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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 - £42,500
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
487 351 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.47% 32.32% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 358 252 255
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,810 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
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

VSAM
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) COBOL
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
1 9 (100.00%) CICS
1 9 (100.00%) CMS
1 9 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Cognizant

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) CICS
1 9 (100.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
1 9 (100.00%) VisionPLUS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) COBOL
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cognizant