The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 440 428 436
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing CICS 2 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.018% 0.078%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.088% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £38,500 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 - £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +28.00%
CICS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4566 4523 4743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.03% 20.51% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 3763 4135
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 £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CICS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CICS Salary Trend in the South East

CICS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Berkshire - 2 £38,500 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 7 (100.00%) JCL
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) COBOL
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) ChangeMan
4 4 (57.14%) VSAM
4 4 (57.14%) ISPF
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Data Conversion
4 4 (57.14%) Tableau
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) DB2
4 4 (57.14%) SAS
4 4 (57.14%) SPSS
4 4 (57.14%) Control-M
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) zOS
5 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (28.57%) Sun
6 2 (28.57%) BMC

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ChangeMan
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) VSAM
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Data Conversion
1 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JCL
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Control-M
2 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (28.57%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (28.57%) Unicenter
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Unisys