The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe 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
Mainframes
Rank 141 123 160
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.21% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.07% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,270
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.09%
Mainframe
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
831 746 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.41% 38.98% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 708 557 798
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -7 2 £33,750 -35.71%
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) VSAM
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) JCL
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) CICS
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) REXX
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) MVS
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) Compuware
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) OpenView
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) ISDN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) IPX
1 1 (11.11%) PPP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) 802.11
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VSAM
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) zOS
1 2 (22.22%) MVS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) COBOL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) REXX
1 2 (22.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CBAP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Compuware
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight