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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 870 864 855
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing MVS 26 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.086% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 20
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +72.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £75,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £25,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -12.28%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

MVS Salary Histogram in the UK

MVS
Top 24 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 September 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 -25 25 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North East - 10 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £42,500 -
South West - 4 - - 2
Bristol - 4 - - 2
South East - 3 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -13 2 £55,000 -
East of England -14 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -30 2 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £33,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £33,000 -
Scotland -6 1 £34,500 -13.75%
London -16 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £25,000 -
Warwick - 1 £33,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £34,500 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (48.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (40.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) IBM
4 17 (34.00%) zOS
5 15 (30.00%) HTML
5 15 (30.00%) BMC
6 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.00%) Oracle
6 14 (28.00%) CSS
7 13 (26.00%) UNIX
7 13 (26.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (22.00%) AIX
9 11 (22.00%) REXX
10 10 (20.00%) DB2
10 10 (20.00%) CA
10 10 (20.00%) Tivoli
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) ISPF
10 10 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
11 9 (18.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 9 (18.00%) Degree
12 8 (16.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (16.00%) MVC
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

MVS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.00%) CICS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.00%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) DB2
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) DataStage
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.00%) QlikView
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) DBA
2 10 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 10 (20.00%) Mainframe DBA
3 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Leader
4 7 (14.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.00%) ISPF
4 9 (18.00%) .NET
4 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.00%) Lucene
6 6 (12.00%) Spring
6 6 (12.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.00%) Django
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
9 2 (4.00%) XML
10 1 (2.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.00%) JSON
10 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (2.00%) HTML5
10 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.00%) Open Source
3 5 (10.00%) Replication
3 5 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) AS400
6 2 (4.00%) VSAM
7 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) DTV
7 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) zOS
2 13 (26.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
5 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 5 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (16.00%) MVC
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.00%) Data Security
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) CRM
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Data Management
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.00%) REXX
4 8 (16.00%) C#
5 7 (14.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) JCL
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) COBOL
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) MCP
3 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 10 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) IBM
2 15 (30.00%) BMC
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) CA
5 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 6 (12.00%) JBoss
7 5 (10.00%) Lotus
7 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) Intel
7 5 (10.00%) Remedy
7 5 (10.00%) Peoplefluent
8 4 (8.00%) Teradata
8 4 (8.00%) Trillium
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Capita
10 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.00%) webMethods
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
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