The first table below looks at the demand for zOS 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 zOS 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 Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 223 227 220
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing zOS 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.018% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.063% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £43,750 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.64%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1553 1591 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.43% 29.06% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1396 1219
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
zOS
England

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS 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
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Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £45,000 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) DB2
2 12 (92.31%) CICS
2 12 (92.31%) RACF
2 12 (92.31%) Mainframe
3 10 (76.92%) Validation
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
7 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
7 1 (7.69%) COBOL
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) ABAP
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

zOS
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 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 12 (92.31%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Programmer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SAP XI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP