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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 779 777 812
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs citing zOS 58 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.078% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 65 51
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £38,460 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
26898 26835 29034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.61% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22783 22316 25121
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -17 23 £49,498 +1.53% 12
North West +3 13 £65,000 +52.94%
South East -10 12 £60,000 +84.61% 2
East Midlands - 6 - -
South West -24 1 - -
Yorkshire -26 1 £22,500 -50.54%
West Midlands - 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 82 (66.67%) IBM
2 73 (59.35%) DB2
3 63 (51.22%) Windows
4 57 (46.34%) Mainframe
5 50 (40.65%) Linux
6 48 (39.02%) WebSphere
7 45 (36.59%) BMC
7 45 (36.59%) CA
8 42 (34.15%) WebSphere MQ
9 41 (33.33%) Middleware
10 33 (26.83%) Tivoli
10 33 (26.83%) AIX
10 33 (26.83%) Oracle
10 33 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 33 (26.83%) RDBMS
10 33 (26.83%) HP
10 33 (26.83%) VMware
10 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (26.83%) Relational Database
11 32 (26.02%) Mentoring
11 32 (26.02%) Hyper-V
11 32 (26.02%) Oracle Exadata
11 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
11 32 (26.02%) Solaris
11 32 (26.02%) Red Hat
12 31 (25.20%) Cisco
12 31 (25.20%) NetApp
12 31 (25.20%) SUSE
12 31 (25.20%) HPUX
12 31 (25.20%) WebLogic

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 48 (39.02%) WebSphere
2 31 (25.20%) WebLogic
3 26 (21.14%) CICS
4 13 (10.57%) Apache
5 6 (4.88%) JBoss
5 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.07%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.44%) CMS
8 2 (1.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Summit
1 1 (0.81%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.39%) SAN
2 18 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) SSL
4 5 (4.07%) Network Security
5 4 (3.25%) Firewall
5 4 (3.25%) Internet
6 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.63%) FCoE
6 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.63%) VPN
6 2 (1.63%) SNA
6 2 (1.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.63%) X.25
7 1 (0.81%) SMS
7 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (59.35%) DB2
2 33 (26.83%) RDBMS
2 33 (26.83%) Relational Database
3 32 (26.02%) Oracle Exadata
3 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
4 30 (24.39%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.88%) DataStage
6 3 (2.44%) Adabas
7 2 (1.63%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.63%) OLAP
8 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) ERwin
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 24 (19.51%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Spanish Language
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Architect
2 32 (26.02%) Infrastructure Architect
3 31 (25.20%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (24.39%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 15 (12.20%) DB2 DBA
5 15 (12.20%) DBA
6 13 (10.57%) Consultant
7 10 (8.13%) Mainframe DBA
8 9 (7.32%) Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.88%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Middleware Consultant
11 4 (3.25%) Software Support Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Programmer
12 3 (2.44%) Support Consultant
12 3 (2.44%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 41 (33.33%) Middleware
3 13 (10.57%) ISPF
4 9 (7.32%) SOAP
5 5 (4.07%) Web Services
5 5 (4.07%) XML
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (1.63%) WSDL
6 2 (1.63%) HTML
6 2 (1.63%) .NET
7 1 (0.81%) EntireX
7 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.81%) J2EE
7 1 (0.81%) XSLT
7 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (46.34%) Mainframe
2 30 (24.39%) FlexPod
3 16 (13.01%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (8.94%) VSAM
4 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.69%) SWIFT
6 6 (4.88%) Clustering
6 6 (4.88%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.07%) iSeries
8 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.44%) CMDB
9 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.63%) Tandem
9 2 (1.63%) GIS
10 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.22%) Windows
2 50 (40.65%) Linux
3 33 (26.83%) AIX
4 32 (26.02%) Solaris
5 31 (25.20%) SUSE
5 31 (25.20%) HPUX
5 31 (25.20%) OS/400
5 31 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (21.95%) UNIX
7 12 (9.76%) MVS
8 3 (2.44%) OS/390
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Mentoring
2 31 (25.20%) Business Continuity
3 30 (24.39%) Coaching
3 30 (24.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.94%) ITIL
5 7 (5.69%) Project Management
5 7 (5.69%) SOA
6 6 (4.88%) ETL
7 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.07%) Service Management
7 5 (4.07%) Content Management
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.25%) Change Control
8 4 (3.25%) Workflow
9 3 (2.44%) Migration
9 3 (2.44%) Change Management
9 3 (2.44%) IT Governance
9 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) JCL
2 18 (14.63%) COBOL
2 18 (14.63%) SQL
3 17 (13.82%) REXX
4 10 (8.13%) Java
5 6 (4.88%) PL/1
6 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.25%) Jython
7 4 (3.25%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.81%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) GCIA
4 2 (1.63%) GCIH
4 2 (1.63%) CISSP
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (26.02%) Hyper-V
3 30 (24.39%) KVM
4 16 (13.01%) RACF
5 11 (8.94%) ACF2
6 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.63%) NFS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (26.83%) Tivoli
2 18 (14.63%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (4.07%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (4.07%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.44%) MOM
4 3 (2.44%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.63%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.63%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.81%) Control-M
6 1 (0.81%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 82 (66.67%) IBM
2 45 (36.59%) BMC
2 45 (36.59%) CA
3 33 (26.83%) Oracle
3 33 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 33 (26.83%) HP
3 33 (26.83%) VMware
4 32 (26.02%) Red Hat
5 31 (25.20%) Cisco
5 31 (25.20%) NetApp
5 31 (25.20%) EMC
6 30 (24.39%) Brocade
6 30 (24.39%) Juniper
6 30 (24.39%) CheckPoint
6 30 (24.39%) Symantec
7 5 (4.07%) Adobe
8 3 (2.44%) Sun
8 3 (2.44%) Unisys
9 2 (1.63%) AppSense
9 2 (1.63%) Sybase
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