The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 889 843 894
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +51
Permanent jobs citing zOS 26 94 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.095% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 54
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,289 £34,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,000 £72,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £46,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-24.73% -5.58%
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
23706 26522 29857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.78% 26.94% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20351 22432 25303
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 June 2016.

zOS Salary Histogram in England

zOS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +8 6 £23,000 -32.35% 1
London +1 5 - - 2
East of England - 5 £35,000 - 1
North East - 4 £40,500 - 3
South East +4 3 £47,000 -6.00%
East Midlands +7 2 - -
South West -7 1 £26,988 -39.01%
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for zOS.

1 60 (81.08%) Mainframe
2 53 (71.62%) IBM
3 41 (55.41%) DB2
4 30 (40.54%) Banking
5 29 (39.19%) JCL
6 27 (36.49%) SQL
7 23 (31.08%) COBOL
8 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (27.03%) Time Sharing Option
9 20 (27.03%) Linux
9 20 (27.03%) Retail
9 20 (27.03%) Finance
9 20 (27.03%) ISPF
10 16 (21.62%) OS/390
10 16 (21.62%) Tivoli
10 16 (21.62%) Windows
11 15 (20.27%) Degree
11 15 (20.27%) SDLC
12 14 (18.92%) Assembly Language
13 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
13 13 (17.57%) REXX
14 12 (16.22%) HTML
14 12 (16.22%) Java
14 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 12 (16.22%) QA
14 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (14.86%) IBM Mainframe
15 11 (14.86%) VSAM
15 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
15 11 (14.86%) CICS

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.86%) CICS
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (55.41%) DB2
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) Adabas
5 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (40.54%) Banking
2 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Lead Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 8 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) DBA
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.11%) DB2 Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead .NET Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead C# Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead SQL Server Developer
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) COBOL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (6.76%) DB2 Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) ISPF
2 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 10 (13.51%) CSS
4 9 (12.16%) Middleware
5 8 (10.81%) HTML5
6 7 (9.46%) XML
7 6 (8.11%) .NET
7 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.11%) CSS3
7 6 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (6.76%) Web Services
9 4 (5.41%) POSIX
10 1 (1.35%) J2EE
10 1 (1.35%) J2SE
10 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (81.08%) Mainframe
2 21 (28.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (14.86%) VSAM
4 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.76%) iSeries
6 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.41%) Online Banking
6 4 (5.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) Tandem
8 1 (1.35%) AS400
8 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) OS/390
2 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.46%) AIX
4 7 (9.46%) Solaris
4 7 (9.46%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) OS/2
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) SDLC
2 9 (12.16%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (10.81%) Change Management
3 8 (10.81%) Coaching
3 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) High Availability
5 6 (8.11%) MVVM
5 6 (8.11%) Scrum
6 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.76%) Service Management
6 5 (6.76%) User Stories
7 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.41%) Database Security
7 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 4 (5.41%) Release Management
7 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.41%) SOA
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) JCL
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) COBOL
4 14 (18.92%) Assembly Language
5 13 (17.57%) REXX
6 12 (16.22%) Java
6 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.11%) C#
7 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.41%) C
9 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 3 (4.05%) PL/1
9 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.05%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (14.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (5.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.81%) CA Endevor
3 5 (6.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (6.76%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (5.41%) zSecure
5 2 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) IBM
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.86%) CA
4 10 (13.51%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle
5 4 (5.41%) Syncsort
6 2 (2.70%) BMC
6 2 (2.70%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.35%) TSYS
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