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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK
Rank 830 886 871
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -15
Permanent jobs citing CICS 26 59 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.058% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 49
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £41,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £81,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%

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
14762 19157 21119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.97% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12354 16043 17776
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,900 £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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 23 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 21 February 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 +65 21 £52,500 +0.96% 12
South East +71 9 £52,500 -2.32%
Berkshire - 8 £52,500 -
Scotland +30 5 £42,000 -
Glasgow +25 4 £42,000 -
London +47 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Yorkshire +17 3 £34,500 - 5
North West -32 3 £38,250 -19.47% 2
Cheshire - 3 £38,250 - 2
West Yorkshire +27 2 £34,500 - 2
East Midlands -2 2 - - 3
Bradford - 2 £34,500 - 1
City of London +16 1 - - 1
West Sussex +7 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -6 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £36,000 - 2
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 66 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 63 (87.50%) DB2
3 60 (83.33%) COBOL
4 55 (76.39%) JCL
5 47 (65.28%) IBM
6 35 (48.61%) SQL
7 24 (33.33%) Finance
8 23 (31.94%) zOS
9 22 (30.56%) UML
10 21 (29.17%) Java
11 20 (27.78%) Migration
12 19 (26.39%) Data Analysis
13 17 (23.61%) Banking
13 17 (23.61%) Tivoli
14 15 (20.83%) Oracle
15 13 (18.06%) VSAM
15 13 (18.06%) IBM Mainframe
16 12 (16.67%) Unix
17 11 (15.28%) RACF
18 10 (13.89%) MVS
18 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
19 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 8 (11.11%) zSecure
20 8 (11.11%) Service Management
21 7 (9.72%) OS/390
21 7 (9.72%) Assembly Language
21 7 (9.72%) CA
21 7 (9.72%) Time Sharing Option
21 7 (9.72%) Retail

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 (5.56%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.56%) FTP
3 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.17%) SSH
3 3 (4.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (87.50%) DB2
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) DataStage
4 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.17%) IMS/DB
6 2 (2.78%) MS Access
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) Adabas
7 1 (1.39%) Easytrieve
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.78%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.78%) Firebug
3 2 (2.78%) JMeter
3 2 (2.78%) The Grinder
3 2 (2.78%) Toad
4 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Analyst
2 26 (36.11%) Programmer
3 23 (31.94%) Analyst Programmer
3 23 (31.94%) COBOL Analyst
4 21 (29.17%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 21 (29.17%) COBOL Programmer
4 21 (29.17%) DB2 Programmer
5 20 (27.78%) CICS Analyst
6 18 (25.00%) CICS Programmer
7 12 (16.67%) COBOL Developer
7 12 (16.67%) Developer
8 9 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
9 8 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
10 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
10 7 (9.72%) Mainframe Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (8.33%) Designer
11 6 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
11 6 (8.33%) MVS Programmer
12 4 (5.56%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) ISPF
2 3 (4.17%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) JMS
3 2 (2.78%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (1.39%) EJB
4 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.39%) J2EE
4 1 (1.39%) JSP
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) Servlets
4 1 (1.39%) Struts
4 1 (1.39%) WSDL
4 1 (1.39%) XML
4 1 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 66 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 13 (18.06%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (18.06%) VSAM
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) zOS
2 12 (16.67%) Unix
3 10 (13.89%) MVS
4 7 (9.72%) OS/390
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) UML
2 20 (27.78%) Migration
3 19 (26.39%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.11%) Service Management
5 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.94%) SDLC
6 5 (6.94%) Workflow
7 4 (5.56%) Data Management
7 4 (5.56%) ETL
7 4 (5.56%) Information Security
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) People Management
8 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.17%) Security Management
8 3 (4.17%) Time Management
8 3 (4.17%) Validation
8 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (83.33%) COBOL
2 55 (76.39%) JCL
3 35 (48.61%) SQL
4 21 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) Assembly Language
6 6 (8.33%) REXX
7 3 (4.17%) CLIST
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) PL/1
8 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.39%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) RACF
2 10 (13.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (9.72%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.78%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Tivoli
2 8 (11.11%) zSecure
3 2 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.39%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.39%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 47 (65.28%) IBM
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.72%) CA
5 6 (8.33%) Cognizant
6 4 (5.56%) Informatica
6 4 (5.56%) Sybase
7 3 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.39%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.39%) Pega
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Syncsort
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