The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 96 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
zOS
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
258 306 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.65% 24.23% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 167 203
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

zOS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

zOS Salary Trend in Glasgow

zOS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 8 (100.00%) RACF
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (75.00%) Sybase
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 6 (75.00%) ISPF
2 6 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (75.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) zSecure
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) JCL
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) VSAM
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) REXX
5 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter

zOS
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 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ISPF
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (25.00%) JCL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) REXX
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) RACF
2 6 (75.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Sybase
2 5 (62.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter