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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 899 857 884
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Permanent jobs citing zOS 45 116 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 83
Median salary £38,533 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.87% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,798 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,500 £71,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,533 £34,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.89%

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
26607 29587 32208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.87% 26.82% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22569 24758 26933
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

zOS Salary Histogram in the UK

zOS
Top 24 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 3 May 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 -41 40 £38,533 -18.87% 4
Yorkshire +9 11 £23,000 -32.35% 1
London -25 10 - - 1
South West +6 7 £38,533 -
Wiltshire - 6 £38,533 -
Swindon - 6 £38,533 -
West Yorkshire +11 5 - -
East Midlands +8 5 - -
Scotland +2 5 - - 1
Pontefract -4 5 - -
Leicestershire - 5 - -
South East +13 3 £47,000 -6.00%
West Sussex -10 3 £47,000 -6.00%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £30,000 -
North East - 3 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 -
East of England +14 1 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -10 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Exeter - 1 £26,988 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £26,988 -

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 79 (85.87%) Mainframe
2 66 (71.74%) IBM
3 53 (57.61%) DB2
4 42 (45.65%) SQL
5 35 (38.04%) JCL
6 34 (36.96%) Banking
7 33 (35.87%) Finance
8 28 (30.43%) ISPF
8 28 (30.43%) COBOL
8 28 (30.43%) Time Sharing Option
9 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (22.83%) CICS
11 20 (21.74%) Linux
12 19 (20.65%) Assembly Language
12 19 (20.65%) REXX
13 18 (19.57%) Retail
13 18 (19.57%) IBM Mainframe
14 17 (18.48%) Degree
14 17 (18.48%) SDLC
14 17 (18.48%) Windows
15 16 (17.39%) Unix
15 16 (17.39%) OS/390
15 16 (17.39%) CA
16 15 (16.30%) Middleware
17 14 (15.22%) Tivoli
17 14 (15.22%) VSAM
17 14 (15.22%) Performance Analysis
18 13 (14.13%) QA
18 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
18 13 (14.13%) HTML

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 21 (22.83%) CICS
2 8 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.35%) SAS
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Kerberos
1 6 (6.52%) SSH
1 6 (6.52%) SSL
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (57.61%) DB2
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Big Data
5 4 (4.35%) Adabas
5 4 (4.35%) DataStage
6 2 (2.17%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.35%) ERwin
3 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (36.96%) Banking
2 33 (35.87%) Finance
3 18 (19.57%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) DBA
2 14 (15.22%) Lead Developer
3 10 (10.87%) DB2 DBA
3 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 8 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Data Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) DB2 Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Lead .NET Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Lead C# Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Lead SQL Server Developer
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Web Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) ISPF
2 15 (16.30%) Middleware
3 13 (14.13%) HTML
4 11 (11.96%) CSS
5 8 (8.70%) HTML5
6 7 (7.61%) XML
7 6 (6.52%) .NET
7 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.52%) CSS3
7 6 (6.52%) Web Services
8 5 (5.43%) POSIX
9 3 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.09%) J2EE
10 1 (1.09%) J2SE
10 1 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (85.87%) Mainframe
2 24 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (19.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (15.22%) VSAM
5 11 (11.96%) Mathematics
6 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.43%) Replication
8 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.35%) Online Banking
8 4 (4.35%) PKI
9 2 (2.17%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.17%) iSeries
9 2 (2.17%) Tandem
10 1 (1.09%) AS400
10 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) OS/390
3 16 (17.39%) Unix
4 9 (9.78%) AIX
5 6 (6.52%) Solaris
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.09%) OS/2
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) SDLC
2 14 (15.22%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
3 10 (10.87%) High Availability
4 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.70%) Change Management
5 8 (8.70%) Coaching
5 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.70%) Scrum
6 6 (6.52%) Database Security
6 6 (6.52%) MVVM
6 6 (6.52%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.52%) Release Management
6 6 (6.52%) Security Management
6 6 (6.52%) SOA
6 6 (6.52%) User Stories
7 5 (5.43%) Migration
7 5 (5.43%) Network Management
7 5 (5.43%) Product Management
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) SQL
2 35 (38.04%) JCL
3 28 (30.43%) COBOL
4 19 (20.65%) Assembly Language
4 19 (20.65%) REXX
5 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.04%) Java
7 6 (6.52%) C#
7 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.43%) C
8 5 (5.43%) CLIST
8 5 (5.43%) Perl
8 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.26%) PL/1
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (30.43%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (11.96%) RACF
3 9 (9.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (7.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Tivoli
2 9 (9.78%) CA Endevor
2 9 (9.78%) zSecure
3 5 (5.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (5.43%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.17%) Xymon
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) IBM
2 16 (17.39%) CA
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.87%) SAP
5 9 (9.78%) Sybase
6 5 (5.43%) Syncsort
7 4 (4.35%) BMC
7 4 (4.35%) HP
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (2.17%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.09%) TSYS
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Bonus +On-call
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