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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 206 175 195
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.08% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1475 1295 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.94% 30.92% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1051 1227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 7 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire -14 1 £33,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 27 (90.00%) UNIX
2 24 (80.00%) IBM
3 19 (63.33%) JCL
4 18 (60.00%) ISPF
5 16 (53.33%) Incident Management
6 15 (50.00%) Intel
6 15 (50.00%) Lotus
6 15 (50.00%) IBM Notes
7 10 (33.33%) Windows
7 10 (33.33%) SAS
7 10 (33.33%) SLA
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 8 (26.67%) Oracle
9 8 (26.67%) OpenView
9 8 (26.67%) HP
9 8 (26.67%) Migration
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
9 8 (26.67%) Release Management
9 8 (26.67%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (26.67%) QA
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) DB2
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) MVS
12 4 (13.33%) CICS
12 4 (13.33%) Java
12 4 (13.33%) Perl
12 4 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (33.33%) SAS
3 4 (13.33%) CICS
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 2 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Mainframe Operator
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Operator
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) ISPF
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) JMS
3 1 (3.33%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) MVS
4 3 (10.00%) AIX
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Incident Management
2 8 (26.67%) Release Management
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) JCL
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISA
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) VCP4
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 8 (26.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) OpenView
1 8 (26.67%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (3.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) IBM
2 15 (50.00%) Intel
2 15 (50.00%) Lotus
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (10.00%) BMC
5 2 (6.67%) Teradata
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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