The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 37 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.00% 4.14% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 9.86% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +21.25%
zOS
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 71 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 26.87% 42.01% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 43
Average salary £33,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.54% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,375 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

zOS
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

zOS Salary Trend in Halifax

zOS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 2 (66.67%) CA Endevor
2 2 (66.67%) ACF2
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (66.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM