The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 51 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.67% 0.85% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 2.94% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £25,000 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
Mainframe
Merseyside

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

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
149 136 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.48% 28.87% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 129 117 147
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Liverpool

Mainframe
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
1 7 (77.78%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) CICS
2 6 (66.67%) zOS
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Advertising
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PrintSoft PReS
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) MVS
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (66.67%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PrintSoft PReS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe