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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 428 422 442
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing zOS 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.028% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.099% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +21.25%
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
6425 6081 6712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.41% 27.99% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5283 5220 5872
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £34,500 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) JCL
3 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe
3 5 (41.67%) JBoss
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (41.67%) Content Management
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (41.67%) OpenAM
4 3 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (25.00%) Jython
4 3 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Unisys
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) CICS

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (41.67%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) CICS
3 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Adabas
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operator
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Content Management
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (25.00%) Jython
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) NATURAL
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) OpenAM
2 3 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (25.00%) Unicenter
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (25.00%) MOM
3 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 3 (25.00%) Unisys
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle