The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - - 77
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -11.42%
VSAM
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
461 350 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.63% 33.46% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 345 237 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VSAM
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VSAM Salary Trend in Essex