The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 899 832 888
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +56
Permanent jobs citing MVS 20 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.038% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.062% 0.14% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 9
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £32,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32205 30162 33553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.13% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26844 25247 28918
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

MVS Salary Histogram in the UK

MVS
Top 15 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South East -8 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Guildford - 8 £45,000 -
Surrey - 8 £45,000 -
North West +6 7 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Cheshire +6 6 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Knutsford +18 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +10 2 £33,000 +1.53%
West Midlands -2 2 £33,000 +1.53%
Warwick - 2 £33,000 -
Manchester +5 1 £34,500 +7.81%
Yorkshire -31 1 £40,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -34 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Glasgow - 1 £37,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,000 -

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) AIX
3 16 (51.61%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle
4 13 (41.94%) Tivoli
5 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) SAN
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (29.03%) zOS
7 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
7 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) Replication
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (29.03%) Capacity Management
7 9 (29.03%) Big Data
7 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
7 9 (29.03%) Performance Management
7 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
8 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
8 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
8 8 (25.81%) Open Source
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) Spring

MVS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) CICS
4 1 (3.23%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (3.23%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.45%) Exstream
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
2 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Big Data
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) DataStage
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) OLAP
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
1 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
1 8 (25.81%) Lucene
1 8 (25.81%) Spring
1 8 (25.81%) jQuery
2 2 (6.45%) JNI
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Replication
2 8 (25.81%) Open Source
3 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
4 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) AIX
3 16 (51.61%) UNIX
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) zOS
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000
6 7 (22.58%) Windows NT
6 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) OpenVMS
7 2 (6.45%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Tru64
8 1 (3.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
1 9 (29.03%) Migration
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (29.03%) Data Migration
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Management
1 9 (29.03%) Capacity Management
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
2 8 (25.81%) Data Security
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) JCL
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) MCP
2 7 (22.58%) MCSE
2 7 (22.58%) CCNA
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Tivoli
2 9 (29.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (12.90%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (12.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) JBoss
4 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) Intel
5 4 (12.90%) BMC
5 4 (12.90%) Lotus
5 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Novell
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) Northgate
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) Informatica
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