The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 235 193 206
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% 0.64% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 1.87% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 36 12
Median salary - £34,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2294 1980 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.51% 34.28% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1606 1602
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
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 Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Warwickshire -12 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Games
3 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 4 (40.00%) Threat Detection
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) Computacenter
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management

Mainframe
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 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) IT Audit
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Pascal
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Syclo