The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 599 635 584
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -51
Permanent jobs citing zOS 28 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.050% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 11
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £42,081
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £43,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.40%
zOS
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
11952 13226 12225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.97% 27.44% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10280 11386 10377
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
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%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

zOS
Salary Trend in London

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

zOS Salary Trend in London

zOS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in London

zOS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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 +36 7 £46,000 -12.38% 1
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 54 (76.06%) Banking
2 40 (56.34%) IBM
3 34 (47.89%) Retail
4 33 (46.48%) Windows
5 31 (43.66%) DB2
6 29 (40.85%) WebSphere
7 25 (35.21%) Linux
8 23 (32.39%) Mainframe
9 22 (30.99%) AIX
9 22 (30.99%) Solaris
10 18 (25.35%) UNIX
10 18 (25.35%) Service Delivery
11 15 (21.13%) CICS
12 14 (19.72%) HP
12 14 (19.72%) RACF
12 14 (19.72%) zSecure
13 13 (18.31%) Middleware
13 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 11 (15.49%) IBM Mainframe
15 11 (15.49%) Internet
15 11 (15.49%) SQL
16 10 (14.08%) Validation
16 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
17 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
17 9 (12.68%) ACF2
18 8 (11.27%) Online Banking
18 8 (11.27%) Finance
18 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (40.85%) WebSphere
2 15 (21.13%) CICS
3 6 (8.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.45%) JBoss
4 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.82%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.49%) Internet
3 4 (5.63%) SSL
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) DMZ
4 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) DB2
2 2 (2.82%) Base SAS
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Adabas
General
1 54 (76.06%) Banking
2 34 (47.89%) Retail
3 8 (11.27%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Administrator
2 13 (18.31%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) DBA
3 10 (14.08%) DB2 DBA
4 9 (12.68%) Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (9.86%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) DB2 Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) DB2 Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Database Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Malware Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Capacity Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Middleware
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (11.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.41%) EntireX
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Mainframe
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
5 8 (11.27%) Online Banking
6 7 (9.86%) iSeries
7 5 (7.04%) Reference Data
8 4 (5.63%) Clustering
8 4 (5.63%) SWIFT
9 3 (4.23%) VSAM
10 2 (2.82%) PMI
11 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Windows
2 25 (35.21%) Linux
3 22 (30.99%) AIX
3 22 (30.99%) Solaris
4 18 (25.35%) UNIX
5 3 (4.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Service Delivery
2 10 (14.08%) Validation
3 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.04%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (7.04%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.04%) Data Management
6 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.04%) ERD
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Service Management
8 3 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.23%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.41%) NATURAL
3 1 (1.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) CCNA
1 3 (4.23%) CISSP
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.23%) GCIA
1 3 (4.23%) GCIH
2 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) RACF
2 9 (12.68%) ACF2
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) zSecure
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) IBM
2 14 (19.72%) HP
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) CA
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
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