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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 617 635 670
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Permanent jobs citing CICS 5 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.068% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 16
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
7380 8685 10048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.53% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6469 7330 8553
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 25 July 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 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Pega
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) FileNet
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) WSDL
4 4 (30.77%) B2B
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) zOS
5 3 (23.08%) JCL
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Cognizant

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 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
2 4 (30.77%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) CICS Programmer
1 5 (38.46%) CICS Systems Programmer
1 5 (38.46%) Programmer
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) WSDL
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) XSD
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) VSAM
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Release Management
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) B2B
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Bug Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JCL
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Pega
2 2 (15.38%) Cognizant
2 2 (15.38%) IBM