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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 230 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MVS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.018% - 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.073% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £25,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £35,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-28.36% +6.81%
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
1378 1830 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.74% 26.04% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1595 1450
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 10 February 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
(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
Cheshire - 1 £25,500 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) IBM Mainframe

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM