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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 126 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 27 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 2.93% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,730
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1063 1299 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.21% 39.36% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 697 778 615
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Glasgow +12 12 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Edinburgh -17 10 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 26 (39.39%) Banking
3 24 (36.36%) IBM
4 22 (33.33%) Project Management
5 21 (31.82%) CICS
5 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (30.30%) SQL
6 20 (30.30%) Oracle
7 18 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (25.76%) Assembly Language
8 17 (25.76%) Workflow
9 16 (24.24%) Windows
10 15 (22.73%) JCL
10 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (21.21%) UNIX
12 13 (19.70%) Retail
13 12 (18.18%) COBOL
13 12 (18.18%) Middleware
14 11 (16.67%) DB2
14 11 (16.67%) Business Analysis
15 10 (15.15%) Line Management
15 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
16 9 (13.64%) zOS
17 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
17 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
17 8 (12.12%) REXX
17 8 (12.12%) Replication
17 8 (12.12%) CA Endevor
17 8 (12.12%) DataPower
18 7 (10.61%) APMP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (31.82%) CICS
2 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.09%) SAS
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) MQSeries
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.06%) IBM Notes
5 4 (6.06%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
1 7 (10.61%) Firewall
1 7 (10.61%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (9.09%) FCoE
2 6 (9.09%) MPLS
2 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.09%) SAN
2 6 (9.09%) DMZ
3 5 (7.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) DB2
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) BODI
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 26 (39.39%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Programmer
2 11 (16.67%) CICS Programmer
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) CICS Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) Middleware
2 6 (9.09%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (12.12%) DataPower
3 8 (12.12%) Replication
4 7 (10.61%) Online Banking
5 6 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 6 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 5 (7.58%) Chip Card
7 1 (1.52%) VSAM
7 1 (1.52%) AS400
7 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) UNIX
3 9 (13.64%) zOS
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.61%) HPUX
4 7 (10.61%) Windows 2000
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Linux
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Project Management
2 17 (25.76%) Workflow
3 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 10 (15.15%) Line Management
6 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.09%) Change Management
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.09%) Coaching
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) People Management
9 5 (7.58%) Release Management
9 5 (7.58%) Migration
10 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.55%) Service Management
12 2 (3.03%) ITIL
12 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Assembly Language
3 15 (22.73%) JCL
4 12 (18.18%) COBOL
5 8 (12.12%) REXX
6 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.58%) Java
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) APMP
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) RACF
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) CA Endevor
2 6 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) IBM
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco
3 7 (10.61%) Brocade
3 7 (10.61%) Fujitsu
4 6 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 6 (9.09%) BT
4 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (9.09%) Nortel
4 6 (9.09%) Avaya
4 6 (9.09%) Juniper
5 5 (7.58%) CA
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Lotus
6 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.55%) Compuware
7 3 (4.55%) BMC
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
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