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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 591 626 594
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -32
Permanent jobs citing zOS 28 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.070% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 10
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £39,989
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £56,850 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +15.88%
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
11695 13440 11661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.09% 27.53% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10083 11537 9982
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +62 10 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 45 (67.16%) Banking
2 38 (56.72%) DB2
3 37 (55.22%) IBM
4 32 (47.76%) Windows
5 27 (40.30%) Retail
6 24 (35.82%) WebSphere
6 24 (35.82%) UNIX
7 21 (31.34%) Mainframe
8 20 (29.85%) CICS
8 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
9 19 (28.36%) RACF
10 17 (25.37%) Linux
11 15 (22.39%) IBM Mainframe
12 14 (20.90%) ACF2
12 14 (20.90%) Finance
12 14 (20.90%) Solaris
12 14 (20.90%) AIX
13 13 (19.40%) SQL
14 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
15 11 (16.42%) Management Information System
16 10 (14.93%) Validation
17 9 (13.43%) Middleware
17 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
18 8 (11.94%) Project Management
18 8 (11.94%) Apache
18 8 (11.94%) SWIFT
19 7 (10.45%) iSeries
19 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
19 7 (10.45%) Spanish Language
19 7 (10.45%) HP

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 24 (35.82%) WebSphere
2 20 (29.85%) CICS
3 8 (11.94%) Apache
4 6 (8.96%) JBoss
4 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.96%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) Network Security
3 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
3 5 (7.46%) Firewall
4 4 (5.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) DB2
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Adabas
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.49%) PowerCenter
General
1 45 (67.16%) Banking
2 27 (40.30%) Retail
3 14 (20.90%) Finance
4 7 (10.45%) Spanish Language
5 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Administrator
3 10 (14.93%) Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (11.94%) Technical Leader
5 7 (10.45%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Architect
5 7 (10.45%) DBA
5 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) DB2 Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Malware Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Capacity Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Environment Manager
9 1 (1.49%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Middleware
1 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (2.99%) EntireX
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Mainframe
2 15 (22.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (16.42%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.94%) SWIFT
5 7 (10.45%) iSeries
6 5 (7.46%) FlexPod
6 5 (7.46%) Reference Data
6 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.97%) Clustering
8 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
10 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) UNIX
3 17 (25.37%) Linux
4 14 (20.90%) Solaris
4 14 (20.90%) AIX
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.46%) SUSE
5 5 (7.46%) HPUX
5 5 (7.46%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
2 10 (14.93%) Validation
3 8 (11.94%) Project Management
4 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.96%) Data Management
5 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.46%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.46%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.46%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (7.46%) ERD
6 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) NATURAL
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) C++
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) SAS Macro
3 1 (1.49%) JCL
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) GCIA
1 5 (7.46%) GCIH
1 5 (7.46%) CISSP
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.46%) CCNA
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) RACF
2 14 (20.90%) ACF2
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) KVM
4 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) IBM
2 7 (10.45%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Brocade
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) Juniper
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) NetApp
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.46%) BMC
4 5 (7.46%) CA
4 5 (7.46%) Symantec
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
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