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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 83 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.88% 0.092% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 0.26% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £42,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
401 392 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.14% 36.03% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 280 331 389
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
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 28 November 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 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Clustering
3 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (53.33%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 5 (33.33%) MCSE
6 5 (33.33%) IIS
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
6 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 5 (33.33%) BladeLogic
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 5 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainee
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Operator
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 5 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
1 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) JCL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 5 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Avaya