The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 153 163 152
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £50,500 - £36,950
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 - £33,310
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £40,590
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
zOS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
842 974 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.69% 26.08% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 476 590 494
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

zOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

zOS Salary Trend in Scotland

zOS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Edinburgh +5 7 £50,500 - 2
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) DB2
5 9 (47.37%) AIX
5 9 (47.37%) Solaris
6 7 (36.84%) HP
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) Middleware
8 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
11 2 (10.53%) RACF
11 2 (10.53%) Retail
11 2 (10.53%) CICS
11 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 2 (10.53%) ACF2
11 2 (10.53%) zSecure
12 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 1 (5.26%) SSL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
3 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) AIX
3 9 (47.37%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SAS Macro
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) RACF
1 2 (10.53%) ACF2
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) zSecure
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Copley or Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago