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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 885 864 903
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 22 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.014% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% -25.90%
UK excluding London average salary £39,400 £40,750 -
% change year-on-year
-3.31% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36856 35579 38874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29210 28831 32922
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 29 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 29 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 -31 18 £42,500 +4.29% 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £34,250 -
Yorkshire - 6 £34,250 -
Hampshire +7 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Southampton +4 4 £85,000 +36.00%
South East +2 4 £85,000 +74.35% 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Leeds - 3 £37,500 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £55,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £38,150 -
Leicester - 2 £38,150 -
London - 2 £50,000 - 1
Basildon - 2 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,150 -
North West -2 1 £45,000 +10.42%
Thurrock - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
Pudsey - 1 £34,000 -

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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%) JCL
4 24 (53.33%) Mainframe
5 16 (35.56%) ISPF
6 13 (28.89%) IBM
6 13 (28.89%) zOS
7 12 (26.67%) Change Management
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (22.22%) Project Management
9 10 (22.22%) REXX
9 10 (22.22%) UNIX
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
10 8 (17.78%) SAS
10 8 (17.78%) CA Endevor
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (15.56%) CMS
12 6 (13.33%) Banking
12 6 (13.33%) Billing
13 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
13 5 (11.11%) Tivoli
13 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.11%) Retail
13 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.11%) RACF
13 5 (11.11%) Workflow

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (15.56%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) 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%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) ChangeMan
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
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%) COBOL Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) DBA
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) VisionPLUS Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) ISPF
2 4 (8.89%) Ajax
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) jQuery
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
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 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 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%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
4 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Web Design
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) COBOL
2 24 (53.33%) JCL
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) REXX
4 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) NATURAL
7 1 (2.22%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) 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%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
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Cognizant
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Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago