The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 611 - 614
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MVS 15 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% - 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 7
Average salary £55,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 - £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
MVS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12180 12695 12236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.29% 27.33% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10569 10907 10455
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MVS
Salary Trend in London

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

MVS Salary Trend in London

MVS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MVS across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MVS Salary Histogram in London

MVS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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 - 1 £46,000 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 22 (75.86%) SOA
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) IBM
3 16 (55.17%) Mainframe
4 14 (48.28%) JCL
4 14 (48.28%) CICS
4 14 (48.28%) DB2
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Perl
5 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (44.83%) Web Services
5 13 (44.83%) UNIX
5 13 (44.83%) AIX
5 13 (44.83%) Solaris
5 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 13 (44.83%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (44.83%) MQSeries
5 13 (44.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (44.83%) Tivoli
5 13 (44.83%) ISPF
5 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 10 (34.48%) .NET
6 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
7 9 (31.03%) Orchard CMS
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (48.28%) CICS
2 13 (44.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (44.83%) MQSeries
2 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
3 9 (31.03%) Orchard CMS
3 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (31.03%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) DB2
2 13 (44.83%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) IMS/DB
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
1 13 (44.83%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Architect
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Web Services
1 13 (44.83%) WebSphere MQ
1 13 (44.83%) ISPF
2 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (31.03%) jQuery
3 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Mainframe
2 9 (31.03%) N-Tier
3 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) VSAM
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) UNIX
1 13 (44.83%) AIX
1 13 (44.83%) Solaris
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) SOA
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
3 9 (31.03%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Market Research
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JCL
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) Perl
3 9 (31.03%) COBOL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) IBM
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) CA
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Northgate
6 1 (3.45%) Cognizant