The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 248 244 233
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing zOS 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.066% 0.35% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 7
Median salary - £38,533 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.37%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1506 1735 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.68% 29.76% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1479 1466
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

zOS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

zOS Salary Trend in the South West

zOS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 - -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for zOS.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) CLIST
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) OS/2
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) CLIST
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle