The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 839 828 856
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing CICS 47 117 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 83 78
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £43,000 £42,125
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
16653 20079 23235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 18.89% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13932 16816 19438
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CICS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS within the UK.

CICS Salary Trend in the UK

CICS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
England -10 43 £52,500 -4.54% 3
South East +76 24 £52,500 -2.32% 2
Berkshire - 20 £52,500 - 1
North West -14 8 £40,500 +4.51%
London +15 5 £70,000 +21.73%
Leicestershire -5 5 £42,500 +14.55% 1
East Midlands -27 5 £42,500 +17.89% 1
Cheshire - 5 £40,500 -
Surrey - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland +29 3 £42,000 +15.86%
Manchester -13 3 - -
Glasgow +20 2 - -
City of London -10 2 £67,500 +21.89%
West Midlands -19 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
Bromsgrove - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 88 (97.78%) Mainframe
2 77 (85.56%) DB2
3 69 (76.67%) COBOL
3 69 (76.67%) IBM
4 66 (73.33%) JCL
5 45 (50.00%) SQL
6 35 (38.89%) Finance
7 32 (35.56%) zOS
8 29 (32.22%) Java
8 29 (32.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 26 (28.89%) Oracle
10 23 (25.56%) Unix
11 22 (24.44%) UML
11 22 (24.44%) Banking
12 19 (21.11%) VSAM
13 17 (18.89%) RACF
14 16 (17.78%) MVS
15 15 (16.67%) Data Analysis
15 15 (16.67%) Migration
16 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.44%) REXX
17 13 (14.44%) Tivoli
18 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (12.22%) zSecure
19 11 (12.22%) Time Sharing Option
19 11 (12.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
20 10 (11.11%) ISPF
20 10 (11.11%) OS/390
20 10 (11.11%) Service Management
20 10 (11.11%) Programme Management

CICS
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (8.89%) MQSeries
2 5 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.56%) FTP
2 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 5 (5.56%) SSH
2 5 (5.56%) SSL
3 4 (4.44%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) HTTP
4 3 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (85.56%) DB2
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 6 (6.67%) DataStage
4 5 (5.56%) Easytrieve
5 4 (4.44%) MS Access
6 3 (3.33%) IMS/DB
7 1 (1.11%) Adabas
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.44%) Fiddler
2 4 (4.44%) Firebug
2 4 (4.44%) JMeter
2 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.44%) The Grinder
2 4 (4.44%) Toad
2 4 (4.44%) XPEDITER
3 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Analyst
2 22 (24.44%) Programmer
3 20 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 20 (22.22%) COBOL Analyst
4 19 (21.11%) Developer
5 18 (20.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 18 (20.00%) COBOL Programmer
5 18 (20.00%) DB2 Programmer
6 17 (18.89%) COBOL Developer
7 16 (17.78%) CICS Analyst
8 15 (16.67%) CICS Programmer
9 12 (13.33%) DB2 Developer
10 10 (11.11%) Lead Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Mainframe Analyst
11 8 (8.89%) Mainframe Programmer
12 7 (7.78%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
12 7 (7.78%) Security Engineer
12 7 (7.78%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
13 6 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) ISPF
2 7 (7.78%) Middleware
2 7 (7.78%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) EJB
5 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
5 1 (1.11%) JMS
5 1 (1.11%) JSP
5 1 (1.11%) Servlets
5 1 (1.11%) Struts
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) WSDL
5 1 (1.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 88 (97.78%) Mainframe
2 29 (32.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 19 (21.11%) VSAM
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) PKI
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) DataPower
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) zOS
2 23 (25.56%) Unix
3 16 (17.78%) MVS
4 10 (11.11%) OS/390
5 3 (3.33%) Windows
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.11%) Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) UML
2 15 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 15 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 10 (11.11%) Service Management
4 7 (7.78%) Project Planning
4 7 (7.78%) SDLC
4 7 (7.78%) Workflow
5 6 (6.67%) Data Management
5 6 (6.67%) ETL
6 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.56%) Information Security
6 5 (5.56%) People Management
6 5 (5.56%) Security Management
6 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.56%) Time Management
6 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.44%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (76.67%) COBOL
2 66 (73.33%) JCL
3 45 (50.00%) SQL
4 29 (32.22%) Java
5 13 (14.44%) REXX
6 8 (8.89%) CLIST
7 7 (7.78%) Assembly Language
8 5 (5.56%) Perl
8 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) C#
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.11%) NATURAL
10 1 (1.11%) PL/1
10 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) RACF
2 11 (12.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 11 (12.22%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.22%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Tivoli
2 11 (12.22%) zSecure
3 4 (4.44%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.22%) Control-M
5 1 (1.11%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) IBM
2 26 (28.89%) Oracle
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) CA
4 10 (11.11%) Cognizant
5 8 (8.89%) Sybase
6 6 (6.67%) Informatica
7 4 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Syncsort
8 1 (1.11%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.11%) Pega
8 1 (1.11%) Sun
8 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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