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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 181 181 179
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing CICS 2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 1.85% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 10
Median salary - £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
613 647 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.98% 18.01% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 522 512 642
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage

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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica