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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 797 793 865
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +72
Permanent jobs citing zOS 105 63 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.061% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 27
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30360 28319 31870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.86% 27.21% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25481 24016 27668
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -30 51 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire -19 20 £46,750 -8.78%
North West +2 15 £42,500 - 4
South West +1 7 £43,750 -
South East -13 6 £72,500 +38.09% 2
East Midlands -34 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 108 (58.06%) Mainframe
2 103 (55.38%) IBM
3 84 (45.16%) DB2
4 77 (41.40%) Banking
5 58 (31.18%) Linux
6 56 (30.11%) Finance
7 50 (26.88%) CICS
7 50 (26.88%) WebSphere
8 49 (26.34%) Windows
9 48 (25.81%) AIX
10 44 (23.66%) UNIX
11 36 (19.35%) RACF
12 26 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (12.90%) Incident Management
14 23 (12.37%) Degree
14 23 (12.37%) Middleware
15 22 (11.83%) Java
15 22 (11.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 21 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
16 21 (11.29%) Computer Science
17 20 (10.75%) Software Engineering
17 20 (10.75%) Problem Management
17 20 (10.75%) COBOL
18 19 (10.22%) Solaris
18 19 (10.22%) MQSeries
18 19 (10.22%) Internet
18 19 (10.22%) Performance Management
19 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
20 17 (9.14%) Validation
20 17 (9.14%) Tivoli

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (26.88%) CICS
1 50 (26.88%) WebSphere
2 19 (10.22%) MQSeries
3 11 (5.91%) NetWeaver
4 10 (5.38%) GlassFish
4 10 (5.38%) SAP Web AS
4 10 (5.38%) Apache
5 5 (2.69%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) MS Office
2 2 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.22%) Internet
2 17 (9.14%) SAN
3 15 (8.06%) SSL
4 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.08%) FTP
5 2 (1.08%) VLAN
5 2 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (45.16%) DB2
2 6 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.54%) DataStage
6 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (5.38%) JUnit
2 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 77 (41.40%) Banking
2 56 (30.11%) Finance
3 14 (7.53%) Retail
4 13 (6.99%) Advertising
5 7 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (27.42%) Administrator
2 32 (17.20%) DBA
2 32 (17.20%) DB2 DBA
3 21 (11.29%) Technical Specialist
4 13 (6.99%) WebSphere Specialist
5 12 (6.45%) Developer
6 11 (5.91%) WebSphere Administrator
7 10 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Technical Support
8 9 (4.84%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Technician
10 7 (3.76%) Storage Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Service Manager
10 7 (3.76%) Technical Services Manager
10 7 (3.76%) Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) SAP Basis Administrator
11 6 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
11 6 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
11 6 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) Middleware
2 22 (11.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 16 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (7.53%) HTML
5 11 (5.91%) Web Services
5 11 (5.91%) SAP Basis
6 10 (5.38%) Spring
6 10 (5.38%) Grails
6 10 (5.38%) Java EE
6 10 (5.38%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.38%) XML
6 10 (5.38%) WSDL
6 10 (5.38%) XML Schema
6 10 (5.38%) JAXB
7 7 (3.76%) ISPF
7 7 (3.76%) .NET
8 6 (3.23%) J2EE
9 2 (1.08%) JNI
10 1 (0.54%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.54%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 108 (58.06%) Mainframe
2 21 (11.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 21 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 17 (9.14%) Online Banking
5 15 (8.06%) Replication
6 10 (5.38%) W3C
7 8 (4.30%) VSAM
8 4 (2.15%) AS400
8 4 (2.15%) Clustering
9 3 (1.61%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.08%) iSeries
11 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 58 (31.18%) Linux
2 49 (26.34%) Windows
3 48 (25.81%) AIX
4 44 (23.66%) UNIX
5 19 (10.22%) Solaris
6 12 (6.45%) Windows NT
7 11 (5.91%) MVS
8 9 (4.84%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.84%) Windows 2000
8 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.69%) HPUX
10 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.61%) SUSE
11 3 (1.61%) OS/400
12 2 (1.08%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.08%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 20 (10.75%) Software Engineering
3 20 (10.75%) Problem Management
4 19 (10.22%) Performance Management
5 17 (9.14%) Validation
6 16 (8.60%) ITIL
7 14 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.45%) Migration
9 11 (5.91%) Service Management
10 10 (5.38%) Logistics
10 10 (5.38%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (4.84%) ITSM
11 9 (4.84%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.84%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.30%) Information Security
13 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.23%) UML
14 6 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.83%) Java
2 20 (10.75%) COBOL
3 13 (6.99%) REXX
4 11 (5.91%) C#
4 11 (5.91%) ABAP
5 10 (5.38%) Ruby
5 10 (5.38%) Groovy
5 10 (5.38%) Scala
5 10 (5.38%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.38%) Perl
5 10 (5.38%) Python
6 7 (3.76%) SQL
7 6 (3.23%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.69%) C
8 5 (2.69%) C++
9 3 (1.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) CCNA
2 10 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.84%) MCSE
3 9 (4.84%) MCP
4 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) GCIA
5 1 (0.54%) GCIH
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.23%) COBIT
2 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.69%) SLA
4 3 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 36 (19.35%) RACF
2 5 (2.69%) ACF2
3 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (9.14%) Tivoli
2 12 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.69%) CA Endevor
4 3 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.08%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 103 (55.38%) IBM
2 17 (9.14%) BMC
2 17 (9.14%) Cisco
3 11 (5.91%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) SAP
4 10 (5.38%) EMC
5 9 (4.84%) CA
6 5 (2.69%) Brocade
6 5 (2.69%) VMware
6 5 (2.69%) Compuware
6 5 (2.69%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.61%) Juniper
8 3 (1.61%) NetApp
8 3 (1.61%) Symantec
8 3 (1.61%) HP
9 2 (1.08%) Citrix
9 2 (1.08%) Novell
9 2 (1.08%) Veritas
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