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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MVS
Rank 216 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing MVS 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.093% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
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
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 - 2 £52,500 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) JCL
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 16 (100.00%) ISPF
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (93.75%) Tivoli
2 15 (93.75%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (93.75%) CICS
2 15 (93.75%) MQSeries
2 15 (93.75%) SOA
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) DB2
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) AIX
2 15 (93.75%) Solaris
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) COBOL
4 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Private Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (93.75%) WebSphere Application Server
1 15 (93.75%) MQSeries
1 15 (93.75%) CICS
1 15 (93.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) DB2
1 15 (93.75%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
1 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Consultant
1 15 (93.75%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) ISPF
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (93.75%) AIX
2 15 (93.75%) Solaris
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) OS/390
3 1 (6.25%) zOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JCL
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) VMware