The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS 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
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
CICS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 194 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.23% 27.79% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 125 180 139
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%