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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 377 406 381
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 74 60 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.69% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 52
Average salary £50,000 £51,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £35,250 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £72,500 £68,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
7576 8741 8081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.34% 36.93% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5853 6822 6529
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 £26,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 33 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +11 18 £50,000 -31.03% 2
Hampshire -9 8 £48,500 +14.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £43,500 -1.13%
Berkshire -13 3 £120,000 +220.00%
Surrey +11 2 £26,500 -59.23%
Kent +10 2 £50,000 -30.06%
Middlesex - 1 £34,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £72,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (37.96%) DB2
2 44 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.39%) UNIX
4 42 (30.66%) Finance
5 40 (29.20%) Java
6 37 (27.01%) Oracle
7 34 (24.82%) Degree
8 32 (23.36%) Computer Science
9 31 (22.63%) Windows
10 30 (21.90%) Social Media
11 29 (21.17%) Web Services
12 28 (20.44%) COBOL
13 26 (18.98%) Linux
14 25 (18.25%) IBM
15 22 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (15.33%) .NET
17 20 (14.60%) Relational Database
18 19 (13.87%) SAN
18 19 (13.87%) Solaris
18 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
19 18 (13.14%) TOGAF
19 18 (13.14%) XML
19 18 (13.14%) JCL
20 17 (12.41%) HP
20 17 (12.41%) SQL
21 16 (11.68%) Clustering
21 16 (11.68%) J2EE
21 16 (11.68%) SLA
21 16 (11.68%) zOS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (6.57%) CICS
2 8 (5.84%) SAS
3 7 (5.11%) PegaRULES
3 7 (5.11%) IIS
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.38%) Apache
4 6 (4.38%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.38%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.19%) FileNet
6 3 (2.19%) Documentum
7 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) SPSS
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.87%) SAN
2 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.03%) NAS
3 8 (5.84%) LAN
4 6 (4.38%) SMS
5 4 (2.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.19%) Internet
7 2 (1.46%) OSPF
7 2 (1.46%) BGP
7 2 (1.46%) WLAN
7 2 (1.46%) Multicast
7 2 (1.46%) Broadband
7 2 (1.46%) VPN
7 2 (1.46%) SNA
7 2 (1.46%) Wireless
7 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 1 (0.73%) HTTP
8 1 (0.73%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (37.96%) DB2
2 20 (14.60%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.38%) SQLPlus
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.38%) Ingres
5 6 (4.38%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.38%) DataStage
6 4 (2.92%) Easytrieve
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.46%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
8 1 (0.73%) MS Access
8 1 (0.73%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Eclipse
2 7 (5.11%) Toad
3 6 (4.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.46%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.46%) XPEDITER
4 2 (1.46%) JMeter
4 2 (1.46%) Selenium
4 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.46%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.46%) JUnit
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 3 (2.19%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Billing
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) French Language
6 1 (0.73%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (21.17%) Architect
2 20 (14.60%) Software Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Technical Architect
3 17 (12.41%) Mainframe Developer
4 15 (10.95%) Consultant
5 12 (8.76%) Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Lead Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Lead Technical Architect
8 8 (5.84%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) Web Services
2 21 (15.33%) .NET
3 18 (13.14%) XML
4 16 (11.68%) J2EE
5 10 (7.30%) HTML
6 8 (5.84%) ISPF
7 6 (4.38%) JSON
7 6 (4.38%) Middleware
8 4 (2.92%) Velocity
9 2 (1.46%) HTML5
10 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Computer Science
2 30 (21.90%) Social Media
3 16 (11.68%) Clustering
4 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.49%) VSAM
6 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
7 10 (7.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (6.57%) Visualisation
8 9 (6.57%) Data Structures
9 7 (5.11%) AS400
10 5 (3.65%) PMI
10 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (1.46%) Replication
13 2 (1.46%) Open Source
13 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (1.46%) DataPower
13 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.39%) UNIX
2 31 (22.63%) Windows
3 26 (18.98%) Linux
4 19 (13.87%) Solaris
5 16 (11.68%) zOS
6 14 (10.22%) AIX
7 6 (4.38%) HPUX
7 6 (4.38%) VMS
7 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.65%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.65%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.92%) Android
9 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
4 18 (13.14%) TOGAF
5 16 (11.68%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.22%) Change Management
6 14 (10.22%) SOA
6 14 (10.22%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (10.22%) Waterfall
7 13 (9.49%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.76%) ETL
8 12 (8.76%) Security Architecture
9 11 (8.03%) Supplier Management
9 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
11 9 (6.57%) OO
11 9 (6.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) Java
2 28 (20.44%) COBOL
3 18 (13.14%) JCL
4 17 (12.41%) SQL
5 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.30%) REXX
7 6 (4.38%) PL/1
7 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.38%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.92%) R
9 2 (1.46%) SELCOPY
9 2 (1.46%) C#
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) MCSE
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.46%) ISEB
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CCNP
7 1 (0.73%) CCNA
7 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.73%) HP APS
7 1 (0.73%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.38%) vCloud
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (3.65%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.65%) ISA Server
4 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.65%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.46%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.46%) Control-M
4 2 (1.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Oracle
2 25 (18.25%) IBM
3 17 (12.41%) HP
4 15 (10.95%) VMware
5 12 (8.76%) Cognos
5 12 (8.76%) Business Objects
5 12 (8.76%) Pega
6 10 (7.30%) Cisco
6 10 (7.30%) Citrix
7 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.38%) EMC
8 6 (4.38%) Novell
8 6 (4.38%) Veritas
9 5 (3.65%) Intel
9 5 (3.65%) Informatica
10 4 (2.92%) Syncsort
11 2 (1.46%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.46%) Aruba
11 2 (1.46%) Avaya
11 2 (1.46%) Juniper
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pnesion and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago