 41 (82.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (46.00%) IBM
3 22 (44.00%) Linux
4 19 (38.00%) DB2
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 14 (28.00%) Unix
6 14 (28.00%) CICS
7 13 (26.00%) Windows
7 13 (26.00%) Java
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 10 (20.00%) RACF
10 9 (18.00%) JCL
10 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
10 9 (18.00%) AS400
10 9 (18.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (16.00%) VMware
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) COBOL
11 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle
12 7 (14.00%) SOA
12 7 (14.00%) SAN
12 7 (14.00%) OS/390
13 6 (12.00%) Information Security
13 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
13 6 (12.00%) Logistics
13 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (10.00%) SaaS

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 14 (28.00%) CICS
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.00%) SAS
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) IaaS
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) ATM
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) DB2
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Adabas
4 1 (2.00%) DataStage
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) COBOL Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) DB2 Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Head of Support
5 4 (8.00%) Head of Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) SOA Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Software Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Software Support Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Java EE
2 3 (6.00%) JMS
2 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.00%) JSON
3 2 (4.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) ISPF
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (82.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.00%) AS400
2 9 (18.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.00%) Tandem
4 4 (8.00%) User Experience
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Unix
3 13 (26.00%) Windows
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.00%) OS/390
6 2 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) SOA
3 6 (12.00%) Information Security
3 6 (12.00%) Logistics
4 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) Content Management
5 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (8.00%) OWASP
5 4 (8.00%) SDLC
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) JCL
3 8 (16.00%) COBOL
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) HNC
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (20.00%) RACF
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) XYGATE
4 2 (4.00%) ACF2
5 1 (2.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (2.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) zSecure
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) IBM
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Pega
6 1 (2.00%) Syncsort
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits including pension
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