The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing zOS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.081% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
zOS
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
704 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.34% 29.36% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 518 543 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

zOS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

zOS Salary Trend in Reading

zOS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Adabas
2 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
3 3 (60.00%) CICS
3 3 (60.00%) COBOL
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Xen
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (60.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Adabas
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) NATURAL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat