The first table below looks at the demand for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 25 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 Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - 178 177
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.68% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +19.35%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1027 1037 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.67% 25.23% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 867 899 863
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
zOS
North West

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

zOS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

zOS Salary Trend in Manchester

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (60.00%) MVS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows NT
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) MVS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OS/400
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle