The first table below looks at the demand for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank 913 882 921
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +39
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.012% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
32237 30128 33555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.57% 27.13% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26870 25240 28921
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% -

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -44 3 £35,000 -17.64%
London -49 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

OS/2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
1 6 (54.55%) Nagios
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
1 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (54.55%) New Relic
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Fedora

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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 OS/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Drupal
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQLite
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Aptana Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Ubuntu
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Fedora
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (27.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
1 6 (54.55%) Ruby
1 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) XQuery
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 2 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 2 (18.18%) Delphi
3 2 (18.18%) RPG
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Nagios
1 6 (54.55%) ZABBIX
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) New Relic
2 3 (27.27%) Sencha