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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 563 651 618
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -33
Permanent jobs citing CICS 53 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.039% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 9
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,196 £45,000 £47,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -15.23%
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
9205 10966 9555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.49% 22.32% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7828 9327 8143
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +56 22 £57,500 +27.77% 1
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 105 (92.92%) Mainframe
2 88 (77.88%) DB2
3 63 (55.75%) Banking
4 51 (45.13%) COBOL
5 45 (39.82%) SOA
5 45 (39.82%) IBM
6 36 (31.86%) Finance
7 32 (28.32%) Java
7 32 (28.32%) Web Services
8 29 (25.66%) JCL
9 26 (23.01%) MQSeries
9 26 (23.01%) UNIX
10 24 (21.24%) Oracle
10 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
10 24 (21.24%) Retail
11 22 (19.47%) SDLC
12 21 (18.58%) IBM Mainframe
13 20 (17.70%) SWIFT
13 20 (17.70%) zOS
14 19 (16.81%) RACF
15 18 (15.93%) Marketing
16 17 (15.04%) WebSphere
16 17 (15.04%) Release Management
16 17 (15.04%) Change Management
16 17 (15.04%) Project Management
16 17 (15.04%) MVS
16 17 (15.04%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (15.04%) SQL
16 17 (15.04%) J2EE
17 16 (14.16%) AIX

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (23.01%) MQSeries
2 17 (15.04%) WebSphere
2 17 (15.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (10.62%) Documentum
3 12 (10.62%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.39%) FTP
3 5 (4.42%) ATM
4 3 (2.65%) SSL
4 3 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (77.88%) DB2
2 6 (5.31%) MS Access
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Toad
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 63 (55.75%) Banking
2 36 (31.86%) Finance
3 24 (21.24%) Retail
4 18 (15.93%) Marketing
5 10 (8.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (15.04%) Designer
1 17 (15.04%) Solutions Designer
1 17 (15.04%) Architect
2 16 (14.16%) Consultant
2 16 (14.16%) Technical Consultant
3 15 (13.27%) Programmer
4 14 (12.39%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.96%) Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Programmer
6 8 (7.08%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.19%) Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Lead Designer
7 7 (6.19%) Operations Manager
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Programmer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.42%) Database Manager
9 5 (4.42%) CICS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) Web Services
2 17 (15.04%) J2EE
3 16 (14.16%) ISPF
4 15 (13.27%) .NET
4 15 (13.27%) XML
5 13 (11.50%) WSDL
5 13 (11.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (10.62%) XSD
6 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.85%) Middleware
8 6 (5.31%) HTML
9 2 (1.77%) JNDI
9 2 (1.77%) JMS
9 2 (1.77%) JDBC
9 2 (1.77%) JSP
10 1 (0.88%) SOAP
10 1 (0.88%) HTML5
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 105 (92.92%) Mainframe
2 21 (18.58%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (17.70%) SWIFT
4 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.08%) PMI
6 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
8 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) UNIX
2 20 (17.70%) zOS
3 17 (15.04%) MVS
4 16 (14.16%) AIX
4 16 (14.16%) Solaris
4 16 (14.16%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) SOA
2 22 (19.47%) SDLC
3 17 (15.04%) Release Management
3 17 (15.04%) Change Management
3 17 (15.04%) Project Management
4 15 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.50%) Logistics
7 12 (10.62%) ETL
7 12 (10.62%) B2B
7 12 (10.62%) UML
7 12 (10.62%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (10.62%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.62%) Project Planning
7 12 (10.62%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) COBOL
2 32 (28.32%) Java
3 29 (25.66%) JCL
4 17 (15.04%) SQL
5 16 (14.16%) Perl
6 8 (7.08%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.42%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 2 (1.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (16.81%) RACF
2 14 (12.39%) ACF2
3 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.16%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.42%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (39.82%) IBM
2 24 (21.24%) Oracle
3 16 (14.16%) Business Objects
4 12 (10.62%) Pega
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
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