The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 133 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.26% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £55,000 £39,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -30.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -1.04%
Mainframe
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
829 872 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.41% 36.75% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 571 545 667
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) E-business
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Varonis
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) E-business
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
1 3 (50.00%) Varonis