The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 110 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% - 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £54,310
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
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
334 240 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.43% 22.41% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 180 150 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £70,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase