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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 146 157 167
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing CICS 12 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 0.78% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +35.48%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
523 643 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.24% 20.16% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 306 432 540
Median salary £42,750 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.01% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 25 July 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 +2 8 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +4 1 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (80.00%) IBM
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) Unix
4 10 (66.67%) Sybase
4 10 (66.67%) DB2
4 10 (66.67%) zOS
4 10 (66.67%) RACF
5 9 (60.00%) CA
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) ISPF
6 8 (53.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 8 (53.33%) zSecure
6 8 (53.33%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (46.67%) JCL
8 6 (40.00%) Middleware
8 6 (40.00%) SSL
8 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
8 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
8 6 (40.00%) Banking
8 6 (40.00%) SSH
8 6 (40.00%) Security Management
9 5 (33.33%) COBOL
10 4 (26.67%) Perl
10 4 (26.67%) MS Office
10 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (26.67%) SAS
10 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
10 4 (26.67%) REXX
10 4 (26.67%) Shell Script

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 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (26.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (40.00%) SSH
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) ISPF
2 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) CGI
3 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
1 10 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) MVS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) People Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) JCL
3 5 (33.33%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
4 4 (26.67%) CLIST
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) REXX
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) RACF
2 8 (53.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 8 (53.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) zSecure
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) Sybase
3 9 (60.00%) CA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter