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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 614 639 595
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Permanent jobs citing CICS 22 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.056% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 16
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,495 £45,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
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
9246 10588 9343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.90% 22.00% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7799 9066 7913
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +28 12 £55,000 -4.34%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 76 (92.68%) Mainframe
2 69 (84.15%) DB2
3 57 (69.51%) Banking
4 46 (56.10%) COBOL
5 37 (45.12%) SOA
6 32 (39.02%) IBM
7 29 (35.37%) JCL
8 21 (25.61%) Retail
8 21 (25.61%) Finance
9 19 (23.17%) UNIX
9 19 (23.17%) Java
9 19 (23.17%) Oracle
9 19 (23.17%) SWIFT
10 18 (21.95%) WebSphere
10 18 (21.95%) Web Services
10 18 (21.95%) MQSeries
11 17 (20.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (20.73%) SQL
11 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
11 17 (20.73%) MVS
12 16 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (19.51%) Tivoli
12 16 (19.51%) Perl
12 16 (19.51%) AIX
12 16 (19.51%) Solaris
12 16 (19.51%) Linux
12 16 (19.51%) ISPF
13 15 (18.29%) zOS
13 15 (18.29%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (17.07%) RACF

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (21.95%) MQSeries
1 18 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 17 (20.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) Documentum
3 2 (2.44%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.10%) ATM
3 4 (4.88%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (84.15%) DB2
2 16 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.32%) MS Access
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.22%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Toad
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (69.51%) Banking
2 21 (25.61%) Retail
2 21 (25.61%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Solutions Designer
1 20 (24.39%) Designer
2 16 (19.51%) Technical Consultant
2 16 (19.51%) Consultant
3 8 (9.76%) Lead Designer
3 8 (9.76%) Programmer
4 7 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (6.10%) Database Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (4.88%) Systems Programmer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (4.88%) Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) CICS Systems Programmer
7 3 (3.66%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (2.44%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) Web Services
2 16 (19.51%) ISPF
3 15 (18.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (8.54%) Middleware
5 3 (3.66%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
5 3 (3.66%) J2EE
5 3 (3.66%) WSDL
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) .NET
6 2 (2.44%) XSD
7 1 (1.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (92.68%) Mainframe
2 19 (23.17%) SWIFT
3 14 (17.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.32%) PMI
6 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) DataPower
8 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) UNIX
2 17 (20.73%) MVS
3 16 (19.51%) AIX
3 16 (19.51%) Solaris
3 16 (19.51%) Linux
4 15 (18.29%) zOS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) SOA
2 10 (12.20%) SDLC
3 9 (10.98%) Change Management
4 7 (8.54%) Release Management
4 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.10%) Coaching
5 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
5 5 (6.10%) Validation
6 3 (3.66%) Wealth Management
6 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.44%) ETL
7 2 (2.44%) UML
7 2 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) COBOL
2 29 (35.37%) JCL
3 19 (23.17%) Java
4 17 (20.73%) SQL
5 16 (19.51%) Perl
6 7 (8.54%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.44%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) RACF
2 9 (10.98%) ACF2
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Tivoli
2 14 (17.07%) zSecure
3 5 (6.10%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) IBM
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) TOWER Software
3 2 (2.44%) Pega
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
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