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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 140 157 153
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.27% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.86% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £37,000 £59,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.28% +21.64%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
951 925 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.04% 40.34% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 718 713 939
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
Watford +12 5 £37,500 -18.91%
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Statistics
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) CICS
4 1 (11.11%) JCL
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) SLA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Applications Support
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe Support
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Customer Support
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Support
1 5 (55.56%) Unix Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Avaya
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Nortel