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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 527 463 520
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +57
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 118 192 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.01% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 86 148 91
Average salary £53,500 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
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
19337 18997 20002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.29% 45.71% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16088 15633 15856
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +33 28 £52,750 -5.80% 4
Hendon - 4 £45,000 -
Edgware - 3 £34,230 -
Chiswick - 1 £100,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 112 (39.72%) Finance
2 105 (37.23%) SDLC
3 97 (34.40%) IBM
4 96 (34.04%) Banking
5 86 (30.50%) DB2
6 85 (30.14%) COBOL
7 83 (29.43%) Change Management
8 78 (27.66%) CICS
9 68 (24.11%) SOA
10 61 (21.63%) IBM Mainframe
11 58 (20.57%) JCL
12 51 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (17.02%) Java
14 47 (16.67%) SQL
15 46 (16.31%) ITIL
15 46 (16.31%) Windows
16 42 (14.89%) Linux
16 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 41 (14.54%) Web Services
18 36 (12.77%) Oracle
19 34 (12.06%) .NET
19 34 (12.06%) XML
19 34 (12.06%) Risk Management
20 33 (11.70%) Middleware
21 30 (10.64%) TOWER Software
21 30 (10.64%) MS Office
21 30 (10.64%) Release Management
22 29 (10.28%) Degree
22 29 (10.28%) Unix
22 29 (10.28%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (27.66%) CICS
2 27 (9.57%) MTS
3 16 (5.67%) MQSeries
4 15 (5.32%) FileNet
5 12 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.84%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.13%) Apache
9 6 (2.13%) JBoss
9 6 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.77%) SAS
10 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.42%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.71%) Documentum
13 2 (0.71%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (10.64%) MS Office
2 22 (7.80%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.96%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.42%) Maximo
3 2 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
2 4 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.71%) GitHub
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.03%) Firewall
2 14 (4.96%) WAN
3 13 (4.61%) Internet
4 12 (4.26%) VLAN
4 12 (4.26%) Wireless
5 10 (3.55%) LAN
6 8 (2.84%) SAN
7 7 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.77%) Wireless Security
9 4 (1.42%) LDAP
9 4 (1.42%) MPLS
10 3 (1.06%) BGP
10 3 (1.06%) DNS
10 3 (1.06%) VPN
11 2 (0.71%) 802.11
11 2 (0.71%) DHCP
11 2 (0.71%) FTP
11 2 (0.71%) HTTP
12 1 (0.35%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (30.50%) DB2
2 23 (8.16%) Adabas
3 19 (6.74%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.67%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.42%) GIS
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.71%) IDMS
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.35%) MySQL
10 1 (0.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.84%) Subversion
2 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) PVCS
3 3 (1.06%) Maven
4 2 (0.71%) GDB
4 2 (0.71%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.71%) Hudson
4 2 (0.71%) JMeter
4 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.71%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (0.71%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) AppScan
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.35%) Paros
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 112 (39.72%) Finance
2 96 (34.04%) Banking
3 23 (8.16%) Retail
4 15 (5.32%) Legal
5 11 (3.90%) Marketing
6 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.13%) Music Industry
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.77%) Back Office
7 5 (1.77%) Front Office
7 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.42%) Local Government
8 4 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (20.57%) Architect
2 53 (18.79%) Analyst
3 37 (13.12%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (10.99%) Developer
5 22 (7.80%) Lead Developer
6 21 (7.45%) Subject Matter Expert
7 20 (7.09%) Administrator
7 20 (7.09%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.09%) DBA
8 19 (6.74%) Consultant
9 17 (6.03%) Business Systems Analyst
9 17 (6.03%) Designer
9 17 (6.03%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (5.67%) Lead Architect
10 16 (5.67%) Solutions Designer
11 12 (4.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.90%) Programmer
13 10 (3.55%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (3.55%) Mainframe Programmer
13 10 (3.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.54%) Web Services
2 34 (12.06%) .NET
2 34 (12.06%) XML
3 33 (11.70%) Middleware
4 24 (8.51%) J2EE
5 21 (7.45%) WSDL
6 15 (5.32%) .NET Framework
6 15 (5.32%) XSD
7 13 (4.61%) Java EE
8 7 (2.48%) ISPF
9 6 (2.13%) EntireX
9 6 (2.13%) SOAP
10 4 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (1.42%) BAPI
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.06%) OAuth
11 3 (1.06%) REST
11 3 (1.06%) SAML
11 3 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 51 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.87%) Data Centre
4 21 (7.45%) SWIFT
5 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.26%) iSeries
7 9 (3.19%) Reinsurance
8 7 (2.48%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.13%) AS400
9 6 (2.13%) Tandem
9 6 (2.13%) VSAM
10 5 (1.77%) Derivative
10 5 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.31%) Windows
2 42 (14.89%) Linux
3 29 (10.28%) Unix
4 18 (6.38%) zOS
5 17 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.32%) Solaris
6 15 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.61%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.48%) VMS
9 4 (1.42%) AIX
9 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.71%) Debian
11 2 (0.71%) Gentoo
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.23%) SDLC
2 83 (29.43%) Change Management
3 68 (24.11%) SOA
4 46 (16.31%) ITIL
5 34 (12.06%) Risk Management
6 30 (10.64%) Release Management
7 29 (10.28%) Project Management
8 26 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (8.87%) UML
10 23 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (7.45%) Data Modelling
11 21 (7.45%) TOGAF
12 19 (6.74%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.74%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (6.74%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
14 17 (6.03%) High Availability
14 17 (6.03%) Open Source
14 17 (6.03%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 85 (30.14%) COBOL
2 58 (20.57%) JCL
3 48 (17.02%) Java
4 47 (16.67%) SQL
5 11 (3.90%) NATURAL
6 8 (2.84%) Assembly Language
6 8 (2.84%) REXX
7 6 (2.13%) C
7 6 (2.13%) Perl
8 4 (1.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (1.06%) Python
10 2 (0.71%) AWK
10 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.71%) CLIST
10 2 (0.71%) PHP
10 2 (0.71%) sed
10 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.71%) SystemTap
11 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.35%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) Degree
2 16 (5.67%) CISSP
3 12 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.84%) CISM
5 8 (2.84%) PMP
6 6 (2.13%) CGEIT
6 6 (2.13%) MCAD
6 6 (2.13%) MCSD
7 5 (1.77%) ISEB
7 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.42%) CCNA
8 4 (1.42%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (1.42%) CHECK Team Member
8 4 (1.42%) CISA
8 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.42%) IIBA
8 4 (1.42%) MCSE
9 3 (1.06%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.22%) SEPA
2 13 (4.61%) QA
3 10 (3.55%) SLA
4 9 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.77%) ISO19770
7 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.06%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (2.48%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.71%) Firmware
5 2 (0.71%) NFS
5 2 (0.71%) pfSense
5 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (6.03%) CA Endevor
2 6 (2.13%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.71%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.35%) Nessus
4 1 (0.35%) Nmap
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 97 (34.40%) IBM
2 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 36 (12.77%) Oracle
4 30 (10.64%) TOWER Software
5 25 (8.87%) Fujitsu
6 17 (6.03%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.67%) CA
8 15 (5.32%) Pega
9 13 (4.61%) BMC
10 10 (3.55%) HP
10 10 (3.55%) Micro Focus
10 10 (3.55%) SAP
11 7 (2.48%) Cognizant
12 6 (2.13%) VMware
13 5 (1.77%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.77%) Cisco
13 5 (1.77%) Remedy
13 5 (1.77%) Reuters
13 5 (1.77%) Software AG
14 4 (1.42%) Siemens
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Salary: Pay in range: £46,700 - £66,500
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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Parham Consulting
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City, London
Business Decision
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens UK Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension,
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Salary: £54720 - £63839 per annum
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