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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 235 259 251
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs citing MVS 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% 0.015% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.065% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -18.57%
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +23.52%
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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
1250 1535 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.35% 23.32% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1247 1441
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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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

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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 MVS within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Cheshire +34 2 £45,000 +57.89%
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England

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) SNA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SNA
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Systems Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) RACF
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM