The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank - 119 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
zOS
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
571 580 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.42% 30.10% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 448 473 678
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

zOS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Jython
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) NetIQ
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) BMC