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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 566 624 607
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -17
Permanent jobs citing CICS 68 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.013% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.060% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 4 10
Average salary £55,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
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
9885 9967 10001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 22.48% 22.09% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8463 8308 8718
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 +49 37 £52,500 +35.48%
Bromley - 3 £65,000 - 1
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 76 (77.55%) Mainframe
2 71 (72.45%) Banking
3 68 (69.39%) DB2
4 58 (59.18%) Finance
5 53 (54.08%) COBOL
6 32 (32.65%) IBM
7 30 (30.61%) UNIX
8 22 (22.45%) Oracle
8 22 (22.45%) IBM Mainframe
9 20 (20.41%) J2EE
10 19 (19.39%) RACF
10 19 (19.39%) Retail
11 18 (18.37%) zOS
12 14 (14.29%) Web Services
12 14 (14.29%) QA
12 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (13.27%) Release Management
13 13 (13.27%) Change Management
13 13 (13.27%) Assembly Language
14 12 (12.24%) Java
15 11 (11.22%) MQSeries
15 11 (11.22%) JCL
15 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (11.22%) Investment Banking
16 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (10.20%) Migration
16 10 (10.20%) ACF2
16 10 (10.20%) Project Management
16 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
17 9 (9.18%) .NET

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (11.22%) MQSeries
2 5 (5.10%) Documentum
2 5 (5.10%) FileNet
3 4 (4.08%) SAS
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.16%) ATM
3 7 (7.14%) Internet
4 5 (5.10%) FTP
5 2 (2.04%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (69.39%) DB2
2 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 71 (72.45%) Banking
2 58 (59.18%) Finance
3 19 (19.39%) Retail
4 11 (11.22%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.10%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Designer
2 19 (19.39%) Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (9.18%) Systems Designer
6 6 (6.12%) Programmer
7 5 (5.10%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.10%) CICS Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Technician
8 4 (4.08%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
10 2 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (1.02%) Administrator
11 1 (1.02%) Analyst
11 1 (1.02%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.02%) Senior Programmer
11 1 (1.02%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) J2EE
2 14 (14.29%) Web Services
3 9 (9.18%) .NET
4 7 (7.14%) XML
4 7 (7.14%) Middleware
5 5 (5.10%) WSDL
5 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.10%) XSD
6 4 (4.08%) JMS
6 4 (4.08%) JDBC
6 4 (4.08%) JSP
6 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (4.08%) JNDI
7 2 (2.04%) ISPF
7 2 (2.04%) HTML
8 1 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (77.55%) Mainframe
2 22 (22.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.16%) SWIFT
5 5 (5.10%) Online Banking
6 4 (4.08%) PMI
6 4 (4.08%) Chip Card
7 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) UNIX
2 18 (18.37%) zOS
3 6 (6.12%) AIX
4 2 (2.04%) Solaris
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Change Management
1 13 (13.27%) Release Management
2 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.20%) Project Management
3 10 (10.20%) Migration
4 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.16%) Coaching
4 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.14%) SOA
5 7 (7.14%) UML
5 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.10%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.10%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.10%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (5.10%) ETL
7 5 (5.10%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) COBOL
2 13 (13.27%) Assembly Language
3 12 (12.24%) Java
4 11 (11.22%) JCL
5 5 (5.10%) REXX
6 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) ISEB
3 4 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) RACF
2 10 (10.20%) ACF2
3 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) IBM
2 22 (22.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Pega
4 4 (4.08%) SAP
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) Sun
5 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
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Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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