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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 934 884 979
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +95
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 20 81 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.073% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.19% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 7 58 2
Median salary £38,533 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.93% -5.66%
UK excluding London median salary £38,533 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-22.93% -5.66%

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
39368 41783 47955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34022 35490 40541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 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 4 May 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
England -43 18 £38,533 -22.93% 1
London -11 10 - -
South West - 6 £38,533 -
Swindon - 6 £38,533 -
Wiltshire - 6 £38,533 -
South East +14 2 £47,000 -6.00% 1
Scotland +2 2 - -
West Sussex -8 2 £47,000 -6.00%
Glasgow - 1 - -

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 39 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 38 (90.48%) Time Sharing Option
3 35 (83.33%) JCL
4 34 (80.95%) IBM
5 33 (78.57%) DB2
6 28 (66.67%) zOS
7 27 (64.29%) Banking
8 24 (57.14%) Finance
9 19 (45.24%) COBOL
10 14 (33.33%) SQL
10 14 (33.33%) REXX
10 14 (33.33%) Assembly Language
10 14 (33.33%) QA
10 14 (33.33%) SDLC
11 13 (30.95%) CICS
11 13 (30.95%) Tivoli
12 12 (28.57%) CA
12 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
12 12 (28.57%) Coaching
12 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (28.57%) CA Endevor
12 12 (28.57%) Retail
13 10 (23.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 10 (23.81%) SAP
13 10 (23.81%) Unix
14 9 (21.43%) VSAM
15 8 (19.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 8 (19.05%) Change Management
16 7 (16.67%) RACF
16 7 (16.67%) Sybase

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 (30.95%) CICS
2 5 (11.90%) SAS
3 4 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Kerberos
1 4 (9.52%) SSH
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) BGP
2 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (64.29%) Banking
2 24 (57.14%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (11.90%) DB2 Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Mainframe Operator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (92.86%) Mainframe
2 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.43%) VSAM
4 5 (11.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (9.52%) PKI
5 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) zOS
2 10 (23.81%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) SDLC
2 12 (28.57%) Coaching
2 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (19.05%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Information Security
5 4 (9.52%) People Management
5 4 (9.52%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Network Management
7 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 1 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) JCL
2 19 (45.24%) COBOL
3 14 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 14 (33.33%) REXX
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) CLIST
4 4 (9.52%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PL/1
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 38 (90.48%) Time Sharing Option
2 10 (23.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 8 (19.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Tivoli
2 12 (28.57%) CA Endevor
3 7 (16.67%) zSecure
4 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (11.90%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.38%) OpenView
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) CA
3 10 (23.81%) SAP
4 7 (16.67%) Sybase
5 4 (9.52%) BMC
5 4 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Intel
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Lotus
6 2 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) VMware