The table below looks at the statistics for MVS 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 MVS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 258 - 249
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MVS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% - 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.058% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -3.50%
MVS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1733 1759 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.31% 25.53% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1525 1605
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MVS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MVS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MVS Salary Trend in the North West

MVS
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 MVS within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Merseyside - 1 £25,000 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Windows NT
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows NT
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCP
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) HP