The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 0.55% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
CICS
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.68% 38.33% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 49
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

CICS
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

CICS Salary Trend in Knutsford

CICS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) zOS

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM