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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 810 803 842
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +39
Permanent jobs citing zOS 67 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.049% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 24
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,300 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
29212 27754 30931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.95% 27.54% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24470 23764 26724
Average salary £40,000 £41,877 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -4 32 £55,000 +6.79% 5
South West -15 9 £45,000 -5.26%
North East - 8 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -36 6 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
South East -3 3 £39,000 -22.00% 1
North West -11 3 - - 1
East of England -16 2 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 99 (65.13%) Mainframe
2 92 (60.53%) IBM
3 86 (56.58%) DB2
4 58 (38.16%) CICS
5 49 (32.24%) Finance
6 46 (30.26%) Banking
7 39 (25.66%) Linux
8 38 (25.00%) RACF
9 35 (23.03%) Windows
10 32 (21.05%) WebSphere
11 29 (19.08%) AIX
12 27 (17.76%) BMC
13 25 (16.45%) CA
13 25 (16.45%) UNIX
13 25 (16.45%) Problem Management
14 24 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
15 23 (15.13%) Tivoli
16 22 (14.47%) WebSphere MQ
16 22 (14.47%) ITIL
17 20 (13.16%) COBOL
18 19 (12.50%) SSL
19 18 (11.84%) Solaris
19 18 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (11.84%) Degree
20 17 (11.18%) Oracle
20 17 (11.18%) Cisco
20 17 (11.18%) REXX
21 16 (10.53%) SAN
21 16 (10.53%) Service Management
21 16 (10.53%) Incident Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (38.16%) CICS
2 32 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.55%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.26%) SAP Web AS
4 8 (5.26%) NetWeaver
5 5 (3.29%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (3.29%) Apache
6 4 (2.63%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) SSL
2 16 (10.53%) SAN
3 11 (7.24%) Internet
4 7 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.97%) Firewall
6 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.32%) FCoE
6 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 2 (1.32%) WAN
6 2 (1.32%) X.25
7 1 (0.66%) Intranet
7 1 (0.66%) HTTP
7 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (56.58%) DB2
2 15 (9.87%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.55%) RDBMS
3 13 (8.55%) Oracle Exadata
3 13 (8.55%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.29%) Adabas
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 2 (1.32%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.66%) OLAP
6 1 (0.66%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) JUnit
2 1 (0.66%) ERwin
General
1 49 (32.24%) Finance
2 46 (30.26%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Advertising
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.05%) Administrator
2 24 (15.79%) DBA
2 24 (15.79%) DB2 DBA
3 14 (9.21%) Architect
4 13 (8.55%) Analyst
5 11 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.24%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.58%) Senior Technician
7 9 (5.92%) Technical Services Manager
7 9 (5.92%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 8 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Basis Support
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Support
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Administrator
8 8 (5.26%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.47%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (10.53%) ISPF
3 15 (9.87%) Middleware
4 10 (6.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (5.26%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.63%) Spring
6 4 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.63%) HTML
6 4 (2.63%) Web Services
6 4 (2.63%) XML
7 3 (1.97%) WSDL
7 3 (1.97%) XML Schema
7 3 (1.97%) JAXB
7 3 (1.97%) Java EE
7 3 (1.97%) Grails
8 2 (1.32%) .NET
9 1 (0.66%) J2EE
9 1 (0.66%) SOAP
9 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 99 (65.13%) Mainframe
2 24 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (7.24%) FlexPod
4 10 (6.58%) VSAM
4 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.61%) Clustering
6 7 (4.61%) iSeries
7 6 (3.95%) Online Banking
8 5 (3.29%) Replication
9 3 (1.97%) W3C
10 2 (1.32%) GIS
10 2 (1.32%) Tandem
10 2 (1.32%) CMDB
11 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.66%) Open Source
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.66%) HACMP
11 1 (0.66%) DTV
11 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.66%) Linux
2 35 (23.03%) Windows
3 29 (19.08%) AIX
4 25 (16.45%) UNIX
5 18 (11.84%) Solaris
6 15 (9.87%) MVS
7 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (7.89%) OS/400
9 11 (7.24%) SUSE
9 11 (7.24%) HPUX
10 6 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.29%) Windows NT
11 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.32%) OS/390
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.45%) Problem Management
2 22 (14.47%) ITIL
3 18 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 16 (10.53%) Service Management
5 14 (9.21%) Performance Management
6 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.24%) ITSM
7 11 (7.24%) Business Continuity
7 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.58%) Validation
8 10 (6.58%) Migration
9 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.26%) Logistics
9 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.95%) Workflow
12 5 (3.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) COBOL
2 17 (11.18%) REXX
3 15 (9.87%) Java
4 14 (9.21%) SQL
4 14 (9.21%) JCL
5 8 (5.26%) ABAP
6 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.95%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.97%) Perl
9 3 (1.97%) C#
9 3 (1.97%) Python
9 3 (1.97%) NATURAL
9 3 (1.97%) Ruby
9 3 (1.97%) Groovy
9 3 (1.97%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) C++
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) CCNA
2 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.29%) MCP
3 5 (3.29%) MCSE
4 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.66%) GCIA
6 1 (0.66%) GCIH
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 38 (25.00%) RACF
2 13 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.55%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.89%) ACF2
4 11 (7.24%) KVM
5 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) Xen
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (15.13%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.58%) OMEGAMON
3 7 (4.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (3.95%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.66%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (0.66%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 92 (60.53%) IBM
2 27 (17.76%) BMC
3 25 (16.45%) CA
4 17 (11.18%) Cisco
4 17 (11.18%) Oracle
5 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
6 14 (9.21%) VMware
7 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.55%) HP
8 12 (7.89%) EMC
9 11 (7.24%) CheckPoint
9 11 (7.24%) Juniper
9 11 (7.24%) NetApp
9 11 (7.24%) Symantec
9 11 (7.24%) Brocade
10 10 (6.58%) SAP
11 5 (3.29%) Compuware
12 3 (1.97%) Citrix
12 3 (1.97%) Sybase
13 2 (1.32%) AppSense
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