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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 804 814 840
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +26
Permanent jobs citing zOS 65 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 23
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £40,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £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
29429 27880 30889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.41% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24638 23881 26722
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 31 £55,000 +1.85% 5
South West -8 9 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire -33 8 £40,000 +6.66%
North East - 6 £42,500 -
North West -22 3 - - 1
South East -23 3 £39,000 -22.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
East of England +3 2 - -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 100 (64.94%) Mainframe
2 95 (61.69%) IBM
3 87 (56.49%) DB2
4 59 (38.31%) CICS
5 51 (33.12%) Finance
6 48 (31.17%) Banking
7 41 (26.62%) Linux
8 39 (25.32%) RACF
9 35 (22.73%) Windows
10 33 (21.43%) WebSphere
11 31 (20.13%) AIX
12 26 (16.88%) Problem Management
13 25 (16.23%) IBM Mainframe
13 25 (16.23%) UNIX
13 25 (16.23%) BMC
14 23 (14.94%) Tivoli
14 23 (14.94%) ITIL
15 22 (14.29%) CA
16 21 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
16 21 (13.64%) COBOL
17 19 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (11.69%) Oracle
18 18 (11.69%) Solaris
18 18 (11.69%) SSL
19 17 (11.04%) Cisco
19 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
20 16 (10.39%) Degree
20 16 (10.39%) Service Management
20 16 (10.39%) SAN
20 16 (10.39%) Middleware

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (38.31%) CICS
2 33 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.44%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.19%) SAP Web AS
4 8 (5.19%) NetWeaver
5 5 (3.25%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (3.25%) Apache
6 4 (2.60%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.69%) SSL
2 16 (10.39%) SAN
3 13 (8.44%) Internet
4 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.95%) Firewall
6 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.30%) VPN
6 2 (1.30%) WAN
6 2 (1.30%) X.25
6 2 (1.30%) FCoE
7 1 (0.65%) Intranet
7 1 (0.65%) HTTP
7 1 (0.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (56.49%) DB2
2 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.44%) RDBMS
3 13 (8.44%) Oracle Exadata
3 13 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.60%) Adabas
5 2 (1.30%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.65%) DataStage
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) JUnit
2 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (33.12%) Finance
2 48 (31.17%) Banking
3 12 (7.79%) 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 34 (22.08%) Administrator
2 23 (14.94%) DBA
2 23 (14.94%) DB2 DBA
3 14 (9.09%) Architect
4 13 (8.44%) Analyst
5 11 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Senior Technician
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (5.84%) Technical Services Manager
7 9 (5.84%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Support
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Support Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis Support
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (10.39%) Middleware
3 13 (8.44%) ISPF
4 12 (7.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 8 (5.19%) SAP Basis
6 5 (3.25%) Web Services
7 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.60%) Spring
7 4 (2.60%) XML
7 4 (2.60%) HTML
8 3 (1.95%) JAXB
8 3 (1.95%) WSDL
8 3 (1.95%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.95%) .NET
8 3 (1.95%) Grails
8 3 (1.95%) Java EE
9 1 (0.65%) J2EE
9 1 (0.65%) EJB
9 1 (0.65%) SOAP
9 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 100 (64.94%) Mainframe
2 25 (16.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (7.14%) FlexPod
4 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.49%) VSAM
5 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.19%) Online Banking
6 6 (3.90%) Clustering
6 6 (3.90%) Replication
6 6 (3.90%) iSeries
7 3 (1.95%) W3C
8 2 (1.30%) GIS
8 2 (1.30%) Tandem
9 1 (0.65%) Open Source
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) HACMP
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.62%) Linux
2 35 (22.73%) Windows
3 31 (20.13%) AIX
4 25 (16.23%) UNIX
5 18 (11.69%) Solaris
6 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (8.44%) MVS
7 12 (7.79%) OS/400
8 11 (7.14%) SUSE
8 11 (7.14%) HPUX
9 6 (3.90%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.25%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.30%) OS/390
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.88%) Problem Management
2 23 (14.94%) ITIL
3 19 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
5 16 (10.39%) Service Management
6 13 (8.44%) Performance Management
7 11 (7.14%) Validation
7 11 (7.14%) ITSM
7 11 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 11 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (6.49%) Migration
9 9 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.19%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (5.19%) Logistics
10 8 (5.19%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.90%) Workflow
13 5 (3.25%) Capacity Management
13 5 (3.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.64%) COBOL
2 15 (9.74%) REXX
2 15 (9.74%) Java
3 13 (8.44%) JCL
4 12 (7.79%) SQL
5 8 (5.19%) ABAP
6 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.60%) C#
9 3 (1.95%) NATURAL
9 3 (1.95%) Python
9 3 (1.95%) Perl
9 3 (1.95%) C
9 3 (1.95%) Groovy
9 3 (1.95%) Scala
9 3 (1.95%) Ruby
10 2 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) PL/1
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.90%) CCNA
3 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.25%) MCSE
3 5 (3.25%) MCP
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) GCIA
5 1 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 39 (25.32%) RACF
2 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.79%) ACF2
4 11 (7.14%) KVM
5 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.30%) NFS
6 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.55%) OMEGAMON
3 6 (3.90%) CA Endevor
3 6 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 95 (61.69%) IBM
2 25 (16.23%) BMC
3 22 (14.29%) CA
4 18 (11.69%) Oracle
5 17 (11.04%) Cisco
6 15 (9.74%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.09%) VMware
8 13 (8.44%) HP
8 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
9 12 (7.79%) EMC
10 11 (7.14%) Brocade
10 11 (7.14%) Juniper
10 11 (7.14%) CheckPoint
10 11 (7.14%) NetApp
10 11 (7.14%) Symantec
11 10 (6.49%) SAP
12 5 (3.25%) Compuware
13 3 (1.95%) Citrix
13 3 (1.95%) Sybase
14 2 (1.30%) AppSense
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