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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 792 798 867
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +69
Permanent jobs citing zOS 96 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.057% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.21% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 63 41 26
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29768 28204 31495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.24% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25011 23923 27341
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 44 £52,500 +10.52% 4
Yorkshire -19 20 £46,750 -6.50%
North West +14 15 £42,500 - 1
South East -12 7 £72,500 +38.09% 1
South West -1 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands -20 1 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 106 (60.23%) Mainframe
2 98 (55.68%) IBM
3 81 (46.02%) DB2
4 72 (40.91%) Banking
5 52 (29.55%) Finance
6 49 (27.84%) CICS
6 49 (27.84%) Linux
7 44 (25.00%) Windows
7 44 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 43 (24.43%) AIX
9 39 (22.16%) UNIX
10 36 (20.45%) RACF
11 25 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (13.64%) Incident Management
13 22 (12.50%) Degree
13 22 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 22 (12.50%) Java
14 21 (11.93%) IBM Mainframe
14 21 (11.93%) Performance Management
15 20 (11.36%) Computer Science
16 19 (10.80%) COBOL
17 18 (10.23%) ITIL
17 18 (10.23%) Solaris
17 18 (10.23%) Cisco
17 18 (10.23%) MQSeries
17 18 (10.23%) Tivoli
17 18 (10.23%) SAN
17 18 (10.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 17 (9.66%) BMC
18 17 (9.66%) Internet

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (27.84%) CICS
2 44 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 18 (10.23%) MQSeries
4 12 (6.82%) NetWeaver
5 11 (6.25%) SAP Web AS
6 9 (5.11%) GlassFish
6 9 (5.11%) Apache
7 5 (2.84%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) SAN
2 17 (9.66%) Internet
3 15 (8.52%) SSL
4 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) FTP
5 2 (1.14%) NAS
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
6 1 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (46.02%) DB2
2 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.57%) DataStage
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (5.11%) JUnit
2 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 72 (40.91%) Banking
2 52 (29.55%) Finance
3 14 (7.95%) Advertising
3 14 (7.95%) Retail
4 7 (3.98%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Administrator
2 30 (17.05%) DBA
2 30 (17.05%) DB2 DBA
3 19 (10.80%) Technical Specialist
4 13 (7.39%) WebSphere Specialist
5 10 (5.68%) Developer
5 10 (5.68%) Technical Manager
6 9 (5.11%) WebSphere Administrator
6 9 (5.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.11%) Technical Support
7 8 (4.55%) Analyst
7 8 (4.55%) Senior Technician
7 8 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Technical Services Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Support Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Basis Support
8 7 (3.98%) SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 17 (9.66%) Middleware
3 16 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (7.39%) HTML
5 12 (6.82%) SAP Basis
6 10 (5.68%) Web Services
7 9 (5.11%) Hibernate
7 9 (5.11%) Spring
7 9 (5.11%) Java EE
7 9 (5.11%) Grails
7 9 (5.11%) XML
7 9 (5.11%) WSDL
7 9 (5.11%) XML Schema
7 9 (5.11%) JAXB
8 7 (3.98%) ISPF
9 4 (2.27%) .NET
10 3 (1.70%) J2EE
11 2 (1.14%) JNI
12 1 (0.57%) SAP PI
12 1 (0.57%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 106 (60.23%) Mainframe
2 21 (11.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.09%) Replication
5 15 (8.52%) Online Banking
5 15 (8.52%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.11%) W3C
7 8 (4.55%) VSAM
8 4 (2.27%) Clustering
8 4 (2.27%) AS400
9 3 (1.70%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.14%) iSeries
11 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.84%) Linux
2 44 (25.00%) Windows
3 43 (24.43%) AIX
4 39 (22.16%) UNIX
5 18 (10.23%) Solaris
6 13 (7.39%) Windows NT
7 12 (6.82%) MVS
8 10 (5.68%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.68%) Windows 2000
8 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.84%) HPUX
10 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.70%) SUSE
11 3 (1.70%) OS/400
12 2 (1.14%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.14%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 22 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 21 (11.93%) Performance Management
5 18 (10.23%) ITIL
6 17 (9.66%) Validation
7 16 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.52%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.82%) Service Management
10 11 (6.25%) Logistics
10 11 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (6.25%) Migration
11 10 (5.68%) ITSM
11 10 (5.68%) Capacity Management
11 10 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (5.68%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.41%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.41%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.41%) Workflow
13 5 (2.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) Java
2 19 (10.80%) COBOL
3 13 (7.39%) REXX
4 12 (6.82%) ABAP
5 10 (5.68%) C#
5 10 (5.68%) Shell Script
6 9 (5.11%) Ruby
6 9 (5.11%) Groovy
6 9 (5.11%) Scala
6 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.11%) Perl
6 9 (5.11%) Python
7 7 (3.98%) SQL
8 5 (2.84%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.84%) C++
8 5 (2.84%) C
9 3 (1.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.25%) CCNA
3 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.68%) MCSE
3 10 (5.68%) MCP
4 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.57%) GCIA
5 1 (0.57%) GCIH
5 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.41%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) COBIT
3 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) QA
System Software
1 36 (20.45%) RACF
2 5 (2.84%) ACF2
3 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.84%) CA Endevor
4 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 98 (55.68%) IBM
2 18 (10.23%) Cisco
3 17 (9.66%) BMC
4 12 (6.82%) SAP
5 10 (5.68%) EMC
5 10 (5.68%) Oracle
6 9 (5.11%) CA
7 5 (2.84%) Brocade
7 5 (2.84%) VMware
7 5 (2.84%) Compuware
7 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.70%) NetApp
9 3 (1.70%) Symantec
9 3 (1.70%) Juniper
9 3 (1.70%) HP
10 2 (1.14%) Citrix
10 2 (1.14%) Novell
10 2 (1.14%) Veritas
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