The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 425 431 434
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing zOS 13 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.50% +17.64%
zOS
England

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
6012 6203 6515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.18% 27.18% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5046 5245 5585
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

zOS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

zOS Salary Trend in the South East

zOS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in the South East

zOS
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 zOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
West Sussex +6 10 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Hampshire - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 19 (70.37%) Mainframe
2 17 (62.96%) JCL
3 16 (59.26%) IBM
4 11 (40.74%) ISPF
5 10 (37.04%) REXX
6 9 (33.33%) CICS
6 9 (33.33%) Assembly Language
7 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
7 8 (29.63%) JSON
7 8 (29.63%) PL/1
7 8 (29.63%) COBOL
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) UNIX
7 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 8 (29.63%) DB2
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) SNA
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.41%) SAS
11 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (33.33%) CICS
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) SNA
3 1 (3.70%) DMZ
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Applications Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Storage Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) ISPF
2 8 (29.63%) JSON
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Mainframe
2 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) ITSM
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
3 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Release Management
3 1 (3.70%) Network Management
3 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) JCL
2 10 (37.04%) REXX
3 9 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 8 (29.63%) PL/1
4 8 (29.63%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Google
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