The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank 869 887 883
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing OS/390 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.003% 0.010% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +26.66%

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
28966 28735 29729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 26.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24216 23622 25066
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/390
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK.

OS/390 Salary Trend in the UK

OS/390
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/390 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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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 +14 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

OS/390
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/390 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/390.

1 3 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/390 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/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat