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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 880 900 869
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 19 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.012% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £38,750 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 - £42,500

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
41720 42738 44304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.21% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33727 33587 37130
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

VSAM Salary Histogram in the UK

VSAM
Top 13 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 22 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 19 £38,750 - 2
East Midlands - 8 - -
Nottingham - 8 - -
Nottinghamshire - 8 - -
North West - 7 £45,000 - 2
Manchester - 6 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 -
Halifax - 2 - -
Pontefract - 2 £33,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £33,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £38,750 -
Cheshire - 1 £38,750 -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 42 (89.36%) COBOL
2 41 (87.23%) JCL
3 35 (74.47%) DB2
4 33 (70.21%) CICS
5 28 (59.57%) Mainframe
6 15 (31.91%) IBM
7 13 (27.66%) Finance
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
9 11 (23.40%) Banking
9 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
9 11 (23.40%) CMS
10 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) Risk Analysis
11 9 (19.15%) VisionPLUS
11 9 (19.15%) zOS
12 8 (17.02%) DataStage
12 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (17.02%) ETL
12 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.89%) CA Endevor
13 7 (14.89%) Retail
13 7 (14.89%) SLA
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
14 6 (12.77%) SAS
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.77%) Adabas
14 6 (12.77%) NATURAL
14 6 (12.77%) WebSphere

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (70.21%) CICS
2 11 (23.40%) CMS
3 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.77%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) DB2
2 8 (17.02%) DataStage
3 6 (12.77%) Adabas
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.64%) Easytrieve
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) ChangeMan
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) VisionPLUS Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) COBOL Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) CICS Programmer
5 2 (4.26%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) ISPF
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) EntireX
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Mainframe
2 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Data Conversion
4 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) zOS
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) MVS
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
2 10 (21.28%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (17.02%) ETL
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Web Design
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) COBOL
2 41 (87.23%) JCL
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) NATURAL
5 5 (10.64%) REXX
5 5 (10.64%) PL/1
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) RACF
1 2 (4.26%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) CA Endevor
2 4 (8.51%) Control-M
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Tableau
3 2 (4.26%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
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