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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 793 811 841
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +30
Permanent jobs citing zOS 73 62 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.062% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 26
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,606 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
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
28780 27557 31043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 27.57% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24021 23715 26887
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 33 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North East - 11 £42,500 -
South West -25 8 £45,000 -5.26%
South East -7 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
North West -12 6 - - 1
East Midlands - 6 £45,500 -
East of England -6 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -56 1 £22,500 -41.93%
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 96 (67.13%) Mainframe
2 84 (58.74%) IBM
3 81 (56.64%) DB2
4 58 (40.56%) CICS
5 46 (32.17%) Finance
6 42 (29.37%) Windows
7 36 (25.17%) Linux
7 36 (25.17%) RACF
8 34 (23.78%) Banking
9 33 (23.08%) BMC
10 31 (21.68%) WebSphere
11 29 (20.28%) CA
12 27 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
13 26 (18.18%) UNIX
14 24 (16.78%) AIX
15 23 (16.08%) Tivoli
16 22 (15.38%) Degree
16 22 (15.38%) Problem Management
17 21 (14.69%) IBM Mainframe
17 21 (14.69%) ITIL
17 21 (14.69%) SSL
18 20 (13.99%) Solaris
18 20 (13.99%) Cisco
19 19 (13.29%) ISPF
19 19 (13.29%) REXX
19 19 (13.29%) JCL
19 19 (13.29%) Middleware
19 19 (13.29%) COBOL
19 19 (13.29%) Oracle
20 18 (12.59%) SQL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 58 (40.56%) CICS
2 31 (21.68%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.49%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.59%) NetWeaver
4 8 (5.59%) SAP Web AS
5 7 (4.90%) Apache
6 5 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.80%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.10%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.70%) CMS
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.70%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Summit
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) SSL
2 18 (12.59%) SAN
3 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.50%) Internet
5 3 (2.10%) Firewall
6 2 (1.40%) FCoE
6 2 (1.40%) VPN
6 2 (1.40%) WAN
6 2 (1.40%) X.25
6 2 (1.40%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.70%) Intranet
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
7 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (56.64%) DB2
2 17 (11.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.49%) RDBMS
3 15 (10.49%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.49%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.20%) Adabas
5 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.40%) OLAP
6 2 (1.40%) MySQL
6 2 (1.40%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) DataStage
7 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JUnit
2 2 (1.40%) ERwin
General
1 46 (32.17%) Finance
2 34 (23.78%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Advertising
4 6 (4.20%) Retail
5 5 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (16.08%) DB2 DBA
1 23 (16.08%) DBA
2 20 (13.99%) Administrator
3 16 (11.19%) Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (7.69%) Mainframe DBA
7 9 (6.29%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Technical Manager
7 9 (6.29%) Senior Technician
7 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Support Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Support
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 8 (5.59%) SAP Basis Support
9 7 (4.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (13.29%) ISPF
2 19 (13.29%) Middleware
3 8 (5.59%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.50%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) XML
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.80%) Spring
5 4 (2.80%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.10%) Java EE
6 3 (2.10%) Grails
6 3 (2.10%) JAXB
6 3 (2.10%) WSDL
6 3 (2.10%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.40%) SOAP
7 2 (1.40%) .NET
8 1 (0.70%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.70%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 96 (67.13%) Mainframe
2 21 (14.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (9.09%) FlexPod
4 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.59%) VSAM
5 8 (5.59%) Clustering
5 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.59%) iSeries
6 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.50%) Replication
8 3 (2.10%) CMDB
8 3 (2.10%) W3C
9 2 (1.40%) Tandem
9 2 (1.40%) GIS
10 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.70%) HACMP
10 1 (0.70%) DTV
10 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.37%) Windows
2 36 (25.17%) Linux
3 26 (18.18%) UNIX
4 24 (16.78%) AIX
5 20 (13.99%) Solaris
6 18 (12.59%) MVS
7 14 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (9.79%) OS/400
8 13 (9.09%) HPUX
8 13 (9.09%) SUSE
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.50%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.40%) OS/390
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 21 (14.69%) ITIL
3 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
3 15 (10.49%) Service Management
3 15 (10.49%) Mentoring
3 15 (10.49%) Coaching
4 14 (9.79%) Business Continuity
5 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.99%) Migration
9 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.29%) Validation
9 9 (6.29%) ITSM
10 8 (5.59%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (5.59%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.59%) Logistics
11 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) REXX
1 19 (13.29%) JCL
1 19 (13.29%) COBOL
2 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 18 (12.59%) Java
3 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
3 8 (5.59%) ABAP
4 4 (2.80%) C++
4 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.80%) Assembly Language
5 3 (2.10%) Ruby
5 3 (2.10%) Groovy
5 3 (2.10%) NATURAL
5 3 (2.10%) C#
5 3 (2.10%) Perl
5 3 (2.10%) Python
5 3 (2.10%) Scala
6 2 (1.40%) C
6 2 (1.40%) Jython
7 1 (0.70%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 22 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.20%) CCNA
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.50%) MCSE
3 5 (3.50%) MCP
4 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) GCIA
6 1 (0.70%) GCIH
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.99%) SLA
2 9 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 36 (25.17%) RACF
2 16 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.09%) KVM
5 11 (7.69%) ACF2
6 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.40%) NFS
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.70%) Xen
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (16.08%) Tivoli
2 17 (11.89%) OMEGAMON
3 8 (5.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.80%) CA Endevor
5 3 (2.10%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.10%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (2.10%) MOM
5 3 (2.10%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.40%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.40%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.70%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 84 (58.74%) IBM
2 33 (23.08%) BMC
3 29 (20.28%) CA
4 20 (13.99%) Cisco
5 19 (13.29%) Oracle
6 17 (11.89%) VMware
7 16 (11.19%) Red Hat
7 16 (11.19%) HP
7 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
8 15 (10.49%) EMC
9 14 (9.79%) NetApp
10 13 (9.09%) Symantec
10 13 (9.09%) Juniper
10 13 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 13 (9.09%) Brocade
11 10 (6.99%) SAP
12 3 (2.10%) Citrix
12 3 (2.10%) Sun
12 3 (2.10%) Compuware
12 3 (2.10%) Sybase
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