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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 859 856 892
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 34 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.050% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,500 £39,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.38%

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
43688 41926 47479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.04% 39.48% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36716 36312 41769
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

ISPF Salary Histogram in the UK

ISPF
Top 21 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 28 August 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
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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 -16 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
London 0 7 £47,985 -24.72% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £33,000 -
North East - 7 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £33,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £42,500 -
Hampshire -16 4 £85,000 +150.00% 1
South East -28 4 £85,000 +150.00% 1
Southampton - 4 £85,000 -
North West -37 3 £45,000 -13.04%
Warwick - 3 £33,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Nottingham -3 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £42,500 +41.66%
East Midlands -12 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Cheshire -20 2 £36,750 -26.50%
Manchester -10 1 £45,000 -15.88%
Knutsford -11 1 £45,000 -13.04%
Chester - 1 £28,500 -

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 38 (82.61%) Mainframe
2 29 (63.04%) IBM
3 25 (54.35%) JCL
4 22 (47.83%) zOS
5 20 (43.48%) DB2
6 19 (41.30%) COBOL
7 18 (39.13%) UNIX
8 16 (34.78%) REXX
8 16 (34.78%) VSAM
8 16 (34.78%) Degree
9 14 (30.43%) Change Management
10 13 (28.26%) CICS
11 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 11 (23.91%) QA
12 11 (23.91%) CA Endevor
13 9 (19.57%) Banking
13 9 (19.57%) Retail
13 9 (19.57%) IBM Mainframe
14 8 (17.39%) Migration
14 8 (17.39%) SAS
14 8 (17.39%) BMC
15 7 (15.22%) CA
15 7 (15.22%) Lotus
15 7 (15.22%) MVS
15 7 (15.22%) Intel
15 7 (15.22%) Windows
15 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
15 7 (15.22%) Finance
15 7 (15.22%) OMEGAMON
15 7 (15.22%) Problem Management

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (28.26%) CICS
2 8 (17.39%) SAS
3 7 (15.22%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SPSS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Summit
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) DB2
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) OLAP
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) ChangeMan
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (26.09%) DBA
2 12 (26.09%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (15.22%) Mainframe Operator
3 7 (15.22%) Mainframe DBA
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) SWIFT Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Computer Operator
8 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (2.17%) FIX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (82.61%) Mainframe
2 16 (34.78%) VSAM
3 9 (19.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.87%) SWIFT
6 4 (8.70%) Data Conversion
7 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) zOS
2 18 (39.13%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) MVS
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Change Management
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
3 7 (15.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.04%) Workflow
4 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) JCL
2 19 (41.30%) COBOL
3 16 (34.78%) REXX
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) QA
2 6 (13.04%) SLA
3 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) RACF
2 5 (10.87%) ACF2
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) CA Endevor
2 7 (15.22%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (10.87%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (8.70%) OpenView
4 4 (8.70%) Control-M
5 1 (2.17%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) BMC
3 7 (15.22%) CA
3 7 (15.22%) Lotus
3 7 (15.22%) Intel
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) HP
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 4 (8.70%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Computacenter
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago