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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 769 775 804
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs citing zOS 80 88 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.089% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 71 46
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -10.00%
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
27302 26931 28127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.09% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23029 22315 23987
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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
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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 -7 38 £52,500 +5.00% 2
North West -6 17 £65,000 +68.83% 1
South East -8 15 £60,000 +84.61% 1
South West -25 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -2 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -20 1 £34,000 -24.86% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 87 (63.97%) IBM
2 75 (55.15%) DB2
3 73 (53.68%) Windows
4 57 (41.91%) Linux
5 54 (39.71%) Mainframe
6 53 (38.97%) WebSphere
7 42 (30.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 40 (29.41%) Middleware
9 39 (28.68%) BMC
10 38 (27.94%) CA
11 37 (27.21%) UNIX
11 37 (27.21%) AIX
12 36 (26.47%) Solaris
12 36 (26.47%) Banking
13 33 (24.26%) Mentoring
13 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
13 33 (24.26%) Tivoli
14 32 (23.53%) Red Hat
14 32 (23.53%) Oracle
15 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
15 31 (22.79%) WebLogic
15 31 (22.79%) HPUX
15 31 (22.79%) Cisco
15 31 (22.79%) HP
15 31 (22.79%) EMC
15 31 (22.79%) OS/400
15 31 (22.79%) RDBMS
15 31 (22.79%) NetApp
15 31 (22.79%) Relational Database
15 31 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 53 (38.97%) WebSphere
2 31 (22.79%) WebLogic
3 30 (22.06%) CICS
4 13 (9.56%) Apache
5 10 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (7.35%) JBoss
6 5 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (3.68%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.21%) CMS
8 2 (1.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.74%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
1 1 (0.74%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.06%) TCP/IP
1 30 (22.06%) SAN
2 12 (8.82%) SSL
3 9 (6.62%) Network Security
4 6 (4.41%) Firewall
5 5 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.47%) SNA
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (55.15%) DB2
2 31 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.79%) RDBMS
2 31 (22.79%) Relational Database
3 30 (22.06%) Oracle Exadata
3 30 (22.06%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.41%) DataStage
5 4 (2.94%) Adabas
6 2 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.74%) ERwin
General
1 36 (26.47%) Banking
2 28 (20.59%) Finance
3 25 (18.38%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Architect
2 32 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (22.06%) Infrastructure Architect
3 30 (22.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 25 (18.38%) Analyst
5 14 (10.29%) Consultant
6 11 (8.09%) DBA
6 11 (8.09%) Technical Leader
6 11 (8.09%) DB2 DBA
7 9 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (5.15%) Administrator
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) Software Support Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Mainframe DBA
11 5 (3.68%) Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 40 (29.41%) Middleware
3 9 (6.62%) SOAP
4 8 (5.88%) ISPF
5 5 (3.68%) Web Services
5 5 (3.68%) XML
6 4 (2.94%) HTML
7 2 (1.47%) .NET
7 2 (1.47%) EntireX
7 2 (1.47%) WSDL
8 1 (0.74%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
8 1 (0.74%) J2EE
8 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (39.71%) Mainframe
2 30 (22.06%) FlexPod
3 26 (19.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.62%) iSeries
4 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.62%) VSAM
5 7 (5.15%) SWIFT
6 6 (4.41%) Credit Risk
6 6 (4.41%) Clustering
7 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.47%) CMDB
9 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.47%) Tandem
9 2 (1.47%) GIS
10 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (53.68%) Windows
2 57 (41.91%) Linux
3 37 (27.21%) AIX
3 37 (27.21%) UNIX
4 36 (26.47%) Solaris
5 31 (22.79%) HPUX
5 31 (22.79%) OS/400
5 31 (22.79%) SUSE
5 31 (22.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.68%) MVS
7 3 (2.21%) OS/390
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Mentoring
2 31 (22.79%) Business Continuity
3 30 (22.06%) Coaching
3 30 (22.06%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (6.62%) ITIL
5 8 (5.88%) Project Management
6 6 (4.41%) SOA
6 6 (4.41%) ETL
6 6 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.68%) Network Architecture
7 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (3.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (3.68%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (3.68%) Service Management
7 5 (3.68%) Content Management
7 5 (3.68%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (2.94%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.21%) Workflow
9 3 (2.21%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) JCL
2 18 (13.24%) COBOL
3 16 (11.76%) SQL
4 11 (8.09%) REXX
5 10 (7.35%) Java
6 7 (5.15%) PL/1
7 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.94%) C++
7 4 (2.94%) Jython
7 4 (2.94%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.21%) NATURAL
9 2 (1.47%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.35%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.68%) GCIA
3 5 (3.68%) GCIH
3 5 (3.68%) CCNA
3 5 (3.68%) CISSP
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.94%) VCP4
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (22.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (22.06%) Hyper-V
2 30 (22.06%) KVM
3 23 (16.91%) RACF
4 20 (14.71%) ACF2
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (24.26%) Tivoli
2 12 (8.82%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (3.68%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (3.68%) OpenAM
4 3 (2.21%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (2.21%) MOM
4 3 (2.21%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.47%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.74%) Control-M
6 1 (0.74%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 87 (63.97%) IBM
2 39 (28.68%) BMC
3 38 (27.94%) CA
4 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.53%) Oracle
5 32 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 31 (22.79%) Cisco
6 31 (22.79%) NetApp
6 31 (22.79%) HP
6 31 (22.79%) EMC
6 31 (22.79%) VMware
7 30 (22.06%) Brocade
7 30 (22.06%) Juniper
7 30 (22.06%) CheckPoint
7 30 (22.06%) Symantec
8 5 (3.68%) Adobe
9 3 (2.21%) Sun
9 3 (2.21%) Unisys
10 1 (0.74%) Remedy
10 1 (0.74%) McAfee
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