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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 627 610 626
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing MVS 1 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.008% 0.056% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
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
12815 12433 14119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.38% 27.60% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11001 10594 12362
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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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

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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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Taleo
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Peoplefluent
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Capita
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Taleo
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Peoplefluent
2 2 (66.67%) Capita