The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 87 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing CICS 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.49% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.55% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -8.82%
CICS
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
196 169 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.12% 16.34% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 124 147 229
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

CICS
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

CICS Salary Trend in Nottingham

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 5 (100.00%) zOS
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) ISPF
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Adabas
4 2 (40.00%) OLAP
4 2 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (40.00%) BMC
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) REXX
4 2 (40.00%) ERwin
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Summit

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) OLAP
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco