The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 99 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.081% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +11.76%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
513 451 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 41.40% 32.28% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 353 335 301
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £27,500 £25,757
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
Chelmsford - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SELCOPY

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) SELCOPY
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM