The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 354 368 379
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 89 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.12% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 55
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £104,000 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6756 6360 7204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.34% 29.08% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 5177 6062
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the South East

Mainframe
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 Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 -3 30 £57,500 +4.54%
West Sussex +2 25 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Surrey +1 8 £62,500 -18.03%
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £52,500 -8.69%
Hampshire -6 8 £45,000 -56.73% 2
Kent -17 2 £21,500 -66.27% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £53,750 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 81 (50.63%) Oracle
2 59 (36.88%) UNIX
3 46 (28.75%) DB2
4 43 (26.88%) Finance
5 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
6 35 (21.88%) IBM
7 32 (20.00%) HP
7 32 (20.00%) Windows
8 31 (19.38%) Business Objects
8 31 (19.38%) Cognos
9 30 (18.75%) Java
9 30 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 30 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
10 29 (18.13%) Migration
10 29 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (18.13%) ETL
11 28 (17.50%) LAN
12 27 (16.88%) SQL
13 26 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (16.25%) CRM
13 26 (16.25%) Data Migration
14 25 (15.63%) Data Analysis
15 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (15.00%) Client/Server
16 23 (14.38%) IPv6
16 23 (14.38%) Advertising
16 23 (14.38%) Network Security
17 22 (13.75%) ITIL
18 21 (13.13%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.25%) SAS
1 10 (6.25%) CICS
2 8 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.88%) Mule
4 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) FileNet
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) SPSS
2 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.25%) PaaS
2 2 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.50%) LAN
2 23 (14.38%) Network Security
2 23 (14.38%) IPv6
3 14 (8.75%) Broadband
4 10 (6.25%) 3G
5 8 (5.00%) NAS
5 8 (5.00%) SAN
6 5 (3.13%) WAN
7 4 (2.50%) DNS
8 3 (1.88%) Firewall
9 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.25%) Wireless
9 2 (1.25%) Frame Relay
9 2 (1.25%) IPsec
9 2 (1.25%) SSH
9 2 (1.25%) Fast Ethernet
9 2 (1.25%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 2 (1.25%) VLAN
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.25%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.75%) DB2
2 38 (23.75%) SQL Server
3 30 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (12.50%) DataStage
6 20 (12.50%) SQLPlus
6 20 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (9.38%) Relational Database
8 14 (8.75%) RDBMS
9 10 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (2.50%) Adabas
12 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.88%) BODI
Development Applications
1 20 (12.50%) Toad
1 20 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (9.38%) ERwin
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 43 (26.88%) Finance
2 30 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.38%) Advertising
4 16 (10.00%) Banking
5 15 (9.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Consultant
2 30 (18.75%) Analyst
3 23 (14.38%) Architect
3 23 (14.38%) Cloud Consultant
4 20 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 18 (11.25%) Business Consultant
6 14 (8.75%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.50%) Data Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Business Data Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Siebel Business Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Test Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) Technical Manager
11 7 (4.38%) Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.75%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.75%) Technical Services Manager
13 5 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
13 5 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) .NET
2 10 (6.25%) CGI
3 9 (5.63%) Web Services
3 9 (5.63%) XML
4 8 (5.00%) J2EE
5 5 (3.13%) SOAP
5 5 (3.13%) XSLT
6 4 (2.50%) HTML
6 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.50%) WCF
6 4 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.88%) REST
7 3 (1.88%) JSF
7 3 (1.88%) JAX-WS
7 3 (1.88%) EJB
7 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.88%) JMS
7 3 (1.88%) XML Schema
7 3 (1.88%) JAXB
7 3 (1.88%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 16 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.13%) Replication
5 4 (2.50%) AS400
5 4 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.88%) Clustering
7 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.25%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.63%) Tandem
8 1 (0.63%) HACMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.88%) UNIX
2 32 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (8.75%) Linux
4 12 (7.50%) zOS
5 5 (3.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) MVS
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.13%) ETL
1 29 (18.13%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) Migration
2 26 (16.25%) CRM
2 26 (16.25%) Data Migration
3 25 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 22 (13.75%) ITIL
5 21 (13.13%) Project Management
6 20 (12.50%) Validation
6 20 (12.50%) Test Management
6 20 (12.50%) Data Validation
6 20 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 17 (10.63%) Data Governance
8 16 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (10.00%) Data Management
8 16 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 15 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 15 (9.38%) Business Development
9 15 (9.38%) Marketing Strategy
10 14 (8.75%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.75%) Java
2 27 (16.88%) SQL
3 20 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.00%) C#
6 6 (3.75%) COBOL
7 5 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.13%) JCL
8 4 (2.50%) R
9 3 (1.88%) NATURAL
9 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) PL/1
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) MBA
2 2 (1.25%) CCNP
2 2 (1.25%) CCNA
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 14 (8.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (6.25%) vCloud
2 1 (0.63%) GPFS
2 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.63%) SCOM
2 1 (0.63%) YUM
2 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 81 (50.63%) Oracle
2 35 (21.88%) IBM
3 32 (20.00%) HP
4 31 (19.38%) Business Objects
4 31 (19.38%) Cognos
5 15 (9.38%) Siebel
5 15 (9.38%) Huawei
6 12 (7.50%) Trillium
7 11 (6.88%) InterSystems
8 10 (6.25%) VMware
8 10 (6.25%) SAP
8 10 (6.25%) BMC
9 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.38%) Cisco
11 5 (3.13%) Ab Initio
11 5 (3.13%) Netezza
12 3 (1.88%) Citrix
12 3 (1.88%) Cognizant
12 3 (1.88%) CA
12 3 (1.88%) Informatica
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