The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 881 867 841
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing zOS 54 70 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.066% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 82
Average salary £38,533 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.60% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £55,558
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%

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
26461 29154 28860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.13% 27.39% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22316 24490 23756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

zOS Salary Histogram in the UK

zOS
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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 0 47 £38,533 -26.60% 11
South East +16 14 - -
East Midlands +11 10 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 10 - -
East Grinstead - 10 - -
Yorkshire +15 8 - - 4
Nottinghamshire +13 8 £45,000 -
London -16 7 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Nottingham +6 6 - -
South West -6 6 £38,533 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £38,533 - 1
Swindon - 6 £38,533 - 1
Scotland +3 4 £42,500 -26.72%
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
North West +15 2 £38,500 -40.76%
Edinburgh +2 2 £42,500 -26.72%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Pontefract - 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 84 (65.63%) IBM
2 78 (60.94%) DB2
3 73 (57.03%) Mainframe
4 51 (39.84%) Linux
5 48 (37.50%) Windows
6 45 (35.16%) Finance
7 42 (32.81%) SQL
8 41 (32.03%) COBOL
9 40 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (29.69%) Banking
10 38 (29.69%) Middleware
11 35 (27.34%) CA
12 34 (26.56%) AIX
13 33 (25.78%) JCL
14 31 (24.22%) Solaris
14 31 (24.22%) SDLC
15 30 (23.44%) HP
16 29 (22.66%) WebSphere
17 28 (21.88%) IBM Mainframe
18 26 (20.31%) Retail
19 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
19 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
19 25 (19.53%) WebSphere MQ
19 25 (19.53%) Tivoli
20 21 (16.41%) Oracle
20 21 (16.41%) ISPF
20 21 (16.41%) Mentoring
20 21 (16.41%) Coaching
21 20 (15.63%) Oracle Database
21 20 (15.63%) Time Sharing Option

zOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (22.66%) WebSphere
2 18 (14.06%) CICS
3 15 (11.72%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.91%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
2 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) Internet
2 15 (11.72%) SAN
3 5 (3.91%) SSL
4 3 (2.34%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.34%) Network Security
4 3 (2.34%) SSH
5 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (60.94%) DB2
2 25 (19.53%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.63%) Oracle Database
4 15 (11.72%) Oracle Exadata
4 15 (11.72%) RDBMS
4 15 (11.72%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.81%) DataStage
6 5 (3.91%) Big Data
7 4 (3.13%) Adabas
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.13%) ERwin
3 1 (0.78%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 45 (35.16%) Finance
2 38 (29.69%) Banking
3 26 (20.31%) Retail
4 10 (7.81%) Legal
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
6 4 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (14.84%) Developer
2 18 (14.06%) Technical Specialist
3 16 (12.50%) Architect
3 16 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (11.72%) Infrastructure Architect
4 15 (11.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.59%) DBA
5 11 (8.59%) Mainframe Programmer
5 11 (8.59%) Programmer
6 10 (7.81%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
6 10 (7.81%) Systems Programmer
6 10 (7.81%) Web Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) COBOL Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) DB2 DBA
8 7 (5.47%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) z/OS Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.69%) Middleware
2 25 (19.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (16.41%) ISPF
4 17 (13.28%) IBM Integration Bus
5 16 (12.50%) Web Services
6 12 (9.38%) HTML
7 7 (5.47%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) Java EE
8 6 (4.69%) Spring
8 6 (4.69%) XML
9 5 (3.91%) J2EE
9 5 (3.91%) J2SE
9 5 (3.91%) POSIX
9 5 (3.91%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.56%) .NET
10 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.56%) CSS3
10 2 (1.56%) HTML5
11 1 (0.78%) JAXB
11 1 (0.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (57.03%) Mainframe
2 40 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (21.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
4 15 (11.72%) Data Centre
4 15 (11.72%) FlexPod
4 15 (11.72%) Online Banking
4 15 (11.72%) VCE vBlock
5 14 (10.94%) VSAM
6 10 (7.81%) Mathematics
7 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.47%) Replication
8 5 (3.91%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.34%) PKI
10 2 (1.56%) Clustering
10 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.56%) iSeries
11 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.84%) Linux
2 48 (37.50%) Windows
3 34 (26.56%) AIX
4 31 (24.22%) Solaris
5 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.72%) HPUX
6 15 (11.72%) OS/400
6 15 (11.72%) SUSE
7 14 (10.94%) Unix
8 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.69%) OS/390
10 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) SDLC
2 21 (16.41%) Coaching
2 21 (16.41%) Mentoring
3 19 (14.84%) Performance Analysis
4 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 15 (11.72%) Business Continuity
6 15 (11.72%) Converged Infrastructure
6 15 (11.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (10.94%) Database Security
7 14 (10.94%) SOA
8 13 (10.16%) Migration
8 13 (10.16%) Service Delivery
9 12 (9.38%) High Availability
9 12 (9.38%) Release Management
10 11 (8.59%) Scrum
11 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.81%) ETL
12 9 (7.03%) Change Management
13 8 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 41 (32.03%) COBOL
3 33 (25.78%) JCL
4 16 (12.50%) Java
4 16 (12.50%) REXX
5 14 (10.94%) Assembly Language
6 12 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.03%) Perl
8 8 (6.25%) PL/1
9 6 (4.69%) Python
10 5 (3.91%) C
11 3 (2.34%) C++
11 3 (2.34%) CLIST
11 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.56%) C#
12 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.56%) CCNA
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.56%) CISSP
3 2 (1.56%) GCIA
3 2 (1.56%) GCIH
4 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Time Sharing Option
2 15 (11.72%) Hyper-V
2 15 (11.72%) KVM
2 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) RACF
3 6 (4.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (3.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) Tivoli
2 16 (12.50%) CA Endevor
3 5 (3.91%) zSecure
4 4 (3.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.56%) Xymon
6 1 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 84 (65.63%) IBM
2 35 (27.34%) CA
3 30 (23.44%) HP
4 25 (19.53%) Microsoft
5 21 (16.41%) Oracle
6 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 19 (14.84%) BMC
8 15 (11.72%) Brocade
8 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
8 15 (11.72%) Cisco
8 15 (11.72%) EMC
8 15 (11.72%) Juniper
8 15 (11.72%) NetApp
8 15 (11.72%) Symantec
8 15 (11.72%) VMware
9 6 (4.69%) SAP
9 6 (4.69%) Syncsort
10 5 (3.91%) Sybase
10 5 (3.91%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.56%) Lotus
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