The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 909 922 913
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 26 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.038% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 22
Average salary £38,533 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.64% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-28.64% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISPF
Salary Trend

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

ISPF Salary Trend in the UK

ISPF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISPF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

ISPF Salary Histogram in the UK

ISPF
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +25 20 £38,533 -28.64% 4
London +13 7 - - 3
Wiltshire - 6 £38,533 - 1
South West - 6 £38,533 - 1
Swindon - 6 £38,533 - 1
North West +24 3 £32,500 -39.81%
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
West Midlands -17 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Warwickshire -20 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Warwick -26 2 £34,083 +3.28%
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
South East - 2 £65,000 -
Burnley - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester +19 1 £32,500 -39.81%
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
Wigan - 1 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 28 (84.85%) Time Sharing Option
2 27 (81.82%) Mainframe
3 24 (72.73%) DB2
3 24 (72.73%) IBM
4 23 (69.70%) JCL
5 21 (63.64%) zOS
5 21 (63.64%) Finance
6 17 (51.52%) Banking
7 14 (42.42%) COBOL
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
9 10 (30.30%) CICS
9 10 (30.30%) CA
9 10 (30.30%) REXX
9 10 (30.30%) QA
10 9 (27.27%) Assembly Language
11 8 (24.24%) Unix
11 8 (24.24%) Retail
11 8 (24.24%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.21%) Coaching
12 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.21%) VSAM
12 7 (21.21%) CA Endevor
12 7 (21.21%) SDLC
13 6 (18.18%) SAP
13 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (18.18%) Change Management
13 6 (18.18%) RACF
14 5 (15.15%) Tivoli NetView

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing ISPF 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 ISPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) CICS
2 5 (15.15%) SAS
3 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
1 3 (9.09%) SSH
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) BGP
2 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ChangeMan
General
1 21 (63.64%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.06%) DB2 Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Operator
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Mainframe
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) VSAM
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) zOS
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Coaching
1 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
1 7 (21.21%) SDLC
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Database Security
5 3 (9.09%) People Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JCL
2 14 (42.42%) COBOL
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) REXX
5 9 (27.27%) Assembly Language
6 3 (9.09%) CLIST
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
6 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.06%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (24.24%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (18.18%) RACF
3 6 (18.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.21%) CA Endevor
3 5 (15.15%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (15.15%) zSecure
4 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Control-M
5 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (3.03%) OpenView
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) IBM
2 10 (30.30%) CA
3 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 5 (15.15%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Intel
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Lotus
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
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