The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 244 244 250
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing MVS 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.057% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.06%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1745 1840 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.43% 25.38% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1585 1747
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
MVS
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Replication
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Management
1 10 (90.91%) Data Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Capacity Management
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) MCP
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) AIX
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 2000
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 8 (72.73%) Windows NT
3 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
3 8 (72.73%) zOS
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.09%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) AIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 2000
2 8 (72.73%) Windows NT
2 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
2 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Problem Management
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Management
1 10 (90.91%) Data Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Capacity Management
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCP
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli
1 10 (90.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe