The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - - 35
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +13.15%
Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.78% 10.95% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 26
Average salary £26,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.46% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CICS
West Yorkshire

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

CICS
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

CICS Salary Trend in Halifax

CICS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM