The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 152 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing CICS 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
836 569 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.96% 17.65% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 530 349 477
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CICS
UK

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
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 31 July 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 - 8 - -
Glasgow - 3 £31,000 - 1
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
2 9 (69.23%) Change Management
2 9 (69.23%) DB2
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Retail
3 8 (61.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (61.54%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) JCL
4 7 (53.85%) COBOL
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 5 (38.46%) REXX
6 5 (38.46%) zOS
6 5 (38.46%) VSAM
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) ISPF
7 4 (30.77%) Release Management
7 4 (30.77%) CA Endevor
7 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
7 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
7 4 (30.77%) SAS
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) MVS
9 2 (15.38%) DataStage
9 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (7.69%) Degree
10 1 (7.69%) Time Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
1 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) DataStage
3 1 (7.69%) Easytrieve
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) ISPF
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (38.46%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) zOS
3 2 (15.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JCL
1 7 (53.85%) COBOL
2 5 (38.46%) REXX
3 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
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