The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 223 214 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs citing MVS 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.020% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.080% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £23,500 £30,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.95% -7.57%
UK excluding London average salary £25,250 £35,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-28.36% +6.81%
MVS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1093 1254 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.20% 24.78% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1085 859
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,983
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MVS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MVS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MVS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MVS
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 MVS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
(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
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Coventry - 1 £22,000 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WLAN
2 9 (90.00%) SLA
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) Middleware
2 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) ITSM
2 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (90.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (90.00%) Marketing
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) Private Cloud
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) A+ Certification
3 7 (70.00%) MCP
3 7 (70.00%) Economics
4 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (40.00%) Workflow
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (40.00%) Coaching

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
1 9 (90.00%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (90.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (90.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Operator
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Major Incident Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (70.00%) Economics
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) AS400
5 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITSM
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) A+ Certification
1 7 (70.00%) MCP
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft