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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 609 584 626
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +42
Permanent jobs citing CICS 27 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.056% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.27% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 6
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% -16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10450 9208 10614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.85% 20.80% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8953 7790 9300
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 10 £57,500 +6.48% 5
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 38 (80.85%) DB2
2 28 (59.57%) Mainframe
3 24 (51.06%) COBOL
3 24 (51.06%) Banking
4 20 (42.55%) zOS
5 18 (38.30%) RACF
6 15 (31.91%) IBM
6 15 (31.91%) Retail
7 13 (27.66%) JCL
7 13 (27.66%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) Change Management
8 11 (23.40%) QA
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) UNIX
10 9 (19.15%) AIX
10 9 (19.15%) VSAM
10 9 (19.15%) BASE24
10 9 (19.15%) AS400
10 9 (19.15%) Release Management
10 9 (19.15%) CA Endevor
10 9 (19.15%) Contract for Difference
11 8 (17.02%) J2EE
12 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.77%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (10.64%) ACF2
13 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Validation
13 5 (10.64%) Billing
13 5 (10.64%) SAP
14 4 (8.51%) ATM

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) ATM
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (80.85%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (51.06%) Banking
2 15 (31.91%) Retail
3 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 5 (10.64%) Billing
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Technician
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (6.38%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) ISPF
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Servlets
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Mainframe
2 9 (19.15%) VSAM
2 9 (19.15%) AS400
2 9 (19.15%) Contract for Difference
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) zOS
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
3 9 (19.15%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Change Management
2 9 (19.15%) Release Management
3 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.64%) Validation
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.26%) Use Case
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) UML
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) E-business
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) COBOL
2 13 (27.66%) JCL
3 2 (4.26%) REXX
4 1 (2.13%) Korn
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) OCP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) RACF
2 5 (10.64%) ACF2
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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