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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 421 419 432
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing zOS 15 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.010% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.036% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -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
6141 5580 6258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.61% 26.96% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 4552 5382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Berkshire - 7 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £28,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £72,500 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
4 11 (42.31%) UNIX
5 10 (38.46%) JCL
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Content Management
8 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (19.23%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (19.23%) OpenAM
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
8 5 (19.23%) JBoss
8 5 (19.23%) Apache
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (19.23%) Adobe
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (19.23%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (11.54%) MOM
9 3 (11.54%) Unicenter
9 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (11.54%) Sun
9 3 (11.54%) CICS
9 3 (11.54%) SSL
9 3 (11.54%) SLA
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) Java

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
1 5 (19.23%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (11.54%) CICS
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Operator
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) ISPF
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Content Management
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JCL
2 3 (11.54%) Jython
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.85%) REXX
3 1 (3.85%) PL/1
3 1 (3.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Tivoli NetView
1 5 (19.23%) OpenAM
2 3 (11.54%) Unicenter
2 3 (11.54%) MOM
2 3 (11.54%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (11.54%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) Unisys
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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