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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.70% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £53,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.70% -
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
51 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.97% 20.00% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 22
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Database Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) HP