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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £34,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.89%
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
338 250 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.76% 19.98% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 176 146 238
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) CICS
1 5 (100.00%) RACF
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) ISPF
2 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (60.00%) zSecure
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) CA
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (40.00%) SSL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ISPF
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) RACF
2 3 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) CA