The table below looks at the statistics for MVS 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 MVS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 226 - 193
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MVS 3 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.049% - 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% - 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -3.50%
MVS
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1708 1464 1754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.80% 28.57% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1280 1555
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

MVS Salary Trend in the South West

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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 MVS within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Bristol - 3 - -
MVS
England

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Trillium
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Teradata
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Trillium
1 3 (100.00%) Teradata