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 16 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 909 881 886
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 26 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.019% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 13
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.54%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40142 36662 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.71% 32.42% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31770 29736 34276
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

VSAM Salary Histogram in the UK

VSAM
Top 17 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 16 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 -21 25 £46,500 -11.42% 3
London - 9 £46,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £46,500 -
East of England - 6 £46,500 -
Southampton +5 3 £100,000 +60.00%
Hampshire -4 3 £100,000 +60.00%
South East -13 3 £100,000 +90.47%
Potters Bar - 2 £46,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (96.88%) COBOL
2 19 (59.38%) CICS
3 17 (53.13%) Mainframe
4 13 (40.63%) Change Management
4 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 12 (37.50%) IBM
5 12 (37.50%) Project Management
6 11 (34.38%) JCL
6 11 (34.38%) CA Endevor
6 11 (34.38%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 9 (28.13%) zOS
8 9 (28.13%) DB2
9 8 (25.00%) REXX
9 8 (25.00%) ISPF
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
10 5 (15.63%) Assembly Language
10 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
10 5 (15.63%) RACF
10 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (15.63%) Workflow
10 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
10 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
10 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
10 5 (15.63%) V-Model
10 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.63%) ACF2
11 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (59.38%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.13%) DataStage
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Mainframe
2 11 (34.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Change Management
2 12 (37.50%) Project Management
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
4 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
4 5 (15.63%) V-Model
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) COBOL
2 11 (34.38%) JCL
3 8 (25.00%) REXX
4 5 (15.63%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) RACF
1 5 (15.63%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) CA Endevor
2 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) BT
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