The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 85 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.59% - 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
zOS
Nottinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 325 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.91% 30.23% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 206 249 217
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

zOS
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

zOS Salary Trend in Nottingham

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 9 (90.00%) DB2
1 9 (90.00%) JCL
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (60.00%) PL/1
3 6 (60.00%) DataStage
3 6 (60.00%) VSAM
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) CICS
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) ISPF
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Adabas
6 2 (20.00%) BMC
6 2 (20.00%) CA
6 2 (20.00%) REXX

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) DataStage
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) VSAM
3 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JCL
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
3 6 (60.00%) PL/1
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) CA
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Computacenter