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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 595 578 597
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs citing zOS 23 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.082% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 27
Average salary £49,498 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,091 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,600 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
11556 12190 12641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.33% 28.40% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9900 10209 10944
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +3 7 £65,000 +58.87% 2
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) IBM
3 25 (59.52%) DB2
4 23 (54.76%) WebSphere
5 19 (45.24%) Linux
6 18 (42.86%) UNIX
6 18 (42.86%) Banking
7 16 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (33.33%) Mainframe
8 14 (33.33%) Finance
9 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle Exadata
9 13 (30.95%) CA
9 13 (30.95%) HP
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
9 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
10 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
10 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 12 (28.57%) OS/400
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
10 12 (28.57%) AIX
11 11 (26.19%) Middleware
11 11 (26.19%) Symantec
11 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
11 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
11 11 (26.19%) BMC

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 23 (54.76%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
3 9 (21.43%) CICS
4 7 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) SAN
2 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) X.25
5 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.76%) FCoE
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) DB2
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) RDBMS
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle Exadata
2 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Adabas
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
8 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Data Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Master Data Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (26.19%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) EntireX
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (26.19%) FlexPod
3 7 (16.67%) SWIFT
3 7 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.90%) iSeries
4 5 (11.90%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
4 12 (28.57%) Solaris
4 12 (28.57%) AIX
4 12 (28.57%) OS/400
5 11 (26.19%) SUSE
5 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 11 (26.19%) Coaching
2 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (26.19%) Business Continuity
3 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) OWASP
6 1 (2.38%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) REXX
2 2 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) CISSP
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) GCIA
2 2 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (30.95%) Hyper-V
2 11 (26.19%) KVM
3 10 (23.81%) RACF
4 9 (21.43%) ACF2
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.76%) NFS
5 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) IBM
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) HP
2 13 (30.95%) CA
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) EMC
4 11 (26.19%) Juniper
4 11 (26.19%) BMC
4 11 (26.19%) NetApp
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
4 11 (26.19%) Symantec
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) Brocade
5 2 (4.76%) AppSense
5 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: 28800 to $43200 per Year (GBP)
Posted: 9 days ago
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: 28800 to $43200 per Year (GBP)
Posted: 9 days ago
London, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago