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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 875 890 837
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Permanent jobs citing CICS 35 76 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 46 104
Median salary £41,500 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.02% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,250 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.11% -18.18%

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
17078 19891 22600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 18.16% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14451 16569 18257
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 13 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 28 September 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 +4 30 £42,500 -19.04% 9
Leicestershire +4 12 - -
East Midlands +1 12 - -
Manchester -1 11 - -
North West -2 11 - - 2
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
South West - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland +33 2 £40,500 -7.95%
London +31 2 £102,500 +86.36% 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £40,500 -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 99 (93.40%) Mainframe
2 76 (71.70%) JCL
3 74 (69.81%) COBOL
3 74 (69.81%) DB2
4 65 (61.32%) IBM
5 49 (46.23%) Finance
6 41 (38.68%) VSAM
7 40 (37.74%) SQL
8 35 (33.02%) Java
9 32 (30.19%) Unix
9 32 (30.19%) zOS
10 30 (28.30%) Oracle
10 30 (28.30%) IBM Mainframe
11 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (24.53%) REXX
13 24 (22.64%) Banking
14 22 (20.75%) CLIST
15 21 (19.81%) Degree
15 21 (19.81%) XML
15 21 (19.81%) RAD
16 18 (16.98%) RACF
17 16 (15.09%) MVS
17 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
18 15 (14.15%) SDLC
19 14 (13.21%) User Stories
19 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
19 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.21%) UML
19 14 (13.21%) Sybase
19 14 (13.21%) VisionPLUS

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 13 (12.26%) MQSeries
2 9 (8.49%) IIS
3 7 (6.60%) SAS
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Office
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (13.21%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Kerberos
1 9 (8.49%) SSH
1 9 (8.49%) SSL
2 5 (4.72%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) Firewall
3 4 (3.77%) FTP
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.83%) SMTP
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (69.81%) DB2
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.66%) DataStage
4 4 (3.77%) Easytrieve
4 4 (3.77%) MS Access
4 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.77%) Fiddler
2 4 (3.77%) Firebug
2 4 (3.77%) JMeter
2 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.77%) The Grinder
2 4 (3.77%) Toad
2 4 (3.77%) XPEDITER
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 49 (46.23%) Finance
2 24 (22.64%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) COBOL Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Team Leader
3 14 (13.21%) Technical Leader
3 14 (13.21%) Technical Team Leader
4 12 (11.32%) DB2 Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Security Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Lead Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Programmer
6 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) CICS Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) CICS Programmer
10 6 (5.66%) Data Manager
10 6 (5.66%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) XML
2 13 (12.26%) ISPF
2 13 (12.26%) Middleware
3 6 (5.66%) SOAP
4 5 (4.72%) J2EE
4 5 (4.72%) Web Services
5 4 (3.77%) REST
6 3 (2.83%) JSON
6 3 (2.83%) Spring
7 2 (1.89%) .NET
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.89%) CGI
7 2 (1.89%) JMS
7 2 (1.89%) SAML
7 2 (1.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 99 (93.40%) Mainframe
2 41 (38.68%) VSAM
3 30 (28.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (15.09%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.49%) PKI
6 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.89%) AS400
9 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.89%) DataPower
9 2 (1.89%) Social Media
10 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.94%) iSeries
10 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.19%) Unix
1 32 (30.19%) zOS
2 16 (15.09%) MVS
3 10 (9.43%) OS/390
4 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) RAD
3 15 (14.15%) SDLC
4 14 (13.21%) Automated Testing
4 14 (13.21%) UML
4 14 (13.21%) User Stories
5 13 (12.26%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.26%) Waterfall
6 12 (11.32%) Integration Testing
6 12 (11.32%) Regression Testing
6 12 (11.32%) TDD
7 11 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.38%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Functional Testing
8 10 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Project Planning
9 9 (8.49%) Security Management
10 8 (7.55%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.70%) JCL
2 74 (69.81%) COBOL
3 40 (37.74%) SQL
4 35 (33.02%) Java
5 26 (24.53%) REXX
6 22 (20.75%) CLIST
7 7 (6.60%) Assembly Language
7 7 (6.60%) Perl
7 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) RACF
2 13 (12.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 12 (11.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) zSecure
2 8 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.77%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (61.32%) IBM
2 30 (28.30%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.21%) Sybase
4 13 (12.26%) CA
5 12 (11.32%) TSYS
6 10 (9.43%) Cognizant
6 10 (9.43%) HP
7 6 (5.66%) Informatica
8 4 (3.77%) Syncsort
9 2 (1.89%) BEA
10 1 (0.94%) Pega
10 1 (0.94%) Twitter
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