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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 100 72
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.089% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.24% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 17
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -1.04%
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
422 416 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.43% 37.01% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 332 338 309
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix