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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 356 372 376
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 82 70 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 51 57
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +9.19%
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
7268 8387 8078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 36.75% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5621 6641 6618
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
East Sussex +38 34 £52,500 +23.52% 4
West Sussex +17 29 £58,500 -19.31% 3
Hampshire -13 5 £53,750 +26.47%
Berkshire -8 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £47,500 +15.85% 5
Surrey +14 1 £30,000 -53.84%
Middlesex - 1 £34,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 55 (39.86%) DB2
2 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (36.23%) Finance
4 45 (32.61%) Java
5 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 35 (25.36%) Degree
7 33 (23.91%) .NET
7 33 (23.91%) COBOL
8 31 (22.46%) IBM
9 29 (21.01%) Web Services
10 28 (20.29%) Social Media
11 27 (19.57%) XML
11 27 (19.57%) Oracle
12 24 (17.39%) UNIX
13 22 (15.94%) Software Engineering
14 21 (15.22%) JCL
14 21 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (13.77%) zOS
15 19 (13.77%) Windows
15 19 (13.77%) Linux
16 18 (13.04%) J2EE
17 17 (12.32%) HTML
18 16 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
18 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (10.87%) TOGAF
19 15 (10.87%) VSAM
20 14 (10.14%) Cisco
20 14 (10.14%) Solaris
20 14 (10.14%) Pega

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (9.42%) CICS
2 8 (5.80%) PegaRULES
3 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.35%) Documentum
4 6 (4.35%) Apache
4 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.35%) FileNet
5 5 (3.62%) SAS
6 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.45%) IIS
6 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) ProductWriter
1 1 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) SAN
1 10 (7.25%) LAN
2 9 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.35%) SMS
3 6 (4.35%) WAN
4 4 (2.90%) MPLS
4 4 (2.90%) VPN
5 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.45%) OSPF
6 2 (1.45%) BGP
6 2 (1.45%) SNA
6 2 (1.45%) WLAN
6 2 (1.45%) Network Security
6 2 (1.45%) NAS
6 2 (1.45%) Wireless
6 2 (1.45%) Multicast
7 1 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.86%) DB2
2 16 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.35%) Ingres
4 4 (2.90%) Easytrieve
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.45%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.72%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.72%) Informix
7 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.45%) XPEDITER
2 2 (1.45%) JUnit
2 2 (1.45%) Selenium
2 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.45%) Subversion
2 2 (1.45%) JMeter
2 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 50 (36.23%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Back Office
4 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Architect
2 25 (18.12%) Developer
3 22 (15.94%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.94%) Mainframe Developer
4 15 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.42%) Lead Architect
5 13 (9.42%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.70%) Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Lead Technical Architect
7 11 (7.97%) Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) Applications Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Manager
10 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (4.35%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) .NET
2 29 (21.01%) Web Services
3 27 (19.57%) XML
4 18 (13.04%) J2EE
5 17 (12.32%) HTML
6 11 (7.97%) ISPF
7 8 (5.80%) JSON
8 5 (3.62%) CSS
8 5 (3.62%) XHTML
8 5 (3.62%) Middleware
9 4 (2.90%) Velocity
10 2 (1.45%) SOAP
10 2 (1.45%) Java EE
10 2 (1.45%) HTML5
10 2 (1.45%) REST
11 1 (0.72%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 28 (20.29%) Social Media
3 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.87%) VSAM
5 13 (9.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 11 (7.97%) Data Structures
8 10 (7.25%) Visualisation
9 8 (5.80%) Clustering
10 7 (5.07%) AS400
11 6 (4.35%) PMI
12 5 (3.62%) BYOD
12 5 (3.62%) iSeries
13 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (1.45%) DataPower
14 2 (1.45%) Replication
14 2 (1.45%) Open Source
14 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) UNIX
2 19 (13.77%) zOS
2 19 (13.77%) Windows
2 19 (13.77%) Linux
3 14 (10.14%) Solaris
4 11 (7.97%) AIX
5 6 (4.35%) VMS
5 6 (4.35%) HPUX
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.90%) Android
7 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.94%) Software Engineering
3 21 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.87%) TOGAF
6 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.42%) Automated Testing
8 12 (8.70%) SOA
8 12 (8.70%) Project Planning
8 12 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.97%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (7.25%) Service Management
10 10 (7.25%) Supplier Management
10 10 (7.25%) Refactoring
10 10 (7.25%) Scrum
10 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
11 9 (6.52%) Content Management
11 9 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) Java
2 33 (23.91%) COBOL
3 21 (15.22%) JCL
4 13 (9.42%) SQL
5 12 (8.70%) REXX
6 9 (6.52%) Assembly Language
7 8 (5.80%) PL/1
7 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.07%) C#
9 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.90%) C
11 2 (1.45%) SELCOPY
12 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (25.36%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) HP APS
6 1 (0.72%) MCSE
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) QA
3 4 (2.90%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.62%) XenApp
3 4 (2.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.45%) Xen
5 2 (1.45%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.90%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.45%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) IBM
2 27 (19.57%) Oracle
3 14 (10.14%) Cisco
3 14 (10.14%) Pega
4 11 (7.97%) HP
5 10 (7.25%) VMware
6 9 (6.52%) Citrix
7 6 (4.35%) Novell
7 6 (4.35%) Veritas
7 6 (4.35%) Informatica
7 6 (4.35%) EMC
8 4 (2.90%) Syncsort
9 2 (1.45%) McAfee
9 2 (1.45%) Juniper
9 2 (1.45%) Avaya
9 2 (1.45%) Symantec
9 2 (1.45%) Cognos
9 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.45%) Infoblox
South East
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: Competitive
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Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
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Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
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Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
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Milton Keynes
IBS Consulting
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago