The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 888 930 931
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 8 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.027% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 32
Median salary £42,500 £38,533 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,307 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,533 £54,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,533 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%

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
37048 40836 43059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.72% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32050 35034 36208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
England +42 2 £45,000 +16.78% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 21 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 18 (85.71%) zOS
3 17 (80.95%) RACF
3 17 (80.95%) IBM
3 17 (80.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 15 (71.43%) DB2
4 15 (71.43%) JCL
5 13 (61.90%) CICS
5 13 (61.90%) Sybase
6 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
6 12 (57.14%) CA
6 12 (57.14%) zSecure
7 11 (52.38%) Project Planning
8 10 (47.62%) REXX
8 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 10 (47.62%) Unix
9 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
9 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 8 (38.10%) SAS
9 8 (38.10%) MS Office
9 8 (38.10%) Banking
9 8 (38.10%) Middleware
9 8 (38.10%) Time Management
9 8 (38.10%) CLIST
9 8 (38.10%) Security Management
10 7 (33.33%) SSH
10 7 (33.33%) People Management
10 7 (33.33%) SSL

ISPF
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 13 (61.90%) CICS
2 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
2 8 (38.10%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 7 (33.33%) SSH
1 7 (33.33%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) SNA
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) DB2
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Security Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (33.33%) PKI
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
4 2 (9.52%) VSAM
5 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) zOS
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Project Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Security Management
2 8 (38.10%) Time Management
3 7 (33.33%) People Management
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JCL
2 12 (57.14%) Assembly Language
3 10 (47.62%) REXX
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) CLIST
5 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) COBOL
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 17 (80.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 17 (80.95%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) zSecure
2 3 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) IBM
2 13 (61.90%) Sybase
3 12 (57.14%) CA
4 3 (14.29%) BMC
4 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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