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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 442 452 472
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.016% 0.058% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.054% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
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
5590 6153 6287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.22% 29.58% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4842 5163 5320
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,579 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 3 £47,000 -6.00%
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (82.35%) Degree
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 10 (58.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
6 7 (41.18%) SDLC
6 7 (41.18%) DB2
6 7 (41.18%) COBOL
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) Unix
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) C
8 5 (29.41%) POSIX
8 5 (29.41%) Network Management
8 5 (29.41%) Product Management
8 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Big Data
8 5 (29.41%) User Stories
8 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (29.41%) Syncsort
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking

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 3 (17.65%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
1 4 (23.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Development Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe Software Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe Support
1 5 (29.41%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Software Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) z/OS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Web Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) POSIX
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (58.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
3 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Replication
6 1 (5.88%) AS400
6 1 (5.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 5 (29.41%) Product Management
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Database Security
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Assembly Language
1 7 (41.18%) COBOL
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) JCL
4 3 (17.65%) REXX
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) PL/1
6 1 (5.88%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Syncsort
3 1 (5.88%) TSYS