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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 89 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.38% - 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% - 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
196 184 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.53% 17.86% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 133 161
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) COBOL
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) JCL
3 4 (57.14%) ISPF
4 3 (42.86%) REXX
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) zOS
5 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
6 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) BMC
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (14.29%) RACF

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Adabas
2 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) COBOL
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
2 3 (42.86%) REXX
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Computacenter
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco