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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 145 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.077% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
815 851 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.39% 33.41% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 481 629 595
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Unisys
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Sun
3 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) Unicenter
3 6 (60.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 6 (60.00%) MOM
3 6 (60.00%) OMEGAMON
3 6 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) BMC
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Control-M
6 3 (30.00%) zOS
6 3 (30.00%) JCL
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Intel
7 2 (20.00%) CICS
7 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (10.00%) Publishing
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Operator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JCL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Unicenter
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (60.00%) MOM
1 6 (60.00%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (30.00%) Control-M
3 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Unisys
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Sun
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) BMC
5 2 (20.00%) Intel
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) HP