The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 106 104
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.58% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £75,000 £45,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.29%
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +11.11%
Mainframe
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
400 516 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.11% 48.82% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 342 459 377
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware