The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS 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
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 152 158 161
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing CICS 14 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £42,750 £38,750 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.32% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,750 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
CICS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
783 591 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.85% 19.14% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 483 384 506
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CICS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CICS Salary Trend in Scotland

CICS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in Scotland

CICS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 11 £52,500 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £31,000 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 17 (80.95%) Mainframe
2 15 (71.43%) DB2
3 14 (66.67%) Banking
4 13 (61.90%) JCL
4 13 (61.90%) Change Management
5 12 (57.14%) COBOL
5 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
5 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (57.14%) Coaching
6 11 (52.38%) Retail
6 11 (52.38%) QA
6 11 (52.38%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (47.62%) Finance
8 8 (38.10%) REXX
8 8 (38.10%) zOS
9 7 (33.33%) SAS
9 7 (33.33%) CA Endevor
9 7 (33.33%) Release Management
10 6 (28.57%) UNIX
11 5 (23.81%) VSAM
11 5 (23.81%) ISPF
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
12 4 (19.05%) Middleware
13 3 (14.29%) ATM
13 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (14.29%) Chip Card
13 3 (14.29%) Cryptography

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) SAS
2 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
2 1 (4.76%) Easytrieve
General
1 14 (66.67%) Banking
2 11 (52.38%) Retail
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Programmer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) CICS Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) CICS Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) SAP BW Support
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) ISPF
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Mainframe
2 11 (52.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) VSAM
4 3 (14.29%) Chip Card
4 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) zOS
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Change Management
2 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 12 (57.14%) Coaching
3 7 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JCL
2 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
2 12 (57.14%) COBOL
3 8 (38.10%) REXX
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
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