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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 131 134 144
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 31 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.08% 2.42% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 10
Average salary £49,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.94% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,590 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £58,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1008 1322 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.40% 40.59% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 794 637
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 21 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Glasgow +6 8 £44,250 -15.71%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (58.33%) Finance
2 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (38.33%) Banking
3 23 (38.33%) CICS
4 22 (36.67%) Project Management
5 21 (35.00%) IBM
6 20 (33.33%) Workflow
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) Assembly Language
9 16 (26.67%) JCL
9 16 (26.67%) Oracle
10 15 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
12 13 (21.67%) Windows
12 13 (21.67%) COBOL
13 11 (18.33%) Middleware
13 11 (18.33%) Retail
13 11 (18.33%) UNIX
14 10 (16.67%) DB2
15 9 (15.00%) zOS
16 8 (13.33%) CA Endevor
16 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
16 8 (13.33%) Replication
16 8 (13.33%) REXX
17 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (11.67%) Fibre Channel
17 7 (11.67%) APMP
17 7 (11.67%) DataPower
17 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (38.33%) CICS
2 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) SAS
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.00%) SAN
2 6 (10.00%) DMZ
2 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (10.00%) MPLS
2 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.00%) FCoE
3 5 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) DB2
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) BODI
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 35 (58.33%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Programmer
4 11 (18.33%) CICS Programmer
5 8 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (11.67%) Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) CICS Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Support Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) DBA
9 2 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Middleware
2 6 (10.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (13.33%) Replication
4 7 (11.67%) DataPower
5 6 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (10.00%) Online Banking
5 6 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (8.33%) Chip Card
7 1 (1.67%) AS400
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
3 9 (15.00%) zOS
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.67%) HPUX
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 2000
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Project Management
2 20 (33.33%) Workflow
3 15 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (23.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Line Management
5 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (8.33%) Release Management
7 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Assembly Language
3 16 (26.67%) JCL
4 13 (21.67%) COBOL
5 8 (13.33%) REXX
6 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) APMP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) RACF
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) CA Endevor
2 6 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) IBM
2 16 (26.67%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Brocade
3 7 (11.67%) Fujitsu
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Clearswift
4 6 (10.00%) BT
4 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Nortel
4 6 (10.00%) Avaya
4 6 (10.00%) Juniper
5 5 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) Compuware
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) Lotus
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
Scotland
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago