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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 216 219 239
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing CICS 40 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.24% 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 1.25% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 4
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
CICS
England

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
1560 1364 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.00% 19.17% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1188 1360
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in the North West

CICS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Cheshire -4 25 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Manchester +5 15 £57,500 -4.16% 3
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 50 (98.04%) Mainframe
2 44 (86.27%) Finance
3 41 (80.39%) DB2
4 38 (74.51%) COBOL
5 36 (70.59%) Waterfall
6 35 (68.63%) Banking
7 34 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
7 34 (66.67%) Java
7 34 (66.67%) J2EE
8 32 (62.75%) UML
8 32 (62.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (27.45%) IBM
10 13 (25.49%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.73%) Service Management
11 7 (13.73%) zOS
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 5 (9.80%) CA Endevor
13 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
13 4 (7.84%) Advertising
13 4 (7.84%) ITSM
13 4 (7.84%) CA
13 4 (7.84%) JCL
14 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (5.88%) ClearCase
14 3 (5.88%) SQL
15 2 (3.92%) Teradata
15 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
15 2 (3.92%) VSAM
15 2 (3.92%) IMS/DB

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (80.39%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) IMS/DB
3 1 (1.96%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (86.27%) Finance
2 35 (68.63%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Architect
2 31 (60.78%) Designer
3 25 (49.02%) Applications Architect
4 15 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (27.45%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Mainframe Developer
8 2 (3.92%) COBOL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Developer
8 2 (3.92%) DB2 Developer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support
9 1 (1.96%) Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (1.96%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) JNDI
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ATL
2 2 (3.92%) JDBC
2 2 (3.92%) JSP
2 2 (3.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (98.04%) Mainframe
2 13 (25.49%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) zOS
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Waterfall
2 34 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
3 32 (62.75%) UML
3 32 (62.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.73%) Service Management
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) ITSM
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) COBOL
2 34 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) JCL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.92%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) CA
3 2 (3.92%) Teradata
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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