The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 869 894 921
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Permanent jobs citing zOS 45 88 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.080% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 40
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,533 £39,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24297 28678 31460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.87% 26.13% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20804 24160 26108
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing zOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

zOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing zOS within the UK.

zOS Salary Trend in the UK

zOS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

zOS Salary Histogram in the UK

zOS
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 32 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Scotland +20 11 £50,000 -0.99% 1
East of England - 11 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £30,000 -
London +45 5 £95,000 +72.72% 1
East Midlands +10 5 - -
Edinburgh +7 5 £50,000 -0.99% 1
Leicestershire - 5 - -
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £37,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £37,750 -
North East - 4 £37,750 -
South East +22 3 £27,500 -45.00%
North West +3 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex +3 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Crawley -5 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
South West 0 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing zOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for zOS.

1 53 (71.62%) IBM
2 50 (67.57%) Mainframe
3 41 (55.41%) DB2
4 30 (40.54%) SQL
5 29 (39.19%) CICS
6 26 (35.14%) Linux
7 22 (29.73%) RACF
7 22 (29.73%) JCL
8 19 (25.68%) Finance
9 18 (24.32%) WebSphere
9 18 (24.32%) ISPF
9 18 (24.32%) Unix
9 18 (24.32%) iSeries
9 18 (24.32%) Time Sharing Option
10 17 (22.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
10 17 (22.97%) Service Management
11 16 (21.62%) CA
12 15 (20.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (20.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 14 (18.92%) zSecure
13 14 (18.92%) Middleware
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.57%) Sybase
14 13 (17.57%) COBOL
14 13 (17.57%) Java
14 13 (17.57%) REXX
14 13 (17.57%) Assembly Language
14 13 (17.57%) OS/390
15 12 (16.22%) Banking

zOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (39.19%) CICS
2 18 (24.32%) WebSphere
3 17 (22.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (13.51%) MQSeries
5 7 (9.46%) SAS
6 3 (4.05%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) IaaS
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Kerberos
1 8 (10.81%) SSH
1 8 (10.81%) SSL
1 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) SNA
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (55.41%) DB2
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 17 (22.97%) Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Support Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Lead Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Security Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) COBOL Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Server Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) DB2 Developer
9 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Lead .NET Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Lead C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Lead SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Support
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) ISPF
2 15 (20.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (18.92%) Middleware
4 7 (9.46%) .NET
4 7 (9.46%) HTML
4 7 (9.46%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.76%) CSS
5 5 (6.76%) CSS3
5 5 (6.76%) XML
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (67.57%) Mainframe
2 18 (24.32%) iSeries
3 7 (9.46%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (8.11%) PKI
4 6 (8.11%) VSAM
5 2 (2.70%) AS400
6 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Linux
2 18 (24.32%) Unix
3 13 (17.57%) OS/390
4 11 (14.86%) Windows
5 7 (9.46%) AIX
5 7 (9.46%) Solaris
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.70%) MVS
8 1 (1.35%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Incident Management
1 17 (22.97%) Service Management
2 12 (16.22%) Project Planning
3 9 (12.16%) Security Management
4 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (9.46%) Time Management
5 6 (8.11%) Information Security
5 6 (8.11%) People Management
6 5 (6.76%) MVVM
7 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.41%) SDLC
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.05%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Change Management
8 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL
9 2 (2.70%) Scrum
10 1 (1.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 22 (29.73%) JCL
3 13 (17.57%) Assembly Language
3 13 (17.57%) COBOL
3 13 (17.57%) Java
3 13 (17.57%) REXX
4 10 (13.51%) Perl
4 10 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.16%) CLIST
6 7 (9.46%) C#
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.41%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) PL/1
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) RACF
2 18 (24.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 15 (20.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (4.05%) ACF2
5 3 (4.05%) Squid
6 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) zSecure
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) IBM
2 16 (21.62%) CA
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.57%) Sybase
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.35%) TSYS
6 1 (1.35%) Twitter
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
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