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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 608 577 653
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +76
Permanent jobs citing CICS 25 64 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.16% 0.028%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.71% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 9
Average salary £55,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.08% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,650 £51,495 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £65,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +18.55%
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
8639 9046 9500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.98% 22.03% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7518 7747 7864
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 18 £55,000 -1.07%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 77 (98.72%) Mainframe
2 65 (83.33%) SDLC
3 62 (79.49%) COBOL
4 61 (78.21%) DB2
5 55 (70.51%) Banking
6 52 (66.67%) Finance
7 43 (55.13%) Change Management
8 42 (53.85%) JCL
9 41 (52.56%) IBM
9 41 (52.56%) IBM Mainframe
10 34 (43.59%) SOA
11 31 (39.74%) Java
12 30 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (35.90%) TOWER Software
14 25 (32.05%) MTS
15 24 (30.77%) SEPA
16 19 (24.36%) SWIFT
17 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
17 17 (21.79%) MQSeries
18 15 (19.23%) UML
18 15 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
18 15 (19.23%) .NET
18 15 (19.23%) J2EE
18 15 (19.23%) Web Services
18 15 (19.23%) XML
18 15 (19.23%) XSD
18 15 (19.23%) WSDL
18 15 (19.23%) B2B
18 15 (19.23%) FileNet
18 15 (19.23%) Capacity Planning

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (32.05%) MTS
2 17 (21.79%) MQSeries
3 15 (19.23%) FileNet
4 2 (2.56%) Documentum
5 1 (1.28%) SAS
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (78.21%) DB2
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.56%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) ChangeMan
General
1 55 (70.51%) Banking
2 52 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Architect
2 31 (39.74%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (25.64%) Subject Matter Expert
4 19 (24.36%) Developer
4 19 (24.36%) Lead Developer
5 15 (19.23%) Designer
5 15 (19.23%) Solutions Designer
6 11 (14.10%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 10 (12.82%) Lead Architect
8 8 (10.26%) Mainframe Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Lead Designer
9 5 (6.41%) Mainframe Designer
10 4 (5.13%) SOA Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Java Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Java Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.85%) Mainframe Expert
11 3 (3.85%) Mainframe Specialist
12 2 (2.56%) Applications Support
12 2 (2.56%) IBM Technical Architect
12 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) .NET
1 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
1 15 (19.23%) J2EE
1 15 (19.23%) Web Services
1 15 (19.23%) WSDL
1 15 (19.23%) XML
1 15 (19.23%) XSD
2 13 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (98.72%) Mainframe
2 41 (52.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 30 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (24.36%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.56%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Unix
1 3 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (83.33%) SDLC
2 43 (55.13%) Change Management
3 34 (43.59%) SOA
4 17 (21.79%) Data Modelling
5 15 (19.23%) B2B
5 15 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (19.23%) Release Management
5 15 (19.23%) UML
6 11 (14.10%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 11 (14.10%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.56%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 62 (79.49%) COBOL
2 42 (53.85%) JCL
3 31 (39.74%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) REXX
5 2 (2.56%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.56%) CLIST
6 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) IBM
2 28 (35.90%) TOWER Software
3 15 (19.23%) Pega
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens UK Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 20 days ago