The table below looks at the statistics for GCOS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCOS over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS)
Rank 894 915 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing GCOS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.004% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28037 31218 29431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.08% 26.83% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23650 25900 25050
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

GCOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GCOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

GCOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCOS
Salary Trend

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

GCOS Salary Trend in the UK

GCOS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCOS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 1 £85,000 +61.90%
London - 1 £85,000 -

GCOS
Top 4 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GCOS 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 GCOS.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy

GCOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing GCOS 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 GCOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC