The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 137 127 153
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.63% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
Mainframe
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1037 913 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.03% 30.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 652 588 539
Average salary £41,500 £41,247 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -4 21 £55,000 - 6
Glasgow -12 2 £31,000 - 1
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) IBM
3 13 (36.11%) Workflow
3 13 (36.11%) Project Management
3 13 (36.11%) Banking
4 11 (30.56%) CICS
4 11 (30.56%) DB2
5 10 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) COBOL
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) Change Management
7 8 (22.22%) Retail
7 8 (22.22%) QA
8 7 (19.44%) JCL
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) UNIX
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) SAS
9 6 (16.67%) zOS
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.89%) REXX
10 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco
10 5 (13.89%) HPUX
10 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.89%) APMP
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) CICS
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (11.11%) FCoE
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 4 (11.11%) MPLS
2 4 (11.11%) DMZ
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) DB2
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) ISPF
2 4 (11.11%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (13.89%) VSAM
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) zOS
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000
3 5 (13.89%) HPUX
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Workflow
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) COBOL
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) JCL
3 5 (13.89%) REXX
4 4 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) APMP
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) CA Endevor
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Brocade
3 5 (13.89%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Nortel
4 4 (11.11%) Avaya
4 4 (11.11%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 4 (11.11%) BT
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
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