The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM 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
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 438 464 440
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 13 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.008% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.023% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Average salary £50,000 £100,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £46,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.91% -15.45%
VSAM
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%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSAM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VSAM Salary Trend in the South East

VSAM
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 VSAM 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 - 8 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Social Media
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (7.69%) IC3 Certification

VSAM
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 VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DB2 Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Social Media
3 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) IC3 Certification