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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 592 586 628
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +42
Permanent jobs citing zOS 32 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.063% 0.016%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.23% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £57,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
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
12586 12236 13653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.23% 27.67% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10805 10500 11947
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +1 9 £57,500 +6.48% 1
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 44 (70.97%) DB2
2 31 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 29 (46.77%) Banking
4 25 (40.32%) IBM
5 21 (33.87%) CICS
6 20 (32.26%) RACF
6 20 (32.26%) Windows
6 20 (32.26%) Linux
7 19 (30.65%) UNIX
8 17 (27.42%) SSL
9 16 (25.81%) WebSphere
10 15 (24.19%) Finance
11 14 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (19.35%) BMC
13 11 (17.74%) CA
13 11 (17.74%) AIX
14 10 (16.13%) Solaris
14 10 (16.13%) Oracle
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.13%) VMware
15 9 (14.52%) Java
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.52%) HP
15 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
15 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
15 9 (14.52%) Oracle Exadata
15 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
15 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
15 9 (14.52%) Coaching

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 21 (33.87%) CICS
2 16 (25.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.90%) NetWeaver
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Web AS
4 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.45%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) SSL
2 7 (11.29%) SAN
3 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.68%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) X.25
5 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.23%) FCoE
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Intranet
6 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (70.97%) DB2
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (46.77%) Banking
2 15 (24.19%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Administrator
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
2 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Support
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Support Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Basis Support
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Administrator
3 8 (12.90%) SAP Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Technician
4 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.68%) DBA
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Technical Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (12.90%) Middleware
2 8 (12.90%) SAP Basis
3 2 (3.23%) ISPF
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.90%) iSeries
3 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 7 (11.29%) FlexPod
4 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) VSAM
6 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Windows
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) AIX
4 10 (16.13%) Solaris
5 8 (12.90%) OS/400
6 7 (11.29%) SUSE
6 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (11.29%) HPUX
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
1 9 (14.52%) Coaching
2 8 (12.90%) Logistics
2 8 (12.90%) Performance Management
2 8 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.29%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) SOA
8 2 (3.23%) Change Management
8 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) ABAP
3 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) REXX
5 2 (3.23%) COBOL
5 2 (3.23%) JCL
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) CCNA
2 1 (1.61%) CISSP
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.61%) GCIA
2 1 (1.61%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) RACF
2 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.29%) ACF2
3 7 (11.29%) KVM
4 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.23%) NFS
4 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) IBM
2 12 (19.35%) BMC
3 11 (17.74%) CA
4 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) HP
6 8 (12.90%) EMC
6 8 (12.90%) SAP
6 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.29%) Symantec
7 7 (11.29%) NetApp
7 7 (11.29%) Juniper
7 7 (11.29%) Brocade
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco
8 4 (6.45%) Compuware
9 2 (3.23%) Citrix
9 2 (3.23%) Sybase
9 2 (3.23%) AppSense
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago