The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 498 503 519
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 134 137 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 97 92 80
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.56%
Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20719 20737 21219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.62% 44.17% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17085 16708 17299
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in London

Mainframe
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +9 26 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Docklands, London +4 4 - -
Canary Wharf -4 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £53,750 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 125 (44.33%) Finance
2 119 (42.20%) IBM
3 113 (40.07%) DB2
4 93 (32.98%) Banking
5 80 (28.37%) COBOL
6 75 (26.60%) Oracle
7 72 (25.53%) CICS
8 70 (24.82%) Java
9 69 (24.47%) SQL
10 64 (22.70%) Linux
11 60 (21.28%) WebSphere
12 59 (20.92%) Solaris
12 59 (20.92%) JCL
13 58 (20.57%) Middleware
14 56 (19.86%) SQL Server
14 56 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
14 56 (19.86%) SDLC
15 55 (19.50%) Windows
16 53 (18.79%) SOA
17 51 (18.09%) SAN
18 49 (17.38%) Change Management
18 49 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
19 48 (17.02%) Retail
20 46 (16.31%) EMC
20 46 (16.31%) LAN
21 45 (15.96%) UNIX
21 45 (15.96%) Cisco
21 45 (15.96%) WAN
22 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
22 44 (15.60%) Mentoring

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (25.53%) CICS
2 60 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 42 (14.89%) Apache
3 42 (14.89%) Tomcat
4 40 (14.18%) IIS
5 39 (13.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 39 (13.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 19 (6.74%) MQSeries
7 13 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.19%) MTS
9 3 (1.06%) SAS
9 3 (1.06%) FileNet
10 2 (0.71%) JBoss
10 2 (0.71%) Documentum
11 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (13.83%) RMDS
2 5 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.28%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (6.03%) IaaS
3 3 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.09%) SAN
2 46 (16.31%) LAN
3 45 (15.96%) WAN
4 42 (14.89%) HTTP
5 39 (13.83%) NAS
5 39 (13.83%) FCoE
5 39 (13.83%) Fibre Channel
5 39 (13.83%) Multicast
6 11 (3.90%) VLAN
6 11 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.19%) Firewall
8 5 (1.77%) ATM
9 4 (1.42%) Internet
10 3 (1.06%) TACACS
10 3 (1.06%) DNS
10 3 (1.06%) DMZ
10 3 (1.06%) Wireless
10 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.71%) SNMP
11 2 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (40.07%) DB2
2 56 (19.86%) SQL Server
3 42 (14.89%) Hadoop
4 39 (13.83%) HBase
5 14 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.77%) OLTP
8 5 (1.77%) OLAP
9 4 (1.42%) MS Access
10 2 (0.71%) Ingres
10 2 (0.71%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.35%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Toad
2 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.71%) Maven
2 2 (0.71%) PROIV
2 2 (0.71%) GDB
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 125 (44.33%) Finance
2 93 (32.98%) Banking
3 48 (17.02%) Retail
4 21 (7.45%) Legal
5 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.19%) Front Office
7 8 (2.84%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.48%) Marketing
9 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.06%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 75 (26.60%) Architect
2 49 (17.38%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (13.12%) Consultant
4 36 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 24 (8.51%) Lead Architect
6 23 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
7 22 (7.80%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.74%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.74%) Development Manager
8 19 (6.74%) Developer
9 17 (6.03%) Analyst
9 17 (6.03%) Solutions Designer
9 17 (6.03%) Business Manager
9 17 (6.03%) IT Development Manager
9 17 (6.03%) Business Development Manager
9 17 (6.03%) Designer
10 13 (4.61%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (3.55%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.84%) Applications Consultant
12 8 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.57%) Middleware
2 43 (15.25%) XML
3 42 (14.89%) HTML
4 40 (14.18%) XSLT
5 39 (13.83%) Ultra Messaging
5 39 (13.83%) Rendezvous
6 36 (12.77%) Web Services
7 33 (11.70%) ISPF
8 28 (9.93%) .NET
9 17 (6.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (5.67%) J2EE
11 11 (3.90%) Java EE
12 10 (3.55%) LAMP
13 7 (2.48%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.77%) JMS
15 4 (1.42%) EJB
15 4 (1.42%) Hibernate
15 4 (1.42%) Spring
16 3 (1.06%) JDBC
16 3 (1.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.86%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (13.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 33 (11.70%) SWIFT
4 29 (10.28%) Data Centre
5 20 (7.09%) Client/Server
5 20 (7.09%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.19%) Derivative
6 9 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (3.19%) Data Extraction
7 8 (2.84%) iPad
8 7 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.48%) PMI
9 4 (1.42%) AS400
9 4 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.42%) Clustering
9 4 (1.42%) VSAM
9 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.06%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.06%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.70%) Linux
2 59 (20.92%) Solaris
3 55 (19.50%) Windows
4 45 (15.96%) UNIX
5 21 (7.45%) zOS
6 18 (6.38%) AIX
7 16 (5.67%) MVS
8 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.77%) VMS
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) HPUX
10 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.86%) SDLC
2 53 (18.79%) SOA
3 49 (17.38%) Change Management
3 49 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (15.60%) Mentoring
5 43 (15.25%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (15.25%) Risk Management
6 39 (13.83%) Benchmarking
7 34 (12.06%) Project Management
8 27 (9.57%) Coaching
9 20 (7.09%) E-business
9 20 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (6.74%) Information Management
10 19 (6.74%) Business Development
10 19 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.38%) Service Management
12 15 (5.32%) Data Modelling
12 15 (5.32%) Release Management
12 15 (5.32%) Zachman Framework
12 15 (5.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.37%) COBOL
2 70 (24.82%) Java
3 69 (24.47%) SQL
4 59 (20.92%) JCL
5 41 (14.54%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.74%) C
7 16 (5.67%) Perl
8 9 (3.19%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.19%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.48%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.42%) LINC
11 2 (0.71%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.71%) C#
11 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.71%) SystemTap
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (3.19%) Degree
2 8 (2.84%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.13%) CISM
4 4 (1.42%) MCP
5 3 (1.06%) CISSP
5 3 (1.06%) CISA
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCSA
7 1 (0.35%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.25%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.77%) COBIT
5 3 (1.06%) SLA
5 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) Basel II
System Software
1 43 (15.25%) SRDF
2 41 (14.54%) NFS
3 39 (13.83%) Oracle RAC
4 20 (7.09%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (2.84%) RACF
6 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.06%) ACF2
8 2 (0.71%) Firmware
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) vSphere
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (9.57%) CA Endevor
2 13 (4.61%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.84%) zSecure
5 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.71%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 119 (42.20%) IBM
2 75 (26.60%) Oracle
3 46 (16.31%) EMC
4 45 (15.96%) Cisco
5 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
6 42 (14.89%) TIBCO
7 40 (14.18%) NetApp
8 39 (13.83%) Sybase
8 39 (13.83%) Intel
8 39 (13.83%) DataSynapse
9 13 (4.61%) Remedy
10 12 (4.26%) TOWER Software
11 8 (2.84%) Reuters
11 8 (2.84%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.48%) SAP
13 6 (2.13%) Symantec
14 5 (1.77%) McAfee
14 5 (1.77%) Micro Focus
14 5 (1.77%) CA
14 5 (1.77%) BMC
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