The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / North West
Rank 242 226 251
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing CICS 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 1.04% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Median salary £38,250 £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.47% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £32,500 £39,875
10% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.63%

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
921 1056 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 18.67% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 787 852 1076
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CICS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CICS Salary Trend in the North West

CICS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £38,250 - 2
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CICS.

1 10 (100.00%) DB2
1 10 (100.00%) COBOL
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
3 7 (70.00%) Service Management
3 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (50.00%) JCL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) VSAM
5 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
5 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) DataStage
6 3 (30.00%) Informatica
6 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) Data Management
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) IMS/DB
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (30.00%) DataStage
2 3 (30.00%) IMS/DB
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Easytrieve
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (10.00%) Firebug
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (30.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Support
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Struts
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) VSAM
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) COBOL
2 5 (50.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Chordiant
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
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