The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 216 217
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.071% 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.46% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £51,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.41%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £49,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.10% -10.00%
CICS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
921 862 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.88% 15.26% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 733 711 853
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CICS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the West Midlands region.

CICS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CICS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CICS.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BEA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle