The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 230 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.54% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 10
Average salary £38,533 £24,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.27% -55.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £23,916 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,900 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2329 2143 2455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.16% 35.00% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1629 1993
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the South West

Mainframe
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 Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Wiltshire -2 16 £38,533 -4.26%
Bristol - 3 £41,397 -
Devon 0 1 £26,988 +10.15%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) IBM
3 16 (41.03%) Banking
4 14 (35.90%) DB2
5 12 (30.77%) SAP
5 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 12 (30.77%) Information Security
6 11 (28.21%) CISSP
6 11 (28.21%) zOS
7 10 (25.64%) JCL
7 10 (25.64%) ISPF
7 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
7 10 (25.64%) Time Sharing Option
8 9 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (23.08%) Linux
8 9 (23.08%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
9 8 (20.51%) Firewall
9 8 (20.51%) Security Management
9 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (20.51%) AS400
9 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (17.95%) Line Management
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
1 8 (20.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) DB2
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (12.82%) DB2 Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Mainframe Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) ISPF
2 9 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) AS400
1 8 (20.51%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Contactless
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) zOS
3 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Information Security
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
3 8 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Security Management
4 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (17.95%) Line Management
5 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JCL
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CISSP
2 4 (10.26%) CISA
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
2 4 (10.26%) CRISC
3 2 (5.13%) CITP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.26%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) IBM
2 12 (30.77%) SAP
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Unisys
7 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
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