The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 219 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.018% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 0.081% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £48,750 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +31.57%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1126 1238 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.16% 22.62% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1075 893
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
CICS
England

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CICS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the South West region.

CICS Salary Trend in the South West

CICS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in the South West

CICS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +13 10 £48,750 +71.05%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 21 (100.00%) DB2
2 19 (90.48%) RACF
2 19 (90.48%) Mainframe
3 12 (57.14%) zOS
4 10 (47.62%) Validation
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) COBOL
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Sybase
7 2 (9.52%) Ingres
7 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 1 (4.76%) Advertising
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Ingres
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Senior Technician
2 4 (19.05%) Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Validation
2 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) COBOL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase