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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 638 618 608
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing zOS 5 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.046% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 33
Average salary £55,000 £51,998 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.77% +9.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
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
10792 11784 12119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.31% 28.29% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9249 10101 10143
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) DB2
2 16 (94.12%) Mainframe
3 15 (88.24%) CA
3 15 (88.24%) IBM
4 14 (82.35%) CA Endevor
4 14 (82.35%) SDLC
5 11 (64.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 11 (64.71%) Finance
6 10 (58.82%) Legal
6 10 (58.82%) Migration
6 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) ISPF
7 5 (29.41%) COBOL
7 5 (29.41%) REXX
7 5 (29.41%) Banking
7 5 (29.41%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
8 4 (23.53%) VSAM
8 4 (23.53%) Change Management
8 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
8 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (23.53%) JCL
8 4 (23.53%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (23.53%) QA
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (23.53%) Coaching
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.76%) CICS
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ChangeMan
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Legal
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe Programmer
1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 10 (58.82%) Programmer
1 10 (58.82%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) z/OS Systems Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (5.88%) RACF Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) ISPF
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Mainframe
2 11 (64.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) VSAM
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) SDLC
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) COBOL
1 5 (29.41%) REXX
2 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
2 4 (23.53%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) CA Endevor
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) CA
1 15 (88.24%) IBM
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