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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 871 878 909
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Permanent jobs citing zOS 27 82 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.080% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 38
Median salary £37,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,533 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £57,500 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +14.70%
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
23074 27280 29299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.11% 26.51% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19934 23122 24717
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
East of England - 11 £35,000 -
London +17 6 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North East - 3 £40,500 -
North West +13 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +2 2 - - 2
South East +28 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
South West +8 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (77.46%) Mainframe
2 52 (73.24%) IBM
3 45 (63.38%) DB2
4 31 (43.66%) JCL
5 25 (35.21%) SQL
6 22 (30.99%) Banking
6 22 (30.99%) ISPF
6 22 (30.99%) Time Sharing Option
7 21 (29.58%) COBOL
8 19 (26.76%) Linux
8 19 (26.76%) Finance
9 18 (25.35%) OS/390
10 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
11 15 (21.13%) CICS
12 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
12 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (18.31%) Retail
13 13 (18.31%) Java
13 13 (18.31%) iSeries
14 12 (16.90%) SDLC
14 12 (16.90%) CA
14 12 (16.90%) REXX
14 12 (16.90%) Assembly Language
14 12 (16.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 11 (15.49%) Service Management
15 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.49%) VSAM
15 11 (15.49%) WebSphere

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 15 (21.13%) CICS
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) SNA
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) DB2
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 22 (30.99%) Banking
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 13 (18.31%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Lead Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.86%) DB2 Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Lead .NET Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Lead C# Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (8.45%) COBOL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (7.04%) DB2 Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) Server Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) ISPF
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (12.68%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) HTML5
4 7 (9.86%) .NET
4 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.86%) CSS
4 7 (9.86%) CSS3
4 7 (9.86%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (77.46%) Mainframe
2 13 (18.31%) iSeries
3 11 (15.49%) VSAM
4 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.82%) Tandem
7 1 (1.41%) AS400
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) OS/390
3 9 (12.68%) Windows
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.04%) Unix
6 4 (5.63%) AIX
6 4 (5.63%) Solaris
7 2 (2.82%) MVS
8 1 (1.41%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) SDLC
2 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
2 11 (15.49%) Service Management
3 8 (11.27%) Change Management
3 8 (11.27%) Coaching
3 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.86%) MVVM
5 6 (8.45%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Scrum
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.82%) ITSM
9 2 (2.82%) Release Management
9 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.82%) User Stories
9 2 (2.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) JCL
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) COBOL
4 13 (18.31%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) Assembly Language
5 12 (16.90%) REXX
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.86%) C#
7 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.63%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) CLIST
9 2 (2.82%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) Time Sharing Option
2 12 (16.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (11.27%) RACF
4 2 (2.82%) ACF2
4 2 (2.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
2 8 (11.27%) CA Endevor
3 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (5.63%) Tivoli NetView
3 4 (5.63%) zSecure
4 2 (2.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 52 (73.24%) IBM
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) CA
4 9 (12.68%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.41%) TSYS
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