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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 131 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 10 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.77% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 12
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -17.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £10,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
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
793 1297 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.40% 41.80% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 755 735
Median salary £42,500 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,867 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +23 7 £55,000 +52.77%
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) zOS
3 14 (53.85%) JCL
4 13 (50.00%) ISPF
4 13 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 13 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
6 11 (42.31%) Unix
6 11 (42.31%) CA
6 11 (42.31%) CICS
7 10 (38.46%) Banking
8 9 (34.62%) Assembly Language
8 9 (34.62%) IBM
8 9 (34.62%) REXX
8 9 (34.62%) Sybase
8 9 (34.62%) DB2
9 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 8 (30.77%) RACF
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 7 (26.92%) Middleware
11 6 (23.08%) SAS
11 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
11 6 (23.08%) MS Office
11 6 (23.08%) COBOL
11 6 (23.08%) Security Management
11 6 (23.08%) CLIST
12 5 (19.23%) zSecure
12 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
12 5 (19.23%) Time Management
12 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint

Mainframe
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 11 (42.31%) CICS
2 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 6 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 5 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) SSH
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) DB2
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Mainframe Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) ISPF
2 7 (26.92%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (15.38%) VSAM
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) zOS
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) MVS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Security Management
2 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
4 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) E-business
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JCL
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Assembly Language
3 9 (34.62%) REXX
4 6 (23.08%) CLIST
4 6 (23.08%) COBOL
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 13 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (30.77%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) zSecure
2 1 (3.85%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) CA
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 9 (34.62%) Sybase
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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