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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - 458 -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.042% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.12%
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
6161 8613 8491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.05% 40.32% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5026 7093 6615
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,130
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VSAM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
1 4 (100.00%) XPEDITER
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Easytrieve
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Syncsort
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) RAD

VSAM
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 4 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) XPEDITER
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) REXX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Syncsort