The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 55 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% - 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 99 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.50% 20.29% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 116 76 152
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle