The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 197 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.079% 0.056% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.31% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Median salary - £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
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
773 635 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.29% 17.75% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 708 511 759
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing CICS 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CICS.

1 11 (100.00%) DB2
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) JCL
2 10 (90.91%) Cognizant
2 10 (90.91%) COBOL
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Programme Management
2 10 (90.91%) Banking
2 10 (90.91%) VSAM
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Informatica
4 6 (54.55%) DataStage
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 6 (54.55%) Data Management
4 6 (54.55%) Workflow
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) FTP
6 4 (36.36%) HTTP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Toad
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) SOAP
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) Data Mining
2 6 (54.55%) DataStage
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Fiddler
1 4 (36.36%) Firebug
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
1 4 (36.36%) Toad
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Data Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (90.91%) VSAM
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Programme Management
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stress Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) COBOL
1 10 (90.91%) JCL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cognizant
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Informatica
4 4 (36.36%) HP