The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 639 602 663
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +61
Permanent jobs citing CICS 23 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.092% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 6
Average salary £46,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +31.57%
Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10975 9828 11493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 22.12% 21.63% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9170 8416 10111
Average salary £48,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
CICS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 8 £45,000 -33.33%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 19 (63.33%) DB2
3 16 (53.33%) zOS
4 13 (43.33%) RACF
4 13 (43.33%) COBOL
5 11 (36.67%) Banking
6 10 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (26.67%) VSAM
9 6 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (20.00%) Validation
9 6 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
10 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Change Management
11 4 (13.33%) Billing
11 4 (13.33%) JCL
11 4 (13.33%) Web Services
12 3 (10.00%) UNIX
12 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
13 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
13 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
13 2 (6.67%) Contract for Difference
13 2 (6.67%) Release Management
13 2 (6.67%) Degree
13 2 (6.67%) QA
13 2 (6.67%) AIX

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (36.67%) Banking
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (6.67%) Advertising
7 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.33%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Senior Technician
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Designer
2 3 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (6.67%) DBA
3 2 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) ISPF
3 1 (3.33%) Servlets
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (26.67%) VSAM
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (6.67%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) zOS
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Validation
2 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) E-business
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) Business Development
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) COBOL
2 4 (13.33%) JCL
3 2 (6.67%) REXX
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) OCP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) RACF
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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