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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 153 153
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 0.59% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £42,000 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.86% -14.70%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%

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
364 680 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.15% 23.22% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 227 447 385
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +19 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 5 (83.33%) zOS
2 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 4 (66.67%) VSAM
4 2 (33.33%) ISPF
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) RACF
5 1 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (16.67%) REXX
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) zSecure
5 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (33.33%) RACF
2 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (16.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase