The 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 876 885 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 24 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.022% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 0
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45255 44660 43197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.88% 38.87% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36247 34744 34875
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

VSAM Salary Histogram in the UK

VSAM
Top 15 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 31 August 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 +17 24 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Midlands +4 10 £38,750 +1.57% 4
Nottingham - 9 £42,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 9 £42,500 - 4
North West +11 5 £60,000 +41.17%
Manchester +6 5 £60,000 +41.17%
South East +14 4 £61,250 -27.94%
London +7 4 £47,500 -5.00%
East Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Brighton - 2 £61,250 -
East of England -1 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £46,000 -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 52 (94.55%) COBOL
2 51 (92.73%) Mainframe
3 42 (76.36%) DB2
4 29 (52.73%) JCL
5 28 (50.91%) CICS
6 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (36.36%) DataStage
8 19 (34.55%) Finance
9 14 (25.45%) IBM
9 14 (25.45%) ITIL
9 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (21.82%) Pentaho
11 11 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
12 10 (18.18%) REXX
12 10 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
12 10 (18.18%) SDLC
13 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
13 8 (14.55%) QA
13 8 (14.55%) Line Management
13 8 (14.55%) Assembly Language
13 8 (14.55%) SLA
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) ETL
13 8 (14.55%) Web Services
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
13 8 (14.55%) Banking
13 8 (14.55%) Change Management
14 7 (12.73%) Easytrieve
14 7 (12.73%) Retail

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 28 (50.91%) CICS
2 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (76.36%) DB2
2 20 (36.36%) DataStage
3 12 (21.82%) Pentaho
4 7 (12.73%) Easytrieve
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.82%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.82%) PROIV
2 1 (1.82%) XPEDITER
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 6 (10.91%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Mainframe Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Technical Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.73%) Mainframe Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) DB2 Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (92.73%) Mainframe
2 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (10.91%) Credit Risk
5 4 (7.27%) Social Media
6 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) zOS
2 3 (5.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (18.18%) SDLC
5 8 (14.55%) Line Management
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 8 (14.55%) ETL
6 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Service Management
9 3 (5.45%) RAD
10 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.82%) Analytics
11 1 (1.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) COBOL
2 29 (52.73%) JCL
3 10 (18.18%) REXX
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.45%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) CLIST
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) NATURAL
7 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) IC3 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
1 8 (14.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) IBM
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) CA
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) TSYS
6 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
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