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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank - 248 237
Permanent jobs citing MVS 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.057% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
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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
1513 1741 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.21% 24.34% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1443 1595
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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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

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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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Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM