The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MVS
England / South East
Rank 377 449 -
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -
Permanent jobs citing MVS 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.010% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.036% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £52,500 £39,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.91% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £25,250 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+107.92% -22.90%

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4206 5577 6224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.17% 29.01% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3595 4840 5113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,772 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MVS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MVS Salary Trend in the South East

MVS
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 MVS within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 - 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +49 3 £52,500 +50.00%
East Sussex - 1 - -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (83.33%) JCL
2 10 (83.33%) COBOL
2 10 (83.33%) DB2
2 10 (83.33%) UML
2 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 10 (83.33%) CICS
2 10 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Nessus
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) SAS
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security

MVS
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) CICS Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) CICS Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) COBOL Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) DB2 Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) Programmer
3 7 (58.33%) Mainframe Analyst
3 7 (58.33%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
4 6 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 6 (50.00%) MVS Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (83.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Threat Management
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) COBOL
1 10 (83.33%) JCL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft