The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 56 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.64% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.94% 0.56% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
317 180 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.06% 27.61% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 195 152 147
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the North East

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the North East

Mainframe
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Tyne and Wear +3 13 £42,500 +49.12% 3
Durham - 7 - - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 18 (66.67%) DB2
2 17 (62.96%) IBM
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) OMEGAMON
4 11 (40.74%) ISPF
4 11 (40.74%) zOS
4 11 (40.74%) MVS
4 11 (40.74%) BMC
4 11 (40.74%) COBOL
5 10 (37.04%) REXX
6 9 (33.33%) CA
6 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) UNIX
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 7 (25.93%) Retail
9 6 (22.22%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) C#
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) BASE24
11 4 (14.81%) ISO 8583
11 4 (14.81%) Change Management
11 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
11 4 (14.81%) Tandem
11 4 (14.81%) QA
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 7

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (3.70%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) BASE24
2 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) ATM
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DBA
1 13 (48.15%) DB2 DBA
1 13 (48.15%) Mainframe DBA
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) ISPF
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
1 4 (14.81%) Tandem
1 4 (14.81%) EMV
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) zOS
1 11 (40.74%) MVS
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) COBOL
3 10 (37.04%) REXX
4 6 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) PL/1
5 4 (14.81%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO 8583
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) IBM
2 11 (40.74%) BMC
3 9 (33.33%) CA
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) VocaLink
5 4 (14.81%) NCR
5 4 (14.81%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Copley, County Durham
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Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
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