The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / London
Rank 572 636 625
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Permanent jobs citing zOS 4 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.005% 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.049% 0.019% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 12
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £45,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-36.11% -22.41%

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
8109 10690 11673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.55% 26.30% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6994 9156 9984
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

zOS Salary Histogram in London

zOS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for zOS.

1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (33.33%) DB2
4 5 (33.33%) CICS
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (26.67%) IaaS
5 4 (26.67%) zSecure
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) RACF
5 4 (26.67%) AS400
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (13.33%) ACF2
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) SOA

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Account Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Programmer
1 2 (13.33%) Security Technician
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Account Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Messaging Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) z/OS Developer
2 1 (6.67%) z/OS Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (26.67%) AS400
3 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PL/1
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) RACF
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Pega
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO