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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 251
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.27%
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
1334 1748 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.04% 29.99% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1589 1439
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) CLIST

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 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) CLIST
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM