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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK
Rank 809 860 863
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +3
Permanent jobs citing CICS 40 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.079% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 60 63
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,650 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £87,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
14811 18849 21357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.86% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12422 15755 18072
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 18 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +50 36 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East +89 27 £52,500 -8.69%
Berkshire - 23 £52,500 -
North West -22 5 £40,500 -12.43%
Cheshire - 5 £40,500 -
Scotland +27 4 £42,000 +15.86%
Glasgow +27 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
London +35 2 £70,000 +21.73% 1
West Sussex +6 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Leicestershire -1 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands -1 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 73 (97.33%) Mainframe
2 63 (84.00%) DB2
3 59 (78.67%) COBOL
4 56 (74.67%) JCL
5 53 (70.67%) IBM
6 36 (48.00%) SQL
7 26 (34.67%) zOS
7 26 (34.67%) Finance
8 22 (29.33%) UML
9 21 (28.00%) Java
10 19 (25.33%) Data Analysis
10 19 (25.33%) Migration
11 18 (24.00%) IBM Mainframe
12 17 (22.67%) Tivoli
12 17 (22.67%) Oracle
13 16 (21.33%) Banking
14 15 (20.00%) VSAM
15 14 (18.67%) Unix
16 11 (14.67%) RACF
16 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
17 10 (13.33%) MVS
18 9 (12.00%) OS/390
18 9 (12.00%) Service Management
18 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (12.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
19 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
19 8 (10.67%) Cognizant
20 7 (9.33%) REXX
20 7 (9.33%) zSecure
21 6 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option

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 4 (5.33%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) FTP
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 3 (4.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.00%) SSH
3 3 (4.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) SMTP
5 1 (1.33%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (84.00%) DB2
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.67%) DataStage
4 3 (4.00%) IMS/DB
4 3 (4.00%) MS Access
5 1 (1.33%) Adabas
5 1 (1.33%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (4.00%) Firebug
3 3 (4.00%) JMeter
3 3 (4.00%) The Grinder
3 3 (4.00%) Toad
4 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Programmer
3 23 (30.67%) COBOL Analyst
4 21 (28.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 21 (28.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 21 (28.00%) COBOL Programmer
4 21 (28.00%) DB2 Programmer
5 20 (26.67%) CICS Analyst
6 19 (25.33%) CICS Programmer
7 14 (18.67%) Developer
8 13 (17.33%) COBOL Developer
9 9 (12.00%) DB2 Developer
9 9 (12.00%) Lead Developer
9 9 (12.00%) Mainframe Programmer
10 7 (9.33%) Mainframe Analyst
10 7 (9.33%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (8.00%) Designer
11 6 (8.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
11 6 (8.00%) MVS Programmer
12 5 (6.67%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) ISPF
2 3 (4.00%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) EJB
4 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.33%) JMS
4 1 (1.33%) JSP
4 1 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) Servlets
4 1 (1.33%) Struts
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) WSDL
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (97.33%) Mainframe
2 18 (24.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 15 (20.00%) VSAM
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.33%) PMI
7 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) zOS
2 14 (18.67%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) MVS
4 9 (12.00%) OS/390
5 2 (2.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Windows
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) UML
2 19 (25.33%) Data Analysis
2 19 (25.33%) Migration
3 9 (12.00%) Service Management
4 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.00%) Workflow
6 5 (6.67%) Data Management
6 5 (6.67%) ETL
7 4 (5.33%) Information Security
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.00%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Security Management
8 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.00%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.00%) Time Management
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (78.67%) COBOL
2 56 (74.67%) JCL
3 36 (48.00%) SQL
4 21 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (9.33%) REXX
6 6 (8.00%) Assembly Language
7 5 (6.67%) CLIST
8 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) C#
9 2 (2.67%) PL/1
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.33%) NATURAL
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) RACF
2 9 (12.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Tivoli
2 7 (9.33%) zSecure
3 3 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.33%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.33%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 53 (70.67%) IBM
2 17 (22.67%) Oracle
3 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.67%) Cognizant
5 6 (8.00%) CA
6 5 (6.67%) Informatica
7 4 (5.33%) HP
7 4 (5.33%) Sybase
8 1 (1.33%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.33%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.33%) Pega
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
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Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
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