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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 180 - 197
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% - 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -3.50%
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
711 757 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.67% 19.02% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 597 608 660
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) RACF
2 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) ACF2
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) RACF
1 5 (83.33%) ACF2
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM