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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 846 876 884
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Permanent jobs citing zOS 31 62 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.063% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 23
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.04%
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
20624 26184 29343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.54% 26.41% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17429 22347 24680
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +42 12 £67,500 +22.72%
South East +63 9 £80,000 +60.00% 2
East Midlands -2 8 £52,500 +16.66%
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 48 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 35 (54.69%) IBM
3 34 (53.13%) DB2
4 28 (43.75%) Linux
5 21 (32.81%) CICS
6 20 (31.25%) Finance
7 17 (26.56%) Java
8 15 (23.44%) SQL
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.44%) WebSphere
9 14 (21.88%) JCL
10 13 (20.31%) COBOL
10 13 (20.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (18.75%) ITIL
11 12 (18.75%) iSeries
12 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (17.19%) Unix
12 11 (17.19%) Windows
12 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (17.19%) OS/390
13 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
13 9 (14.06%) Service Management
13 9 (14.06%) AS400
13 9 (14.06%) VMware
13 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
13 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (14.06%) RACF
14 8 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
15 7 (10.94%) SAN

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 21 (32.81%) CICS
2 15 (23.44%) WebSphere
3 13 (20.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (6.25%) SAS
6 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
1 6 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) SAN
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) ATM
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (3.13%) SNA
4 1 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.13%) DB2
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Adabas
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) COBOL Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Lead Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) DB2 Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Programmer
5 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Server Support
6 4 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
6 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (6.25%) ISPF
2 4 (6.25%) Java EE
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 3 (4.69%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) JMS
4 2 (3.13%) JSON
4 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (18.75%) iSeries
3 9 (14.06%) AS400
4 8 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
7 4 (6.25%) User Experience
8 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.13%) VSAM
9 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) OS/390
2 11 (17.19%) Unix
2 11 (17.19%) Windows
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) MVS
4 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
2 9 (14.06%) Service Management
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (10.94%) SOA
4 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.38%) Information Security
4 6 (9.38%) Logistics
5 5 (7.81%) SDLC
5 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Content Management
6 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (6.25%) OWASP
6 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) JCL
4 13 (20.31%) COBOL
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.56%) CLIST
7 1 (1.56%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.56%) PL/1
7 1 (1.56%) REXX
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) RACF
3 5 (7.81%) ACF2
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (4.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) zSecure
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) IBM
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.06%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) BMC
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) Pega
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