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 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 Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 237 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing CICS 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% 0.21% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.98% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +32.91%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
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
1155 1120 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.62% 21.03% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 950 932 756
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham -27 2 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) EAI

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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SAML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BEA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle