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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 244 214 204
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Permanent jobs citing MVS 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.24% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 1.03% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 1
Median salary £22,000 £52,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-58.09% +59.09%
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £52,500 £39,875
% change year-on-year
-55.71% +31.66%
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
1224 1259 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.89% 23.51% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1103 956
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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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 MVS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Coventry - 2 £22,000 -
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
MVS
England

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WLAN
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (66.67%) Economics
2 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) Marketing
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) ITSM
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Private Cloud
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Data Mining

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (66.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Operator
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Economics
1 6 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) AS400
3 3 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITSM
2 6 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft