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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 81 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.33% 0.23% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £31,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -27.05%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
144 324 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.75% 24.75% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 204 147
Median salary £48,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £54,875 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 4 (80.00%) JCL
3 3 (60.00%) VSAM
3 3 (60.00%) COBOL
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (20.00%) zSecure
5 1 (20.00%) ISPF
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) RACF
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) DB2

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) VSAM
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (20.00%) RACF
2 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase