The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 607 610 632
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing CICS 30 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.047% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 9
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -8.82%
CICS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9792 9332 10536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.34% 20.90% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8346 8023 9176
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,052
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in London

CICS
Salary Trend in London

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

CICS Salary Trend in London

CICS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in London

CICS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 13 £57,500 +6.48% 2
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 49 (92.45%) DB2
2 39 (73.58%) Mainframe
3 33 (62.26%) Banking
4 27 (50.94%) COBOL
5 23 (43.40%) IBM
6 21 (39.62%) zOS
6 21 (39.62%) Retail
7 20 (37.74%) RACF
7 20 (37.74%) JCL
8 19 (35.85%) Finance
9 18 (33.96%) Coaching
10 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
10 17 (32.08%) QA
10 17 (32.08%) Change Management
11 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (28.30%) Release Management
12 15 (28.30%) CA Endevor
13 14 (26.42%) IBM Mainframe
14 13 (24.53%) Web Services
14 13 (24.53%) UNIX
15 12 (22.64%) AIX
16 10 (18.87%) ATM
17 9 (16.98%) J2EE
17 9 (16.98%) BASE24
17 9 (16.98%) AS400
17 9 (16.98%) Contract for Difference
18 7 (13.21%) ACF2
19 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
19 6 (11.32%) SAP
19 6 (11.32%) REXX

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) ATM
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (92.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 33 (62.26%) Banking
2 21 (39.62%) Retail
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (13.21%) Senior Technician
3 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
3 3 (5.66%) Administrator
3 3 (5.66%) DBA
3 3 (5.66%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (3.77%) Architect
4 2 (3.77%) Developer
4 2 (3.77%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Service Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Designer
5 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.89%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) ISPF
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (73.58%) Mainframe
2 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (26.42%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (16.98%) AS400
4 9 (16.98%) Contract for Difference
5 5 (9.43%) VSAM
5 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.66%) Chip Card
7 1 (1.89%) Clustering
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) zOS
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
3 12 (22.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Coaching
2 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
2 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 15 (28.30%) Release Management
4 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Validation
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Use Case
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) UML
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) E-business
8 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) COBOL
2 20 (37.74%) JCL
3 6 (11.32%) REXX
4 5 (9.43%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) OCP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
System Software
1 20 (37.74%) RACF
2 7 (13.21%) ACF2
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.89%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) IBM
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago