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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 933 946 977
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +31
Permanent jobs citing MVS 15 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.056% 0.084% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 20
Average salary £26,500 £52,500 £39,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.52% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £37,600 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,250 £52,500 £39,875
% change year-on-year
-55.71% +31.66%

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
26799 29650 31839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.94% 26.80% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22673 24804 26596
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

MVS Salary Histogram in the UK

MVS
Top 16 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 30 April 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 -4 15 £26,500 -49.52% 2
London +4 4 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands - 4 £23,250 -
Wellingborough - 4 £23,250 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £23,250 -
South East +26 3 £62,500 +56.25% 1
West Midlands -29 3 £22,000 -58.09%
Surrey - 2 £62,500 - 1
Egham - 2 £62,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £22,000 -
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (51.61%) Unix
2 12 (38.71%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) SLA
5 9 (29.03%) AS400
6 8 (25.81%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (25.81%) IBM
6 8 (25.81%) JCL
6 8 (25.81%) Middleware
6 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
6 8 (25.81%) Service Management
7 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
7 7 (22.58%) Mac OS X
7 7 (22.58%) SAN
7 7 (22.58%) LAN
7 7 (22.58%) WLAN
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
7 7 (22.58%) Marketing
7 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
7 7 (22.58%) Firewall
7 7 (22.58%) ITSM
7 7 (22.58%) Private Cloud
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
8 6 (19.35%) Economics

MVS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (16.13%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) Orchard CMS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) CICS
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
1 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (22.58%) WLAN
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Xcode
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) EasyMock
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 7 (22.58%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Team Leader
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce Developer
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) iOS Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Mainframe Operator
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Architect
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Computer Operator
6 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) MVS Operator
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Middleware
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) iOS SDK
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) RESTful
6 2 (6.45%) XSL
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) EJB
7 1 (3.23%) JDBC
7 1 (3.23%) JSP
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) AS400
2 8 (25.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
3 7 (22.58%) Private Cloud
4 6 (19.35%) Economics
5 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
5 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.90%) iSeries
6 4 (12.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Unix
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Mac OS X
4 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) SOA
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Service Management
4 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
4 7 (22.58%) ITSM
4 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 5 (16.13%) API Development
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
6 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Market Research
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JCL
2 5 (16.13%) Objective-C
3 4 (12.90%) Apple Swift
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) A+ Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (12.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Control-M
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) BroadVision
4 1 (3.23%) FatWire
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