The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.66% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
IBM Mainframe
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
189 176 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.40% 28.85% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 147 177
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Merseyside

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 1 £35,000 +9.37%
IBM Mainframe
North West

IBM Mainframe
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (87.50%) zOS
2 7 (87.50%) CICS
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 1 (12.50%) COBOL

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) CICS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM