The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank 917 - 996
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.023% - 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Median salary £60,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £40,000

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
25609 28692 31515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.67% 26.84% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21777 24027 26535
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OS/2 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK.

OS/2 Salary Trend in the UK

OS/2
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OS/2 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

OS/2 Salary Histogram in the UK

OS/2
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 6 £60,000 -
North West - 4 £60,000 -
Manchester - 4 £60,000 -
Devon - 1 £26,988 -
London - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £26,988 -
Exeter - 1 £26,988 -

OS/2
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing OS/2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OS/2.

1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Data Migration Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Migration Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Migration Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Designer
3 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Web Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile UX Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle