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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 870 870 839
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Permanent jobs citing MVS 11 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.038% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 14
Average salary £57,500 £34,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £34,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -31.00%

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
29123 28383 29437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24376 23316 24832
Average salary £41,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.86% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

MVS Salary Histogram in the UK

MVS
Top 7 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 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 11 £57,500 +66.66% 3
London - 5 £62,500 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands -19 2 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Birmingham - 2 £52,500 - 1

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (52.78%) JCL
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) UNIX
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) Mainframe
3 15 (41.67%) Degree
4 14 (38.89%) REXX
5 12 (33.33%) IBM
5 12 (33.33%) ISPF
6 11 (30.56%) SOA
6 11 (30.56%) Perl
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) DB2
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) jQuery
10 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
10 7 (19.44%) Node.js
10 7 (19.44%) .NET
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
10 7 (19.44%) HP
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) CMS

MVS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (19.44%) Node.js
2 6 (16.67%) Orchard CMS
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.89%) CICS
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.56%) SAS
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) DOC1
1 5 (13.89%) PrintSoft PReS
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (11.11%) FTP
2 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (8.33%) Spotfire
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (8.33%) QlikView
5 3 (8.33%) OLAP
6 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.56%) MySQL
6 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Mainframe DBA
4 5 (13.89%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Spotfire Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) ISPF
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (13.89%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (5.56%) LAMP
9 2 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (5.56%) Symfony
9 2 (5.56%) XML
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE
9 2 (5.56%) Haml
9 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.56%) Sass
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) UNIX
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) zOS
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 5 (13.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) SOA
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JCL
2 16 (44.44%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) REXX
4 11 (30.56%) Perl
5 10 (27.78%) Java
6 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
7 4 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (5.56%) PHP5
8 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Tivoli
1 5 (13.89%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) BMC
5 5 (13.89%) CA
5 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
5 5 (13.89%) Thunderhead
6 3 (8.33%) Teradata
6 3 (8.33%) Trillium
6 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus
7 2 (5.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Cognos
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