The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.33% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £48,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.33% 25.60% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 69
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
zOS
West Yorkshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
4 11 (64.71%) AIX
5 9 (52.94%) Mainframe
5 9 (52.94%) MQSeries
6 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
7 7 (41.18%) Internet
8 6 (35.29%) Middleware
8 6 (35.29%) UNIX
8 6 (35.29%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (17.65%) QA
11 3 (17.65%) Oracle
11 3 (17.65%) DB2
12 2 (11.76%) Finance

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (76.47%) WebSphere
2 9 (52.94%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (35.29%) Middleware
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
3 4 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle