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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 370 356 358
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 60 54 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.72% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 65
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £83,000 £60,000
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
7258 7499 8138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.52% 37.06% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5777 5856 6929
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Berkshire -7 23 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 18 £42,000 -44.00%
Kent +2 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Surrey -5 5 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Sussex -5 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -31 1 £48,500 -28.41% 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 87 (64.93%) UNIX
2 40 (29.85%) Oracle
3 39 (29.10%) Windows
3 39 (29.10%) Linux
4 36 (26.87%) Finance
5 30 (22.39%) Cognos
5 30 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (21.64%) Business Objects
6 29 (21.64%) Performance Analysis
7 28 (20.90%) SQL
8 27 (20.15%) Migration
9 25 (18.66%) DB2
9 25 (18.66%) HP
10 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
10 24 (17.91%) ETL
11 23 (17.16%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (17.16%) QA
11 23 (17.16%) Test Strategy
12 22 (16.42%) Oracle Exadata
12 22 (16.42%) Test Management
12 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 22 (16.42%) DataStage
13 21 (15.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (15.67%) SQLPlus
13 21 (15.67%) RDBMS
13 21 (15.67%) Toad
13 21 (15.67%) PL/SQL
13 21 (15.67%) Validation

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (5.97%) SAS
1 8 (5.97%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.73%) IIS
2 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.49%) Apache
3 2 (1.49%) CICS
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) SPSS
3 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) assyst
1 1 (0.75%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) SAN
2 13 (9.70%) NAS
3 12 (8.96%) LAN
3 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.48%) Broadband
4 6 (4.48%) Network Security
5 5 (3.73%) WAN
6 4 (2.99%) IPv6
7 3 (2.24%) WLAN
7 3 (2.24%) Wireless
7 3 (2.24%) VPN
7 3 (2.24%) Multicast
7 3 (2.24%) OSPF
7 3 (2.24%) BGP
8 2 (1.49%) SNA
8 2 (1.49%) CTI
8 2 (1.49%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) MPLS
9 1 (0.75%) SMS
9 1 (0.75%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) DB2
2 23 (17.16%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (17.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (16.42%) Oracle Exadata
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 22 (16.42%) DataStage
4 21 (15.67%) RDBMS
4 21 (15.67%) Oracle ODI
4 21 (15.67%) SQLPlus
4 21 (15.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.75%) Ingres
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Toad
1 21 (15.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (26.87%) Finance
2 20 (14.93%) Banking
3 11 (8.21%) Advertising
4 9 (6.72%) Retail
5 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.22%) Marketing
6 5 (3.73%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
9 1 (0.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Test Manager
2 21 (15.67%) Consultant
3 20 (14.93%) Administrator
4 17 (12.69%) Architect
5 15 (11.19%) UNIX Administrator
6 11 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (6.72%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Portfolio Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Junior Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Junior
11 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) Web Services
2 8 (5.97%) J2EE
3 5 (3.73%) Middleware
4 4 (2.99%) .NET
5 3 (2.24%) HTML
6 2 (1.49%) XML
6 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Clustering
2 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.97%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.73%) Social Media
6 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.99%) User Experience
7 4 (2.99%) CMDB
8 2 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.75%) DataPower
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Tandem
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) AS400
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.93%) UNIX
2 39 (29.10%) Windows
2 39 (29.10%) Linux
3 11 (8.21%) Solaris
4 10 (7.46%) zOS
5 6 (4.48%) AIX
6 5 (3.73%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.73%) Windows NT
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.73%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) MVS
7 1 (0.75%) VMS
7 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (21.64%) Performance Analysis
3 27 (20.15%) Migration
4 24 (17.91%) ETL
5 23 (17.16%) Test Strategy
6 22 (16.42%) Test Management
7 21 (15.67%) Data Migration
7 21 (15.67%) Data Validation
7 21 (15.67%) Validation
8 18 (13.43%) Project Management
8 18 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (11.19%) Change Management
10 11 (8.21%) TOGAF
10 11 (8.21%) Security Architecture
10 11 (8.21%) Analytics
11 10 (7.46%) Line Management
11 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (7.46%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (7.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.90%) SQL
2 24 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.67%) PL/SQL
4 17 (12.69%) Java
5 11 (8.21%) JCL
5 11 (8.21%) R
6 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.99%) VBA
8 3 (2.24%) C#
9 2 (1.49%) COBOL
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.75%) CCNP
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.16%) QA
2 19 (14.18%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.97%) vCloud
3 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.73%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.73%) ISA Server
4 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (4.48%) MOM
2 6 (4.48%) Unicenter
2 6 (4.48%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (4.48%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (3.73%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.99%) Control-M
5 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.24%) SCOM
6 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (29.85%) Oracle
2 30 (22.39%) Cognos
3 29 (21.64%) Business Objects
4 25 (18.66%) HP
5 21 (15.67%) InterSystems
6 18 (13.43%) IBM
7 16 (11.94%) VMware
8 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.97%) Sun
9 8 (5.97%) SAP
9 8 (5.97%) Citrix
10 6 (4.48%) BMC
10 6 (4.48%) Unisys
10 6 (4.48%) Intel
11 5 (3.73%) Remedy
12 4 (2.99%) Huawei
12 4 (2.99%) Cisco
13 2 (1.49%) Avaya
13 2 (1.49%) Juniper
13 2 (1.49%) webMethods
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