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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 910 927 925
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 25 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.023% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,625 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -12.63%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,750 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -16.66%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +36 25 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North West +32 8 £47,500 +16.92%
Skelmersdale - 8 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £47,500 -
London +13 6 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +9 6 - -
East Midlands +5 6 - -
South East - 5 £55,000 -
Nottingham +2 4 - -
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 £58,750 -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 69 (97.18%) COBOL
2 67 (94.37%) Mainframe
3 59 (83.10%) DB2
4 56 (78.87%) CICS
4 56 (78.87%) JCL
5 36 (50.70%) IBM
6 33 (46.48%) DataStage
7 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (35.21%) SDLC
8 24 (33.80%) QA
9 22 (30.99%) Finance
10 20 (28.17%) IBM Mainframe
11 18 (25.35%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (25.35%) ITIL
12 16 (22.54%) REXX
12 16 (22.54%) Banking
12 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
13 14 (19.72%) ChangeMan
13 14 (19.72%) zOS
13 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
13 14 (19.72%) SQL
14 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
15 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (16.90%) Pentaho
16 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) RAD
17 10 (14.08%) VisionPLUS
17 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
17 10 (14.08%) TSYS

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 56 (78.87%) CICS
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (83.10%) DB2
2 33 (46.48%) DataStage
3 12 (16.90%) Pentaho
4 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.63%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) ChangeMan
2 3 (4.23%) ERwin
2 3 (4.23%) XPEDITER
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.41%) PROIV
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Mainframe Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Mainframe Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) CICS Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (4.23%) DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Development DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Mainframe Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
2 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
2 8 (11.27%) HTML
2 8 (11.27%) WCF
3 7 (9.86%) ISPF
4 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (94.37%) Mainframe
2 25 (35.21%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (28.17%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) zOS
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) SDLC
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 16 (22.54%) Mentoring
4 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
5 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.49%) RAD
8 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.68%) Change Management
10 8 (11.27%) ETL
10 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Refactoring
12 6 (8.45%) Coaching
12 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.45%) Migration
12 6 (8.45%) SOA
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) COBOL
2 56 (78.87%) JCL
3 16 (22.54%) REXX
4 14 (19.72%) SQL
5 10 (14.08%) CLIST
6 8 (11.27%) C#
7 7 (9.86%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.04%) PL/1
9 1 (1.41%) Java
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.41%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) CA Endevor
1 6 (8.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) IBM
2 10 (14.08%) TSYS
3 6 (8.45%) CA
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Syncsort
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