The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 170 - 178
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% - 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.52%
CICS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
661 786 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.07% 19.54% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 544 703 710
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CICS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Manchester region.

CICS Salary Trend in Manchester

CICS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
CICS
North West

CICS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM