The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 89 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.27% 0.44% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 1.20% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
502 417 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.40% 36.90% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 383 297 277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
3 7 (35.00%) Security Management
3 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (35.00%) CISSP
4 6 (30.00%) JCL
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 6 (30.00%) CISA
4 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) DB2
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) COBOL
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.00%) BCP
8 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) SQL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) BGP
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Information Manager
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (35.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) FMCG
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (35.00%) Security Management
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JCL
2 3 (15.00%) COBOL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (5.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) CISA
3 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Unisys
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy