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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 153 151 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.097% 0.42% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 0
Average salary £58,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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
745 959 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.17% 29.03% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 445 589 451
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram 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 29 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
Edinburgh -3 3 £58,000 +36.47% 2
zOS
UK

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) CICS
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
4 6 (46.15%) Assembly Language
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) JCL
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) iSeries
6 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) BMC
6 3 (23.08%) CA
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) REXX
7 2 (15.38%) RACF
7 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (61.54%) CICS
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) CICS Programmer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) CICS Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) Cryptography
3 3 (23.08%) iSeries
4 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (15.38%) Replication
5 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Assembly Language
1 6 (46.15%) JCL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) REXX
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Endevor
1 2 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) BMC
1 3 (23.08%) CA
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Compuware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago