The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 845 824 879
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +55
Permanent jobs citing CICS 72 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 34
Average salary £46,000 £51,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.24% +33.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £36,750 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +31.57%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25137 23188 25082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 20.88% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20671 19507 21871
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 67 £46,250 -11.90% 14
London -37 23 £46,000 -23.33% 2
Gloucestershire +21 11 £48,750 +71.05%
South West +5 11 £48,750 +71.05%
South East -14 10 £72,500 +20.83% 3
North West -3 8 £70,750 +41.50% 4
City of London -14 8 £45,000 -33.33%
West Sussex - 7 £72,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £46,500 -
East of England - 7 £46,500 -
Merseyside -8 6 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Liverpool -10 6 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Scotland -10 5 £39,750 - 1
Yorkshire -42 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Horsham - 5 £72,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -35 4 £31,250 -30.55% 1
Gloucester - 4 £55,000 -
Leeds -21 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Edinburgh - 3 £42,500 - 1
Cirencester +9 2 £27,500 -3.50%
West Midlands +5 2 £39,500 -34.16%
Lancashire - 2 £38,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £100,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £39,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £46,500 -
Southampton - 2 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £39,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CICS.

1 86 (72.88%) Mainframe
2 75 (63.56%) DB2
3 59 (50.00%) COBOL
4 55 (46.61%) zOS
5 49 (41.53%) Finance
6 45 (38.14%) IBM
7 34 (28.81%) RACF
8 28 (23.73%) JCL
9 24 (20.34%) IBM Mainframe
10 23 (19.49%) Banking
11 19 (16.10%) VSAM
11 19 (16.10%) WebSphere
12 18 (15.25%) Java
13 17 (14.41%) ITIL
13 17 (14.41%) Validation
13 17 (14.41%) Service Management
14 16 (13.56%) Web Services
14 16 (13.56%) XML
15 15 (12.71%) Degree
16 14 (11.86%) HTML
16 14 (11.86%) Change Management
17 13 (11.02%) Advertising
17 13 (11.02%) Management Information System
17 13 (11.02%) C#
18 12 (10.17%) SQL
18 12 (10.17%) Problem Management
19 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
19 11 (9.32%) Solaris
19 11 (9.32%) Apache
20 10 (8.47%) Python

CICS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (16.10%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.32%) Apache
3 10 (8.47%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.24%) IIS
5 3 (2.54%) FileNet
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (1.69%) BASE24
3 1 (0.85%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) ATM
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (63.56%) DB2
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) Ingres
5 1 (0.85%) DataStage
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JUnit
2 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 23 (19.49%) Banking
3 13 (11.02%) Advertising
4 10 (8.47%) Retail
5 7 (5.93%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.39%) Billing
7 2 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Developer
2 15 (12.71%) Senior Technician
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Technical Manager
4 10 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.78%) Technical Services Manager
6 7 (5.93%) Programmer
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (3.39%) COBOL Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Administrator
9 4 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Systems Designer
10 3 (2.54%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (2.54%) DBA
10 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) Web Services
1 16 (13.56%) XML
2 14 (11.86%) HTML
3 10 (8.47%) WSDL
3 10 (8.47%) XML Schema
3 10 (8.47%) JAXB
3 10 (8.47%) Hibernate
3 10 (8.47%) Spring
3 10 (8.47%) Java EE
3 10 (8.47%) Grails
4 7 (5.93%) ISPF
5 5 (4.24%) JSON
6 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (3.39%) J2EE
6 4 (3.39%) Middleware
7 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.54%) EJB
7 3 (2.54%) JSP
7 3 (2.54%) .NET
7 3 (2.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (72.88%) Mainframe
2 24 (20.34%) IBM Mainframe
3 19 (16.10%) VSAM
4 13 (11.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.47%) W3C
5 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.69%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.69%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.69%) AS400
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.61%) zOS
2 11 (9.32%) Solaris
3 10 (8.47%) Linux
4 8 (6.78%) UNIX
5 5 (4.24%) AIX
6 2 (1.69%) Windows
7 1 (0.85%) MVS
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) ITIL
1 17 (14.41%) Validation
1 17 (14.41%) Service Management
2 14 (11.86%) Change Management
3 12 (10.17%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.63%) ITSM
6 8 (6.78%) Project Management
7 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.24%) Migration
9 4 (3.39%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.39%) Workflow
10 3 (2.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.54%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (2.54%) Time Management
10 3 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.00%) COBOL
2 28 (23.73%) JCL
3 18 (15.25%) Java
4 13 (11.02%) C#
5 12 (10.17%) SQL
6 10 (8.47%) Python
6 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) Perl
6 10 (8.47%) REXX
6 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 10 (8.47%) Groovy
6 10 (8.47%) Scala
7 6 (5.08%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.39%) PL/1
9 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.54%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) OCP
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (28.81%) RACF
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 45 (38.14%) IBM
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) CA
4 2 (1.69%) Sybase
4 2 (1.69%) BMC
4 2 (1.69%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.85%) HP
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41900 - £67200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Canary Wharf
Citi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago