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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 554 629 601
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -28
Permanent jobs citing CICS 53 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.040% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 0.18% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 6
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £62,500
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
9175 10137 9413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.44% 22.31% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7829 8427 8086
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +35 32 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Bromley - 3 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 98 (80.99%) Mainframe
2 80 (66.12%) Banking
3 78 (64.46%) DB2
4 63 (52.07%) Finance
5 62 (51.24%) COBOL
6 38 (31.40%) IBM
7 35 (28.93%) UNIX
8 32 (26.45%) Oracle
9 26 (21.49%) Web Services
10 25 (20.66%) Java
11 24 (19.83%) SOA
12 23 (19.01%) J2EE
12 23 (19.01%) IBM Mainframe
13 21 (17.36%) Retail
13 21 (17.36%) MQSeries
14 19 (15.70%) Project Management
15 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
15 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.05%) SWIFT
16 17 (14.05%) .NET
17 15 (12.40%) XML
17 15 (12.40%) Data Modelling
17 15 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (12.40%) Marketing
18 14 (11.57%) RACF
18 14 (11.57%) zOS
19 13 (10.74%) FTP
19 13 (10.74%) UML
19 13 (10.74%) Release Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (17.36%) MQSeries
2 12 (9.92%) Documentum
2 12 (9.92%) FileNet
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.74%) FTP
3 8 (6.61%) Internet
4 3 (2.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (64.46%) DB2
2 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.48%) MS Access
3 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (2.48%) Toad
General
1 80 (66.12%) Banking
2 63 (52.07%) Finance
3 21 (17.36%) Retail
4 15 (12.40%) Marketing
5 11 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 10 (8.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Architect
2 26 (21.49%) Designer
3 21 (17.36%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (16.53%) Programmer
5 10 (8.26%) Solutions Designer
5 10 (8.26%) CICS Programmer
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Programmer
6 9 (7.44%) Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Systems Designer
7 8 (6.61%) Technical Leader
7 8 (6.61%) Operations Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Lead Designer
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) CICS Systems Programmer
11 3 (2.48%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.49%) Web Services
2 23 (19.01%) J2EE
3 17 (14.05%) .NET
4 15 (12.40%) XML
5 12 (9.92%) XSD
5 12 (9.92%) WSDL
5 12 (9.92%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.26%) Middleware
7 7 (5.79%) ISPF
8 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (3.31%) JNDI
8 4 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (3.31%) JMS
8 4 (3.31%) HTML
8 4 (3.31%) JDBC
8 4 (3.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (80.99%) Mainframe
2 23 (19.01%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (14.05%) SWIFT
4 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.96%) PMI
6 5 (4.13%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) VSAM
8 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.93%) UNIX
2 14 (11.57%) zOS
3 7 (5.79%) MVS
3 7 (5.79%) AIX
3 7 (5.79%) Solaris
3 7 (5.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) SOA
2 19 (15.70%) Project Management
3 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.40%) Data Modelling
5 15 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.74%) Logistics
6 13 (10.74%) Release Management
6 13 (10.74%) UML
6 13 (10.74%) Change Management
7 12 (9.92%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (9.92%) ETL
7 12 (9.92%) B2B
7 12 (9.92%) Project Planning
7 12 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.44%) Migration
10 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.24%) COBOL
2 25 (20.66%) Java
3 10 (8.26%) Assembly Language
3 10 (8.26%) JCL
4 8 (6.61%) SQL
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
6 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.13%) ISEB
4 4 (3.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) RACF
2 13 (10.74%) ACF2
3 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.83%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) IBM
2 32 (26.45%) Oracle
3 12 (9.92%) Pega
4 7 (5.79%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) Sun
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Posted: 5 days ago
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