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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 808 796 822
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing zOS 57 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.067% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 51
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,250 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
28666 27790 30213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.68% 27.63% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24198 23284 26329
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 -13 19 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North West -5 15 - -
South East -2 10 £37,750 +16.15% 2
East Midlands - 6 £44,000 -
Yorkshire -39 4 £22,500 -47.49%
South West -17 1 - -
East of England -18 1 - -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (65.38%) DB2
2 80 (61.54%) IBM
3 70 (53.85%) Mainframe
4 61 (46.92%) Windows
5 50 (38.46%) Linux
6 49 (37.69%) WebSphere
7 47 (36.15%) BMC
8 45 (34.62%) CA
9 43 (33.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 40 (30.77%) Middleware
11 38 (29.23%) CICS
12 34 (26.15%) Oracle
13 33 (25.38%) Tivoli
13 33 (25.38%) VMware
14 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
14 32 (24.62%) AIX
14 32 (24.62%) Solaris
14 32 (24.62%) HP
14 32 (24.62%) Finance
14 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (23.85%) RDBMS
15 31 (23.85%) Microsoft
15 31 (23.85%) Red Hat
15 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
15 31 (23.85%) Oracle Exadata
15 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
16 30 (23.08%) WebLogic
16 30 (23.08%) OS/400
16 30 (23.08%) Cisco
16 30 (23.08%) EMC

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (37.69%) WebSphere
2 38 (29.23%) CICS
3 30 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 12 (9.23%) Apache
5 7 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.62%) JBoss
7 5 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
9 2 (1.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.77%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.77%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.77%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Summit
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.31%) SAN
2 15 (11.54%) SSL
3 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.31%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) Network Security
5 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.54%) FCoE
5 2 (1.54%) X.25
5 2 (1.54%) Firewall
5 2 (1.54%) VPN
5 2 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.77%) HTTP
6 1 (0.77%) SNA
6 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (65.38%) DB2
2 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 31 (23.85%) Oracle Exadata
3 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
3 31 (23.85%) RDBMS
4 29 (22.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.85%) DataStage
6 2 (1.54%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.54%) OLAP
6 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) Adabas
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) ERwin
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 29 (22.31%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Architect
2 30 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 29 (22.31%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (21.54%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 17 (13.08%) DB2 DBA
5 17 (13.08%) DBA
6 12 (9.23%) Consultant
6 12 (9.23%) Mainframe DBA
7 8 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.62%) Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.08%) Software Support Analyst
10 4 (3.08%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Technician
11 3 (2.31%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (2.31%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (33.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 40 (30.77%) Middleware
3 15 (11.54%) ISPF
4 8 (6.15%) SOAP
5 5 (3.85%) XML
6 4 (3.08%) Web Services
7 2 (1.54%) .NET
7 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.77%) HTML
8 1 (0.77%) J2EE
8 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (53.85%) Mainframe
2 29 (22.31%) FlexPod
3 11 (8.46%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.92%) VSAM
6 8 (6.15%) Clustering
7 7 (5.38%) iSeries
8 6 (4.62%) SWIFT
9 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.31%) CMDB
10 3 (2.31%) Tandem
10 3 (2.31%) GIS
11 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.77%) HACMP
12 1 (0.77%) DTV
12 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.92%) Windows
2 50 (38.46%) Linux
3 32 (24.62%) AIX
3 32 (24.62%) Solaris
4 30 (23.08%) OS/400
5 29 (22.31%) HPUX
5 29 (22.31%) SUSE
5 29 (22.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (19.23%) UNIX
7 14 (10.77%) MVS
8 3 (2.31%) OS/390
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.08%) Business Continuity
2 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Management
2 29 (22.31%) Mentoring
2 29 (22.31%) Coaching
3 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.46%) ITIL
5 6 (4.62%) Project Management
5 6 (4.62%) Service Management
6 5 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.85%) SOA
6 5 (3.85%) ETL
6 5 (3.85%) Content Management
7 4 (3.08%) Workflow
7 4 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.31%) Change Control
8 3 (2.31%) Validation
8 3 (2.31%) Migration
8 3 (2.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) REXX
1 19 (14.62%) JCL
2 18 (13.85%) COBOL
2 18 (13.85%) SQL
3 9 (6.92%) Java
4 6 (4.62%) PL/1
5 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.08%) Jython
5 4 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (1.54%) C
6 2 (1.54%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (23.85%) Hyper-V
3 30 (23.08%) RACF
4 29 (22.31%) KVM
5 13 (10.00%) ACF2
6 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.54%) NFS
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (25.38%) Tivoli
2 20 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (3.85%) OpenAM
4 4 (3.08%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.31%) MOM
5 3 (2.31%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.31%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.54%) CA Endevor
6 2 (1.54%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.77%) Control-M
7 1 (0.77%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 80 (61.54%) IBM
2 47 (36.15%) BMC
3 45 (34.62%) CA
4 34 (26.15%) Oracle
5 33 (25.38%) VMware
6 32 (24.62%) HP
7 31 (23.85%) Microsoft
7 31 (23.85%) Red Hat
8 30 (23.08%) EMC
8 30 (23.08%) Cisco
8 30 (23.08%) NetApp
9 29 (22.31%) CheckPoint
9 29 (22.31%) Symantec
9 29 (22.31%) Juniper
9 29 (22.31%) Brocade
10 5 (3.85%) Adobe
11 3 (2.31%) Sun
11 3 (2.31%) Unisys
12 2 (1.54%) Sybase
12 2 (1.54%) AppSense
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