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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.01% 1.34% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 36.67% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
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
30 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 19.11% 26.85% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 25
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Designer
2 10 (90.91%) Applications Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) Java