The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 231 244 249
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.70% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 8
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
IBM 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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2266 2426 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.22% 37.79% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1919 1994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,936 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
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 IBM Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +5 1 £45,000 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) JCL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) zOS
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Xymon
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) ISO27002
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 1 (14.29%) MVS
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware

IBM Mainframe
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 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JCL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO27002
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Xymon
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) VMware