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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 603 606 611
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing CICS 19 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.060% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 13
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £58,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.78%
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
9261 10041 9318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.98% 21.64% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7802 8554 7986
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,246
% change year-on-year
- +1.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +28 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (95.89%) Mainframe
2 63 (86.30%) DB2
3 52 (71.23%) Banking
4 47 (64.38%) COBOL
5 38 (52.05%) SOA
6 34 (46.58%) JCL
7 31 (42.47%) IBM
8 25 (34.25%) SWIFT
9 20 (27.40%) Finance
10 19 (26.03%) MQSeries
10 19 (26.03%) Oracle
10 19 (26.03%) UNIX
11 17 (23.29%) Java
11 17 (23.29%) Retail
12 16 (21.92%) SDLC
12 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
12 16 (21.92%) Web Services
13 15 (20.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (20.55%) Change Management
13 15 (20.55%) MVS
13 15 (20.55%) IBM Mainframe
14 14 (19.18%) ISPF
14 14 (19.18%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (19.18%) Tivoli
14 14 (19.18%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (19.18%) AIX
14 14 (19.18%) Solaris
14 14 (19.18%) Linux
14 14 (19.18%) Perl
14 14 (19.18%) SQL

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (26.03%) MQSeries
2 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
3 15 (20.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.22%) MTS
5 2 (2.74%) FileNet
6 1 (1.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) ATM
3 2 (2.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (86.30%) DB2
2 14 (19.18%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.48%) MS Access
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Toad
General
1 52 (71.23%) Banking
2 20 (27.40%) Finance
3 17 (23.29%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Marketing
5 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Solutions Designer
1 17 (23.29%) Designer
2 14 (19.18%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Database Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Programmer
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (2.74%) Lead Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.37%) Systems Programmer
9 1 (1.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) Web Services
2 14 (19.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (19.18%) ISPF
3 13 (17.81%) Middleware
4 3 (4.11%) WSDL
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) XSD
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) .NET
5 2 (2.74%) J2EE
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (95.89%) Mainframe
2 25 (34.25%) SWIFT
3 15 (20.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.22%) PMI
6 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) DataPower
8 1 (1.37%) VSAM
8 1 (1.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) UNIX
2 15 (20.55%) MVS
3 14 (19.18%) AIX
3 14 (19.18%) Solaris
3 14 (19.18%) Linux
4 12 (16.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) SOA
2 16 (21.92%) SDLC
3 15 (20.55%) Change Management
4 7 (9.59%) Release Management
4 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.85%) Coaching
5 5 (6.85%) Software Delivery
5 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.85%) Validation
6 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.11%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.74%) B2B
8 2 (2.74%) UML
8 2 (2.74%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.37%) Microservices
9 1 (1.37%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) COBOL
2 34 (46.58%) JCL
3 17 (23.29%) Java
4 14 (19.18%) Perl
4 14 (19.18%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) RACF
2 4 (5.48%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Tivoli
2 9 (12.33%) zSecure
3 5 (6.85%) CA Endevor
4 2 (2.74%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) IBM
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.74%) Pega
4 2 (2.74%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
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