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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 568 640 618
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -22
Permanent jobs citing CICS 61 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.17% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
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
9540 10982 9921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.43% 22.31% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8115 9188 8501
Average salary £52,500 £49,500 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +59 28 £52,500 +16.66%
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 116 (88.55%) Mainframe
2 88 (67.18%) DB2
3 83 (63.36%) Banking
4 65 (49.62%) COBOL
5 59 (45.04%) Finance
6 43 (32.82%) IBM
7 32 (24.43%) SOA
7 32 (24.43%) UNIX
8 31 (23.66%) Web Services
9 30 (22.90%) Java
10 29 (22.14%) Oracle
11 25 (19.08%) Retail
12 23 (17.56%) IBM Mainframe
12 23 (17.56%) JCL
12 23 (17.56%) J2EE
13 22 (16.79%) MQSeries
13 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP
14 20 (15.27%) SWIFT
15 19 (14.50%) Project Management
15 19 (14.50%) zOS
16 18 (13.74%) RACF
16 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (12.98%) Change Management
17 17 (12.98%) Marketing
17 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (12.98%) Release Management
17 17 (12.98%) .NET
18 15 (11.45%) XML
18 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
18 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (16.79%) MQSeries
2 12 (9.16%) Documentum
2 12 (9.16%) FileNet
2 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.92%) FTP
3 5 (3.82%) ATM
4 4 (3.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (67.18%) DB2
2 5 (3.82%) MS Access
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Toad
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 83 (63.36%) Banking
2 59 (45.04%) Finance
3 25 (19.08%) Retail
4 17 (12.98%) Marketing
5 10 (7.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (21.37%) Architect
1 28 (21.37%) Designer
2 22 (16.79%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (12.21%) Programmer
4 14 (10.69%) Consultant
5 12 (9.16%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.16%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Senior Programmer
7 8 (6.11%) Technical Leader
7 8 (6.11%) Systems Designer
7 8 (6.11%) Operations Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 6 (4.58%) CICS Programmer
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Programmer
9 6 (4.58%) Lead Designer
9 6 (4.58%) Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) Web Services
2 23 (17.56%) J2EE
3 17 (12.98%) .NET
4 15 (11.45%) XML
5 12 (9.16%) XSD
5 12 (9.16%) WSDL
5 12 (9.16%) ISPF
5 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
6 10 (7.63%) Middleware
7 9 (6.87%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.05%) JNDI
8 4 (3.05%) JMS
8 4 (3.05%) HTML
8 4 (3.05%) JDBC
8 4 (3.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 116 (88.55%) Mainframe
2 23 (17.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (15.27%) SWIFT
4 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.63%) PMI
6 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) VSAM
8 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) UNIX
2 19 (14.50%) zOS
3 12 (9.16%) MVS
3 12 (9.16%) AIX
3 12 (9.16%) Solaris
3 12 (9.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) SOA
2 19 (14.50%) Project Management
3 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.98%) Change Management
4 17 (12.98%) Release Management
5 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
6 13 (9.92%) UML
6 13 (9.92%) Logistics
7 12 (9.16%) Project Planning
7 12 (9.16%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (9.16%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (9.16%) ETL
7 12 (9.16%) B2B
8 11 (8.40%) Load Balancing
8 11 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (49.62%) COBOL
2 30 (22.90%) Java
3 23 (17.56%) JCL
4 13 (9.92%) SQL
5 12 (9.16%) Perl
6 10 (7.63%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) ISEB
4 4 (3.05%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) RACF
2 13 (9.92%) ACF2
3 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) IBM
2 29 (22.14%) Oracle
3 12 (9.16%) Business Objects
3 12 (9.16%) Pega
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.05%) Sun
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