The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 820 808 835
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing zOS 58 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 16
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,550 £57,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29585 28021 30681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.50% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24970 23900 26558
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
zOS
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -24 25 £52,500 -2.77% 5
Yorkshire -19 10 £40,000 -
South West -16 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East -30 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West -10 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 2 £42,500 -
East of England -12 1 - - 1
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 101 (65.58%) Mainframe
2 99 (64.29%) IBM
3 80 (51.95%) DB2
4 55 (35.71%) Finance
5 52 (33.77%) Banking
5 52 (33.77%) CICS
6 41 (26.62%) Linux
7 38 (24.68%) Windows
8 35 (22.73%) AIX
8 35 (22.73%) WebSphere
9 33 (21.43%) RACF
10 31 (20.13%) UNIX
11 28 (18.18%) Problem Management
12 26 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (16.23%) IBM Mainframe
14 24 (15.58%) Incident Management
14 24 (15.58%) ITIL
15 23 (14.94%) Tivoli
16 20 (12.99%) WebSphere MQ
17 19 (12.34%) BMC
18 18 (11.69%) COBOL
19 17 (11.04%) Cisco
19 17 (11.04%) Performance Management
20 16 (10.39%) SAN
20 16 (10.39%) Service Management
20 16 (10.39%) Solaris
21 15 (9.74%) Java
22 14 (9.09%) Oracle
22 14 (9.09%) Middleware
22 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 52 (33.77%) CICS
2 35 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.49%) MQSeries
4 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.84%) NetWeaver
5 8 (5.19%) SAP Web AS
6 5 (3.25%) Apache
6 5 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) SAN
2 12 (7.79%) SSL
3 11 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (51.95%) DB2
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.84%) RDBMS
3 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.60%) Adabas
6 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) DataStage
7 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) JUnit
2 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (35.71%) Finance
2 52 (33.77%) Banking
3 13 (8.44%) Advertising
4 6 (3.90%) Retail
5 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Administrator
2 28 (18.18%) DBA
2 28 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 13 (8.44%) Analyst
4 12 (7.79%) Technical Manager
5 10 (6.49%) Senior Technician
5 10 (6.49%) Technical Services Manager
5 10 (6.49%) WebSphere Specialist
5 10 (6.49%) Service Manager
6 9 (5.84%) Architect
6 9 (5.84%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Support
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Support Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Support
7 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (9.09%) Middleware
3 11 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (5.84%) SAP Basis
4 9 (5.84%) ISPF
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) XML
5 4 (2.60%) HTML
6 3 (1.95%) JAXB
6 3 (1.95%) WSDL
6 3 (1.95%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.95%) Grails
6 3 (1.95%) Java EE
6 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.95%) Spring
7 2 (1.30%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.30%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.30%) .NET
8 1 (0.65%) J2EE
8 1 (0.65%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 101 (65.58%) Mainframe
2 25 (16.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (7.79%) Replication
4 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.19%) Online Banking
6 8 (5.19%) VSAM
7 7 (4.55%) FlexPod
8 4 (2.60%) iSeries
9 3 (1.95%) W3C
10 2 (1.30%) Tandem
10 2 (1.30%) Clustering
10 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.30%) GIS
11 1 (0.65%) DTV
11 1 (0.65%) HACMP
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) Open Source
11 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.62%) Linux
2 38 (24.68%) Windows
3 35 (22.73%) AIX
4 31 (20.13%) UNIX
5 16 (10.39%) Solaris
6 11 (7.14%) MVS
7 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.49%) Windows 2000
8 9 (5.84%) Windows NT
8 9 (5.84%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.55%) OS/400
9 7 (4.55%) HPUX
9 7 (4.55%) SUSE
10 2 (1.30%) OS/390
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 26 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (15.58%) Incident Management
3 24 (15.58%) ITIL
4 17 (11.04%) Performance Management
5 16 (10.39%) Service Management
6 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.79%) Validation
7 12 (7.79%) Migration
7 12 (7.79%) ITSM
8 10 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.84%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.84%) Capacity Management
10 8 (5.19%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (5.19%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.19%) Logistics
11 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.55%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) COBOL
2 15 (9.74%) Java
3 12 (7.79%) REXX
4 10 (6.49%) JCL
5 9 (5.84%) SQL
5 9 (5.84%) ABAP
6 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
6 6 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.60%) C#
8 3 (1.95%) NATURAL
8 3 (1.95%) Python
8 3 (1.95%) Perl
8 3 (1.95%) C
8 3 (1.95%) Scala
8 3 (1.95%) Groovy
8 3 (1.95%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Degree
2 10 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.49%) CCNA
3 9 (5.84%) MCSE
3 9 (5.84%) MCP
3 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) GCIA
6 1 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.19%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 33 (21.43%) RACF
2 9 (5.84%) ACF2
3 7 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.55%) KVM
3 7 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.90%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.30%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 99 (64.29%) IBM
2 19 (12.34%) BMC
3 17 (11.04%) Cisco
4 14 (9.09%) Oracle
5 13 (8.44%) CA
6 11 (7.14%) SAP
6 11 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.84%) EMC
8 8 (5.19%) VMware
9 7 (4.55%) Symantec
9 7 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.55%) NetApp
9 7 (4.55%) Juniper
9 7 (4.55%) HP
9 7 (4.55%) Brocade
10 5 (3.25%) Compuware
11 4 (2.60%) Citrix
12 2 (1.30%) Lotus
13 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
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