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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 125 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £33,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
788 696 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.23% 30.71% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 486 551 584
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 September 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 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) IPv6
3 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 8 (38.10%) User Experience
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) zOS
4 7 (33.33%) JCL
5 6 (28.57%) Unisys
6 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 5 (23.81%) Sun
6 5 (23.81%) CICS
6 5 (23.81%) Unicenter
6 5 (23.81%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (23.81%) MOM
6 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (23.81%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (19.05%) Adabas
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (14.29%) COBOL
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) BMC
8 3 (14.29%) NATURAL
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Market Research

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (23.81%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) IPv6
1 8 (38.10%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Operator
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) zOS
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Market Research
3 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) People Management
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Business Development
3 2 (9.52%) System Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JCL
2 3 (14.29%) COBOL
2 3 (14.29%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Unicenter
1 5 (23.81%) Tivoli NetView
1 5 (23.81%) MOM
1 5 (23.81%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (23.81%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) Unisys
3 5 (23.81%) Sun
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) BMC
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Siebel
6 2 (9.52%) Trillium
6 2 (9.52%) Huawei
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) Intel
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix