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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 591 605 639
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +34
Permanent jobs citing zOS 32 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.15% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 7
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
12842 12247 13808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.28% 27.76% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11039 10460 12089
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,255 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 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 29 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 -7 9 £57,500 +6.48% 3
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 46 (69.70%) DB2
2 33 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 31 (46.97%) Banking
4 29 (43.94%) IBM
5 22 (33.33%) CICS
5 22 (33.33%) Linux
6 21 (31.82%) RACF
7 20 (30.30%) Windows
8 19 (28.79%) UNIX
9 16 (24.24%) Finance
9 16 (24.24%) WebSphere
9 16 (24.24%) SSL
10 13 (19.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (19.70%) BMC
10 13 (19.70%) AIX
11 12 (18.18%) CA
12 10 (15.15%) Solaris
12 10 (15.15%) Oracle
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.15%) VMware
13 9 (13.64%) Java
13 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.64%) HP
13 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
13 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 9 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.12%) Performance Analysis

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 22 (33.33%) CICS
2 16 (24.24%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.12%) NetWeaver
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Web AS
4 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.58%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) SSL
2 7 (10.61%) SAN
2 7 (10.61%) Internet
3 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) X.25
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.03%) FCoE
5 2 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) Intranet
6 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (69.70%) DB2
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
General
1 31 (46.97%) Banking
2 16 (24.24%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Administrator
2 9 (13.64%) Architect
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Support
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Support Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Basis Support
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Administrator
3 8 (12.12%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Senior Technician
4 7 (10.61%) DB2 DBA
4 7 (10.61%) DBA
4 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (12.12%) Middleware
2 8 (12.12%) SAP Basis
3 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.03%) ISPF
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) SOAP
5 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.61%) iSeries
2 7 (10.61%) FlexPod
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Clustering
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.03%) VSAM
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Windows
3 19 (28.79%) UNIX
4 13 (19.70%) AIX
5 10 (15.15%) Solaris
6 8 (12.12%) OS/400
6 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.61%) SUSE
7 7 (10.61%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (12.12%) Logistics
1 8 (12.12%) Performance Management
1 8 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
2 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
2 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.58%) Migration
3 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) ITIL
5 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.03%) SOA
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) ABAP
3 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) REXX
5 2 (3.03%) COBOL
5 2 (3.03%) JCL
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CCNA
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) GCIA
2 1 (1.52%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) RACF
2 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.61%) ACF2
3 7 (10.61%) KVM
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.03%) NFS
4 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) IBM
2 13 (19.70%) BMC
3 12 (18.18%) CA
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) Oracle
5 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.64%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 8 (12.12%) EMC
6 8 (12.12%) SAP
7 7 (10.61%) Cisco
7 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.61%) Symantec
7 7 (10.61%) NetApp
7 7 (10.61%) Juniper
7 7 (10.61%) Brocade
8 5 (7.58%) Compuware
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Sybase
9 2 (3.03%) AppSense
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