The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 159 144 175
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing CICS 8 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.27% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 1.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.15%
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
616 653 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.61% 21.80% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 356 426 596
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CICS.

1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (80.00%) zOS
2 8 (80.00%) RACF
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Sybase
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) DB2
3 6 (60.00%) ISPF
3 6 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (60.00%) zSecure
4 5 (50.00%) CA
5 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
5 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) JCL
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) SSH
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) PKI
6 2 (20.00%) CLIST
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (40.00%) SSH
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ISPF
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
1 8 (80.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) People Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (20.00%) CLIST
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) REXX
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) RACF
2 6 (60.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (60.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) zSecure
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
1 8 (80.00%) Sybase
2 5 (50.00%) CA