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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 647 624 671
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +47
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 43 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.096% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.091% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 31
Average salary - £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £34,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.89%
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
11022 12426 13465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 27.84% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9541 10683 11423
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 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 12 (85.71%) DB2
1 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 11 (78.57%) Banking
3 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 10 (71.43%) VSAM
3 10 (71.43%) COBOL
3 10 (71.43%) IBM
3 10 (71.43%) JCL
4 9 (64.29%) CA
4 9 (64.29%) CA Endevor
4 9 (64.29%) SDLC
5 8 (57.14%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 8 (57.14%) Coaching
5 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) QA
5 8 (57.14%) REXX
5 8 (57.14%) Tivoli
5 8 (57.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (57.14%) Assembly Language
5 8 (57.14%) ISPF
5 8 (57.14%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) zSecure
7 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (14.29%) MQSeries

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (14.29%) CICS
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) RACF Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Security Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) ISPF
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 10 (71.43%) VSAM
3 8 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) SDLC
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Coaching
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) COBOL
1 10 (71.43%) JCL
2 8 (57.14%) Assembly Language
2 8 (57.14%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (57.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) CA Endevor
2 8 (57.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (14.29%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Cognizant
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