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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 138 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.72% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.64% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 14
Median salary £42,000 £10,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+320.00% -78.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £10,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
866 1283 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.18% 44.09% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 564 757 653
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +30 7 £33,500 +39.58% 2
Edinburgh -5 5 £55,000 +450.00% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) zOS
3 11 (52.38%) JCL
4 10 (47.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 9 (42.86%) CA
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Unix
6 8 (38.10%) Time Sharing Option
6 8 (38.10%) ISPF
7 7 (33.33%) REXX
7 7 (33.33%) CICS
7 7 (33.33%) SAS
8 6 (28.57%) Banking
8 6 (28.57%) Assembly Language
8 6 (28.57%) DB2
9 5 (23.81%) COBOL
9 5 (23.81%) Sybase
9 5 (23.81%) IBM
9 5 (23.81%) Middleware
9 5 (23.81%) VSAM
10 4 (19.05%) CLIST
10 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) RACF
10 4 (19.05%) Security Management
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 3 (14.29%) Time Management

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 7 (33.33%) CICS
1 7 (33.33%) SAS
2 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (4.76%) IMS/DB
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Mainframe Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) ISPF
2 5 (23.81%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) VSAM
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) zOS
2 8 (38.10%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
4 1 (4.76%) E-business
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JCL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) REXX
4 6 (28.57%) Assembly Language
5 5 (23.81%) COBOL
6 4 (19.05%) CLIST
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 8 (38.10%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (19.05%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (9.52%) zSecure
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) CA
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago