The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 253 239 255
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.25% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 1.07% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
zOS
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
1334 1595 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.96% 23.76% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1288 1354
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

zOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

zOS Salary Trend in the North West

zOS
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 zOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 - 2 £45,000 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

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%) MVS
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

zOS
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%) MVS
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