The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 101 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.082% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £37,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
CICS
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
232 266 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.17% 21.88% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 105 167 188
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CICS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

CICS Salary Trend in Glasgow

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing CICS 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CICS.

1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) zOS
4 6 (54.55%) Sybase
4 6 (54.55%) DB2
4 6 (54.55%) RACF
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) CA
5 5 (45.45%) COBOL
6 4 (36.36%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (36.36%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 4 (36.36%) zSecure
6 4 (36.36%) ISPF
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) JCL
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
8 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (18.18%) MVS
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
8 2 (18.18%) CGI
8 2 (18.18%) SSL
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) ISPF
2 2 (18.18%) CGI
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) MVS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) COBOL
3 3 (27.27%) JCL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) RACF
2 4 (36.36%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 4 (36.36%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) zSecure
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Sybase
3 5 (45.45%) CA
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter