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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
England / South East
Rank 387 436 470
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +34
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.11% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Median salary £52,500 £53,750 £76,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -29.27%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.52%

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
2648 3770 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.86% 19.62% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 3286 3625
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire - 6 £52,500 -
West Sussex +12 1 £45,000 -14.28%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing CICS 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 South East region with a requirement for CICS.

1 29 (100.00%) COBOL
1 29 (100.00%) DB2
1 29 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 28 (96.55%) JCL
3 25 (86.21%) IBM
4 22 (75.86%) UML
5 18 (62.07%) Data Analysis
5 18 (62.07%) Migration
5 18 (62.07%) SQL
6 17 (58.62%) Tivoli
7 10 (34.48%) MVS
7 10 (34.48%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (27.59%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) Unix
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
11 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) C
11 1 (3.45%) C++
11 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
11 1 (3.45%) REXX
11 1 (3.45%) PL/1
11 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (3.45%) French Language
11 1 (3.45%) German Language
11 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
1 23 (79.31%) COBOL Analyst
2 21 (72.41%) Analyst Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) COBOL Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) DB2 Programmer
2 21 (72.41%) Programmer
3 20 (68.97%) CICS Analyst
4 18 (62.07%) CICS Programmer
5 7 (24.14%) Mainframe Analyst
5 7 (24.14%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (20.69%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 6 (20.69%) Mainframe Programmer
6 6 (20.69%) MVS Programmer
7 5 (17.24%) Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Support
8 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (34.48%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) MVS
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) UML
2 18 (62.07%) Data Analysis
2 18 (62.07%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) COBOL
2 28 (96.55%) JCL
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PL/1
5 1 (3.45%) REXX
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle