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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM z/OS
England / South East
Rank 380 435 434
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -1
Permanent jobs citing zOS 8 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 12
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £42,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £56,400 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £45,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -22.41%

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
4143 5545 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.87% 28.85% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3533 4803 4965
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Sussex -1 5 £27,500 -45.00%
Berkshire - 2 £28,750 -
Hampshire - 1 £36,500 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) DB2
4 6 (30.00%) AS400
4 6 (30.00%) Logistics
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 4 (20.00%) Java EE
6 4 (20.00%) OWASP
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) SAS
6 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) Content Management
6 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio
6 4 (20.00%) TOGAF

zOS
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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 3 (15.00%) AS400 Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior AS400 Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (30.00%) AS400
3 4 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Logistics
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) OWASP
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) HNC
1 1 (5.00%) HND
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO