The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 627 610 682
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +72
Permanent jobs citing CICS 9 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.10% 0.60% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 40 13
Median salary £77,500 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.61% +14.13%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.15%
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
8667 9346 11108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.42% 21.59% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7619 7951 9421
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 21 (80.77%) Mainframe
2 17 (65.38%) Banking
3 16 (61.54%) SDLC
4 14 (53.85%) COBOL
5 13 (50.00%) DB2
6 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (42.31%) JCL
8 10 (38.46%) Java
8 10 (38.46%) SOA
9 9 (34.62%) IBM
9 9 (34.62%) Change Management
9 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (34.62%) Finance
10 8 (30.77%) MQSeries
11 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
12 6 (23.08%) B2B
12 6 (23.08%) WSDL
12 6 (23.08%) .NET
12 6 (23.08%) J2EE
12 6 (23.08%) Web Services
12 6 (23.08%) XML
12 6 (23.08%) XSD
12 6 (23.08%) UML
12 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (23.08%) FileNet
12 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 6 (23.08%) Pega
12 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (23.08%) Release Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) MQSeries
2 6 (23.08%) FileNet
3 3 (11.54%) MTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) IDMS
General
1 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) CICS Programmer
3 5 (19.23%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 5 (19.23%) Programmer
3 5 (19.23%) Subject Matter Expert
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Mainframe Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
5 2 (7.69%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.85%) CICS Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) IBM Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
1 6 (23.08%) WSDL
1 6 (23.08%) XML
1 6 (23.08%) XSD
2 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Mainframe
2 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.69%) VSAM
5 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) SDLC
2 10 (38.46%) SOA
3 9 (34.62%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) B2B
5 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (23.08%) Release Management
5 6 (23.08%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) COBOL
2 11 (42.31%) JCL
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) CLIST
4 1 (3.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Pega
3 2 (7.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software
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