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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 490 512 480
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 137 98 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 126
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
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
17006 17839 20304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.24% 39.88% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13891 14525 17456
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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 +8 42 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 87 (33.72%) Finance
2 86 (33.33%) Oracle
3 85 (32.95%) Banking
4 76 (29.46%) DB2
5 72 (27.91%) SQL
6 66 (25.58%) Retail
7 63 (24.42%) UNIX
8 60 (23.26%) Change Management
9 57 (22.09%) Java
10 55 (21.32%) IBM
11 47 (18.22%) Windows
12 45 (17.44%) SOA
13 44 (17.05%) Web Services
14 37 (14.34%) XML
15 36 (13.95%) Degree
16 33 (12.79%) zOS
16 33 (12.79%) Oracle Database
17 32 (12.40%) QA
17 32 (12.40%) Linux
18 31 (12.02%) CICS
19 28 (10.85%) HP
20 27 (10.47%) ITIL
21 26 (10.08%) UML
21 26 (10.08%) MS Excel
21 26 (10.08%) Microsoft
22 24 (9.30%) COBOL
22 24 (9.30%) Information Management
22 24 (9.30%) Document Management
22 24 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
23 22 (8.53%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 31 (12.02%) CICS
2 20 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.59%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.65%) GlassFish
4 12 (4.65%) Apache
5 9 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.94%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.39%) FileNet
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
Applications
1 26 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.55%) MS Office
4 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.88%) BASE24
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) RMDS
5 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.65%) Firewall
3 7 (2.71%) 3G
4 6 (2.33%) Internet
5 5 (1.94%) VLAN
5 5 (1.94%) WAN
6 4 (1.55%) RTP
6 4 (1.55%) SSL
7 3 (1.16%) HTTP
7 3 (1.16%) DNS
7 3 (1.16%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.78%) FTP
8 2 (0.78%) LDAP
8 2 (0.78%) LAN
8 2 (0.78%) X.25
8 2 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.78%) FCoE
8 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.46%) DB2
2 33 (12.79%) Oracle Database
3 22 (8.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.88%) BODI
5 10 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.10%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.33%) SQLPlus
9 6 (2.33%) NonStop SQL
10 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.78%) MS Access
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.39%) Subversion
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (33.72%) Finance
2 85 (32.95%) Banking
3 66 (25.58%) Retail
4 11 (4.26%) Back Office
5 10 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.88%) Marketing
6 7 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.33%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.55%) French Language
9 4 (1.55%) German Language
9 4 (1.55%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.16%) International Banking
11 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.78%) Front Office
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
11 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (23.64%) Architect
2 53 (20.54%) Analyst
3 34 (13.18%) Business Analyst
4 31 (12.02%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (10.85%) Technical Specialist
6 23 (8.91%) Business Systems Analyst
6 23 (8.91%) Systems Analyst
7 20 (7.75%) Developer
8 16 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
10 12 (4.65%) Consultant
11 10 (3.88%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.88%) Ab Initio Developer
11 10 (3.88%) Designer
12 9 (3.49%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 8 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.10%) Administrator
13 8 (3.10%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (3.10%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.05%) Web Services
2 37 (14.34%) XML
3 22 (8.53%) Middleware
4 20 (7.75%) XSLT
5 18 (6.98%) .NET
6 13 (5.04%) XML Schema
7 11 (4.26%) J2EE
7 11 (4.26%) Spring
8 10 (3.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 9 (3.49%) JAX-WS
9 9 (3.49%) JSF
9 9 (3.49%) JMX
9 9 (3.49%) EJB
9 9 (3.49%) JAXB
10 8 (3.10%) CGI
11 7 (2.71%) JMS
11 7 (2.71%) XSD
11 7 (2.71%) ISPF
12 5 (1.94%) Java EE
12 5 (1.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.36%) Client/Server
2 17 (6.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (4.65%) SWIFT
4 10 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.49%) Tandem
6 8 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.71%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.33%) CESG
9 5 (1.94%) Equities
9 5 (1.94%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.94%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.94%) AS400
9 5 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.94%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.94%) Contract for Difference
9 5 (1.94%) Open Source
10 3 (1.16%) iSeries
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.42%) UNIX
2 47 (18.22%) Windows
3 33 (12.79%) zOS
4 32 (12.40%) Linux
5 19 (7.36%) Solaris
6 13 (5.04%) AIX
7 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.26%) Change Management
2 45 (17.44%) SOA
3 27 (10.47%) ITIL
4 26 (10.08%) UML
5 24 (9.30%) Information Management
5 24 (9.30%) Document Management
5 24 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
6 22 (8.53%) Test Scripting
6 22 (8.53%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.53%) Project Management
6 22 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (8.14%) Workflow
7 21 (8.14%) TOGAF
8 20 (7.75%) B2B
9 17 (6.59%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (6.20%) Zachman Framework
10 16 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.81%) Risk Management
11 15 (5.81%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 72 (27.91%) SQL
2 57 (22.09%) Java
3 24 (9.30%) COBOL
4 21 (8.14%) JCL
5 11 (4.26%) C#
6 9 (3.49%) PL/1
7 7 (2.71%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.71%) XPath
8 6 (2.33%) Perl
9 5 (1.94%) C++
9 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.94%) Korn
10 2 (0.78%) LINC
10 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.78%) REXX
10 2 (0.78%) VB
10 2 (0.78%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) PMP
2 6 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.55%) IIBA
3 4 (1.55%) CBAP
3 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.16%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) OCP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.40%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.94%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.53%) RACF
2 8 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.71%) ACF2
4 4 (1.55%) NFS
4 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) vCloud
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (5.04%) Tivoli
2 12 (4.65%) OpenSSO
3 10 (3.88%) CA Endevor
4 4 (1.55%) CA LISA
4 4 (1.55%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 86 (33.33%) Oracle
2 55 (21.32%) IBM
3 28 (10.85%) HP
4 26 (10.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.26%) Ab Initio
6 10 (3.88%) VMware
6 10 (3.88%) Actimize
6 10 (3.88%) Cognizant
6 10 (3.88%) Informatica
6 10 (3.88%) Cognos
6 10 (3.88%) Unisys
6 10 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 10 (3.88%) Sun
7 8 (3.10%) webMethods
8 7 (2.71%) Software AG
9 6 (2.33%) SAP
9 6 (2.33%) BMC
9 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.94%) NCR
10 5 (1.94%) CA
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Salary: From £85,000 to £140,000 per annum Car, Health, Pension, Life
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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