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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 134 129 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.098% 0.052% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.15% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Average salary £65,000 £68,000 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +17.74%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
730 662 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.87% 34.50% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 546 486 740
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) CBAP
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) VSAM
4 2 (20.00%) COBOL
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) REXX
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) MVS
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Principal Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) zOS
1 2 (20.00%) MVS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) COBOL
2 2 (20.00%) REXX
2 2 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CBAP
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata