The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 80 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 0.29% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 0.77% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Median salary £33,500 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.58% -46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £24,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £24,000 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,794 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.04% -10.41%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
353 518 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.96% 37.78% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 237 255 289
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 8 (66.67%) zOS
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (58.33%) JCL
3 6 (50.00%) CA
4 5 (41.67%) CICS
4 5 (41.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) ISPF
5 4 (33.33%) VSAM
5 4 (33.33%) Assembly Language
5 4 (33.33%) REXX
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) Sybase
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) COBOL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (25.00%) CLIST
7 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (16.67%) RACF
7 2 (16.67%) IBM

Mainframe
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 5 (41.67%) CICS
2 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Principal Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Operator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) ISPF
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) VSAM
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) zOS
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JCL
2 4 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 4 (33.33%) COBOL
2 4 (33.33%) REXX
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) CLIST
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (41.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (8.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (33.33%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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