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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 598 612 617
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing CICS 33 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.082% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 7
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +59.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,800 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £78,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+26.50% +13.69%
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
9918 9726 10361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.91% 21.47% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8466 8360 8991
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +19 16 £52,500 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 52 (89.66%) DB2
2 43 (74.14%) Banking
3 40 (68.97%) Mainframe
4 32 (55.17%) COBOL
5 25 (43.10%) Finance
6 23 (39.66%) IBM
7 22 (37.93%) Retail
8 19 (32.76%) UNIX
8 19 (32.76%) RACF
9 18 (31.03%) zOS
9 18 (31.03%) IBM Mainframe
10 17 (29.31%) JCL
10 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (27.59%) QA
12 15 (25.86%) Coaching
13 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
13 14 (24.14%) CA Endevor
13 14 (24.14%) Release Management
13 14 (24.14%) Change Management
14 10 (17.24%) AIX
15 9 (15.52%) Web Services
15 9 (15.52%) Assembly Language
15 9 (15.52%) ATM
16 8 (13.79%) J2EE
16 8 (13.79%) Oracle
16 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
17 7 (12.07%) ACF2
18 6 (10.34%) Contract for Difference
18 6 (10.34%) BASE24
18 6 (10.34%) AS400

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (6.90%) SAS
1 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) ATM
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (89.66%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 43 (74.14%) Banking
2 25 (43.10%) Finance
3 22 (37.93%) Retail
4 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (10.34%) Senior Technician
3 3 (5.17%) Programmer
3 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
3 3 (5.17%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Architect
4 2 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Designer
5 1 (1.72%) DBA
5 1 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.72%) Administrator
5 1 (1.72%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 8 (13.79%) J2EE
3 4 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (68.97%) Mainframe
2 18 (31.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.34%) Contract for Difference
4 6 (10.34%) AS400
5 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.90%) Chip Card
6 3 (5.17%) VSAM
6 3 (5.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) UNIX
2 18 (31.03%) zOS
3 10 (17.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Coaching
2 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
2 14 (24.14%) Release Management
2 14 (24.14%) Change Management
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
3 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Validation
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.45%) Use Case
6 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) COBOL
2 17 (29.31%) JCL
3 9 (15.52%) Assembly Language
4 5 (8.62%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) RACF
2 7 (12.07%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.72%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) IBM
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) SAP
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