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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 127 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 11 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
789 803 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.14% 34.39% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 518 615 583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Reading

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
1 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (35.29%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (35.29%) MOM
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unisys
2 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Unicenter
2 6 (35.29%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) BMC
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) zOS
5 3 (17.65%) Control-M
5 3 (17.65%) JCL
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Junior
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Operator
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
1 7 (41.18%) Software Asset Management
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JCL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Unicenter
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli NetView
1 6 (35.29%) MOM
1 6 (35.29%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (17.65%) Control-M
3 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Unisys
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 1 (5.88%) HP