The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 613 594 626
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs citing zOS 23 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.034% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 5
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,081 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13151 12228 13964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.49% 27.62% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11327 10386 12234
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
zOS
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -10 8 £57,500 +6.48% 3
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 48 (71.64%) DB2
2 40 (59.70%) Mainframe
3 34 (50.75%) IBM
4 29 (43.28%) Banking
5 20 (29.85%) CICS
5 20 (29.85%) UNIX
5 20 (29.85%) Linux
6 19 (28.36%) RACF
7 18 (26.87%) Windows
8 17 (25.37%) Finance
9 14 (20.90%) BMC
10 13 (19.40%) WebSphere
11 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (17.91%) AIX
12 11 (16.42%) SSL
12 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
13 10 (14.93%) CA
14 9 (13.43%) Solaris
14 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
15 8 (11.94%) SAP Basis
15 8 (11.94%) SAP Web AS
15 8 (11.94%) Logistics
15 8 (11.94%) Middleware
15 8 (11.94%) NetWeaver
15 8 (11.94%) SAP
15 8 (11.94%) Java
15 8 (11.94%) ABAP
15 8 (11.94%) Oracle
15 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
15 8 (11.94%) Performance Analysis

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (29.85%) CICS
2 13 (19.40%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.94%) SAP Web AS
3 8 (11.94%) NetWeaver
4 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.46%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (4.48%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) SSL
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) FCoE
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) X.25
6 1 (1.49%) Intranet
6 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (71.64%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) NonStop SQL
General
1 29 (43.28%) Banking
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Administrator
2 14 (20.90%) DBA
2 14 (20.90%) DB2 DBA
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Support
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Basis Support
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) SAP Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Technician
5 7 (10.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.96%) Technical Administrator
7 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (11.94%) SAP Basis
2 8 (11.94%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.99%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (59.70%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) FlexPod
4 4 (5.97%) iSeries
5 3 (4.48%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Replication
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) VSAM
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) UNIX
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 12 (17.91%) AIX
4 9 (13.43%) Solaris
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.46%) HPUX
6 5 (7.46%) OS/400
6 5 (7.46%) SUSE
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.94%) Logistics
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
3 8 (11.94%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Validation
5 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.49%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.49%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) Java
1 8 (11.94%) ABAP
2 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.46%) REXX
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
4 2 (2.99%) JCL
4 2 (2.99%) COBOL
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) CISSP
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.49%) CCNA
2 1 (1.49%) GCIA
2 1 (1.49%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) RACF
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) ACF2
3 5 (7.46%) KVM
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) IBM
2 14 (20.90%) BMC
3 10 (14.93%) CA
4 8 (11.94%) SAP
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.45%) EMC
5 7 (10.45%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) Symantec
7 5 (7.46%) Juniper
7 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.46%) NetApp
7 5 (7.46%) Compuware
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco
7 5 (7.46%) Brocade
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Sybase
9 1 (1.49%) Lotus
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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