The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 171 175 173
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing CICS 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.36% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
809 783 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.49% 18.82% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 680 670 656
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CICS
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in Manchester

CICS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
3 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 8 (72.73%) DB2
3 8 (72.73%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) JCL
5 2 (18.18%) Teradata
5 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) ATL
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) VSAM

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) DB2
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Designer
3 6 (54.55%) Applications Architect
4 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 8 (72.73%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
1 2 (18.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) Teradata