The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 894 863 903
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 21 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.017% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% -25.90%
UK excluding London average salary £38,800 £40,750 -
% change year-on-year
-4.78% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37178 35593 38853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.59% 32.69% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29538 28849 32915
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSAM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VSAM
Salary Trend

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

VSAM Salary Trend in the UK

VSAM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSAM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

VSAM Salary Histogram in the UK

VSAM
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -14 17 £40,000 -1.84% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £34,250 -
Yorkshire - 6 £34,250 -
Southampton +7 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Hampshire -2 4 £85,000 +36.00%
South East -25 4 £85,000 +74.35% 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 £37,500 -
London -31 2 £50,000 - 1
Leicester - 2 £38,150 -
Leicestershire - 2 £38,150 -
Essex - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £38,150 -
East of England - 2 - -
North West -4 1 £45,000 +10.42%
Thurrock - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Pudsey - 1 £34,000 -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 36 (80.00%) COBOL
2 34 (75.56%) CICS
3 26 (57.78%) DB2
4 24 (53.33%) Mainframe
5 23 (51.11%) JCL
6 16 (35.56%) ISPF
7 13 (28.89%) IBM
7 13 (28.89%) zOS
8 12 (26.67%) Change Management
9 11 (24.44%) Finance
9 11 (24.44%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (22.22%) Project Management
10 10 (22.22%) REXX
10 10 (22.22%) UNIX
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) SAS
11 8 (17.78%) CA Endevor
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.33%) Degree
13 6 (13.33%) Banking
13 6 (13.33%) Billing
13 6 (13.33%) CMS
14 5 (11.11%) RACF
14 5 (11.11%) Workflow
14 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (11.11%) Retail
14 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
14 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
14 5 (11.11%) Tivoli

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (75.56%) CICS
2 8 (17.78%) SAS
3 6 (13.33%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) DB2
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) Adabas
5 1 (2.22%) DataStage
5 1 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
1 4 (8.89%) ChangeMan
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Billing
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) DBA
4 3 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) VisionPLUS Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Programmer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) ISPF
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (8.89%) Ajax
2 4 (8.89%) jQuery
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.44%) EntireX
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Mainframe
2 11 (24.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Data Conversion
4 4 (8.89%) Data Extraction
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) zOS
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Change Management
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Web Design
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) MVC
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) COBOL
2 23 (51.11%) JCL
3 10 (22.22%) REXX
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) NATURAL
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) RACF
1 5 (11.11%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) CA Endevor
2 5 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Tableau
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
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