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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 602 667 621
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -46
Permanent jobs citing MVS 14 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.022% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
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
11665 13539 11961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.23% 27.56% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10049 11614 10242
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

MVS Salary Histogram in London

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (85.71%) Oracle
1 18 (85.71%) SOA
2 17 (80.95%) CICS
2 17 (80.95%) DB2
2 17 (80.95%) JCL
3 16 (76.19%) Tivoli
3 16 (76.19%) Mainframe
3 16 (76.19%) ISPF
3 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
3 16 (76.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (76.19%) Business Objects
3 16 (76.19%) UNIX
3 16 (76.19%) AIX
3 16 (76.19%) Solaris
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) Perl
3 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) IBM
3 16 (76.19%) Web Services
4 13 (61.90%) MQSeries
4 13 (61.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (33.33%) COBOL
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (14.29%) J2EE

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (80.95%) CICS
2 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
2 16 (76.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (61.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.52%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Consultant
1 16 (76.19%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) ISPF
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 13 (61.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
1 16 (76.19%) AIX
1 16 (76.19%) Solaris
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) SOA
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JCL
2 16 (76.19%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Perl
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) COBOL
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 16 (76.19%) Business Objects
2 16 (76.19%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Northgate
4 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
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