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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 440 434 436
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing zOS 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.047% 0.080% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £39,000 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +2.70%
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
6414 6258 6929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.80% 28.62% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5283 5422 6021
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
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 20 August 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
Berkshire - 2 £39,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (71.43%) CICS
5 7 (50.00%) Service Management
5 7 (50.00%) ITSM
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Advertising
5 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (35.71%) COBOL
6 5 (35.71%) JCL
7 4 (28.57%) Adabas
8 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) System Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.14%) Xen
10 1 (7.14%) Apache
10 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco
10 1 (7.14%) UNIX
10 1 (7.14%) C
10 1 (7.14%) C#
10 1 (7.14%) C++

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (71.43%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Adabas
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Service Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) EJB
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 11 (78.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Service Management
1 7 (50.00%) ITSM
1 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) COBOL
1 5 (35.71%) JCL
2 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/1
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
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