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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 80 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 11 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.098% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 0.27% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £42,000 £75,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
376 371 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.31% 36.48% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 263 305 437
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Clustering
3 9 (69.23%) SLA
3 9 (69.23%) Change Management
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
4 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) Windows NT
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
5 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) ISA Server
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Trainee
6 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) UNIX
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
4 5 (38.46%) Windows NT
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Change Management
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) JCL
2 1 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
1 5 (38.46%) ISA Server
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) BladeLogic
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Intel