The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 863 868 848
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing MVS 28 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.020% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.093% 0.072% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 24
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £25,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -13.79%

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
30224 29213 32609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 27.21% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24983 24914 27834
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MVS
Salary Trend

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

MVS Salary Trend in the UK

MVS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MVS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

MVS Salary Histogram in the UK

MVS
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 27 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North East - 12 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £42,500 -
Bristol - 6 - - 1
South West - 6 - - 1
London -15 3 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England -8 2 - -
West Midlands -16 2 £33,000 -1.49%
Warwickshire - 2 £33,000 -
South East - 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Scotland -5 1 £34,500 -13.75%
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Warwick - 1 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £34,500 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 28 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) IBM
4 19 (33.93%) zOS
5 17 (30.36%) BMC
5 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle
9 13 (23.21%) UNIX
9 13 (23.21%) Windows
9 13 (23.21%) REXX
10 12 (21.43%) CA
10 12 (21.43%) DB2
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) ISPF
10 12 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
10 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 11 (19.64%) Degree
11 11 (19.64%) AIX
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (17.86%) Tivoli
13 9 (16.07%) MVC
13 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.07%) ITIL
13 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.29%) C#

MVS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.93%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.36%) CICS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Node.js
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) PrintSoft PReS
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Taleo
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) DB2
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data
3 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) QlikView
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.79%) DataStage
6 1 (1.79%) OLAP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) DBA
2 12 (21.43%) DB2 DBA
2 12 (21.43%) Mainframe DBA
3 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.93%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) HTML
2 16 (28.57%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) ISPF
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 10 (17.86%) .NET
5 8 (14.29%) jQuery
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.71%) Spring
7 6 (10.71%) Lucene
7 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.14%) Django
10 3 (5.36%) Kafka
11 2 (3.57%) XML
11 2 (3.57%) JSON
12 1 (1.79%) Ajax
12 1 (1.79%) Symfony
12 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) AS400
6 2 (3.57%) VSAM
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) DTV
7 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) zOS
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) AIX
4 7 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) Windows NT
5 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (16.07%) MVC
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.71%) Data Management
4 6 (10.71%) Data Security
4 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.93%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) REXX
4 8 (14.29%) C#
4 8 (14.29%) JCL
5 7 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) COBOL
8 1 (1.79%) PHP5
8 1 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (8.93%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (8.93%) Control-M
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) IBM
2 17 (30.36%) BMC
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 12 (21.43%) CA
5 7 (12.50%) SAP
6 6 (10.71%) JBoss
6 6 (10.71%) Trillium
6 6 (10.71%) Teradata
7 5 (8.93%) Peoplefluent
7 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (8.93%) Remedy
7 5 (8.93%) Cisco
7 5 (8.93%) Lotus
7 5 (8.93%) Intel
8 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (3.57%) Capita
10 1 (1.79%) webMethods
10 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.79%) EMC
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