The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 208 200 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing MVS 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.090% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1149 1390 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.31% 24.96% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1174 1020
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
MVS
England

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 31 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire +14 5 £33,000 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) AS400

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Intel
1 6 (100.00%) BMC
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
1 6 (100.00%) Remedy