The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 60 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £71,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
167 268 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.53% 42.41% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 122 240 166
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Merseyside

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) OLE DB

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Application Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Alias