The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank 617 611 624
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.009% 0.016% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
OS/2
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
11556 12190 12641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.33% 28.40% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9900 10209 10944
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

OS/2
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 across the London region.

OS/2 Salary Trend in London

OS/2
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing OS/2 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 OS/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mac Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple